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TV personality Tabatha Coffey to speak at cosmetology school’s commencement

August 20, 2015
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On Oct. 25 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, the International Institute of Cosmetology will be hosting its 12th graduation c eremony for the 117 graduates for cosmetology, aesthetics and makeup. Television personality, stylist, entrepreneur and author, Tabatha Coffey will be delivering the commencement speech for graduates and guests. Best known for Bravo’s hit…

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Bristol TEC adult ed classes start Sept. 14

August 18, 2015
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Apprenticeship and extension courses for the State of Connecticut Adult Education Evening School Division at  Bristol Technical Education Center will be starting the week of Sept. 14. Registration dates are Aug. 25, 26, 27, 31 and Sept. 1, 2, 3, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 431 Minor St., Bristol. Courses offered include apprenticeship training…

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Bristol Blues scoreboard for Aug. 21

August 18, 2015
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FCBL Playoffs   Quarterfinals Wednesday, August 12, 2015 #5 Nashua Silver Knights 5, #4 North Shore Navigators 2 #1 Marthas Vineyard Sharks 4, #8 Pittsfield Suns 1 #2 Bristol Blues 3, #7 Torrington Titans 1 #6 Worcester Bravehearts 3, #3 Brockton Rox 0   Semifinals Thursday, August 13, 2015 #6 Worcester Bravehearts 7, #1 Marthas…

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Carousel museum hosts BARC art show

August 18, 2015
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The New England Carousel Museum and the Bristol Adult Resource Center will present an exhibit called “Innovative Lives” featuring work created by artists at BARC, a non-profit organization that provides services to adults with special needs. The art work will be presented on Thursday, Aug 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Carousel Museum,…

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

August 17, 2015
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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…

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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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