Category: Good Times

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…

Laughter and curiosity will arise next week

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Ready to laugh and ready to raise a few eyebrows? Well, prepare for a journey into the odd little world of playwright David Ives as Southington Community Theatre prepares to be your thespian guides. The…

The future’s so bright…

The energy was high when The Bright Futures tour hit the Dome at the Oakdale in Wallingford on Oct. 25. It was a hot and sweaty dance party on the floor as Fitz and the Tantrums,  Capital Cities, and the…

Now, about that Louis Vuitton just sitting in your closet

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR If you’re waiting for that $5,000 Louis Vuitton bag you covet to go on sale, well, you’ll have to keep on waiting. As Sarah Davis, the owner of Fashionphile in California explains it, Louis Vuitton—and…

Applebee’s to treat veterans on Nov. 11

Applebee’s will continue its tradition of free thank you meals to veterans and active duty military on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11. Applebee’s is also encouraging Guests to show their gratitude by leaving a message for current and former military…