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A classic invitation to ‘play with your food’

May 20, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The jump from the culinary arts to the musical arts isn’t as broad as one might think at first blush (or merlot). A well-trained chef can pull together the individual notes of ingredients and create a symphony for the palate (if you mix your metaphors in a blender). So, the…

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CT’s Kalimur uses albums to lead listeners on a journey

May 20, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR In an age where most independent bands are satisfied with stitching together a couple of songs in the studio and calling it an EP so fans have something to download, Connecticut band Kalimur followed a different path. Rather than just handing fans some appetizers, the three member band handed them…

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Carousel museum raffling off Harley

May 19, 2016
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It is Harley time again at the New England Carousel Museum. This will be the 21st year for the Harley Davidson Street Glide raffle that benefit the museum. Stop in at the New England Carousel Museum, a nonprofit organization, and buy a ticket for the Annual Harley Davidson raffle. The raffle will help benefit the…

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Music listings, starting May 20

May 18, 2016
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FRIDAY, MAY 20 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. Old Well Tavern, 20 Tariffville Ave., Simsbury. SUNDAY, MAY 22 OTHER THE ROSENTHALS. 3 p.m. Father and son duo blending bluegrass, jazz, more. The Congregational Church of Burlington, Route 4, Burlington. Free concert but offering will be accepted. Made possible by the Main Street Community Foundation, the James R.…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting May 20

May 18, 2016
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FRIDAY, MAY 20 BRISTOL SINGLES SWEETHEART DANCE. Held by Social Connections. 8 p.m. to midnight. Dance, buffet. Dress to impress. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Bristol. $12 for members. $17 for guests. (860) 582-8229. COLORING CRAZE PARTY. 7 to 9 p.m. Bring your coloring books and supplies, which are available at A.C. Moore, Hobby Lobby,…

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Health listings, starting May 20

May 18, 2016
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MAY 24 to JUNE 21 OTHER DEMENTIA AND CAREGIVING SERIES. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Recommended you attend all six weeks. Berlin-Peck Memorial Library, 234 Kensington Rd., Berlin. Space is limited. Register. 1-877-424-4641.

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Performance listings, starting May 20

May 18, 2016
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FRIDAY, MAY 20 BRISTOL SANDY BATON STUDIO’S 55TH ANNUAL REVUE ‘DISNEY EXPRESS.’ 7 p.m. The Roberta Barr Ellsworth Memorial trophy, Most Improved Twirler, and other awards will be presented at the conclusion of the twirling performances. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Public invited. MAY 24-29 OTHER ‘DIRTY DANCING-THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE.’ Tuesday…

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Dining listings, starting May 20

May 18, 2016
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ONGOING BRISTOL AMERICAN LEGION POST 2 LUNCHEON. Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. American Legion Post 2, 22 Hooker Ct., Bristol. Prices vary depending on order placed. Take out call ahead orders available by calling in advance. Supports American Legion and programs. (860) 589-0088.

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Kids listings, starting May 20

May 18, 2016
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SATURDAY, MAY 21 PLAINVILLE 3RD ANNUAL PLAINVILLE FAMILY FEST. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Held by the Plainville Family Resource Network, Plainville Early Learning Center, Family Fest Committee. Community/school organizations and businesses can highlight what they offer while celebrating children by facilitating a free activity for children. Plainville High School, Robert Holcomb Way, Plainville. Free.…

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Meetings listings, starting May 20

May 18, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet monthly to discuss town issues, policies, and issues of concern. Plainville Public Library, lower level, 56 East Main St., Plainville. PLAINVILLE LIONS CLUB. 6:30 p.m. Meeting on the first Wednesday of each month.…

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