Bob Callahan’s ‘Art of the Sketchbook’ opens in Stamford

There are very few objects or scenes that escape Bob Callahan‘s attention. And, more often than not, they tend to land in his many sketchbooks – which one can find in piles in his Stamford studio. Many of those images have become unbound and are now featured in an exhibition on display through April 30 […] [Read More]

Deadline looms for Westport Arts Center’s SOLOS 2014

A new crop of artists are sought for the SOLOS 2014 exhibition at the Westport Arts Center. But hurry, you only have a few more days to submit that work. The annual show (you can see scenes from previous ones above) is a way for the center to put a spotlight on the talent of […] [Read More]

Franklin Street Works postpones tonight’s talk on ‘Missed Connections’

There is no need to bundle up and make your way to Franklin Street Works tonight if you had hoped to catch artist Ingrid Burrington talk about her “Missed Connections” project. Organizers have pushed the event to Feb. 20, because of the nor’easter that has made a visit to our area. The evening, which begins […] [Read More]
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Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

There may be a certain ennui that has descended, what with the mounds of snow ice and cold temperatures that don’t seem to want to leave. But, don’t let the doldrums of winter keep you inside this weekend, as activities and events abound throughout the region. Of note: Take in all manner of music in […] [Read More]

A cut above the composition: Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery opens “Fragments” exhibition

For the past month or so, artist Kirsten Reynolds has been busy deconstructing the exhibition “Structo” to create new works as part of an ongoing installation at Stamford’s Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery. The colorful constructions, which have been up since November, had always meant to convey a sense that while finished, they were in a […] [Read More]

Dance documentary screening at Avon to be rescheduled because of winter weather

Update: The documentary “First Position” was set to be shown Feb. 5 at the Avon Theatre, followed by a question-and-answer session with dancer and instructor Flavio Salazar and a short film by the Ballet School of Stamford. However, with theater closed because of the inclement weather, the event must be rescheduled. A note on the […] [Read More]
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Norwalk art show celebrates simple to complex ‘thingamabobs’

From now until April 25, visitors can see what happens when artists are called upon to crate works that are inspired by machines, instruments, technical gadgets, technology or other instruments. “Thingamabob” has opened at the Norwalk Parking Authority’s Maritime Garage Gallery and it features pieces from artists from Connecticut and New York.  For instance, Tom […] [Read More]

Secure your spot for a Glass House tour; tickets now on sale

As you struggle through single-digit temperatures, try thinking about a time this spring when you will make your way through the Glass House campus, admiring all that is in bloom. Tickets for the 2014 Glass House tour are now on sale. The season will run from May 1 to Nov. 30. This year, in addition […] [Read More]

Peter Max expected at booksigning, art show in Greenwich

If you failed to catch Peter Max’s show at POP International Galleries‘ midtown location in October, and his newest collection featuring Marilyn Monroe, you are in luck. C. Parker Gallery in Greenwich will welcome this pop artist from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 30, for a book signing and reception, which will feature some […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

The weekend is here, and with it comes opportunities to enjoy music, art, dance, comedy, films and more across the region. For music fans, Friday offers up performances by Taylor Dayne, the Bottle Rockets (who also perform Monday), Dar Williams, Kenn Morr Band, Duece Bug, Full Blast Movement, Ras Kas, Copywrite, Matt Turk, Rum Runners, […] [Read More]