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Our picks for 2018′s top 20 albums by Connecticut musicians

In case you hadn’t been able to surmise from all the coverage it received in various places, including this one, the Connecticut music scene had a fantastic year for new music. It wasn’t just the quantity either. While there were literally hundreds of albums, EPs, and singles to take in, the overall...

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  • Elm City Brew Fest 2018

    Elm City Brew Fest 2018

    The 4th annual Elm City Brew Festival at College Street Music Hall in New Haven brought together nearly 60 local breweries handing out more than 200 samples of beer to a sold-out crowd on Nov. 17. 

  • Twain's Feast with Chef Tyler Anderson

    Twain's Feast with Chef Tyler Anderson

    The Mark Twain House and Museum celebrated "Twain's Feast," an audiobook by Andrew Beahrs, at gala at The Goodwin Hotel in Hartford on Saturday night.  Meals from the audiobook were re-created at the event by Celebrity Chef Tyler Anderson. More about "Twain's Feast" here. 

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  • Podcast comic Andrew Schulz to do four shows at Mohegan

    Podcast comic Andrew Schulz to do four shows at Mohegan

    You know Andrew Schulz as one of the “Brilliant Idiots” — that popular current-events podcast has been going since 2014. Schulz can also be heard on the sports-themed “Flagrant 2.” He’s done webseries as well, and his TV work includes the hockey-loving sitcom “Benders,” the nostalgic Hulu series...

  • A one-man, one-night ‘Christmas Carol’ at Bradley Playhouse

    A one-man, one-night ‘Christmas Carol’ at Bradley Playhouse

    The various stage versions of “A Christmas Carol” started happening around Thanksgiving, and there’s one more opening with the holiday just days away. Jonathan Kruk presents his one-man, hour-long version of Dickens’ story at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 21 at the Bradley Playhouse, 30 Front St., Putnam. ...

  • New musicals about addiction, marriage and gambling getting public readings at Goodspeed

    New musicals about addiction, marriage and gambling getting public readings at Goodspeed

    New musicals about addiction, marriage and a lethal gambling club get single readings at the 14th annual Festival of New Musicals, hosted Jan. 18 to 20 at Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam. The readings are open to the public. “The Peculiar Tale of the Prince of Bohemia and the Society of Desperate...

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  • Family Travel Five: Tips for sharing vacation time

    Family Travel Five: Tips for sharing vacation time

    1. Choose wisely. 2. Sharing. 3. Bring reinforcements or research local options. 4. Style matters. 5. Plan private time.

  • Family travel five: Join the art scene at these venues

    Family travel five: Join the art scene at these venues

    Enhance your creative spirits with a visit to these hotels where art takes center stage. Here are five to consider: 1. The Art Hotel, Denver, Co. Reflecting the cultural vibe that emanates throughout the Mile High City, this boutique hotel offers art lovers a wealth of artistic opportunities. Upon...

  • Here's a lift: six affordable ski spots in New England

    Here's a lift: six affordable ski spots in New England

    It’s wintertime and the skiing is easy, except for on your wallet. Lift tickets, gear rental, dining, and post-skiing imbibing (perhaps the best part) don’t come cheap. Fortunately there are plenty of affordable places to get your ski on without breaking the bank. Blue Hills Ski Area With 16 trails...

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