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Indulgent Insanity Reigns At Foxwoods' Sugar Factory

A 24-scoop sundae, presented with blazing sparklers. Milkshakes crowned with whole slices of cheesecake. Gold-dusted chocolate fondue paired with Dom Perignon champagne. The latest addition to Foxwoods' dining and entertainment options brings "sugar rush" to a whole new level. Sugar Factory, which...

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  • The Hill-Stead Museum Ballet Ball

    The Hill-Stead Museum Ballet Ball

    Farmington's Hill-Stead Museum hosted a Ballet Ball Saturday night that included live performances from Pas de Deux by the Albano Dancers followed by dancing and desserts.

  • City Steam Madness Brewfest

    City Steam Madness Brewfest

    City Steam Brewery hosted its annual Madness Brewfest on Thursday night, when beer enthusiasts from around Hartford came together to try out the latest in local microbrews while enjoying good food and listening to live music from the Professors of Sweet, Sweet Music. Local breweries at the event...

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  • '1984' Screenings To Benefit Civil-Liberties Charities

    '1984' Screenings To Benefit Civil-Liberties Charities

    Since the presidential election, protest-art events are popping up everywhere, including movie theaters. On April 4, about 90 cinemas around the country will screen the movie "1984," based on George Orwell's legendary novel about a hellish totalitarian society. The film, released in 1984, stars...

    • Environmental Film Series At Yale, Connecticut College

      Environmental Film Series At Yale, Connecticut College

      The Environmental Film Festival at Yale, a series focusing on sustainability issues that is sponsored by the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, will be Wednesday to Saturday in locations around New Haven. The festival will open April 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the lawn at Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect...

      • Black Sea Film Symposium At Yale

        Black Sea Film Symposium At Yale

        Yale University is hosting a Black Sea Film Festival, a two-day series of six films from countries bordering on the Black Sea, with discussions on the subjects of the films and on the countries they come from. All screenings are free and will be at Luce Hall Auditorium at Yale University, 34 Hillhouse...

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        • Camps And Activities For Kids Over April Break

          Camps And Activities For Kids Over April Break

          Connecticut Science Center, Hartford: Vacation camps include structured, hands-on science activities with STEM Educators, as well as supervised free time to explore the Science Center's galleries and exhibits. A different theme every day. April 10 to 14, 8 to 4 p.m. Grades 1 to 6. grades. $62 per...

            • Jenks Spring Home Show At XL Center; Fishing/Hunting Show At Convention Center

              Jenks Spring Home Show At XL Center; Fishing/Hunting Show At Convention Center

              The XL Center in Hartford turns into a one-stop shopping destination for all things home improvement this weekend. The Jenks Spring Home Show, on March 31 and April 1 and 2, features more than 300 home professionals, including remodelers, builders and custom cabinet makers, who will provide information...

            • Kids Fun Fair At XL Center

              Kids Fun Fair At XL Center

              Rides, games and exotic animals come to Hartford's XL Center for the Connecticut Kids Fun Fair Saturday and Sunday, March 25 and 26. Children 12 and under are free, adult tickets online are $9.95, $16 at the door. Family packs are available for $19.95. Hours are Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday...

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                • Yale Rep Cast Rises To Challenge Of 'Assassins'

                  Yale Rep Cast Rises To Challenge Of 'Assassins'

                  The Yale Repertory Theatre has put the sass into "Assassins." The celebrated but too-seldom-staged Stephen Sondheim/John Weidman song cycle about those who've tried to kill U.S. presidents (and why), is filling the Yale University Theatre with bright lights, gunshots and laughter through April...

                • Collinsville Hosts 2-Day Film Fest

                  Collinsville Hosts 2-Day Film Fest

                  The Collinsville Film Festival will return to Canton Town Hall, 4 Market St., for its fourth annual series, a two-day event on March 31 and April 1 that will feature two documentaries and two shorts blocks. Admission is free to all screenings. The festival will open March 31 at 7:15 p.m. with "Supergirl,"...

                • Long Wharf's 'Smart People' Drowns In Its Own Elitism

                  Long Wharf's 'Smart People' Drowns In Its Own Elitism

                  The allegedly smart people in "Smart People," Lydia Diamond's provocative play at the Long Wharf Theatre through April 9, aren't just "smart." They're smarmy people, smitten people, sharp people, super-informed people and occasionally small-minded people. Above all they're self-confident, incredibly...

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                • A Non-Skier Finds Quaint, Quirky Fun In Vermont

                  A Non-Skier Finds Quaint, Quirky Fun In Vermont

                  NORWICH, VT — I hate winter. Thank you, but I'll pass on the slopes, rinks and trails. The lure of cocoa at a lodge can't compare to a pina colada on a Caribbean beach in February. So the thought of spending some time recently in central Vermont filled me with the dread of winter. I like Vermont,...

                • New England Celebrates Winter With Festivals

                  New England Celebrates Winter With Festivals

                  Don't give in to cabin fever. Cold weather doesn't have to mean staying indoors — especially in New England, where chilly temps and snow just add to the fun at February winter festivals. When you go, bring plenty of warm clothes — and, if you're brave enough, your bathing suit, since some of the...

                • Save With Mid-Week Discounts At New England Resorts

                  Save With Mid-Week Discounts At New England Resorts

                  Winter sports are just a few snowfalls away and resorts are gearing up for the season. The Old Farmer's Almanac predicts some New England areas will experience more snow and colder temperatures this year than last, which means ski areas will be offering plenty of deals to lure folks back to the...

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