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Hartford Filmmaker, Rashad Frett

Rashad Frett of Hartford served the country as an Army Medic. His unit was called to New York City on 9-11. Just hours after two planes hit the twin towers, he was in a helicopter flying over the enormous smoking debris field. He was just 20-years old then and seeing utter devastation in America. He Read more…

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And The Oscar Goes To….Art Carney

 In 1975 actor Art Carney won an Oscar for the best performance by an actor for the movie “Harry And Tonto.” That year he was up against Albert Finney for the “Orient Express,” Dustin Hoffman for “Lenny,” Jack Nicholson in “Chinatown,” Al Pacino in “The Godfather, Part II.”               Read more…

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See “Singin In The Rain” And Help Your Neighbor

FOODWORKS AND MADISON ART CINEMAS PRESENT SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN FoodWorks Natural Market joins with the Madison Art Cinemas for a presentation of the 1952 classic movie, Singin’ In The Rain on Saturday February 27th at 11 am at the Madison Art Cinemas, 761 Boston Post Road.  It stars Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald 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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The Avon Theatre in Stamford, Connecticut

Have you been to this adorable theatre in Stamford, Connecticut? You should check it out. Love, love, love the marquis on the building.  The Avon Theatre features the best of independent, world and documentary films, foreign and Hollywood classics and educational programming that enhances the cultural richness of the downtown Stamford community. Their Mission: The Read more…

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The Prospector Theater, A Very Special Movie Theater

  The Prospector Theater, a first of its kind movie house in the U.S., is opening for business in November of 2014. It’s in downtown Ridgefield. It’s the brain child of Valerie Jensen whose sister has Down Syndrome. Valerie wants people like her sister and others with disabilities to feel wanted and needed. Over four years Jensen 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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Seymour’s Historic Strand Theatre

I found out a lot about the historic Strand Theater the other day in Seymour, Connecticut. It dates back to World War I, and the memories created here while folks were sitting back watching “talkies” or a stage production well it’s always been the talk of this town. Kids dated here at the movies and Read more…

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Susan Granger~ Child Actress, Entertainment Reporter, Movie Critic

Some of you may remember, Susan Granger who was an entertainment reporter in the late 1970’s for what was then WNCH-TV, which is now of course WTNH-TV (abc). Granger is now, and has been for a long time, a syndicated movie critic and she knows what she’s talking about having grown up in Hollywood. Granger 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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