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11/16: Just Like The Ones I Used to Know

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    11/16:  Just Like The Ones I Used to Know
    Lacking a little holiday cheer? Head to the Bushnell tonight to get into the spirit as White Christmas goes from screen to stage.

    SLEIGH-BELLS IN THE SNOW:  Having a little trouble getting into the holiday spirit?  Let Irving Berlin help you out.  The classic musical "White Christmas" debuts tonight at the Bushnell.  Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, Who doesn't tune in every year to see Bing and Danny and Rosemary and Vera sing and dance their way through the Holidays.  Now, the story of two showbiz buddies who put on a show at a Vermont Inn while falling in love with two showbiz sisters is being re-told on stage.  Tickets for the show, which runs through Sunday are $17-$75.  Tonight's debut performance begins at 7:30 p.m.

    NEVER SAY NEVER:  What did teen singers do before the Internet.  You all know about the uber-mega-super-tween star Justin Bieber.  But on a slightly lower level (which he may be proud of) is Christofer Inlge, also known as Never Shout Never.  In 2008, When he was just 17, Never Shout Never released his debut EP called "Yippee!," and became a Myspace mainstay.  Now at the ripe old age of 19, Never Shout Never has two full-length albums to his credit, and was even featured on TRL.  Tonight, you can check out his indie singer/songwriter style at the Webster in Hartford.  Tickets are $17.50.  The show starts at 6 p.m.

    A LITTLE BIT COUNTRY:  Most Country acts dream of hitting it big in Nashville.  But imagine being a country star from Nashville.  Talk about pressure.  But Jason Mitchell seems to be living up to his geographical billing.  Last year, Mitchell appeared in more than 1,300 special shows.  And not just country music.  Mitchell can handle styles ranging from 50s Rock 'n' Roll to Jimmy Buffett style beach music and more.  Tonight, you can check him out at the Wolf Den at Mohegan, when he performs a free show at 7 p.m.