Blog Archives

Showcasing eternal quality of the music of Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd

August 17, 2015
By

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR In an interview with the Observer, singer Bruce Lamont said the music of Led Zeppelin is the classical music of the future. And given the performance last Friday at the Toyota Oakdale Theater, the lead singer of Led Zeppelin 2 is right. Led Zeppelin 2 and headliners, the Australian Pink…

Read more »

Cirque Eloize flashes their ‘iD’ and enchants

August 16, 2015
By

  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…

Read more »

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

August 14, 2015
By

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…

Read more »

Cirque Eloize finds the talent to please your ‘iD’

August 14, 2015
By

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…

Read more »

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

August 14, 2015
By

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…

Read more »

Bristol Blues scoreboard for the week of Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
By
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,…

Read more »

Music listings for Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
By

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…

Read more »

Performance listings for Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
By

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.

Read more »

Performance listings for Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
By

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…

Read more »

Miscellaneous listings for Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
By

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,…

Read more »