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Lyme Academy Of Fine Arts Is Retooling For The Future Fueled By Its Past

Tucked away in the beautiful landscape in the town of Old Lyme, Connecticut is the prestigious Lyme Academy of Fine Arts. It’s rich in its history. It’s undergoing a reawakening of sorts, retooling for the future, but keeping a strong foothold in its past. Thirty-three classes are offered in traditional and digital arts topics and Read more…

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Culturally Diverse Art Programs For Connecticut Schools

If you’re a teacher, school administrator, corporation, looking for culturally diverse hands on programs this year, check out Arts For Learning Connecticut. For decades the organization has been bringing all kinds of art performances to kids from kindergarten to grade 12. My guests on NYBERG Executive Director, John-Michael Parker and Afro-Brazilian music and dance instructor Read more…

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Katharine Hepburn’s Theater In Connecticut

The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (The Kate) is a “gem of a place in Connecticut with a movie star name.” Katharine Hepburn was iconic because of her fans’ recognition of her immense talent and drive. Similarly, the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center is successful because of you, its friends, patrons, members, and donors, and Read more…

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Waterbury Holiday Artisans Market

The 3rd Annual Waterbury Holiday Artisans Market at the historic City Hall is a premier venue for the showcasing and sale of fine handcrafted artistic gifts. Located in this festive, elegant setting, the market is a wonderful place to shop for all of your holiday needs, including jewelry; photography; fiber arts; soaps and skincare products; Read more…

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Celebrating 1,000 Shows At The Kate

May 3, 2014 celebrated one-thousand shows at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. “The Kate,”was just named the best small theater in Connecticut. On this evening there was a standing room only crowd to see Craig Fuller and Pure Prairie League. That band opened us nearly five years ago. There was Read more…

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Stunning Art Deco Warner Theatre

Warner Theatre in Torrington, Connecticut, figure out a date and go see it. This is a 1,700 seat stunner, reminds me of Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Built in 1931 by Warner Brothers, it first opened as a movie palace. Some who have written about it thru the years called it “Connecticut’s Read more…

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