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Phyllis Boros

Bridgeport artists invited to apply for city funding

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Applications are now being accepted in Bridgeport for the fall 2011 round of the Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts and Heritage Grant Program. The program is funded by the city of Bridgeport and administered by the Bridgeport Arts and Cultural Council. Marianne Brunson Frisch, BACC executive director, points out in a press release that the program ”furthers Bridgeport’s […] [Read More]

Quick Center director touts new season

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Right: The Quick Center for the Art’s dance season opens Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. with a celebration of ballroom dancing, “We Are the Champions!” — featuring Iveta Lukosiute and Gherman Mustuc. “Eclectic” is the word that best describes the 2011-12 season, now opening at Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts. So […] [Read More]

Singers needed for Fairfield County Chorale

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Above: Cindy Webber, of Fairfield, and other members of  Fairfield County Chorale sing carols through the stores and restaurants in South Norwalk earlier this year. The Fairfield County Chorale today announced that open auditions for new chorale members will take place three times in August. Interested singers may vie for a spot in the award-winning group […] [Read More]

Top honors awarded in MainStateVentures mural competition

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Pictured: (Above) Ryan McClay, left, of MainStateVentures, presents John Lawson with the People’s Choice award for “Diligence; and (left) Gus Moran received the Grand Prize for his work “Leaves of Grass.” The results of the MainStateVentures first Public Art Competition in Bridgeport are in: Gus Moran was awarded the Grand Prize for “Leaves of Grass” […] [Read More]
Categories: Art, General

Like a beautiful painting: Lenoce gardens

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From the desk of arts writer Phyllis A.S. Boros. For many years now, Trumbull residents Nancy and Al Lenoce have invited garden-lovers to visit their property during rose season. And this year is no exception. In celebration of National Garden Week (June 5-11), the Lenoces are inviting the public to their home, at 59 Spinning […] [Read More]