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Max Downtown Unveils Its Drastic, Modern Makeover

Toward the final weeks of Max Downtown's full-scale renovation, Max Restaurant Group founder and president Richard Rosenthal decided to make a major design change. He had been traveling with his family in Ireland during the Hartford restaurant's summer shutdown and visited a contemporary bar with...

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  • Noah Webster Real Ale Harvest Festival

    Noah Webster Real Ale Harvest Festival

    More than two dozen area breweries competed in a cask competition at the third annual Noah Webster Real Ale Harvest Fest Saturday  at the Noah Webster House in West Hartford, devising special brews just for the event. A panel of celebrity judges and cicerones declared Brewery Legitimus of New Hartford...

  • Hartford Pridefest

    Hartford Pridefest

    Hartford Capitol City Pride held their Third Annual Hartford Pridefest on Saturday. The event took place on Pratt Street in Downtown Hartford. The event included live music performances along with speeches of hope, progress, and inspiration for the future of the LGBTQ community.

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  • Greater New Milford Hosts Film Festival

    Greater New Milford Hosts Film Festival

    The Greater New Milford Film Festival will be held Sept. 24 to 30 in that Litchfield County town, with film screenings, seminars and presenations about films and filmmaking. The event begins on Sunday, Sept. 24, at 3 p.m. with a screening of the short documentary "Last Train to Pittsfield," a 1978...

    • Norwegian Film Weekend At Wadsworth Atheneum

      Norwegian Film Weekend At Wadsworth Atheneum

      Wadsworth Atheneum's new exhibit is "Sublime North: Romantic Painters Discover Norway: Paintings from the Collection of Asbjørn Lunde." To complement the show, the museum hosts a series of screenings of Norwegian films. On Saturday, Sept. 23, attendees to any film or all films will get a tour of...

      • Hip Hop Doc At Real Art Ways

        Hip Hop Doc At Real Art Ways

        On Sunday, Sept. 24, Real Art Ways in Hartford will show a one-time screening of a movie that will appeal to lovers of hip-hop.“Martha & Niki” is a documentary about Martha Nabwire and Niki Tsappos, the first two women to be named world champions in hip-hop dance. The movie includes music by Jungle...

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        • A Showtune Sendoff For Retiring Trinity Music Prof Gerald Moshell

          A Showtune Sendoff For Retiring Trinity Music Prof Gerald Moshell

          "Farewell, Old World," Cunegonde sings in the finale to the first act of the musical "Candide." "Kiss today goodbye. Point me toward tomorrow," the hopeful auditioner Diana croons in "What I Did for Love" from the show "A Chorus Line." Both these optimistic moving-on sentiments will be heard Sept....

        • Lavish And Lush, But 'Midsummer Night's Dream' Missing Magic

          Lavish And Lush, But 'Midsummer Night's Dream' Missing Magic

          How now, mad spirit? One thing you can usually count on Darko Tresnjak for is a consistent style. Whatever you want to say about his recent "Heartbreak House," "Romeo and Juliet" and "Comedy of Errors" — you knew within each show's opening moments what you were going to get in terms of looks, pace...

        • Bijou In Bridgeport Showing Two Music Films

          The lovely Bijou Theatre in Bridgeport, which closed several months ago, is open again under new management and this week will show two films about popular music. On Thursday, Sept. 21, "Searching for Sugar Man" will be shown at 7 p.m. The Oscar-winning 2012 documentary follows the mystery of Rodriguez,...

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        • Chasing Fitness And Foliage On Foot In New England

          Chasing Fitness And Foliage On Foot In New England

          Here's a novel way to enjoy autumn in New England: While the trees are dropping their leaves, you can be shedding some pounds and getting in your steps. Activate the "Health" app on your iPhone, don a light jacket, unleash your inner multitasker and you're good to go. Powered by the same GPS technology...

        • Kennebunkport: Maine Coastline Towns Extend Tourist Season

          Kennebunkport: Maine Coastline Towns Extend Tourist Season

          Yep, Labor Day has come and gone and so has what most consider the primo vacation season in New England, especially when it comes to grabbing the suntan lotion and heading to the beach. But if you are still dreaming about that seashore vacation missed, say maybe along those Maine coastal towns...

        • A Connecticut Pilgrimage To Machu Picchu

          A Connecticut Pilgrimage To Machu Picchu

          Lucretia Bingham is on her fourth pilgrimage to Machu Picchu, the "lost city" of the Incas that her grandfather "found" in 1911 and then brought to the attention of the world. A young Peruvian boy led Hiram Bingham III to the overgrown citadel in the jungle. The name Bingham, an historical footnote...

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