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Ballroom Dancing At its Best

  Champion ballroom dancers. Fourteen year old Ariel Mayer is from Guilford, Connecticut her dancing partner, 25-year old Daniel Burke, is from New York. Ariel is so engrossed in her dancing that she is being homeschooled in a variety of ways so that she can travel to her competitions. This air is lighting up dancefloors all over 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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Eastern Connecticut Ballet Presents: “The Nutcracker”

Share the magic and pageantry of the world’s most beloved ballet with friends and family of all ages. New York City Ballet sensation, Sara Mearns, “the great American ballerina of our time,” returns to the Garde Arts Center in New London for another breathtaking performance with Eastern Connecticut Ballet. New London’s own “Nutcracker” is both Read more…

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Come To Dance And Bring A Toy

Do you love to dance and want to take it to the next level? Come to the Epic Star Dance Convention in Meriden, Connecticut on November 22nd, 2015. You’ll have the opportunity to take master classes from professional dancers from NY & LA. There is a mock audition portion in which dancers are taught how Read more…

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Gene Schiavone~ Acclaimed Ballet/Dance Photographer

Gene Schiavone of Essex retired from his corporate job….got the photography bug and is now among the most acclaimed dance photographers in the world. In the last fifteen years he has taken about 600-thousand photographs. He is a staff photographer for the American Ballet Theatre. When the greats in the dance world want to be photographed Read more…

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Katharine Hepburn’s Theater is Two Years Old!

Oh how far the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center has come in the two years she’s been in existence. Known as “The Kate” and located on Main Street in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, there have already been more than 400 shows  at the venue under the leadership of its Executive Director, Chuck Still. As a founding Read more…

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Connecticut’s Gem of a Place With a Movie Star Name

The clock outside the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center says it’s nearly time for a show. I spend a lot of time at The Kate because I’m a true believer in the arts. The world is a better place with theater and music and art and dance, and children’s shows and all need to be Read more…

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