Category: Good Times

New Britain museum offers up 2 events this weekend

The New Britain Museum of American Art announced two events that will take place this upcoming weekend, Jan. 11 to 12. On Saturday, Jan. 11 from 1 to 3 p.m., the museum will celebrate Lisa Hoke’s expansive, site-specific installation, “The…

Girls Guns and Glory exploits their rock and roll side

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Girls Guns and Glory prior to its latest album “Good Luck” considered itself a country band. But, for the new album, the Boston-based group found itself veering into a more rock and roll sound. The…

Cute, styling stocking stuffers

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR If you’re looking for some pretty baubles as a stocking stuffer for the women in your life, Rachel DeCavage of Sugarplum in Southington has introduced a line of colorful, fun, whimsical earrings for the season.…

Felines behaving badly

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR You may not look at your cats the same way again after viewing the family friendly film “Animal Behavior” this weekend. The film, featuring the puppetry of Connecticut’s own Elmwood Productions, will be screened at…

Showcase celebrates decade of ‘amazing’ talent

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The Holiday Showcase of Stars, a fundraiser for Bristol’s St. Anthony School, has become synonymous with holiday entertainment each year featuring the many talented local performers in the area. And this year, the show—which will…

A different ‘body’ of work shown for artist’s exhibit

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR On Saturday, Dec. 7, Bare Bones will take art fans to a different dimension of the creative universe when it presents “Bare,” the art of Marissa Janczewska. The evening will present Janczewska’s explorations in the…

Rumors of Fates Warning’s death were greatly exaggerated

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR You’re excused if you thought the band Fates Warning had called it a day. After all the band’s last album was nine years ago, 2004’s “FWX,” and their profile in the U.S. has been pretty…

Holiday lights to illuminate Compounce starting Nov. 29

LakeCompounce has announced its second annual “Lake Compounce Holiday Lights,” a seasonal holiday themed family event taking place on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings beginning on Nov. 29. The park gates will open at 5 p.m. on Fridays, and at…