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Carolyn Kuan chosen as Hartford Symphony’s 10th director; studied with GBS’ Gustav Meier

From the desk of arts writer Phyllis A.S. Boros At 4 p.m. today, Tuesday, Jan. 18, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra announced that following a two-year search Carolyn Kuan, 33, a native of Taiwan, has

Gallery 305K to open on Bridgeport’s East Side

   From the desk of arts writer Phyllis A.S. Boros Gallery 305K Art and Cultural Center, formerly the Gallery at Black Rock, announces its move to 305 Knowlton St. in Bridgeport. Gallery Director

GBS on YouTube; just like being there

 From the desk of arts writer Phyllis A.S. Boros If you ever wondered what it must be like to be backstage while Gustav Meier and the Greater Bridgeport Symphony weave their magic from the stage of

Historic postcards featured in 2011’Bridgeport By the Sea’ calendars

From the desk of arts writer Phyllis A.S. Boros     Jeffrey Williams, publisher of the Bridgeport By The Sea calendars, wants to remind the public that copies of  the 2011 edition are still available

Milford group honors Revolutionary War soldiers in New Year’s Eve program

 From the desk of Arts Writer Phyllis A.S. Boros  This just in from the Milford Preservation Trust. . .  The group will pay tribute to the 200 Revolutionary War soldiers who were put ashore in Milford

‘Bridgeport’s Bravest’ a thing of beauty

From the desk of arts writer Phyllis A.S. Boros The 2011 “Bridgeport’s Bravest”calendar may not be high art  (like paintings from Monet or van Gogh!) but it is nonetheless a thing of beauty! That was

Fairfielder donates Moore painting to Housatonic museum

From the desk of arts writer Phyllis A.S. Boros Robbin Zella, director of the Housatonic Museum of Art, announced Friday afternoon that retired Fairfield lawyer Joseph H. Sweeney has donated “Ice at

‘Nouveau-Retro’ show opens Friday at Southport Galleries

From the desk of arts writer Phyllis A.S. Boros An exhibit of works by James Rieck, often referred to as one of America’s “hottest emerging artists,” opens Friday (Oct. 1) at two Fairfield gathering

Westport Playhouse to host Oct. 5 ‘Anne Frank’ benefit for Bridgeport arts group

From the desk of arts writer Phyllis A.S. Boros Students in the Bridgeport-based Neighborhood Studios, formerly known as the Music and Arts Center for Humanity, have created a sculpture-replica of

Bridgeport’s Columbus Day weekend celebration to feature parade, two military concerts

From the desk of arts writer Phyllis A.S. Boros Bridgeport’s Columbus Day weekend celebration, Oct. 8-10, will include three major events: Two concerts by the 2d Marine Division Band, based at Camp