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  • The Birth Of Art Colonies: Old Lyme And Greenwich Were Key Locations For American Impressionism

    The Birth Of Art Colonies: Old Lyme And Greenwich Were Key Locations For American Impressionism
    In the late 19th century, artist Martha Lamb observed that the variety of landscapes in the town of Old Lyme "would drive an artist to distraction." Her comment was prophetic. Within a few decades after she made that statement, Old Lyme was home to a...
  • Timeline: Big Moments For The Wadsworth Atheneum

    Timeline: Big Moments For The Wadsworth Atheneum
    In its early days, many would have doubted that the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art would still be around in 2014. Old Lyme artist Henry White (1861-1952) painted a sorrowful picture of the museum he visited as a boy: "The picture gallery was a...
  • Drummer Matt Wilson Talks Swing and Joy

    Drummer Matt Wilson Talks Swing and Joy
    If pomposity is a Superman-like barrier to entry into jazz, drummer Matt Wilson is its Kryptonite, a firm believer that if you play music honestly, you'll attract the right listeners. This week, Wilson's quartet — saxophonist Jeff Lederer, cornetist...
  • All-Courant Boys Cross Country Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school boys cross country team package: Omar Abdelsame, Plainville, Jr. Russell Adam, Cheshire, Jr. Christopher Ahlquist, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. Patrick Begley, Suffield, Sr. Matt Chisholm, Farmington, Sr. Jordan Dixon,...
  • Why Use A Tent Shaped Like A Pringle?

    Why Use A Tent Shaped Like A Pringle?
    WINDSOR — The year 2003 must have seemed like a disaster for Stephen McKay at the time. First, the tent at SummerWind performing arts center, which he led, collapsed during a snowstorm in the off-season. The organization set up a dramatic and...
  • South Windsor Sound Parties Let Artists Test Drive Telefunken's Microphones

    South Windsor Sound Parties Let Artists Test Drive Telefunken's Microphones
    On a recent Friday evening, long after most workers had gone home, there were barely any parking spaces available outside a quiet South Windsor office complex. Musicians, media-types and fans lined up outside the headquarters of Telefunken-...
  • Madison Native's Movie Stars Jessica Biel

    Madison Native's Movie Stars Jessica Biel
    Matthew Brady graduated from Daniel Hand High School in Madison in 1995 and went to James Madison University in Virginia for one year. Then he transferred to Loyola Marymount in Los Angeles and majored in Spanish. The motivation for the transfer wasn't...
  • Salem Couple's Passion For Dressage Horses Not Exclusive To The Rich

    Salem Couple's Passion For Dressage Horses Not Exclusive To The Rich
    Like most people along Kelly Castleberry's route, Brittany Root wouldn't have guessed that her UPS man has dressage horses at home. Though it doesn't entirely surprise her that he'd be interested in animals. "He doesn't seem fazed by our dogs," she says,...
  • 'Winter Wonders' at gallery19 in Essex

    'Winter Wonders' at gallery19 in Essex
    Downtown Essex recently got a new art gallery, opened by artists Judy Friday and Helen Cantrell. Their gallery19 opens its latest show Winter Wonders this week, showing the talents of more than two dozen local artists, as well as paintings by Friday and...
  • Recent Additions To New Haven's Restaurant Scene

    Recent Additions To New Haven's Restaurant Scene
    New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...
  • The Bee and Thistle Inn in Old Lyme Holding a Holiday Artisan Showcase

    The Bee and Thistle Inn in Old Lyme Holding a Holiday Artisan Showcase
    The Bee and Thistle Inn in Old Lyme just launched a Holiday Artisan Showcase series, happening every Tuesday through Dec. 17. Each week, two designers are featured inside one of the Bee and Thistle's dining rooms. This week, on Nov. 19, you can see, touch...