1) Maurice Sendak - New Britain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington St
2) Festival of Trees & Traditions - Wadsworth Atheneum
3) Toulouse-Lautrec - New Britain Museum of American Art
With the wild success of both the UConn men's and women's basketball teams, there is reason to celebrate of late, so why not give fans another opportunity to raise a glass.
In Cambridge, Mass., the Boston Brew Tour beckons. This one is for the adults. You sip, they steer. It's an education in craft beer.
"It’s a 4 ½ hour to 5 hour day of beer drinking and learning about the brewing process. We visit usually three different breweries," said Chad Brodsky, chief beer guide and creator of the tour....
Cabin fever has taken over our house!
I can't wait for that first warm spring day when we can just go and play on the swings or go for a walk!Until then, I know it can be a challenge to entertain the kids, especially on a budget, or no budget for that matter! My sister Amy told me how the library was a great resource for her and her children, so I checked out my local branch. Not only do they offer free children's storytime every week for my oldest, they offer free or discounted passes to area...
Performances of the Newington Children's Theatre Company holiday production of "Babes In Toyland" kick-off Friday, December 6th.
Based on the popular operetta, the charming musical tale revolves around beloved Mother Goose characters.
"We have two casts of children, totalling fifty-four, from ten different towns," says Executive Artistic Director Claire Van Cott. "We have kids as young as five and as old as twelve."
NCTC, Connecticut's oldest children's theatre, aims to inspire creativity and...
Exit, Mr. Goodspeed
It's going to be strange not to see Michael Price in his office tucked away off the cozy lobby of the Goodspeed Opera House, sitting in his barber chair, holding court with guests during intermission. Or stationed at the bottom of the theater's grand red staircase, smiling broadly, shaking hands and receiving compliments from members of the crowd leaving a show.
After all, no single person has been associated so long with an arts institution in the state — or almost...
If you haven't seen the "Wee Faerie Village" at the Florence Griswold Museum, it's time to take a drive to Old Lyme. Each fall, the museum installs a natural exhibit for children around the gorgeous grounds with the scenic Lieutenant River in the distance. And, I have to say, it is a truly magical experience for boys, girls and adults alike.
This year, there are 24 fairy houses - handcrafted works of art - nestled under trees and in gardens, all adhering to a Wizard of Oz theme.
The exhibit is...