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  • ARTini Celebrates Cocktails, Local Artists, Fashion

    ARTini Celebrates Cocktails, Local Artists, Fashion
    Time to pull out the flapper dress, heels and headpieces. The fourth annual Greater Hartford Arts Council ARTini fundraiser has a 1920s theme this year. The "pop-up martini mixer" at Hartford's Marquee Events and Catering Oct. 30 features a curated...
  • 'Harry Holtzman and American Abstraction' on View at the Florence Griswold Museum

    'Harry Holtzman and American Abstraction' on View at the Florence Griswold Museum
    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,...
  • Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum

    Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum
    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...
  • 'Daphne Taylor: Quilt Drawings' at Reynolds Fine Art

    'Daphne Taylor: Quilt Drawings' at Reynolds Fine Art
    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...
  • Yale Center For British Art Features Sculpture By Nicola Hicks

    Yale Center For British Art Features Sculpture By Nicola Hicks
    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...
  • 'Babes In Toyland' At Newington Children's Theatre Company

    'Babes In Toyland' At Newington Children's Theatre Company
    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...
  • Best Arts Center

    Best Arts Center
    1) Real Art Ways 56 Arbor St. Hartford (860) 232-1006 realartways.org   2) The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts   3) New Britain Museum of American Art  
  • Small Bites: Dining News

    Small Bites: Dining News
    Small Bites >>Tuscany Grill in Middletown has added a fall menu. Signature entrees include herb chicken, pan-seared scallops, grilled salmon and grilled pork tenderloin. Entrée prices range from $19 to $25.Tuscany Information: 860-346-7096 and tuscany-...
  • A Mom's Adventure: The Spray Tan

    A Mom's Adventure: The Spray Tan
    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...
  • Delightful 'Wee Faerie Village' Returns

    Delightful 'Wee Faerie Village' Returns
    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...
  • Wedding Installations: Art galleries offer a unique venue with its own distinct décor already in place

    Wedding Installations: Art galleries offer a unique venue with its own distinct décor already in place
    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...