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In Blue Jasmine, Cate Blanchett plays a  New York socialite, deeply troubled and in denial, who arrives in San Francisco to impose upon her working-class sister.

Coming in March to the Stratford Library

STRATFORD LIBRARY EVENTS March 2014 Art Exhibit: CAPTURED IN TIME Month of March 2014 Main Lobby Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalism exhibit captures a moment in time with iconic photos whose subjects range from World War II and Vietnam to the Civil Rights era and Hurricane Katrina. Wall text by Eric D. Ort and on loan […] [Read More]
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Celebration of art and poetry at HCC’s BHM event

From a press release: Bridgeport –  The Housatonic Museum of Art in collaboration with Shanna Melton of Poetic Soul Arts presents Transcending Continents: A Black History Month Celebration in the Performing Arts Center of Housatonic Community College at 900 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport, on Thursday, Febuary 27, 2014 from 6 – 9 pm, free and open […] [Read More]
This biathlon figure is one of the final pieces to be added to Craig Smith's 'Sochi' sculpture, now on display at Silverman's Farms in Easton, where it will be for another two weeks. He hopes to send it to President Vladimir Putin.

Craig Smith completes ‘Sochi’ sculpture

Categories: Arts, Easton, Sports

What made those tracks in the snow?

We received this note from the Flanders Nature Center in Woodbury: Flanders invites people on Saturday, February 22nd at 10AM to come out to learn about the fascinating world of animal tracking from area Naturalist Russ Naylor. Russ will introduce his talk in the Flanders Studio located at 5 Church Hill Road in Woodbury and […] [Read More]
Johnny Romero, 11, of Bridgeport, throws bread to the geese and ducks Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012 at Beardsley Park in Bridgeport. Post file photo.

Study: Green space can make people happier for years

From a press release: Nearly 10 years after the term “nature deficit disorder” entered the nation’s vocabulary, research is showing for the first time that green space does appear to improve mental health in a sustained way. The report, which appears in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology, gives urban park advocates another argument […] [Read More]

Derby Library Board Meeting Cancelled

DERBY-The Library Board of Directors meeting scheduled for tonight at the library has been cancelled, according to Town/City Clerk Marc Garofalo. The Board will not meet until their next regularly scheduled session on March 19 at 7 p.m. [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Derby, Derby, Town

Black History Month events at Stratford Library

From a press release: STRATFORD –  To mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s March on Washington, the Stratford Library will take part in the annual, nationwide celebration of “Black History Month” with a film, book and speaker series highlighting the Civil Rights movement in America. Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle is an […] [Read More]

Ansonia names new cultural commission members

ANSONIA-The city’s Cultural Commission will consist of the following members: Judy Larkin-Nicolari, the city’s treasurer who resides on Pulaski Highway; Christine Collicelli of Lindgren Terrace; Janet Waugh of Prospect Street; Melissa Torres of Sharyl Drive and Ralph Villers of Upland Terrace. The five memebers were approved unanimously by the Board of Aldermen during their Feb. […] [Read More]
Categories: Ansonia, Arts, Town
Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft, in which a barbed needle is used to sculpt wool into anything imaginable.

Learn the art of “needle felting” at Flanders

WOODBURY — Adults can learn the art of needle felting with instructor, Rachel Gerowe of Redbarn Originals at Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust where felt sculpture workshops are being held in both the months of February and March. Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft, in which a barbed needle is used to sculpt wool […] [Read More]

CBS repeats its BEATLES tribute tonight

CBS is repeating its tribute to the Beatles first American performance 50 years ago. The show which aired Sunday is being repeated tonight at 8;30 p.m. It features a performance by Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr as well as clips from those long ago Ed Sullivan shows. [Read More]