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Karla Knight's 'Spaceship Drawings' At EBK In Hartford

Karla Knight’s pencil-on-paper drawings, which she calls “spaceships,” look like schematic diagrams scattered with letters not from any human alphabet but from an alphabet beyond Earthly understanding. Knight, of Redding, wants them to stay beyond our understanding. “People ask me if there is a...

  • Art Buying And Making At Art In The Park In Manchester

    Art Buying And Making At Art In The Park In Manchester

    Art in the Park, the yearly free art-showing and -buying shindig at Center Memorial Park in Manchester, will hold its 45th annual event on June 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., showing work from more than 150 artists and artisans from all over Connecticut. Painting, sculpture, photography, jewelry, digital,...

      • Art for AIDS In Hartford

        Art for AIDS In Hartford

        Every year, AIDS CT gathers at ArtSpace in Hartford for Art for AIDS. At the art exhibit and party, attendees all get to take one piece of art off the wall and take it home. The first person to choose usually is Joel Fried, who founded the fundraiser in honor of his late brother, Richard Fried....

          • Viking Artifacts, Vinland Map On Display At Mystic Seaport

            Viking Artifacts, Vinland Map On Display At Mystic Seaport

            Lesson No. 1: Viking warriors didn’t wear horned helmets. “Viking helmets with horns date to the end of the 19th century, with Wagner operas,” says Nicholas Bell, senior vice president for curatorial affairs at Mystic Seaport Museum. “People in general are fascinated by Vikings, there is a romance...

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