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  • The 'Fully Loaded' New Year's Eve Cabaret

    The 'Fully Loaded' New Year's Eve Cabaret

    Cafe Nine hosted its annual New Year's Eve burlesque show, featuring burlesque performers Dot Mitzvah, Vivienne LaFlamme and Vanil LaFrappe, as well as drag performers Mia E Z'Lay and Loosey LaDuca.  The evening was hosted by Robin Banks.

  • 2018 Plunge For Parks At Lighthouse Point Park

    2018 Plunge For Parks At Lighthouse Point Park

    Lighthouse Point Park started 2018 with a splash at the annual Plunge for Parks, which featured a breakfast reception with live music and a raffle in the carousel house followed by a plunge into a freezing cold ocean. Hot tubs were available for plungers afterward. 

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  • Seuss Museum Unveils New Mural After Racial Brouhaha

    Seuss Museum Unveils New Mural After Racial Brouhaha

    The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum in Springfield on Tuesday unveiled its redesigned mural, months after its previous mural, which was revealed on the museum’s inauguration, was criticized as reinforcing racial stereotypes. The museum also installed a wall label, “Dr. Seuss in Historical Context,”...

      • Hygienic 2-Week Art Fest Includes Exhibits, Music, Fashion, Film

        Hygienic 2-Week Art Fest Includes Exhibits, Music, Fashion, Film

        Hygienic Art XXXIX, the latest in the annual series of winter arts events of visual arts, music, film, fashion, dance and theater, begins Jan. 26 and runs through Feb. 9 at various locations around the New London waterfront. Two events kick off the festivities. The Hygienic Hootenanny is at 33...

          • Maya Angelou-Inspired Women's Rights Exhibit At Housatonic

            Maya Angelou-Inspired Women's Rights Exhibit At Housatonic

            In “Caged Bird,” poet Maya Angelou wrote: “A caged bird stands on the grave of dreams, his shadow shouts on a nightmare scream, his wings are clipped and his feet are tied so he opens his throat to sing.” Sculptor Ann Weiner took the spirit of Angelou’s birds and found women who exemplify the striving...

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              • 'Life On Parole' Screening Free At Hartford Library

                'Life On Parole' Screening Free At Hartford Library

                ‘Life on Parole,” a PBS Frontline documentary about Connecticut's efforts to change parole laws and curb recidivism, will be shown in a free screening on Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. at Hartford Public Library, 500 Main St. The event is presented by the Institute for Municipal & Regional Policy at Central...

                • Rape Documentary 'I Am Evidence' At Real Art Ways

                  Rape Documentary 'I Am Evidence' At Real Art Ways

                  On Thursday, Jan. 25, Real Art Ways in Hartford hosts a one-time-only screening of a documentary about rape. “I Am Evidence” examines how the criminal justice system treats sexual assault survivors. The HBO film was produced by Mariska Hargitay, an actress and the founder of the Joyful Heart Foundation....

                  • Documentary 'Deaf Jam' To Be Shown At NBMAA

                    Documentary 'Deaf Jam' To Be Shown At NBMAA

                    New Britain Museum of American Art continues its programming focus on the world of the deaf with a screening of “Deaf Jam.” The documentary tells the story of Aneta Brodski, an Israeli immigrant to New York City, who participates in the spoken-word slam scene. She teams up with Tahani, a hearing...

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                    • Thousands Expected For Nine-Acre Railroad Hobby Show

                      Thousands Expected For Nine-Acre Railroad Hobby Show

                      Four big buildings at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield will resemble Grand Central Terminal at rush hour the weekend of Jan. 27 and 28 as thousands of train enthusiasts crowd in for the Amherst Railway Society’s 50th Anniversary Railroad Hobby Show. The show features more than...

                      • 50 Things To Do To Get You Through A Connecticut Winter

                        50 Things To Do To Get You Through A Connecticut Winter

                        Love it or hate it, Connecticut’s long winter can leave even the most hearty ready to break free from the trappings of frigid temperatures and piles of snow. Think there’s nothing to be done about it? Wrong. We’ve gathered 50 activities — indoors and out — to help you survive until spring arrives....

                      • CT Celebrates Martin Luther King Day With These Events

                        CT Celebrates Martin Luther King Day With These Events

                        All ages can celebrate and honor civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. during events held at several Connecticut institutions around the state. All activities are on Martin Luther King Day, Monday, Jan. 15, unless otherwise noted. Bristol: Imagine Nation, One Pleasant St., honors King from...

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                          • 'Brothers Karamazov' Inspires Experimental, Far-Reaching 'Field Guide' At Yale Rep

                            'Brothers Karamazov' Inspires Experimental, Far-Reaching 'Field Guide' At Yale Rep

                            The members of Rude Mechs are far from rude. (The name comes from the company of tradesman actors in Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”) The shows developed by this exciting experimental performance troupe can indeed be provocative and confounding. But they don’t seem to mind explaining...

                          • Hartford Stage's 'Feeding The Dragon' A Passionate Telling Of A Childhood

                            Hartford Stage's 'Feeding The Dragon' A Passionate Telling Of A Childhood

                            In her new one-woman show “Feeding the Dragon” — at Hartford Stage through Feb. 4, en route to off Broadway — Sharon Washington could hardly be more ingratiating. Or more present. Or more active. Washington walks onto the stage while the theater’s pre-recorded “Turn off your cell phones” announcement...

                          • Holocaust Drama 'Across The Waters' In Mystic

                            Holocaust Drama 'Across The Waters' In Mystic

                            Holocaust Remembrance Day is Saturday, Jan. 27, and to mark the occasion, Mystic Seaport hosts a film about the rescue of Jews during World War II. “Across the Waters” tells the story of the 1943 evacuation of Jews from Nazi-occupied Denmark, across the sound into neutral Sweden. It happened in...

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                          • Après-Ski: The Fun Begins When The Skiing Ends At These New England Destinations

                            Après-Ski: The Fun Begins When The Skiing Ends At These New England Destinations

                            Ooh, la la. It’s hardly a surprise that it’s the French who coined the term, “après-ski” considering they’re among some of the first Europeans to have widely embraced the sport back in the 1900s. “After ski,” as it translates, describes the imbibing, merriment, and social activities that follow...

                          • The Best Ways To Save A Few Bucks On New England Slopes

                            The Best Ways To Save A Few Bucks On New England Slopes

                            With the arrival of November comes colder weather and the first flakes of snow, officially kicking off ski season. While for enthusiasts it’s the most wonderful time of the year, it also tends to be the most expensive, because for the most part, a day on the slopes doesn’t come cheap. There are,...

                          • When It's All About The Hotel, Not The Destination

                            When It's All About The Hotel, Not The Destination

                            For many travelers, hotels are nothing more than a generic place to sleep and store their luggage while they spend their days exploring exotic locales. In some cases, however, the accommodations steal the show. From doing jail time to sleeping in a treehouse, these unique hotels and inns from New...

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