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A Talk On Katharine Hepburn Hollywood Career

Katharine Hepburn’s Hollywood Career: An Overview with Jeanine Basinger Wednesday, May 28 │ 5:30 – 7:00 pm $5 CHS members │ $10 non-members │ tickets available at the door Taking place at the Connecticut Historical Society in Hartford, Jeanine Basinger, Corwin-Fuller Professor of Film Studies at Wesleyan University, offers an overview of Katharine Hepburn’s extraordinary career in 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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Connecticut’s Iconic Actress, Katharine Hepburn

I have written tons of blog posts on Connecticut’s own Katharine Hepburn in large part because I thought she was sensational in that she was her own person. I am a founding board of trustees member of the only theater in the world named after her in Old Saybrook, The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Read more…

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Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame

Who are the women behind the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame? On the right is Geena Clonan, the Founding President of the organization, on the left is Katherine Wiltshire, it’s Executive Director. Though these two are in leadership roles, there is a staff and trustees and friends of this organization that make it one of 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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It’s A Gem Of A Place With A Movie Star Name

Big doings at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (The Kate) in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, we now have a outdoor marquis to tell you about all the wonderful events gong on! This may not be the biggest flash to you ever, but we’re thrilled that it’s up and running. It’s a real fine match to Read more…

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Music Theatre of Connecticut

Is your child singing and dancing around the house, do you feel like they should be on the stage? Have you heard about the Music Theatre of Connecticut in Westport, Connecticut? Well you need to learn about it. In existence for 23 years, they continue to do a bang up job for budding actors and Read more…

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Katharine Hepburn’s Mansion By The Sea

On a warm but windy day in May, four of us went down to where the Connecticut River meets Long Island Sound to spend some time at what was the home of the late Katharine Hepburn, the iconic actress who called Old Saybrook her paradise. The mansion once owned by the four time Academy Award Read more…

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Hepburn Stamp Unveiled at The Kate

Actress Katharine Hepburn was given quite a birthday gift today, her own 44 cent U.S. Postal Stamp. Hepburn would have been 103 years old today. The photo used on the stamp is from a publicity shot taken for her 1942 film, “Woman of The Year.” The late 4-time Academy Award winning actress would have been Read more…

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