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  • 'Hidden Treasures,' 'Farmageddon' and 'Color Me Impressed' Playing Locally

    'Hidden Treasures,' 'Farmageddon' and 'Color Me Impressed' Playing Locally
    Hidden Treasures is a film that showcases some of the treasures within the national treasure that is the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Alexandra Isles, the maker of the film, together with Yale Kneeland, a former Objects Curator at the Met,...
  • The Exacting Eye of Walker Evans at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme

    The Exacting Eye of Walker Evans at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme
    American photographer Walker Evans left an indelible mark on this country's history with his striking images of squalor and poverty during the Great Depression. The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme will be exhibiting some of Evans' most famous pieces,...
  • The Unblinking Stare of Walker Evans at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme

    The Unblinking Stare of Walker Evans at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme
    The Exacting Eye of Walker Evans Through Jan. 29, 2012, Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme, (860) 434-5542   "Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long." So advised Walker Evans (1901-1975), who knew...
  • Best Museum

    Best Museum
    1st) Yale Peabody Museum "Where else can you bring the kids to interact with a gigantic bed bug (like the one in director Derek Briggs' hand in the photo below), catch an educational puppet show and check out an array of fish skeletons that are not...
  • Best Local Art School

    Best Local Art School
    1st) Paier College of Art Paier College of Art has a philosophy: not all artists starve. To keep students eating after loans and graduation, they learn from professional artists in order to become a professional in the commercial art world. Founded in...
  • Tex-Mex Not An Option At Authentic Oaxaca Kitchen

    Tex-Mex Not An Option At Authentic Oaxaca Kitchen
    In the southern half of the state, Prasad Chirnomula's name is synonymous with upscale Indian cuisine. As the owner of five Thali restaurants in New Haven and Fairfield County, he understands why his latest spot, Oaxaca Kitchen, has garnered a lot of...
  • Small Crowds Make B.O.M.B. Fest Enjoyable, Though Not Profitable

    Small Crowds Make B.O.M.B. Fest Enjoyable, Though Not Profitable
    Let’s just say that crowds weren’t a problem this year at B.O.M.B. Fest. Actually, from a certain perspective, that was the problem. About 8,000 people paid to attend (an average of 4,000 per day, with another 500 total comped in) the two-...
  • At 4 & Twenty Blackbirds, Quality Starts With the Bread

    At 4 & Twenty Blackbirds, Quality Starts With the Bread
    Nancy Ackerman knows her crusts. As the owner and baking genius of 4 & Twenty Blackbirds, she elevates the first layer of each dessert to something sublime, starting with crushed graham crackers at the base of the cranberry orange cheesecake and key...
  • 'Art and Artists in Connecticut'

    Connecticut “has given the world more artists of ability than any other state,” or so proclaimed Henry W. French in his 1879 tome Art and Artists in Connecticut. That may or may not be true, but it does suggest another proclamation at this...
  • Romantic Dining In Connecticut

    Romantic Dining In Connecticut
    Visit Vivo Seasonal Trattoria at the Marriott Hartford Downtown, 200 Columbus Blvd., for a four-course dinner on Sunday, Feb. 13 or Monday, Feb14. The restaurant, which serves Mediterranean food and has an Italian wine bar, will begin seating on both...
  • All-Courant Boys Lacrosse Team

    Attack Dan Carr, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. Matt Kycia, Xavier-Middletown, Sr. Matt Prezioso, Southington, Sr. Zach Thresher, Somers, Sr. Midfield Matt Dupont, Cheshire, Sr. Mike Hanna, Somers, Sr. Cory Santor, Glastonbury, Sr. Jeff Smith,...