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The Best Ways To Save A Few Bucks On New England Slopes

With the arrival of November comes colder weather and the first flakes of snow, officially kicking off ski season. While for enthusiasts it’s the most wonderful time of the year, it also tends to be the most expensive, because for the most part, a day on the slopes doesn’t come cheap. There are,...

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  • Urban League 53rd Equal Opportunity Celebration

    Urban League 53rd Equal Opportunity Celebration

    The Urban League of Greater Hartford hosted its 53rd annual Equal Opportunity Dinner & Celebration at the Hartford Marriott Downtown on Friday night, Nov. 3. The dinner is the league's signature fundraiser to support programs and operations in adult education, youth development, training enrichment...

  • Start Something Big Gala 2017

    Start Something Big Gala 2017

    The Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters hosted its annual Start Something Big Gala at the Hartford Country Club Saturday night, Nov. 4. 

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  • A Scrooge Change For 'A Christmas Carol' At Hartford Stage

    A Scrooge Change For 'A Christmas Carol' At Hartford Stage

    "A Christmas Carol" has been a Hartford Stage standard for 20 years now. The production was brought to the theater by its adaptor Michael Wilson shortly after he became Hartford Stage's artistic director. It originated at the Alley Theater in Houston, which also still does it every year. The essential...

      • Comedian Mike Birbiglia At Foxwoods

        Comedian Mike Birbiglia At Foxwoods

        In the past year you might have seen Mike Birbiglia on "Orange Is the New Black" (as Danny Pearson), or in the movie he wrote and directed and starred in, "Don't Think Twice" (about an improv troupe going through major changes). Or you may have seen him on a Connecticut stage, working on one of...

        • A New, One-Of-A-Kind 'Phantom' Swoops Into Palace

          A New, One-Of-A-Kind 'Phantom' Swoops Into Palace

          "The Phannnnntom of the opera is therrrrree…" Oh, and over here as well. It's important to know that the tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Phantom of the Opera" coming to the Palace in Waterbury for 16 performances Nov. 15 to 26 is a completely different production that's been running on Broadway...

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        • Start Making Sense At The Ballroom

          Start Making Sense At The Ballroom

          Talking Heads defined the post-punk new wave sound in the late-70s and early ‘80s. They mixed a clipped minimalism with a taste for funk, rhythms from the African diaspora, and the possessed-nerd showmanship of frontman David Byrne. Start Making Sense is a tribute band that honors the Talking Heads...

        • Larry Willis At The Side Door

          Larry Willis At The Side Door

          Pianist Larry Willis received an early boost from Jackie McLean, getting to play with the jazz great on a Blue Note Records session when Willis was only 19 years old. Willis’s playing is lyrical and relaxed, but he can slide some surprising runs, teardrop splashes, flashes of barrelhouse and expressive...

        • David Rawlings At Infinity Hartford

          David Rawlings At Infinity Hartford

          David Rawlings is best known for his work accompanying his partner Gillian Welch with guitar and tight vocal harmonies. Rawlings is remarkable in that role, hugging so close in harmony, timbre and phrasing when he’s playing beside Welch. They sound a lot alike, and that’s always been part of what...

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        • When It's All About The Hotel, Not The Destination

          When It's All About The Hotel, Not The Destination

          For many travelers, hotels are nothing more than a generic place to sleep and store their luggage while they spend their days exploring exotic locales. In some cases, however, the accommodations steal the show. From doing jail time to sleeping in a treehouse, these unique hotels and inns from New...

        • Why Delray? A Beautiful Beach And A Bustling Avenue

          Why Delray? A Beautiful Beach And A Bustling Avenue

          In the 1980s Delray Beach was sadly saddled with the nickname “Dullray Beach,” reflective of a reputation as a dowdy, rundown Palm Beach County ocean side Florida town full of vacant buildings, high crime, racial tension, dysfunctional politics and a crumbling infrastructure. The list of problems...

        • 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...

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