| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:20 AM
1) Real Art Ways
56 Arbor St.
(860) 232-1006 realartways.org
2) The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts
3) New Britain Museum of American Art
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:44 AM
>>One of the area's favorite chef/restaurant owner and culinary celebs, Dorjan Puka, is opening yet another restaurant. Puka, who owns West Hartford's Italian-inspired Treva and French-inspired Avert is going all American with a new place in Manchester to...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Harry Holtzman (1912-1987) was, for a brief window of time in the 1930s, practically the face of abstract art in America. The Brooklyn native, who lived in a converted barn in Lyme for the last 20 years of his life, helped inject the optimism,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:30 AM
In what now seems like an amazingly prescient move, the William Benton Museum at the University of Connecticut began seriously collecting contemporary art from India in 2004. That was the year the museum mounted a show called "Masala: Diversity and...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:20 AM
If you have attended services at a Quaker meeting house, you will immediately feel at home when you walk into Reynolds Fine Art in New Haven. Here, through Dec. 3, you will find the serene and beguiling "quilt drawings" of Daphne Taylor. She calls them...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The celebrated British sculptor Nicola Hicks (bn. 1960) has, in recent years, fallen in love with Aesop and his fables all over again. "Aesop is one of my heroes from deep history," she explained on a recent tour of her new exhibition at the Yale Center...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:33 AM
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...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:38 AM
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...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:36 AM
We moms don't have a lot of time for personal maintenance...am I right?
My son's teacher asked me if I got a haircut the other day and I replied: "No, this is just the unusual, dramatic results of a brush and blow dryer." Our clothes display spots...
| May 31, 2012
| 10:42 AM
The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center is the largest Native American institute in the world and it's right here in Connecticut.
The state-of-the-art facility features an observation tower, a large recreation of an authentic Pequot village,...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 10:04 AM
Galleries are places to celebrate artists and their work. But they can be the perfect creative haven to celebrate a wedding.
The décor is already in place; all you need are the guests, food and drinks, and music.
Most galleries that allow weddings are...