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'Kinky Boots' — And A 'Strut' Soiree — At The Palace

"Kinky Boots" is lacing up for yet another trip to Connecticut. When the national tour of the Broadway hits the Palace Theater in Waterbury Dec. 6 through 11, it will be the show's third time in the state in the past 18 months. It's always welcome. "Kinky Boots" is an upbeat musical about acceptance,...

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  • Mark Twain House Reopening Mahogany Suite

    Mark Twain House Reopening Mahogany Suite

    Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford closed the elegant first-floor Mahogany Suite in 2005, and it stayed closed for 11 years. In that time, extensive research was done on the suite, house guests who stayed in it and decor trends when Samuel Clemens' family lived there, from 1874 to 1891. On...

  • Real Art Ways Expands On Concept Of Found Objects

    Real Art Ways Expands On Concept Of Found Objects

    A new set of exhibits at Real Art Ways in Hartford demonstrate various permutations on the concept of "found object art." The object Scott Schuldt found was a cabin in the North Cascades near the Stillaguamish River in Washington state. His friends called it a prospector's cabin. Schuldt suspected...

      • Text Enhances Photography Exhibit At Lyman Allyn

        Text Enhances Photography Exhibit At Lyman Allyn

        A photograph by Carrie Mae Weems hangs on the wall at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London. It shows an African American man smoking, having a drink, staring at a tape recorder with a weary look. On its own, the photo asks a lot of questions: What is he listening to? Why does he look so downcast?...

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