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  • 2018 New Haven Bed Race

    2018 New Haven Bed Race

    Contestants in the New Haven Bed Race on Sept. 16 marched in a parade with wheeled, decorated beds and before racing the beds down Crown Street throughout the afternoon.

  • PrideFest 2018

    PrideFest 2018

    People from all over the state celebrated at  Pridefest on Hartford's Pratt Street Saturday, Sept. 8. 

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  • Political Cartoons At Yale, UConn Lampoon The Powerful Of The 18th, 19th Centuries

    Political Cartoons At Yale, UConn Lampoon The Powerful Of The 18th, 19th Centuries

    The president’s never-ending battles with the media are reported on the news every day. But if he thinks he invented the concept of “fake news,” he is wrong. For centuries, the powerful have relentlessly perpetrated the fiction that everything journalists report about them is a lie, in words or...

      • 'Shopping Carts Of New Britain' At Stockman Gallery

        'Shopping Carts Of New Britain' At Stockman Gallery

        The subjects of Margaret Vaughan’s photographs are cast-off, abandoned, unloved. They lay in the snow, lean against trees, hang out on the sidewalk at all hours of the day and night. They’re shopping carts. Vaughan started noticing discarded carts in 2016, while walking every day from her home...

          • 'What's The Alternative?' At Benton In Storrs

            'What's The Alternative?" At Benton In Storrs

            The new exhibit at The William Benton Museum of Art in Storrs is not for children. There are dozens of images of nudity, sexuality, adult language and violence, including one unforgettably horrifying photo of a soldier in Southeast Asia with half of his head blown off. This imagery was necessary,...

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              • 'Peter And The Starcatcher' At Playhouse On Park A Charming Journey To Neverland

                'Peter And The Starcatcher' At Playhouse On Park A Charming Journey To Neverland

                From national tours to college productions, you’ve had plenty of opportunities to catch “Peter and the Starcatcher” at Connecticut theaters in recent years. Playhouse on Park’s rendition, glowing like star stuff in West Hartford through Oct. 14, feels different. This fantastical tale of lost boys...

              • 'Make Believe' At Hartford Stage Moves From Magical To Unnerving

                'Make Believe' At Hartford Stage Moves From Magical To Unnerving

                Believe it. “Make Believe,” Bess Wohl’s noble experiment in using pre-adolescent actors to explore deep adult themes about family, maturity and various psychological disturbances of childhood — grows up fast. It gains stature and power before your eyes. In the first part of the play, which is at...

              • Blues Harmonica Maestro Kim Wilson To Make Appearance At Black-Eyed Sally's

                Blues Harmonica Maestro Kim Wilson To Make Appearance At Black-Eyed Sally's

                Harmonica player Kim Wilson — frontman of the Fabulous Thunderbirds — makes an appearance at Black-Eyed Sally’s in Hartford on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 8 p.m. Wilson’s recording credits include Paul Simon and Carlos Santana and he has performed with the likes of Big Walter Horton, Buddy Guy and Jimmy...

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              • Your Pup Is Royalty At Museum Of Dog

                Your Pup Is Royalty At Museum Of Dog

                Pet-friendly outings usually don’t include visits to museums, which are famously protective of their precious possessions. The newest museum in the gallery-packed Berkshires region of Massachusetts is a charming exception: a fun collection of artworks and artifacts about dogs — even some artworks...

              • Philadelphia Emerges As Colorful Travel Destination

                Philadelphia Emerges As Colorful Travel Destination

                An inordinate amount of confetti lined the streets of Philadelphia this winter after two championship parades celebrated the Eagles’ first Super Bowl win and the Villanova Wildcats’ victory as champions of the Big East Men's Basketball Tournament. The title-starved masses were sated. The nation’s...

              • 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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