Category: Features

Concert at Gloria Dei on Sunday

The next musical event at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Bristol will take place on Sunday, Nov. 3. The concert will feature organist Natasha Ulyanovsky, cellist, Peter Dzialo and Mezzo Soprano Monika Krajewska. The free concert will begin at 3…

From ‘X Factor’ to breaking out: Emblem3 opens for Selena Gomez

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Emblem3 reached the top four in season two of “X Factor.” And their debut album, “Nothing to Lose,” has achieved a landmark for the reality competition. Debuting at No. 10 on the Billboard charts, the…

From bombast to roots with singer Steve Broderick

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Steve Broderick used to play it up big with arena rockers Trans-Siberian Orchestra. But these days, the now-Mystic-based musician, is keeping things much simpler with a much more stripped down sound as a solo artist.…

CT accessories designer finds style that soars

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Connecticut-based fashion accessories designer Jillian Lyons got a boost to her career last year when she was tapped as a finalist for the Rawards—an arts-based competition organized by Raw Natural Born Artists in Hartford. Since…

Up from the underground and onto a Nutmeg screen

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The underground of cinema is opening up in Connecticut this Saturday. And locally-generated filmmakers are making some noise. Meriden-based Jared Marmitt, Middletown-based Kelly DiMauro, New Haven-based Stephen Dest, and Woodbury native Kieran Valla (currently in…

Listings for Oct. 4

Dining listings FRIDAY, OCT. 4 BRISTOL ANNUAL WINE TASTING. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Benefit for Bristol Community Organization’s Dial-A-Ride program. Includes silent auction, Italian table, hors d’oeuvres. Nuchie’s Restaurant, Central Street, Forestville. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. (860)…

Feminine, flirty for spring 2014

by MIKE CHAIKEN   Editions Editor Noon by Noor unveiled a fun, feminine, and flirty collection for spring 2014 at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center on Sept. 6.

Adrian Legg taking his best stuff on the road

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Britain’s Adrian Legg will bring his skills on the electric and acoustic guitars to Connecticut next week as he tours the States to promote his latest album, “The Very Best of Adrian Legg.” Legg comes…