News exhibit remembers the Herald; Post legends to participate in panel on Sept. 17

Harry Neigher sketching Eddie Cantor READ ALL ABOUT IT! The heyday of local newspapers in the area will be celebrated with “Picturing the News: The Distinctive Vision of Harry Neigher and Frank Gerratana” at the Fairfield Museum from Sept. 10 to Jan. 18. A special panel discussion with local news people will take place Sept. […] [Read More]
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Five years in the making: Wadsworth plans grand reopening

ABOVE IS Artemisia Gentileschi’s “Self-Portrait as a Lute Player,” 1616-18, oil on canvas, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Charles H. Schwartz Endowment Fund. Hartford’s Wadsworth Atheneum, the state’s signature art museum, has announced that its “Grand Reopening Countdown Clock” has signaled that less than one month remains before the unveiling of its newly reinstalled European […] [Read More]
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Tim Currie’s Motown Band will perform in an outdoor concert on the terrace of the Aldrich Contempoary Museum of Art in Ridgefield, Conn., on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, as part of its First Friday event.

Ridgefield’s Aldrich museum plans Labor Day weekend bash with music, art and goodies

Kick back on Labor Day weekend with some cocktails, music and art when the Aldrich Contemporary Museum of Art in Ridgefield hosts a “supersized” First Friday event, which also will feature a chance to shop at the museum’s WARE store. Providing the soundtrack for the festivities is Norwalk’s Tim Currie’s Motown Band. Set for Friday, […] [Read More]

Stratford brewery looking for artwork depicting CT life

Two Roads Brewing Co. is bringing back its “ConnArtists” art contest. In an announcement this morning, the company wrote in an email: “We’re reaching out to drinking-age artists from Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Vermont and Pennsylvania to help us celebrate our roots by creating a work of art depicting the scenes, […] [Read More]
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Bethel exhibit features photographer’s images of Candlewood Lake

“Lake Ablaze (2008)” from “Candlewood Kiss” series by photographer Elisabeth J. Levy. A seasonal sparkler that inspires year-round reflections is the subject to which Elisabeth Levy recently turned her lens. And for the next two weeks visitors can see just what she saw. “Candlewood Kiss: An Alternative View of a Beloved Lake,” will wrap up […] [Read More]
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From images to sculptures, local artists look at the process of ‘refabrication’

Pictured, Jay Kaplan’s photograph of Sabine Pass, Texas, is among the works that will be on display at the Washington Art Association in Washington Depot, along with the works of two other artists. The show runs through October. The works of three artists will be woven together to create “Re: Fabrications,” at the Washington Art […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery once again says ‘thanks’ this weekend

Leading up to this weekend’s opening of “Thank You, CT” at Stamford’s Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery, a group of artists have been doing some double duty to make the show a go. Five gallery artists, including Rex Prescott Walden, Shelby Head, Nathan Lewis, Joe Boginski and James Gortner, have selected the nearly dozen artists and […] [Read More]
Big Nazo will be featured during CityCenter Danbury's " Thumbs up Thursday" family fun night as part of the city's downtown summer concert series. A rock and roll band, plus so much more, will perform on Aug. 13, 2015, at the ciity green at Ives Street.

Big Nazo to bring music, puppets and inter-galactic fun to Danbury in August

They are billed as having a worldwide following, but perhaps it should be “worlds” wide. Described in a recent release as “galatic masked-mutant musicians,” Big Nazo will appear in Danbury on Thursday, Aug. 13, to offer up some family entertainment into the city’s ongoing summer concert series. Hailing from Providence, R.I., the band will perform […] [Read More]