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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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Victorian Ice Cream Social at Lockwood Mathews Mansion

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On June 22, 2014, 12-5 p.m., the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum located on 295 West Ave. in Norwalk will recreate the atmosphere of a bygone era in Mathews Park by bringing back a highlight of summer during the Gilded Age from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Children will play popular Victorian lawn games such as croquet […] [Read More]
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Bob Gregson: Archi/Abstracts at New Canaan’s Gores Pavilion

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This summer and fall, the New Canaan Historical Society is presenting the photography of Bob Gregson entitled Archi/Abstracts at the Gores Pavilion in Irwin Park located on 848 Weed Street in New Canaan Connecticut. Bob is an artist who has a passion for architecture and modern design. The photographs in this exhibit are details of […] [Read More]
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Music Mountain Celebrates 85th Anniversary

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Concert aficionados from around the country will want to mark their calendars for Music Mountain, America’s oldest continuing summer chamber music festival that is celebrating their 85th concert season this summer through September 14.  To commemorate the milestone, Music Mountain located in the scenic Litchfield Hills of Connecticut will continue their season past Labor Day […] [Read More]
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