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  • '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, utopianism and clarity of abstraction into the artistic bloodstream of America. This all comes into revelatory focus in "Harry Holtzman and American Abstraction," an important and captivating exhibition at the Florence Griswold Museum created by Amy Kurtz Lansing and Benjamin Colman, two young curators who continue to impress with the freshness and erudition of their installations.
  • Silent Sustained Reading Program at Sport and Medical Sciences Academy

    Silent Sustained Reading Program at Sport and Medical Sciences Academy
    Sustained silent reading, also known as “SSR,” is a program that every student, teacher and administrator at SMSA takes part in. The SSR program has been adopted to promote reading for enjoyment and as a life skill. Three times a week, ...

    From Free Sex To Flatware

    WALLINGFORD — In the mid-1800s, Wallingford residents tried to create paradise on earth. Members of the utopian Oneida community who settled in town believed Jesus Christ's return to earth had already occurred in 70 A.D., and it was their duty to...

    What James Foley's murder says about the Islamic State

    What James Foley's murder says about the Islamic State
    The beheading of U.S. freelance photographer James Foley, now confirmed by U.S. officials, recalls the similarly gruesome murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002. It should act as a reminder, too, that the Islamic State began as al-...

    Chicago architect Gerald Horn dies at 79

     Chicago architect Gerald Horn dies at 79
    Chicago architect Gerald Horn began his career helping design daring modernist houses in California. Toward the end of his working life, he crafted a California house whose airy, sun-bleached exterior reflected his passion for precisely honed details...