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Street Level With ... Singer Jeff Przech

Jeff Przech sings "Four Letter Words" and talks about his music after a performance that was part of a summer series of free lunchtime concerts on Constitution Plaza at 12:30 p.m. The concerts are Wednesdays at 12:30 through Aug. 30.

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  • The First Annual West Hartford Wine & Food Festival

    The First Annual West Hartford Wine & Food Festival

    The First Annual West Hartford Wine & Food Festival took place on Saturday at Kingswood Oxford School. Wine distributors and local restaurants provided for wine enthusiasts gathering at the event while local musicians entertained the crowd.

  • Grit 'N Wit @ Renschler Field

    Grit 'N Wit @ Renschler Field

    Runners gathered at Renschler Field on Saturday morning for the Grit 'N Wit obstacle race. Grit 'N Wit is known for it's combination of physical challenges balanced with mind bending puzzles placed throughout the course. The event proceeds benefitted the Rob Branham Foundation.

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  • NBMAA's Largest Exhibit Shows Off 'L.A. Cool' Artists

    NBMAA's Largest Exhibit Shows Off 'L.A. Cool' Artists

    In the 1950s, the art scene in New York was all about abstract expressionists — "action painters" like Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning and Franz Kline. A scattering of up-and-coming artists saw this trend, couldn't relate to it and decided to set up shop someplace else. "It seemed like a cold...

      • Massive 'Gallery Of The Louvre' By Sam Morse At NBMAA

        Massive 'Gallery Of The Louvre' By Sam Morse At NBMAA

        The new exhibit in the Don and Virginia Davis Gallery at New Britain Museum of American Art is made up of one painting. The massive artwork, "Gallery of the Louvre," was painted starting in 1831 by Samuel F.B. Morse. It depicts painters, sketchers and writers working in a gallery full of some of...

      • Meet The Beetles At Peabody Museum

        Meet The Beetles At Peabody Museum

        A gallery at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History is crawling with beetles: snout beetles, also called weevils; ground beetles, which live in dirt; scarab beetles, as shiny as metal; stag beetles with long, pointy mandibles; longhorn beetles whose antennae go on forever. A new exhibit, "Beauty...

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      • Beres Hammond At Toad's Place

        Beres Hammond At Toad's Place

        The romantic Jamaican reggae singer Beres Hammond has been coming to Connecticut, and to Toad's Place in New Haven, for ages. Hammond, 61, has been making records for over four decades. If Jamaican reggae is known for radiating positive vibes, Hammond, a humble master of the soulful lovers' rock...

      • Alicia Olatuja At Wesleyan

        Alicia Olatuja At Wesleyan

        Vocalist Alicia Olatuja has played with the greats and for the greats. Olatuja performed for President Obama's second inauguration, and she recently worked with Hammond B3 organ wiz Dr. Lonnie Smith. She also has worked with artists like Chaka Kahn and Christian McBride. Olatuja, originally from...

      • Badfinger At Infinity Hall

        Badfinger At Infinity Hall

        Badfinger is one of those great rock bands that suffers because it did such a good job of sounding like other great bands. It was always easy to mistake Badfinger for Eric Clapton's Derek and the Dominoes or for the Beatles or some Fab Four solo project. The band, which formed originally in Wales,...

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      • Cape Cod Shopping, Dining, Trips For When You're Not At The Beach

        Cape Cod Shopping, Dining, Trips For When You're Not At The Beach

        For nearly 50 years our family has been making the annual summer pilgrimage to the breathtaking National Seashore in Cape Cod, home of the freshest seafood, miles of (hopefully and usually) sunny beaches and high end boutiques and shops that promise to break any wallet. The trouble is I am allergic...

      • 10 Cape Cod Experiences Easy On Your Budget

        10 Cape Cod Experiences Easy On Your Budget

        A Cape Cod vacation can mean salt air, pretty-as-a-postcard villages, and some of the world's most beautiful beaches. It can also mean some big-ticket expenses. A week of lobster dinners, whale watches and souvenir shopping and suddenly your budget is melting faster than a hand-scooped cone at...

      • Navigating Spirit's 'Bare Fares' Requires Some Homework On 'Extras'

        Navigating Spirit's 'Bare Fares' Requires Some Homework On 'Extras'

        Flying doesn't get much love these days, and that's especially true for Spirit Airlines. Passengers complain about delayed and canceled flights, poor service, uncomfortable seats and extra fees for nearly everything including a cup of water. The airline ranked last, for the third year in a row,...

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