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  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN'   •Broadway, Nov. 16 choice of "The Book of Mormon," orchestra seats, $205; or "The Lion King," $157. Lehigh Valley Active Life, Diane, 610-437-3700. •Together Again, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers tribute, Mount Airy, Oct. 16....
  • Food and wine festivals and fundraisers coming this fall

    Food and wine festivals and fundraisers coming this fall
    Food and wine events are a welcome addition to the fall season. The cool weather offers the perfect occasion to gather up friends and head outdoors. The lineup ranges from large outdoor festivals to more intimate fundraisers that often feature our...
  • Clare Graham sees art where others see junk

    Clare Graham sees art where others see junk
    It's something of a meta twist: an artist's gallery, re-created within a museum and serving as the central art piece of the gallery. But that's in line with much of artist Clare Graham's work. The 65-year-old obsessive collector and found-object...
  • LACMA spotlights '20s German Expressionist films

    LACMA spotlights '20s German Expressionist films
    Complex. Sophisticated. Groundbreaking. Shocking. These words describe the German Expressionist cinema during the Weimar era after World War I — a bravura brand of filmmaking that is still mesmerizing audiences and influencing filmmakers today....
  • Guerrilla Girls Giving Talk About Injustices In The Art World At Fairfield University

    Guerrilla Girls Giving Talk About Injustices In The Art World At Fairfield University
    At a gallery talk on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Fairfield University's Walsh Art Gallery, an artist will take the podium wearing a gorilla mask. She calls herself "Frida Kahlo." Some might wonder what this masquerade is all about. But those who have followed...
  • Write Stuff: Congressman James Clyburn Giving Book Talk At Stowe Center

    Write Stuff: Congressman James Clyburn Giving Book Talk At Stowe Center
    U.S. Rep. James E. Clyburn will discuss his new book, "Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black" (University of South Carolina Press, $34.95) on Sunday, Sept. 21,  at 5 p.m. at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, 77 Forest St., Hartford. U.S....
  • 'David Bowie Is': How do you fit a rocker into an art museum?

    'David Bowie Is': How do you fit a rocker into an art museum?
    Sometime soon, should you find yourself backstage at the Museum of Contemporary Art, wandering its administrative offices, be sure to look for the pencil drawing of David Bowie as a banana. It is not an official curated piece of museum art; rather, it...
  • Pacific jewel: touring Seattle's brilliant landscape

    Pacific jewel: touring Seattle's brilliant landscape
    A series of occasional articles exploring destinations that are easily reached via nonstop flights from Baltimore. Flying to the West Coast for vacation isn't often ideal for Baltimoreans. It can be difficult to find nonstop flights, and it's almost...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Wee Faerie Village

    The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme presents Wee Faerie Village in a Steampunk'd Wonderland on the grounds of museum's campus from Oct. 3 through Nov. 2. Twenty-five hand-crafted faerie houses and scenes recount Lewis Carroll's classic tale, "Alice's...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Amistad Center Receives Prestigious Grant To Support Education Programs

    The Amistad Center for Art & Culture is one of only 12 museums in the nation - and the only one in Connecticut - to receive a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS), as part of the Museum Grants for African American History...
  • Virginia Air and Space Center names new director

    Virginia Air and Space Center names new director
    The former president of a Connecticut children's museum will begin commanding the Virginia Air and Space Center this November. Robert Griesmer was named Friday as the new executive director of the museum in downtown Hampton. He previously led the...