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Asian Cuisine, Fusion Style, At Table 570

Simsbury's Green Tea restaurant is now Table 570, with a full-scale cosmetic renovation and a new, wide-ranging menu encompassing Chinese, sushi, Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese dishes, as well as creative fusion plates.

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  • First Night Hartford 2017

    First Night Hartford 2017

    Revellers rang in the New Year during Hartford's annual First Night, which featured performances, dancing, music, horse rides and fireworks throughout downtown Hartford. 

  • Great Gatsby New Year's Burlesque

    Great Gatsby New Year's Burlesque

    New Haven's Cafe Nine rang in the new year with a Great Gatsby burlesque show. The variety show, put on by Lipgloss Crisis, featured Dot Mitzvah, Vivienne LaFlamme, Vanil LaFrappe, Fruitonthebottom, Adam Parisi, Dani Bobbi Lee, Summer Orlando, and Professor M.

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  • Hartford Stage Adds 1960s Twist To 'Comedy Of Errors'

    Hartford Stage Adds 1960s Twist To 'Comedy Of Errors'

    What now? How chance thou art return'd so soon? —Antipholus of Syracuse, to Dromio of Ephesus, in "The Comedy of Errors" It's no small thing that Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak has been able to bring Shakespeare back as an annual part of the Hartford Stage schedule. Not only have...

  • Actor Tony Todd Returns For TheaterWorks' 'Sunset Baby'

    Actor Tony Todd Returns For TheaterWorks' 'Sunset Baby'

    Tony Todd leans back on a couch in a hallway outside the rehearsal rooms at TheaterWorks. He's never worked at this particular theater before, but it's a homecoming. Todd spent most of his childhood, and the first years of his professional acting career, in Hartford. He credits a Mr. Fairchild,...

  • The 'Beautiful,' Musical Stories Of Carole King Come To The Bushnell

    The 'Beautiful,' Musical Stories Of Carole King Come To The Bushnell

    The titles of songs by Carole King could tell quite a little story by themselves. Her songs are set in such interesting places: "Up on the Roof," "So Far Away." They offer action and adventure: "Do the Locomotion," "Chains." They exist in the here-and-now and in the future: "It's Too Late," "Will...

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  • Night Fall Movie At Christ Church Hartford

    Night Fall Movie At Christ Church Hartford

    Hartford's annual autumn ritual Night Fall, a live performance celebrating the season, was held last October in Elizabeth Park. Those who missed the sprightly seasonal rite, which stars large-scale puppets by Anne Cubberly, or who want to relive it, can attend a screening of a film of the event...

      • 'The Lion In Winter' At Cinestudio

        'The Lion In Winter' At Cinestudio

        Hartford's own Katharine Hepburn won the third of her four best actress Oscars for "The Lion in Winter," the 1968 historical drama about a clash between British king Henry II and his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, over who will succeed to the throne. The film, which also won Oscars for James Goldman's...

        • 'The Palm Beach Story' Part Of Library Classic Movie Series

          'The Palm Beach Story' Part Of Library Classic Movie Series

          Joel McCrea isn't as well-remembered as Cary Grant, Humphrey Bogart and James Stewart, but he nonetheless was one of Hollywood's most beloved leading men in the '40s. McCrea starred in such classics as "Sullivan's Travels," "Foreign Correspondent," "The More the Merrier" and "The Virginian." He...

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          • Playhouse On Park's Self-Conscious '[title of show]' For Theater Geeks

            Playhouse On Park's Self-Conscious '[title of show]' For Theater Geeks

            Playhouse on Park's "[title of show]" can feel like an ode to entitlement. It's about two not-quite-starving artists who decide on a whim to write a musical on a tight deadline, so it can be considered for the New York Music Theater Festival. The festival is a real-life thing. The two male characters...

          • Table 570's Fusion Style Extends To Bar Menu

            Table 570's Fusion Style Extends To Bar Menu

            At Simsbury's new Table 570, you can stick with the tried-and-true, and grab a scorpion bowl to sip alongside an order of General Tso's chicken. But the former Green Tea restaurant has a newly expanded menu, encompassing sushi, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese and creative fusion dishes, and there's...

          • 'Lost in London' At Area Theaters

            'Lost in London' At Area Theaters

            You've heard of live TV. Now's your chance to see a live movie. "Lost in London" is written and directed by and stars Woody Harrelson. He portrays himself, on a wild night in London, struggling to get home to his family, suffering through all sorts of distracting misadventures. The comic drama,...

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          • Vermont Ski Resorts Add Recreation Options To Broaden Appeal

            Vermont Ski Resorts Add Recreation Options To Broaden Appeal

            Vermont ski resorts say they no longer panic at the prospect of mild, snowless winters thanks to other winter sports and activities many have added to broaden their appeal. Many of these destinations have diversified. From ice skating to snow cat adventures to water parks, northern resorts offer...

          • Where To Ski In The Berkshires

            Where To Ski In The Berkshires

            You don't have to travel far for a satisfying skiing or snowboarding experience. The Berkshires, close to Connecticut, is home to several downhill ski areas that boast new amenities and a throwback feel. And after a nearly snowless winter last year, the ski areas are preparing for a great season....

          • New England Pulls Out The Stops For Christmas

            New England Pulls Out The Stops For Christmas

            When it comes to Christmas, no place does it better than New England. With picturesque town greens and old-fashioned Main Streets, sparkling cities and quaint seaside villages, it's hard to find a spot that doesn't look like it's straight out of a Currier & Ives drawing. To experience the grandeur...

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