Author: mchaiken

‘Matilda’ full of magic

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Walking into The Bushnell for “Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical,” I really didn’t know what I was getting into. Although I read Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” “Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator,” and…

Music listings, starting April 29

FRIDAY, APRIL 29 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. Brickhouse Bar and Grill, 80 Market Square, Newington. APRIL 29, 30 OTHER JASON ALDEAN. Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Featuring A Thousand Horses. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $99, $79. 1-800-745-3000. Ticketmaster.com SATURDAY, APRIL 30…

Health listings, starting April 29

MONDAY, MAY 2 BRISTOL ‘TRANSFORMING THE DIFFICULT CHILD: THE NURTURING HEART APPROACH.’ 6 to 8 p.m. Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. Pre-register. (860) 585-3895, cgaray@BristolHospital.org TUESDAY, MAY 3 BRISTOL ‘RAISING A RESPONSIBLE CHILD- RULES, CHORES, AND CONSEQUENCES.…

Performance listings, starting April 29

FRIDAY, APRIL 29 SOUTHINGTON ‘THE CHESTER HADLYME MYSTERY PARTY.’ Benefit for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. Doors open and the mystery begins at 6:30 p.m. Buffet dinner is 7 p.m. Southington Elks Lodge, 114 Main St., Southington. $30.…