| Sep 13, 2011
| 11:14 AM
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,...
| Sep 29, 2011
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,...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 11:55 AM
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...
| May 4, 2011
| 9:16 AM
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...
| May 9, 2011
| 9:29 AM
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...
| May 26, 2011
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...
| May 30, 2011
| 12:08 AM
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-...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 5:52 AM
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...
| Oct 4, 2010
| 1:45 PM
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...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 10:59 AM
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...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 12:17 PM
Dan Carr, Hall-West Hartford, Sr.
Matt Kycia, Xavier-Middletown, Sr.
Matt Prezioso, Southington, Sr.
Zach Thresher, Somers, Sr.
Matt Dupont, Cheshire, Sr.
Mike Hanna, Somers, Sr.
Cory Santor, Glastonbury, Sr.