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The public is invited to pull up a seat and help form a good, old-fashioned quilting bee. By fall, the result will be a festive patchwork quilt that will hang at Newfield Branch Library in Bridgeport’s East End. The two-hour collaboration begins 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, Newfield Branch Library. This collaborative work of art Read More
Sacred Heart University in Fairfield is on the top of Newsweek’s 2012 list of ”least affordable” colleges in the country. The college compared tuition, student debt and median income among alums. Is that fair? Read and respond on education reporter Maggie Gordon’s blog now.
The Bridgeport Theatre Company’s current fundraising drive is thiiiiissss close to success. Or utter failure. Their Kickstarter campaign, as of this writing, has attracted 51 backers who all together have pledged $4,370 of the BTC’s $5,000 goal. But if you know how Kickstarter works, you know that if they don’t reach that $5,000 goal by Read More
Got these photos from the Shippan Designer Showhouse in Stamford. Click ‘em to see ‘em larger. The Showhouse folks are roughly halfway through their run, so if you’ve been meaning to go, don’t put it off any longer. The Showhouse benefits the Stamford Museum & Nature Center. There’s a blog for the Showhouse at www.leesteele.com.
Today being Columbus Day, downtown Bridgeport was practically shut down. Practically nothing was moving. Then I wandered into the City Lights Gallery, where the Kinetic Art show was being installed. Everything was in motion. As I walked in, Brooklyn artist Daniel Wurtzel was experimenting with some household-type fans in a circle on the floor. They Read More
As of this morning, the spot on the wall along Broad Street, reserved for a year-long art competition, was still occupied by the highly colorful and conceptual Weather sKwirl,™ and the sKwirl is predicting a hot day today. Not a great day for hoisting a painting onto a brick wall. But since I haven’t heard Read More