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The Horror Of Sleepy Hollow Returns To Old Sturbridge Village

Old Sturbridge Village is a history museum that depicts a rural town in the 1830s, complete with homes, meeting houses, a school, a store, a bank, a farm, a covered bridge, mills and dozens of villagers in period-perfect costumes. And, starting at the end of September, when Halloween will be just...

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  • CHS Exhibit Reflects Queen Victoria's Influence On Fashion

    CHS Exhibit Reflects Queen Victoria's Influence On Fashion

    Queen Victoria had a huge impact on 19th-century fashion, but her two biggest contributions can be summed up in two words: black and white. Before Victoria walked down the aisle in 1840 to marry her love, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, brides weren't in the habit of wearing white on their...

      • Hong Hong's 'Vivid Dream' At Real Art Ways

        Hong Hong's 'Vivid Dream' At Real Art Ways

        Hong Hong likes to start working on her art very early in the morning. "The city is between being asleep and being awake. So am I. I feel as if everything is a dream," she says. By the time the sun comes up and is high in the sky, Hong needs its help with her work. "As they move from wet to dry,...

        • Hygienic Exhibit Illustrates Novel About A Troubled Connecticut Boy

          Hygienic Exhibit Illustrates Novel About A Troubled Connecticut Boy

          As an artist-in-residence for five years at Hygienic Art Galleries in New London, Casey Spec wrote a novel about a young Connecticut man with a troubled childhood. "It's about growing up weird, feeling isolated, always having an antagonist in your life, always having issues with your family," says...

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        • Documentary 'Whose Streets?' At Real Art Ways

          Documentary 'Whose Streets?' At Real Art Ways

          The fatal shooting of African-American teenager Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9, 2014, will have repercussions for years to come. Two filmmakers trained their lens on the community uprising that immediately followed the tragedy. For "Whose Streets?" Sabaah Folayan...

          • Hepburn's 'Stage Door' Showing At Cedar Hill Cemetery

            Hepburn's 'Stage Door' Showing At Cedar Hill Cemetery

            Not a month goes by in the Hartford area without a screening of a movie starring local girl Katharine Hepburn. Fans of the Great Kate can see one of her classic films at Hepburn's final resting place. "Stage Door," from 1937, also starring Lucille Ball, Ginger Rogers, Eve Arden and Ann Miller,...

            • 'Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge' At Real Art Ways

              'Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge' At Real Art Ways

              "Hidden Figures" was a big hit last year, telling stories about pioneering women in math and science. A movie showing in a two-time-only screening this weekend at Real Art Ways tells the story of another pioneering female scientist. "Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge" tells the story of the...

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