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  • Frankie Knuckles dies at 59; DJ helped create house music

    Frankie Knuckles, a record producer and disc jockey who helped develop the sound and culture of house music — a style of Chicago dance music that revolutionized club culture in the 1970s and '80s and resonates today — died Monday at his home...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Traveling Valley Artists Visit East Granby Public Library

    The Traveling Valley Artists will be exhibiting at East Granby Public Library from April 2 through April 30. Opening Reception April 7 from 4 to 6 p.m. The artists exhibiting are: Helen David, Bonnie Faraclas, Claire Pedron, Rose Mary Knoll, Shirley...
  • READER SUBMITTED: The Traveling Valley Artists

    Will exhibit their art at the East Granby Library from April 2 to April 30 with a reception on Monday, April 7 from 4 to 6 p.m. The artists have been painting in and around the Farmington Valley for decades. Some are members of the Avon Arts Association...
  • Asnuntuck Students Get Their Own Gallery Space

    Asnuntuck Students Get Their Own Gallery Space
    A new gallery at Asnuntuck Community College is giving students a place to display their work through a series of solo exhibitions. The humble space had been a hallway leading to an outdoor courtyard. But with brightened lighting and the right amount of...
  • In defense of Billy Corgan's 'Siddhartha'

    In defense of Billy Corgan's 'Siddhartha'
    "Play normal music!" The woman yelling this at Neil Young stood three rows away from him at the Rosemont Theater in 2004. Between each song, as he spoke to the crowd about the next chapter in "Greendale," the theatrical rock play he was presenting...
  • Like/Dislike with Heyhee Choi, design student

    Like/Dislike with Heyhee Choi, design student
    Nineteen is a lucky number -- at least for MICA'S XIX: An Experimental Fashion Event. Senior fiber major Heyhee Choi is one of the 19 to be featured at the weekend event, along with 18 other artists and designers who make up MICA's fiber department's...
  • Making potholes into art

    Making potholes into art
    It's officially spring. We're deep into pothole season, which, like other holiday seasons, seems to grow longer every year. This pothole season could be the longest yet. Potholes are out of control. The Chicago Department of Transportation said last month...
  • READER SUBMITTED: The Windsor 8 @ 226

    226, the newest space for art in Connecticut, will open with its first exhibition The Windsor 8 on Thursday, April 10, from 5 to 7 p.m. The Windsor 8 features the work of well-known sculptor LeaAnn Cogswell, the equally well known painter Cathy Doocy,...
  • Trip tactics: Rio to Bali, she gets lost, listens closely, makes deals

    Trip tactics: Rio to Bali, she gets lost, listens closely, makes deals
    Every destination has lessons to teach, and so do most travelers. In “Trip Tactics,” we ask seasoned travelers for tips, confessions and war stories. The traveler: Armenia Nercessian de Oliveira, a longtime United Nations officer and...
  • Artist tackles gender bias with a bold experiment in Siri Hustvedt's terrific 'The Blazing World'

    "The Blazing World" by Siri Hustvedt; Simon & Schuster ($26) "An original thing would be so foreign, we wouldn't be able to recognize it, would we?" muses a character in Siri Hustvedt's new novel. But she's wrong. "The Blazing World" is unique and...
  • Dance In Connecticut: Great Triumphs And Continuing Struggles

    Dance In Connecticut: Great Triumphs And Continuing Struggles
    People are often tickled by the story that famed choreographer George Balanchine considered settling in Hartford before establishing in New York, but local lore suggests he was never that serious. Balanchine's immigration to the U.S. was aided by...