| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:57 AM
The Autumn Exhibition at Alexey von Schlippe Gallery of Art, in the Branford House Mansion on UConn’s Avery Point Campus in Groton, will feature work by sculptors Diane Barceló of New London, Alan Proctor of Old Lyme, William B. Shockley of...
| Sep 7, 2013
You know those oval bumper stickers, the ones with the black letters inside the white oval?
Well, they were starting to drive me crazy.
They'd get stuck in my head like an annoying song, and I wouldn't be able to stop trying to figure out what they...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:06 AM
Sister Maria Joseph Nace is a nun, in the order of Sisters of Providence in Holyoke, Mass., and she also is a painter, working in watercolors and oils. An exhibit of 30 pieces of her work will be at Fresh Ayer Gallery, 19 Halls Road in Old Lyme, from...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:25 PM
With the end of summer comes the start-up of local theater seasons. This week, you have many an opportunity to auditions for upcoming productions. On Thu., Sept. 5 at 7 p.m., the Meeting House Players hold auditions for Ken Ludwig's Moon Over Buffalo at...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Celebrate the start of another school year with the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts as they open the Alumni Exhibition 2013. Featured are the works of more than 85 alumni, ranging from 2012 BFA graduates to artists who attented during the '70s and '80s....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Starting the day with a view of the sun rising over sparkling water is a treat many of us can only have for a limited time during a beach vacation. The same goes for the summer lifestyle found along the Connecticut shoreline in the summer. Today, you can...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Take some time this Saturday to lend a helping hand to one of our own who's already sacrificed so much. Sgt. David Tupper, a 2002 graduate of Old Saybrook High School, suffered a traumatic brain injury during one of his two tours in Iraq and Afghanistan...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The half-brother of former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown was arrested in Old Lyme for impersonating a law enforcement officer in a bizarre, elaborate and seemingly pointless ruse. Outfitted in a nylon belt holding a real, loaded pistol, Bruce Browne (who spells...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:49 AM
Fresh Ayer Gallery, 19 Halls Road in Old Lyme, presents an exhibit “Fishsticks” by Larry Ayer of East Lyme. Ayer creates mixed-media sculptures made of driftwood, scallop shells, glass, bark, rope and sometimes shark’s teeth. This is...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:45 AM
This work by Jack Montmeat is called “Bentley,” and is part of the new “Sporting Life” exhibition at Lyme Art Association, which will be up from Friday, Aug. 2, to Saturday, Sept. 21.
The opening reception is Friday, Aug. 9, from 6...
| Aug 1, 2013
"Bee Happy," "Bee Inspired" and "Bee Laid Back" are the buzz words these days at one of the state's most cherished shoreline eateries.
But "bee" pleasantly forewarned, the landmark Bee & Thistle Inn in Old Lyme is not your grandmother's "Bee" anymore....