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Bees swat Skeeters

August 15, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: For the second straight game the Bees beat the Skeeters in a tight one run game, taking this one 7-6. The Game Changed When…:With the Skeeters down by one in the top of the ninth with one out, Shawn Gilblair induced a 4-6-3 double play to secure a…

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Bees stun Skeeters

August 15, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: A wild pitch in the ninth inning gave the Bees the walk-off 3-2 win in the series opener against the Sugar Land Skeeters. The Game Changed When…:…With the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth, a wild pitch by Ryan Mattheus was enough to send Jon Griffin…

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Cirque Eloize’s ‘Saloon: A fine slice of circus with a theatrical flavor

August 14, 2016
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With its Wild West setting, intriguing and versatile set design, elaborate Western costuming, carefree dance choreography, and the use of live music, we can understand why the audience at Cirque Eloize’s “Saloon” were a bit confused. When the curtains rose on the show at the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Saturday night, some…

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Musical buddies Counting Crows, Rob Thomas draw different crowds

August 12, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Counting Crows and Rob Thomas may be two peas in a pod—buddies on tour together who hit the alternative music scene of the 1990s at the same time—but their audiences definitely are of two different minds. At the Mohegan Sun Arena on Aug. 6, the differences between Counting Crows’ and…

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Fifth Harmony prove they’re ready for stardom

August 12, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Most acts who find themselves riding to the top of the charts with just one or two albums under their belt find themselves in a bit of a bind when they headline their first concert tours. They may have a handful of hits. But do they have an evening’s worth…

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Musical ponders the paths not taken

August 12, 2016
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By MOLLY WESTFALL CORRESPONDENT We’ve all had a moment where we stop and think “what could have been” if we acted outside of our comfort zone, chose one opportunity over another or took the road less traveled. The protagonist of “If/Then,” Elizabeth (Jackie Burns) takes us on a journey where we don’t have to wonder…

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Rocker Ricky Nelson’s sons keep the flame burning

August 12, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Rock and roll progeny often make a concerted effort to avoid sounding like their parents. Other times, however, the sons and daughters of rock legends capitulate to the inevitable and embrace their genetics. Twin brothers Matthew and Gunnar Nelson had tried the former approach during their pop metal days in…

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Bees look for final win in match up against York

August 11, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees go for the win in the final matchup this season between the Bees and York Revolution! First pitch 6:30PM! Series: The Revolution have taken each of the first three games of the series, all by margins of two runs or less. Tonight’s game will be the final game…

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Bees’ bats silenced by Revolution

August 11, 2016
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Bees’ bats silenced by Revolution

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees could muster little offensively against the Revolution’s pitchers, dropping their third straight by a 2-0 margin. The Game Changed When…:…the Bees, trailing by one, left the bases loaded in the top of the fourth inning after filling them with just one out, squandering what would be…

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Crocodile Club returns Aug. 26

August 10, 2016
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The Crocodile Club is back. The New England Carousel Museum is once again bringing back the annual dinner meeting at Lake Compounce, the oldest continuously operating amusement park in the country, on Friday, Aug. 26. The Crocodile Club will celebrate its 135th reunion dinner with its unique gathering of individuals who put aside their political…

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