Category: Features

Choral society performs this weekend

We received the following press release from the Plainville Choral Society…  A murder occurs on the set of the television show “It’s A Living” (similar to the old “What’s My Line?” television program) and it is up to an off…

Cinematic messages from the underground

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The world of underground cinema is coming back to Connecticut this weekend. The New England Underground Film Festival will have its second annual installment on Sunday, Oct. 7 at La Paloma Sabanera in Hartford. Phil…

Local filmmakers bring horror flick to fest

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Thomas Edward Seymour of Plainville created an underground buzz as part of the Connecticut underground cinematic collective Hale Manor, which gave the world “Land of the College Prophets” in 2005. He caused people to guffaw…

New bistro arrives in downtown

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER A new “neighborhood bistro” is opening up in downtown Plainville, just as the beautification of the area is nearing completion, and will offer patrons a different kind of eatery meant to compliment the others in…

Movie filmed in area gets screening this weekend

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Bristol’s Ryan Casey is no newcomer to the world of film. Although “American Jubilee,” his latest, is his first full-length feature film, his 30-minute film, “Crushing Pennies,” debuted at the Kent Film Festival in 2009.…