Category: Features

No Monsters Saturday night

For those hoping to get out to tonight’s Monster Jam in Hartford, both the 2 and 7 p.m. performances have been cancelled. The XL Center in Hartford just issued the following news announcement Hartford, CT February 9, 2013) – Due…

Plainville will be going Hollywood

 By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER This summer, Plainville residents may start seeing movie sets, cameras and crews around town when resident Dennis Broderick and his production company Moongoyle Entertainment are expected to begin filming a “post-apocalyptic sci-fi fantasy horror” film.…

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…