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  • The Mercurial Gallery in Danbury Featuring 'Crown of Clowns'

    The Mercurial Gallery in Danbury Featuring 'Crown of Clowns'
    Andrew Werner is a 24-year-old Bridgeport resident who attended New York's School of Visual Arts. His background in comic book art has blended with his training in the world of fine art to produce darkly comedic illustrations of severed body parts and the...
  • A Small Press, Specializing in New Fiction, Blooms in West Hartford

    A Small Press, Specializing in New Fiction, Blooms in West Hartford
    Dan Pope had every intention of becoming a lawyer. The West Hartford native graduated law school, passed the bar and began practicing the trade. There was only one problem: he always knew, deep inside, he was a writer. Not just a weekend hobbyist but a...
  • Hitting the Small Screen: Connecticut Designers in the Apps and Games Business

    Hitting the Small Screen: Connecticut Designers in the Apps and Games Business
    To the casual, iPhone-toting observer on the street, success in the app-development game means launching the next Angry Birds, the next Words with Friends, the next Fruit Ninja. It's all about creating that simple, super-addictive, viral app that pays for...
  • Students On Campus: To Stay Or Go?

    For many students on Connecticut college campuses most affected by the weekend's snowstorm, Monday was a day of decision-making. Should they stay or should they go? For Lauren Poremski and Christy Taylor, the answer came late Monday afternoon, when...
  • Best Local TV Personality

    Best Local TV Personality
    1) Paul Piorek (News 12) Paul Piorek, the News 12 weathercaster, didn't start his career by gazing skyward. He is a former elementary social studies teacher and assistant at Western Connecticut State University's weather center. Weather was his passion...
  • Ives Concert Park's season kick-off features Counting Crows

    Ives Concert Park's season kick-off features Counting Crows
    Danbury's Ives Concert Park opens its season on Tuesday, June 12 when the revived '90s hitmakers Counting Crows take to the scenic stage that rests on a pagoda, in a lake, hiding in the woods behind WestConn's Westside campus. It's one of the most...
  • The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut

    The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut
    Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...
  • The Stepkids play the streets of Bridgeport on June 7

    The Stepkids play the streets of Bridgeport on June 7
    The Stepkids w/ Echo and Drake. Thu., June 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Downtown Thursdays, McLevy Green, Main & State sts., Bridgeport. (203) 335-3800, downtownthursdays.com.   The Stepkids won't have to travel far when they play the first Downtown...
  • John Patitucci at the Ives Concert Hall in Danbury

    John Patitucci at the Ives Concert Hall in Danbury
    Westconn music students are used to jamming with great musicians, but they're going to get a real treat on Friday when bassist John Patitucci stops by to give a master class and then perform alongside them in the Ives Concert Hall (named after composer...
  • Blake Mills plays Danbury's Ives Concert ParkBlake on the Lake

    Blake Mills plays Danbury's Ives Concert ParkBlake on the Lake
    Blake Mills With Fiona Apple. Fri., June 29, 8 p.m. $35-$50. Ives Concert Park, Western Connecticut State University’s Westside Campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension, Danbury. (866) 558-4253, ivesconcertpark.com.   When Blake Mills’ debut album...
  • Class Acts: Lydia Walter, Nathan Hale-Ray High School, East Haddam

    Class Acts: Lydia Walter, Nathan Hale-Ray High School, East Haddam
    If you think captaining one sports team is difficult, try captaining three. Lydia Walter did just that with the basketball, softball, and soccer teams at Nathan Hale-Ray, where she was the valedictorian as well. Walter also served as vice president of...