Category: Good Times

Party it up like New Orleans

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Pull out your colorful masks, don a flamboyant costume, fill your plate with food, grab your favorite beverage, and get ready to revel in the Louisiana style on Feb. 9. That’s when the New England…

A song of hope for Newtown

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When a reporter interviews an artist—musical, visual, theatrical, literature—invariably the question will arise… What inspired you? When the artist replies, just as invariably, he/she has to reach back in time several months, even years, to…

The creative people look back and look ahead

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR As most artists, musicians, actors, and other creative individuals hunker down for time with the family as the winter holidays commence, the Observer thought it would be appropriate to ask those individuals who graced the…

Hey, hey, they’re Munnys

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Munny, Munny, who’s got the Munny? Paris in Plantsville has the Munny. Several Munnys, in fact. This past weekend, the local gallery opened Munny Madness II, where a slew of Munnys made their public debut.…