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A Reunited Miike Snow Talks About Its Creative, Collaborative Process

Finding a hook on "iii," the new Miike Snow album, is like locating a needle in a stack of needles. After four years of lag-time, "iii," the third offering from three well-established producers — Swedish producers Pontus Winnberg and Christian Karlsson, who've worked together as Bloodshy & Avant;...

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  • Small State Great Beer Festival

    Small State Great Beer Festival

    The Small State Great Beer festival in Hartford's Constitution Plaza celebrated Connecticut’s thriving beer culture, featuring the area's largest line-up of Connecticut  breweries along with live music and food trucks. 

  • Two Roads Ok2berfest

    Two Roads Ok2berfest

    Thousands of Two Roads Brewing Co. fans attended the brewery's Ok2berfest on Saturday, Sept. 17 and 18, in Stratford, crowding the factory's parking lots to enjoy a few pints, food-truck grub and live music.

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  • Italian-American Family Drama ' A Room Of My Own' At Seven Angels

    Italian-American Family Drama ' A Room Of My Own' At Seven Angels

    "A Room of My Own," a recent off-Broadway success that's now at Seven Angels Theatre with much of its original cast, is an old-fashioned melodrama — not far removed from "I Remember Mama" — about the daily struggles of a tight-knit, loud-mouthed family. That the family swears and farts volubly...

  • Stars, Hits Among CT's Lively Fall Theater Season

    Stars, Hits Among CT's Lively Fall Theater Season

    Autumn may be a time of darkness and dead leaves, but the theater season brings newness: world premieres, bright comedy and social issues torn from today's headlines. Hartford Stage's first show of the season, "Queens for a Year," is already running — a heavy drama, interlaced with humor and physical...

      • Poems From 'Toward The Hanging Tree' By Ginny Lowe Connors

        Poems From 'Toward The Hanging Tree' By Ginny Lowe Connors

        Ginny Lowe Connors is the author of four poetry collections, editor of several anthologies, winner of the Sunken Garden Poetry Prize, and initiator of Poetry in the Parks. Named Poet of the Year by the New England Association of Teachers of English, she founded the CT Coalition of Poets Laureate...

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      • Relive The 16th Century At CT Renaissance Faire

        Relive The 16th Century At CT Renaissance Faire

        Jousting, armored combat, magic, comedy, feasting and music fill the streets and stages of a 16th century village every weekend in October for the 18th annual Connecticut Renaissance Faire on the North Haven fairgrounds. Every weekend brings new themes, shows and music; a Medieval Marketplace;...

          • Oysters, Pirates Invade Mystic

            Oysters, Pirates Invade Mystic

            Shucks, mateys! Fans of pirates and oysters should head to Mystic, where the Seaport plays host to the first-ever Mystic River Oyster Festival on Saturday, Oct. 1, and pirates invade the town Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1 and 2. The oyster fest — from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mystic Seaport museum...

              • Flo-Gris’ Wee Faerie Village Re-Creates ‘A Flutter In Time’

                Flo-Gris’ Wee Faerie Village Re-Creates ‘A Flutter In Time’

                Wee Faerie Village, the charming annual tradition at the Florence Griswold Museum where local artists create tiny fairy houses all over the museum's scenic riverfront property, returns Oct. 1 to 30 at the art space at 96 Lyme St. in Old Lyme. This year's theme is "A Flutter in Time," and the 32...

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                • 'Adele's Wish' Art Documentary At NBMAA

                  'Adele's Wish' Art Documentary At NBMAA

                  Last year, Helen Mirren made a splash with her movie "Woman in Gold," a fact-based drama about a woman who fought to recover her family heirloom, Gustav Klimt's "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I," after it had been looted by the Nazis. On Thursday, Sept. 29, New Britain Museum of American Art will...

                • Milford Celebrates Mural's Unveiling With Programs, Film

                  Milford Celebrates Mural's Unveiling With Programs, Film

                  In 1940, a mural funded by the Works Progress Administration was installed at Milford's Central Grammar School. In 1986, the school was demolished. Bill Meddick, of Milford Arts Center, and Frank Vespi, of the town's board of education, rescued a 4-foot-by-6-foot portion of the mural before the...

                • Scenes From The Greenwich Wine & Food Festival

                  Scenes From The Greenwich Wine & Food Festival

                  The waterfront of Roger Sherman Baldwin Park became a gourmand's playground Saturday as the Greenwich Wine & Food Festival returned for a sixth year. Saturday's Grand Tasting offered samplings from more than 150 food and beverage vendors. Two stages and a demo tent presented several cooking demonstrations...

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                • Ireland On A Budget: Bradley's New Direct Route Lures Travelers To Dublin

                  Ireland On A Budget: Bradley's New Direct Route Lures Travelers To Dublin

                  If the new Aer Lingus non-stop service between Bradley International Airport and Dublin has you considering a trip to Ireland, you're not alone. Dennis Hobbs of D&D Travel Services LLC (ddtvl.com), a travel agency based in Bloomfield, says he expects to see increased interest in visits to the Emerald...

                • A Trip Planner For Travelers Who Like A Mystery

                  A Trip Planner For Travelers Who Like A Mystery

                  Hate making vacation arrangements? A new Pittsburgh-based travel company will plan your vacation, book your tickets, make your hotel reservations and set up a detailed itinerary for your time away, but there's just one catch. You won't know where you're going. Pack Up + Go creates weekend trips...

                • Best Fall Foliage Viewing Spots In New England, New York

                  Best Fall Foliage Viewing Spots In New England, New York

                  The Northeast's fall foliage dazzles locals and draws millions of tourists, but many flock to the same tired vantage points. Those willing to venture off the beaten path will be rewarded with stunning and comparatively uncrowded autumn vistas — and some killer selfies. Here's a guide from staffers...

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