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Our gift to you: hundreds of holiday happenings in Connecticut

Sometime’s it’s hard to remember amid all the hustle and bustle, but the holidays are supposed to be fun. So whether it’s your favorite “Christmas Carol” or “Nutcracker,” a gingerbread-house or train-show exhibit, or just a free spin around the ice rink during Winterfest in Bushnell Park, try to...

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  • Chaz & AJ Monsters Ball 2018

    Chaz & AJ Monsters Ball 2018

    The night of Oct. 26 at Fantasia was the place to party during the Chaz & AJ Monsters Ball. The event included live music and contests for best costume including a $1,000 prize.

  • 2018 G.O.A.T Brew Fest

    2018 G.O.A.T Brew Fest

    The sold-out G.O.A.T Brew Fest at Dunkin Donuts Park in Hartford on Oct. 20 attracted thousands  to samples of beers and spirits from more than 40 breweries.

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  • Drag Revue continues at Comix Club

    Drag Revue continues at Comix Club

    ‘Lipstick, Lashes & Lies: A Variety Drag Show” has become a regular event at the Mohegan Sun Comix Club, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd. at the resort casino complex in Uncasville. The latest edition, 10 p.m. Nov. 23, has host Mia E Z’Lay welcoming drag stars Kira Stone, Lexi Deville and Flaminia. “Expect...

  • Movies, Big And Small, Playing In Hartford Area

    Movies, Big And Small, Playing In Hartford Area

    OPENING FRIDAY Boy Erased: Lucas Hedges drama about a teen forced into gay conversion therapy. Limited release. R. Deconstructing the Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour: Documentary lesson about the classic album. Real Art Ways. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald: Eddie Redmayne fantasy based...

  • Peter Brook's 'Prisoner' a masterful study of punishment and self-control at Yale Rep

    Peter Brook's 'Prisoner' a masterful study of punishment and self-control at Yale Rep

    How many directors regularly use Peter Brook techniques without realizing they came from him? Seeing an actual Brook production on the Yale campus feels a bit like when Bo Diddley opened for The Clash on the punk band’s first U.S. tour in 1979 — you see the roots and refined artistry of a form...

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  • Supercharged Travel Destinations To Build Brainpower

    Supercharged Travel Destinations To Build Brainpower

    Kids and their parents know it’s cool to be smart. Here are five places that will supercharge your family’s brainpower. 1. Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago Encouraging curiosity and celebrating questions, this is the place to see a German submarine, understand how tornados and avalanches...

  • A Sailing Adventure Along The Coast Of Maine Aboard A Historic Schooner

    A Sailing Adventure Along The Coast Of Maine Aboard A Historic Schooner

    The unspoiled beauty of Maine, the freedom of sailing on open water and relaxation is what my wife Terri said for years would make for the perfect vacation. The enviable troika are finally checked off the bucket list as she experienced her favorite trip ever when we traveled throughout Maine’s...

  • Your Pup Is Royalty At Museum Of Dog

    Your Pup Is Royalty At Museum Of Dog

    Pet-friendly outings usually don’t include visits to museums, which are famously protective of their precious possessions. The newest museum in the gallery-packed Berkshires region of Massachusetts is a charming exception: a fun collection of artworks and artifacts about dogs — even some artworks...

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