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  • 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...
  • Slater Museum Helps Learning At Norwich Free Academy

    Slater Museum Helps Learning At Norwich Free Academy
    Norwich Free Academy is one of two high schools in the United States to have a museum on its campus.  The museum, which was donated to NFA in 1886, has given thousands of students as well as community members a little culture that is typically experienced...
  • Robert Olsen dies at 44; painted luminous depictions of urban objects

    Robert Olsen dies at 44; painted luminous depictions of urban objects
    Robert Olsen, a critically acclaimed artist known for his luminescent paintings of outdoor urban objects such as gas pumps and ATMs, would drive around Los Angeles all night looking for interesting items to photograph and then later paint. "I try to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hebron Sophomore, Caroline Novak, Takes FVAC's Best-in-Show

    RHAM High School sophomore Caroline Novak, 15, of Hebron, took first place in the Farmington Valley Arts Center's (FVAC) Aspiring Young Artist exhibit on Saturday, April 5. Ms. Novak's submission, a multi media abstract painting titled "A Study in Color,"...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Pomfret School AP Art Students Featured In Portfolio Group Show In Putnam

    Working in a variety of mediums, students in the AP Arts curriculum at Pomfret School will have their best efforts showcased when their AP Art group show, Portfolio, opens at P.S. ART in Putnam's Silver Circle Gallery and Art Center in Putnam, on Tuesday,...
  • A Grueling Race, Horrific Day And 5 Tales From Connecticut

    A Grueling Race, Horrific Day And 5 Tales From Connecticut
    They are mad. Defiant. Hopeful. Healing. They are the runners of the Boston Marathon, 36,000 Boston Strong. They are the volunteers. The spectators. The first responders and medical people. The photographers, the race officials and timers. They are...
  • Bulletin Board

    Monday Acrylic and oil painting classes, all levels, weekdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Professional Artists' League, 19119 Winslow Terrace, Boca Raton; $27. Call 561-883-5033. Art exhibit, "Favorite Places: Europe & Delray," acrylic paintings by local artist...
  • John Harbaugh statue joins 'Cradle of Coaches' at Miami University (Ohio)

    John Harbaugh statue joins 'Cradle of Coaches' at Miami University (Ohio)
    OXFORD, Ohio — With a blinding sun and a mostly empty Yager Stadium at his back, Ravens coach John Harbaugh peered into a crowd that contained so many people he wanted to thank. To his right were his parents, wife and daughter, along with other...
  • Church art exhibit in Newport News focuses on representations of Easter-time transformation

    Church art exhibit in Newport News focuses on representations of Easter-time transformation
    One might expect to find representations of crosses, Jesus and lambs at a church-sponsored Easter art exhibit. But at Warwick Memorial United Methodist Church in Newport News, the messages of Eastertime, God's love and human transformation are represented...
  • A huge supporting cast

    A huge supporting cast
    Dennis Baker is inclined to associate with winners. That's not to say he won't help an organization, initiative or individual get closer to victory. But, when that doesn't work, he has no misgivings about cutting loose or moving on. "My energy goes to...
  • Work completed on downtown Hampton carousel

    Work completed on downtown Hampton carousel
    HAMPTON — A father and son team whose life work is restoring and refurbishing amusement park rides has finished replacing pieces on the downtown carousel. This past winter, Bill and Gabe Finkenstein, of WRF Designs, restored the downtown carousel'...