| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:35 PM
By James Pomfret
HONG KONG, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Hong Kong threatened on Tuesday
to impose unspecified economic sanctions on the Philippines if
substantial progress was not made within a month in talks
demanding Manila's apology and compensation for a...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:08 AM
“Small Works: Artful Treasures,” the fifth annual exhibit and sale at Celebrations Gallery & Shoppes in Pomfret, opens on Saturday, Nov. 2 with a reception from 4 to 7 p.m. and runs until Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014.
All works in the show are less...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:23 AM
Paradise City Arts Festival is returning to Northampton, Mass., on Columbus Day weekend, Saturday to Monday, Oct. 12 to 14.
“Magic” is the theme, and a special exhibit called “Hocus-Pocus” is part of the three-day festival, which...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:24 AM
“Pumpkins & Mums & Gourds, Oh My!” is the new seasonal sow at Celebrations Gallery & Shoppes, 330 Pomfret St. (Route 169) in Pomfret Center. It will run from Saturday, Sept. 28, when it opens with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m., to Sunday, Oct....
| Sep 26, 2013
With plenty of sunny days and cool nights so far, it appears Connecticut is on track for great foliage color this fall.
The options for taking in the color are practically endless, of course, but that is not to say there are not some special roads,...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Putnam markets itself pretty well, calling the town "Connecticut's Best Kept Secret" or "The Heart of Connecticut's Quiet Corner."
And a secret within that heart is the River Mills Heritage Trail and Putnam River Trail – two paths that showcase...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:34 AM
Celebrations Gallery & Shoppes, 330 Pomfret Street (Route 169) in Pomfret Center, presents “Illumination: A Playful Dance with Light,” from Saturday, July 20, to Sunday, Sept. 1, opening with a reception on July 20 from 5 to 8 p.m.
| Jul 15, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Sixteen regional artists play around with contrast at Illumination: A Playful Dance with Light, on display at Pomfret's Celebrations Gallery until Sept. 1. Go see works in different mediums — photography, sculpture, mixed media, paints of all kinds,...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and "Sesame Street" landed a half-dozen wins apiece on Friday night as the Daytime Emmy Creative Arts Awards were handed out in Los Angeles.
DeGeneres' syndie yakker, a perennial Daytime Emmy darling, won a craft and...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Steampunk jeweler Ann Pedro of Willimantic, whose work is pictured here, is one of the artists whose work will be on display and for sale on Saturday, June 8, at Celebrations Gallery & Shoppes, 330 Pomfret St. (Route 169) in Pomfret, in recognition of...
| May 17, 2013
| 5:53 AM
Maybe it's because I read "Treasure Island" too many times as a kid. Or maybe it was the islands of grass -- known as "witches heads" -- we would hop across as kids to get to the other side of the swamp.
Whatever the reason, I love islands. Whether I...
| May 17, 2013
| 5:52 AM
Celebrations Gallery & Shoppes, 330 Pomfret St. in Pomfret, presents “Flower Power: A Retro Art Exhibition,” of artworks made of recycled materials, from Friday, May 17, when it will open with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m., and closing on...