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  • Verse For Earth Day From Poet David K. Leff

    Verse For Earth Day From Poet David K. Leff

    Essayist, poet, photographer, and sometime fiction writer, David K. Leff is the author of nine books. As a lawyer and naturalist, he served the state for 28 years in the natural resources field, including over a decade as deputy commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection....

  • A Lilt Of Irish Verse: The Poems Of Annie And Ted Deppe

    A Lilt Of Irish Verse: The Poems Of Annie And Ted Deppe

    Having lived in Connecticut for many years, Ted and Annie Deppe moved to Ireland in 2000. While living there, Ted Deppe became the director of the Stonecoast in Ireland program in 2006. They currently live in Connemara and continue to coordinate Stonecoast residencies. Ted is the author of six...

      • Paradise Lost: The Poetry of Bessy Reyna

        Paradise Lost: The Poetry of Bessy Reyna

        Bessy Reyna first learned about the beauty of poetry as a fourth grader in Cuba, when her teacher selected her to memorize a poem and recite it to the class. After moving with her family to Panama, she came to the U.S. in 1968, having received a scholarship from Mt. Holyoke College. She went on...

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      • Hartford's 'Faces of Change' In Live Portrait Exhibit At Bushnell

        Hartford's 'Faces of Change' In Live Portrait Exhibit At Bushnell

        Everybody who is anybody in Hartford will be at The Bushnell on Thursday night, April 27, at the opening reception of "Pivotal: Faces of Change: Hartford." If they can't make it in person, they'll be there in spirit, they'll be hanging on the walls and they'll live inside everyone's cellphones....

      • 3-Day Trinity Exhibit 'Hijabs And Hoodies' Challenges Stereotypes

        3-Day Trinity Exhibit 'Hijabs And Hoodies' Challenges Stereotypes

        When a wave of violence and police brutality against young African Americans occurred a few years ago, Tracy Keza was paying close attention. "Images were just being made and shared online in a way that I felt wasn't productive. ... It was just a cycle of one bad thing after another," said Keza,...

          • Paper-Cut Art Of Nikki McClure At Mystic Seaport

            Paper-Cut Art Of Nikki McClure At Mystic Seaport

            All of Nikki McClure's artworks begin with a single sheet of black paper. She cuts and cuts with an X-Acto knife until pictures emerge: lakes, skies, trees, birds, children, shacks. Some images are so delicate they flutter in their frames and barely hold on to the black paper they came from: flowers,...

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