by Patricia Grandjean
Box Office

June 2011

Discover Torrington


Discover Torrington

Get to know the art deco-iest city in Connecticut at its 2nd annual Main Street Marketplace, open every Thursday through Aug. 25.

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Look at Me Now!


Look at Me Now!

The Benton Museum in Storrs presents a retrospective of rare works by "America's favorite illustrator," Ted Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss).

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Connecticut Historic Gardens Day


Connecticut Historic Gardens Day

A stunning collection of historic gardens keep up appearances through the ages.

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Q & A: Steve Martin


Q & A: Steve Martin

The actor, playwright, composer, author, comedian and—as he would have it—"eruditer" and "human cannon ball," brings his banjo/bluegrass act to the Warner Theatre in Torrington June 30.

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Ready for Their Hollywood Closeup


Ready for Their Hollywood Closeup

Mystic Aquarium's South African penguin colony makes its big-screen debut this weekend in "Mr. Popper's Penguins."

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Appointment Films: "Company"; "Beyond the Myth"

Summer is the season of movie blockbusters, but select June engagements in Connecticut by two new films offer subtle pleasures and food for thought.

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Connecticut Early Music Festival

Ancient music comes to life in New London

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Musical Madness


Musical Madness

"Mad Bomber" premieres at Seven Angels Theatre in Waterbury.

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Q&A: Jane Stern


Q&A: Jane Stern

Connecticut's gifted roadfood-loving, emergency medicine-trained tarot-reading pragmatist explains it all for you, from The Fool to The Tower, tonight at RJ Julia Booksellers.

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