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An Artistic Argument For For Veganism At Charter Oak

Animal rights through veganism — and its connection to Judaism — is pondered in a new exhibit at Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford: “Through Compassionate Eyes: Artists Call for Animal Rights.” One painting depicts the electrocution of an elephant. Other artworks show an emaciated trapped...

  • A To Z: The Wee Faeries At Florence Griswold Get A Lesson In The Alphabet

    A To Z: The Wee Faeries At Florence Griswold Get A Lesson In The Alphabet

    Faeries have returned to Old Lyme, as they do every autumn, and this year, they’ve got a letter for you. In fact, they have all 26 letters and a few punctuation marks. For 2018, Wee Faerie Village, Florence Griswold Museum’s annual outdoor exhibit, is themed Lettersburg Junction. Each house scattered...

      • Community Invited To Help Create Two Murals In Colt Park

        Community Invited To Help Create Two Murals In Colt Park

        Editor’s note: This story has been updated with the Oct. 14 rain date. The Oct. 13 painting event was postponed due to expected rainstorms. Colt Park in Hartford will be filled with artists on Oct. 14, and you may be one of them. Anyone who wanders past the baseball diamond concession stand can...

          • 'Captive Bodies' At Yale Tells History Of Prison Practices In British Isles

            'Captive Bodies' At Yale Tells History Of Prison Practices In British Isles

            Before the 18th century in England, criminals didn’t go to prison. Prisons, as understood by people in the 21st century, did not exist. Neither did the now-routine practice of presumption of innocence. Criminals were sent to dungeons inside palaces. They often were tortured or starved. Some were...

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