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Stamford’s Loft Artists Association to launch new show

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The Loft Artists Association, which has been based in Stamford for more than 35 years, is launching its first tristate, all-media juried show. The artists were inspired by the theme “The Elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water.” Nearly 50 works from 44 artists (you can find the full list here) will be on display from […] [Read More]
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Norwalk’s Maritime Aquarium looks for lighthouse artists

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As the days shorten and the nights get longer, a group of artists will be thinking about how to create award-winning beacons that will light up the galleries of Norwalk’s Maritime Aquarium. Yes, the aquarium’s Festival of Lighthouses (pictured is a previous exhibition) is back, and the call is out for those up for the […] [Read More]
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Artists labor to present weekend of creativity in Mystic; look for zombies, too

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Pictured, Mike McCarthy carving shorebirds at a previous Meet the Artists and Artisans Labor Day weekend show in Mystic at Olde Mistick Village in Connecticut. Contributed photo If your travels find you in the southeast corner of Connecticut this weekend, then you may want to make a stop on the green of Old Mistick Village, […] [Read More]
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‘Mail art’ explored at Stamford’s Franklin Street Works

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Pictured: A still from Lance Wakeling’s video, “A Tour of the AC-1 Transatlantic Submarine Cable,” which is on view in Franklin Street Works’ upcoming exhibition, “It Narratives: The Movement of Objects as Information.” Franklin Street Works, Stamford’s nonprofit contemporary art space, opens its new exhibition, “It Narratives: The Movement of Objects as Information,” with a […] [Read More]
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Greenwich exhibition takes a dip into summer’s scene

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After a day at the beach, why not check out some art inspired by the scenes of summer? Greenwich’s C. Parker Gallery will host an opening reception Thursday night for its latest show, “Just Add Water,” which features work by artists represented by the gallery as well as some special guests. Among the artists are […] [Read More]
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Visions of home: Larry Silver shares decades of images taken in Westport

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It has been more than 40 years since photographer Larry Silvers moved with his family to Westport from New York City. And, in that time, very little has escaped his eyes, or, more accurately, his lens. This weekend, you can see what has captured his attention in the ensuing decades in the new show “Larry […] [Read More]
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Roz Chast brings a whole lot of something, and nothing, to the Bruce Museum

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American cartoonist Roz Chast will soon have an exhibition all to her own, when the Bruce Museum presents “Being, Nothingness and Much, Much More: Roz Chast, Beyond The New Yorker.” Chast, who has gained numerous fans over the years for her cartoons and covers for the “New Yorker,” will have about 30 works in this […] [Read More]
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Artists’ works sought for upcoming New England shows

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Several art galleries and organizations, located across the state, are looking for artists to submit their work for upcoming shows and events. In Kent, the Kent Art Association, artists might get a shot at seeing their work in the open juried President’s Show if they can get their work in by July 18 from 1-4 […] [Read More]
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Conn.’s Blue Star Museums to offer free entry to military personnel and their families

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  On this weekend when we celebrate the country’s independence, a number of museums across Connecticut, and the country, will be making it easy for those on active military duty to enjoy a day of fun with their families. As part of the Blue Star Museums initiative, museums will offer free admission to military personnel […] [Read More]
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Aspiring Shakespearean actors make haste; time nears f’r thy chance to shine

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Pictured, actors James Andreassi and Paul Pryce in a scene from 2013′sĀ Elm Shakespeare Company’s “Julius Caesar.” The company is calling on all aspiring actors to participate in a dramatic event on Friday. You can do a whole lot in 15 minutes – find fame, make Jamie Oliver’s sausage gnocchi dish, run a load of laundry […] [Read More]