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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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  • '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...

      • Avon Library Hosts Series Of WWI Films

        Avon Library Hosts Series Of WWI Films

        The United Stated entered World War I on April 6, 1917. In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of that historic landmark, the Avon library, 281 Country Club Road, will host a five-film series of movies about "the war to end all wars." All films will be shown on Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. in the...

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        • Events Honoring Life, Dreams Of Martin Luther King Jr.

          Events Honoring Life, Dreams Of Martin Luther King Jr.

          Connecticut institutions are offering events commemorating the dreams, life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Here are just a few. Hartford Public Library presents New York actor David Mills performing "Dare to Dream: The Words of Martin Luther King Jr." Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 2 p.m. at...

            • Holiday Train Show Running Again In Essex Through Feb. 20

              Holiday Train Show Running Again In Essex Through Feb. 20

              The Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St. Essex, brings back the magic with its 23d annual Holiday Train Show, which runs Nov. 18 through Feb. 20. This year, the exhibit, created by train artist Steve Cryan, features more trains, new scenery in a fully operational 26-foot model train layout. A...

              • 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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                • 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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                • 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...

                • Behind The Scenes of Macy's Iconic Holiday Window Display

                  Behind The Scenes of Macy's Iconic Holiday Window Display

                  It's an unseasonably warm November day in New York. The sky is a resplendent blue and folks strolling past Macy's in Herald Square seem to be walking a bit slower than usual — to get a peek at the retailer's holiday window display in its final stages of completion. Inside, oblivious to both the...

                • 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...

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