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The Backstage Blog

The Backstage Blog

Welcome to the new digital space for fans and clients to learn about and engage with the DCU Center. Whether you’re planning or attending an event, we hope you find the new website and this blog to be a great resource. 

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Things To Do Downtown

Things To Do Downtown

It’s finally starting to feel like winter in Worcester. Anyone else going a little stir-crazy? Check out this list of our favorite places to hang out and things to do downtown!

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Happy Birthday, Beer Cans

Happy Birthday, Beer Cans

Thought the holidays were over? Think again – this Sunday is Beer Can Appreciation Day. We wanted to focus on something other than the impending snow, so we are taking a moment to look back at some of our favorite fun beer cans. 

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Back In The Day With Jim: Sold Out Concerts

Back In The Day With Jim: Sold Out Concerts

This week, we went back in the day with Jim Moughan, Assistant General Manager/Director of Sales here at the DCU Center. Jim has been with the venue since it opened in 1982 -- and has lots of stories to share! We are starting this series off with some sold out concert memories. 

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Behind The Scenes With The PBR

Behind The Scenes With The PBR

There is a whole different language to the cowboy lifestyle. Keep reading for more of what goes on behind the scenes at the PBR!

 

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Making The Ice

Making The Ice

You are probably familiar with the atmosphere of a hockey game – cheering crowds, the smell of popcorn, a chill to the air, and kids catching t-shirts tossed to the stands. Worcester has a long history of hockey teams and dedicated fans, and the story of local hockey has a fresh beginning with the news that a brand new Hockey Club is coming to Worcester; Worcester Pro Hockey HC, the 29th ECHL franchise in the US!

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A Day With A Harlem Globetrotter

A Day With A Harlem Globetrotter

Wun Versher, aka "The Shot," visited Worcester this week! He is famous for his Four Point Shot.

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Introducing The Worcester Railers HC

Introducing The Worcester Railers HC

Worcester Pro Hockey has laid the groundwork for a team connected to the city’s energy and its dedicated fans. The ECHL team has officially revealed their name and logo, and the Worcester Railers HC will begin play in October of 2017! 

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Behind The Scenes: KISS Makeovers

Behind The Scenes: KISS Makeovers

1996 was the last time KISS played in town – we were so excited about their return on September 3 that we had to get into character! 

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In The Kitchen With Candy: Summer Eats

In The Kitchen With Candy: Summer Eats

Candy Murphy cooked dinner at home on Monday night and tried a new pineapple avocado salsa recipe. “I was going to put it over greens,” she said, “But then I decided, what the heck -- I’m going to do it straight-up.”

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