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Cirque Eloize flashes their ‘iD’ and enchants

August 16, 2015
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  by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR I am not a connoisseur of circus entertainment. I’ve interviewed lots of circus performers. But, I can count the number of circus type performances I’ve seen on one hand. I’m not adverse to the world of circus. I just had few opportunities to indulge into that artform. So when…

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‘Super Saturday’ to register at Tunxis , Aug. 22

August 14, 2015
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Tunxis Community College on Scott Swamp Road in Farmington will hold a “Super Saturday Registration Blitz” on Aug. 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the 100 Building to help students choose courses and register for fall semester. Part of the Connecticut Community Colleges “Super Saturday Registration Blitz” hosted by the 12 CT community…

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Cirque Eloize finds the talent to please your ‘iD’

August 14, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Acrobats, jugglers, and aerialists, to those outside of the world of circuses, may seem like rare animals. They are creatures that you are unlikely to find in your neighbor’s house or hanging out at the local suburban mall. But for troupes such as Cirque Éloize—which has set up a month-long…

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Lucid Empire joins pack as live music takes stage at Rockwell festival

August 14, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Live music always has been a hallmark of the now annual West End Association Summer Festival at Rockwell Park. This year will be no different with acoustic bands taking the stage at the gazebo at the West End park and amplified acts taking the stage in the amphitheater bowl. The…

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Bristol Blues scoreboard for the week of Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
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Bristol Blues scoreboard for the week of Aug. 14

Bristol Blues 9, Seacoast Mavericks 5 Tuesday, August 4, 2015 Muzzy Field, Bristol MAVERICKS               ab             r               h              bi McCoomb, 2B             4              1              1              0 Oren, C                     2              0              0              1 Purcell, 1B                 4              0              0              1 Gendron, LF               4              1              2              1 Brown, CF                  4              1              1              0 Grainger, 3B               1              0              0              1 Mayo,…

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Music listings for Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
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FRIDAY, AUG. 14 BRISTOL SPIRIT SHAKER. Bleachers Bar and Grill, 300 Middle St., Bristol. SUNDAY, AUG. 16 OTHER MOTLEY CRUE FAREWELL TOUR. With Alice Cooper. 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $99, $79. Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000. WEDNESDAY, AUG. 19 OTHER SANTANA. 7:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $59.50, $39.50. Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000. THURSDAY, AUG. 20 SOUTHINGTON GARY…

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Performance listings for Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
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THURSDAY, AUG. 20 PLAINVILLE FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING. Presented by Hartford Health Care Services. 1 to 2 p.m. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville.

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Performance listings for Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
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AUG. 16, 17 OTHER AUDITIONS FOR ‘RICHARD O’BRIEN’S: THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW.’ Sunday and Monday, 6 to 9 p.m. Phoenix Theater Company. Trinity-on-Main Performance Center, 69 Main St., New Britain. Chris@PhoenixTheater.us NOW thru AUG. 31 OTHER CIRQUE ELOIZE. Tuesday through Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 7 p.m. with matinee performances each Wednesday and Saturday…

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Miscellaneous listings for Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
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SATURDAY, AUG. 15 BRISTOL FOURTH ANNUAL SUMMER FESTIVAL AT ROCKWELL PARK. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Showcases Bristol’s West End community, its merchants and residents. Music and dance performances, crafts, food, pie-eating contest, a skateboard tournament, kids’ activities, Kids Zone sponsored by Liberty Bank and presented by Imagine Nation. Many local restaurants and food vendors,…

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Kids listings for Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
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FRIDAY, AUG. 14 BRISTOL ‘EXPLORE AND LEARN WITH ‘DORA THE EXPLORER’ ON THE CONNECTICUT DINO TRAIL. 12 to 2 p.m. Meet and greet and photographs with families. Lake Compounce, 186 Enterprise Dr., Bristol. PLAINVILLE FUN DAY. Hosted by Plainville Recreation Department. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Grand finale to summer programs. Activities include face painting, spin…

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