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Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame Inducts Anika Noni Rose, Tina Weymouth

Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame Inducts Anika Noni Rose, Tina Weymouth

A rock bassist, a ballet dancer and a Disney princess were exalted in Connecticut Monday night.

The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame hosted its 2018 ceremony and celebration Nov. 5 at the Connecticut Convention Center. The event marked the 25th anniversary of the hall and of its awards. Well over a hundred women have joined the Hall of Fame roster since 1993.

This year’s honors had an arts theme. The three inductees were the film and stage actress Anika Noni Rose, who is from Bloomfield, rock musician Tina Weymouth, who lives in Fairfield, and the late Lucia Chase, co-founder of American Ballet Theatre.

The Hall of Fame awards are given to women who either grew up in...

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