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Summer art shows at the Mattatuck Museum

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This summer, the Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury Connecticut is presenting an art show called Haven and Inspiration that runs through August 24. This fascinating exhibition traces the evolution of the Kent Connecticut Art Colony. Haven and Inspiration explores the wide range of artistic styles and subjects produced by the art colony’s founding members: Rex Brasher […] [Read More]
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July at the Beardsley Zoo a month of Family Fun

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July at the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport on 1875 Noble Ave. has a host of activities that promises fun for the whole family. Take the Rainforest Reptiles for example that are back at the Zoo by popular demand from July 1- 31.  These reptile shows feature exotic crawlers, unusual slitherers, and fascinating creepers, all of which […] [Read More]
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Family Fun Fest July 5 and Burning of Fairfield Walking Tour July 6 @ Fairfield Museum

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On July 5, the Fairfield Museum and History Center is rolling out the red carpet in co-operation with the Fairfield Chamber and the Fairfield Theatre Company in presenting the inaugural Fairfield Family Fun Fest.  This patriotic picnic celebrates Fairfield’s 375 years of history!  The one day festival will feature live musical entertainment, great food from […] [Read More]
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LANDMARK AMUSEMENT PARKS PROMISE NEW THRILLS IN WESTERN CONNECTICUT

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America’s oldest amusement park, Lake Compounce in Bristol, proves once again that it is totally up to date this season, debuting a spectacular new laser light show and a new campground while Quassy Amusement Park in Middlebury, celebrating its 106th birthday this year, promises new water park fun and new entertainment thrills at its Carousel […] [Read More]
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Franklin Street Works Newest Exhibition

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“Showing the Work,” an exhibition at the Franklin Street Works located on 41 Franklin Street in Stamford curated by Sarah Fritchey, will be on view through August 31.   “Showing the Work” asks: How can the live, transitory qualities of a dance be  represented during this exhibition? How does the “white cube” facilitate a critical  analysis […] [Read More]
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Norwalk Arts Festival June 28-29

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This weekend experience 100 juried artists, special exhibitions and demonstrations, children’s art activities, food, and live music in lovely Mathews Park. The 4th Biennial Footprint International Exhibition is on view at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking. Printmaking demonstrations and tours of the printmaking studios will be ongoing, throughout the weekend. There will be a presentation […] [Read More]
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Contemporary Crafts Gallery presents exhibition of original prints from around the world

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Revel in a professional display of recent works by local national and international printmakers; landscapes, portraits, animals, botanicals, representational and abstract original artwork, created by hand using traditional and contemporary printmaking methods. Over 210 diverse images, each print one-foot square, are on view this summer at the 4th Biennial Footprint International Exhibition, Center for Contemporary […] [Read More]
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Extreme Habitats: Into the Deep Sea at the Bruce Museum

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Extreme Habitats: Into the Deep Sea  at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich  explores the vast and extraordinary deep sea.  This show focuses on the highly adapted survival strategies utilized by creatures of the deep and the technology that enables researchers to record ground-breaking observations of what is often called the last frontier on this planet. Museum […] [Read More]
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