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Southington Observer Features

14-year-old wiz kid on the guitar

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Fourteen-year-old guitarist Brandon “Taz” Niederauer has had a career in music and entertainment that exceeds what people twice his age might ever hope to achieve. He recently took the Broadway stage as Zack Mooneyham in…

‘Les Miserables’ epic once again

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR “Les Miserables” is one of those shows that really doesn’t have a revival because there never seems to be a moment where it’s not being performed somewhere. Even if it’s not a national tour, some…

TLC loves the live experience

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Although a decade plus has passed between albums for TLC, the best-selling group never lost its love for the stage. Performing live, said Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas, is “like a rush or something. It’s a combination…