Monthly Archives: November 2010

Concert review (or, November at the symphony, continued)

As promised, here’s my gloss on Saturday’s Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra concert. Alfred Schnittke, Ritual. A dirge that came out of nowhere with a low rumble of bass, tuba, trombones, and a whole bunch of percussion, and ended with tubular … Continue reading

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Four reasons not to go to a symphony concert

“I can’t afford it.” OK, it’s not exactly a cheap night out. The cheapest seats in the Garde are $30, and that’s either way in the upper deck (I’m tempted to call them “nosebleeds”, but the Garde isn’t that big) … Continue reading

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The Rossario Brothers in Rhode Island

What better way to reinvigorate a blog about Connecticut than by…going to Rhode Island? I went over to Westerly to see “The Rossario Brothers”, a comedy by Eugene J. Celico. Here’s a Westerly Sun writeup from last week; I read … Continue reading

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Hello! My name is Eddie! What’s yours?

Welcome to this year’s model of Almost Connecticut! A blog by that name existed a few years back, under the same proprietorship; I retired it when I had to cope with some family health issues, but I’m back. I’m reacquainting … Continue reading

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