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  • 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: Inspiration Quilts Exhibit At Textile Museum

    "Inspiration Quilts: Then and Now," a new exhibit at the Windham Textile & History Museum," runs from May 16 through Sept. 7 at the Windham Textile & History Museum. The exhibit celebrates the museum's 25th anniversary by featuring antique quilts from...
  • 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,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Mexican Artist Shares His Culture And Creativity To Middle School Students

    On April 24 and 25 Windsor Locks Middle School will be host to visiting artists Pablo Paredes and Enriqueta Rosales, a husband and wife team of folk artists from Tlaquepaque, Mexico. Tlaquepaque's name is derived from the Aztec language and means "land of...
  • 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...
  • New boutique on Michigan Avenue, Buffalo Exchange dollar sale and more deals

    New boutique on Michigan Avenue, Buffalo Exchange dollar sale and more deals
    Just caught wind this morning that a new boutique, Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet, opens on Michigan Avenue today near Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Gucci. The store, equipped with vintage furniture and a mural ceiling, stocks designer women's clothing in...
  • Highland Park show puts spotlight on mysterious photographer

    Many Highland Park residents might recall noticing a woman walking around with a Rolleiflex camera during the 1950s and 1960s. Some can even cite memories of this person as their nanny, a role she held for various Highland Park families. Very few,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Drama At Marlborugh Arts Center's 4th Friday @ The Arts Cafe

    The Marlborough Arts Center's popular 4th Friday @ the Arts Cafe this month is a show for the whole family when dramatic acts come to its Charles W. Hall Art Gallery building at 231 North Main Street in Marlborough on Friday, April 25. The first part of...
  • Review: Rapt in Byzantine gold at Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth'

     Review: Rapt in Byzantine gold at Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth'
    Think of Byzantium, and a color leaps to mind. That color is gold. The empire ruled from the crossroads of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea for a thousand years between AD 324 and its final collapse in 1453. At the Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades,...
  • Irv Kupcinet statue removed from riverfront for restoration

    Irv Kupcinet statue removed from riverfront for restoration
    The 9-foot-tall bronze statue of Irv Kupcinet, missing from its spot downtown on Chicago’s riverfront, is safe and undergoing restoration, according to city officials. The statue, which passersby noticed missing from its base at the corner of...
  • 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...