Performance listings for May 8

May 8, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 8 BRISTOL THE 54TH ANNUAL REVUE, ‘ROCK OF AGES,’ PRESENTED BY SANDY’S BATON STUDIO. 7 p.m. Group and solo performances will be on stage and in the gym followed by awards for the Most Improved Twirler, attendance, senior, and the Roberta Barr Ellsworth Memorial Scholarship. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Public…

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Health listings for May 8

May 8, 2015
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TUESDAY, MAY 12 BRISTOL FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENING. Held by Bristol-Burlington Health District. 1 to 3 p.m. Dr. Armann O. Ciccarelli, M.D. will provide screening. Sleeveless shirts and shorts recommended. For Bristol and Burlington residents only, who are 18 years of age or older. Appointments first-come, first-serve basis. Douglas Beals Senior Center (in the Wellness…

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Music listings for May 8

May 8, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 8 OTHER CTA: THE ULTIMATE CHICAGO TRIBUTE BAND. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $17, $27. (860) 693-9762. 41BridgeStreet.com. KENNY ‘BABYFACE’ EDMONDS AND FANTASIA. 8 p.m. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $58, $78. Foxwoods.com CARAVAN OF THIEVES. The Ballroom at The Outer Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden. $15, $20.…

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Signed to new label, Todd Rundgren ready to go ‘Global’

May 8, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR After having said farewell to the major labels, Todd Rundgren’s musical output depended on the whims of his inspiration. When he felt like recording, Todd said in a phone interview from Florida, he would do so. And when he had a completed album, he would set out to find a…

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Golf scores are dropping as temperatures rise

May 8, 2015
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Julian Cardozo chips onto the green during a loss to Simsbury on Wednesday, April 29. Southington split the week, but scores are beginning to fall as the temperatures rise.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER A win and a loss during the week keep the Blue Knights (2-2) golf team in contention as the spring season nears the halfway point. The Knights took the Conard Chieftains (2-3) on at Rockledge Golf Course in West Hartford on Monday, April 27 that would be decided by a stroke.…

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Civics class sees government in action at council meeting

May 8, 2015
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Southington High School teacher Candace Patten (right) with her ninth grade honors civics class at the Southington Town Council meeting on April 27.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Southington High School ninth-graders enrolled in the honors level civics course got a taste of town politics last week when teacher Candace Patten took her students to the town council meeting. Patten said that the purpose of the trip was to teach students how decisions are made in town, and why it…

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Softball sets new standard: Lady Knights are riding a 53-game winning streak

May 8, 2015
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Dani Ahern makes a grab in left field during an 11-0 win over Bristol Eastern on April 30.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights (8-0) softball team is on a 53-game winning streak, the longest winning streak in program history. This week, the Knights rattled off three more wins in three consecutive days to clinch a post season berth and keep the winning streak alive. Southington’s previous winning streak record (52) was…

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Baseball bounces back from first loss

May 8, 2015
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Garrett Gugliotti hurls a pitch during a 7-1 victory over Hall.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knight baseball team won two out of three games during the week, sandwiching their first loss of the season between a pair of lopsided victories. Southington (7-1) needs just one more win to secure a postseason return. Decking Hall The Knights started with the Hall Warriors (4-7) on Monday,…

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Girls Tennis clinches postseason, improve to 8-0

May 7, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights (9-0) girls tennis team remained perfect after winning four matches out of the week, qualifying for the Class LL state tournament in the process. The Knights hosted the Windsor Warriors (1-6) on Monday, April, 27 and won the match handily, 7-0. “The conditions weren’t ideal and the wind…

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