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Sheldon’s Horse, a revolutionary tale

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The Danbury Museum & Historical Society located on 43 Main Street will be hosting a fascinating history presentation by Eric Chandler on Saturday, November 23 at 2:00pm in Huntington Hall titled, A History of Sheldon’s Horse: The 2nd Continental Light Dragoons. Many people are unaware that one of General Washington’s four Congressional commissioned cavalry regiments […] [Read More]
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Coffeehouse at The Wheelers

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The Westport Historical Society’s Betty and Ralph Sheffer Gallery will sway to the rhythms of music and poetry t0n November 22 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. when it morphs into a Greenwich Village-style coffee house featuring singer/songwriter Suzanne Sheridan and friends. Westporter Sheridan, whose music influences include Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen, will appear […] [Read More]
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Westport Historical Society’s new exhibit

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As part of the tribute, the Westport Historical Society will host “Framing the Past, Present and Future: 20 Years of The Westport Arts Awards,” which opens Sept. 27 and runs through Jan. 2. Since their inception in 1994, the Westport Arts Awards have honored 49 visual artists, including painter and stamp designer Stevan Dohanos, painter […] [Read More]
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Monothon2013 – Live Auction

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The Center for Contemporary Printmaking has announced that Ron Pokrasso is the Honorary Chair of MONOTHON2013. Pokrasso is an originator of the printmaking event “Monothon” at the Printmaking Center of the College of Santa Fe in 1986 and brought it to  Norwalk’s Center for Contemporary Printmaking in 1999, where it has been held annually. This year Monothon2013′s  live […] [Read More]
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Closer: The Graphic Art of Chuck Close at Bruce Museum

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The Bruce Museum in Greenwich is presenting Closer: The Graphic Art of Chuck Close in the main Love, Newman Wild Galleries through January 5, 2013 with a portion on view in the Lecture Gallery through January 26. With a body of work composed almost entirely of portraits, the American artist Chuck Close has been astounding us […] [Read More]
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Children’s Book Festival

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Pequot Library’s second Children’s Book Festival is set for Saturday, November 9, 2013, from 11:00am – 4:00pm. The festival is free and open to the public. It will take over the entire library – Auditorium/Concert Hall, Reading Room, and Children’s Department. The public will meet an amazing array of 14 authors and illustrators. These talented […] [Read More]
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Exceptional Art Exhibits

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Provocative portraits by Chuck Close, rarely seen prints by masters of realism including Edward Hopper and Grant Wood and remarkable works and iconic photography featuring Native American women are bringing art lovers in droves to Western Connecticut, where two Fairfield County museums, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich and the Stamford Museum and Nature Center are […] [Read More]
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5th Annual Bridgeport Art Trail

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  The 5th Annual Bridgeport Art Trail held on Veteran’s Day Weekend, Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 7-10 will kick off Thursday night with art receptions and exhibits throughout the downtown. Starting at the historic Arcade Mall on Main St. from 4:30-7 visitors can visit the CreateHereNow store fronts including Made In Bridgeport and Paradox Ink while Bridgeport’s […] [Read More]
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