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Sign Up! Kate’s Camp For Kids

OLD SAYBROOK >> The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center and Community Music School Launched in 2013, Kate’s Camp for Kids engages children ages 5 to 10 years old in the performing arts. Each weekly camp session features music, theater, dance and visual arts and culminates in a performance for family and friends at the end of 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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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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Is That A Ralph Lauren Or A Jimmy Johansmeyer?

Uncovering all the great people, places, and things about Connecticut is my specialty, and have I got a gem for you this time. In West Haven, Connecticut, there is an actor, costume designer, and as it turns out, a guy who could possibly be the next Ralph Lauren, or any other famed fashion designer you’d 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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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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There’s A Lot Going On At “The Kate!”

The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, (The Kate), open only about 7 months, is finding its stride and is jam-packed with shows and exhibits and music and film and whatever else we can book that we think you’ll like. I have served on the board of trustees for the theater for nearly four years and Read more…

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Connecticut’s Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn, there was nobody like her, probably never will be. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Katharine Hepburn is still the record holder for the number of Academy Awards won. She brought home four. Only actress Meryl Streep has been nominated more times than Hepburn and for the record is closing in on Hepburn. Hepburn was Read more…

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