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Miscellaneous listings for July 24

July 22, 2015
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FRIDAY, JULY 24 OTHER SINGLES MOVIE EVENING. Held by Social Connections. 6:30 p.m. Everyone decides what movie to see. After, go nearby for refreshments. Starplex Cinema, 19 Frontage Rd., Berlin. (860) 582-8229. JULY 24, AUG. 7, 21 BRISTOL THE BRISTOL HISTORY ROOM OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Fridays. Houses the local…

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Music listings for July 24

July 22, 2015
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FRIDAY, JULY 24 BRISTOL LUCID EMPIRE. With Eleazar Eye, Mir. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Legends Sports Bar and Grille, 192 Pine St., Bristol. $3 cover. SATURDAY, JULY 25 OTHER QUEEN ANN NZINGA CENTER, ‘MUSIC FROM THE AFRICAN DIASPORA.’ 7 p.m. Nzinga’s Daughters, Third Tabernacle Choir, Nzinga’s Daughters R&B Band, Changes, Relentless, Crystal Blue Project,…

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The Paper Store in Bristol helping Jimmy Fund

July 21, 2015
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Now through Aug. 16, customers of The Paper Store will be invited to contribute $1, $3, or $5 to the Jimmy Fund’s “Strike Out Cancer” pin-up campaign. In return for their contributions, customers receive a baseball pin-up on which they can write their name. The pin-ups will be displayed in stores to show customers how…

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Carousel Museum holds Harley raffle

July 21, 2015
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It’s Harley time again at the New England Carousel Museum. The Carousel Museum has kicked off its 20th annual Harley Davidson raffle to benefit the non-profit organization’s educational programming and general operations, according to a press release. The first raffle prize is a 2015 Harley Davidson FLHX Street Glide Motorcycle while the second prize is…

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Bristol Blues round-up for July 24

July 21, 2015
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By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER   BRISTOL – Once again, the Bristol Blues had a big week starting on Sunday, July 12 when the locals got by the North Shore Navigators by a 5-4 push. Here’s a look at all the past week’s action: Sunday, July 12 – Bristol Blues 5, North Shore Navigators 4…

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‘Repentless:’ A ‘proper’ Slayer record

July 18, 2015
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‘Repentless:’ A ‘proper’ Slayer record

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When Slayer went into the studio to record what would become its upcoming release “Repentless,” drummer Paul Bostaph said the band had one goal. “We wanted to make a proper Slayer record,” said Paul, calling from Milwaukee on a travel day for the band, which is headlining this year’s Rockstar…

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With The Devil Wears Prada’s latest fans will be sent soaring into ‘Space’

July 18, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR “Star Trek” may have espoused that space is the final frontier. But “Space” is also the latest release from Ohio’s The Devil Wears Prada, which has set its launch pad up on the main stage of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival this summer. The tour stops into Hartford on…

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Sister Sin takes its classic metal sound to the Mayhem hordes

July 16, 2015
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Sister Sin takes its classic metal sound to the Mayhem hordes

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Swedish band Sister Sin demonstrates that the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival is committed to bringing fans all dimensions of the music known as heavy metal. Sister Sin, which is touring behind its latest album “Black Lotus,” has a definite 1980s metal feel to it. Sister Sin –which is fronted by…

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These boys know how to put on a rock and roll show

July 11, 2015
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UPDATED FOR CORRECTION INSERTED JULY 18 By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR James Young of classic rockers Styx told me in an interview several years back that bands no longer survive on their recorded output. They survive on their live performances. Chris Carrabba of indie band Dashboard Confession told me a similar tale when I spoke…

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Bristol Blues box scores for July 10

July 10, 2015
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Marthas Vineyard Sharks 6, Bristol Blues 2 Tuesday June 30, 2015 Muzzy Field, Bristol   Sharks                      AB    R      H      BI J.Roberts, 2B             5      1      1      0 R.Kelly, CF                 5      1      1      0 B.Campbell, LF           5      2      3      0 J.Mayer, C                 4      1      1      1 D.Casey, RF               4      0      1     …

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