A woman sits near a pot of flowers with lush red blooms. A wide swath of sunlight streams into the room, bathing the plant in brightness. We can’t read the woman’s expression as she gazes toward a window, but the artwork is called “Renewal,” so we’d like to think she’s feeling optimistic.
Like Mohegan Sun’s plan for early June, Foxwoods is requiring temperature checks on entry, face masks and social distancing in phase one.
ESSEX — Melanie Carr Gallery presents “Scenes from the Apocalypse,” featuring ceramic works by local artist Jennifer McCandless. The series uses humor and satirical narratives to challenge the viewer’s perspectives on constructions of identity and societal norms. The is on view street-side n…
IVORYTON — In March, the Ivoryton Playhouse planned to open its doors for the start of a whole new season. It has been closed by the state and the coronavirus pandemic since March 16.
CLINTON — Kidz Konnection, a non-profit theater academy, is offering all of its programming online free to any youth needing the social and artistic outlet.
Order up a serenade for your honey, take part in a remote cooking class with the restaurant’s ingredients: Arts & Ideas Fest’s offerings ongoing.
Connecticut’s casinos extended their shutdown until at least another two weeks Tuesday, with Mohegan Sun saying it would be at least May 26 and Foxwoods saying that even Memorial Day weekend wasn’t likely.
Timed ticket entry, one-way foot traffic, online payment, masks, hand sanitizer: City arts office lays out guidelines for venues’ return during COVID.
Ideas events make up nearly all of this year’s pandemic-shortened International Festival of Arts & Ideas, but at least they’re rolling out early.
Each afternoon at 4 p.m., Olivia Turtoro, a sophomore at Lyme-Old Lyme High School, heads up to her bedroom, shuts the door, and logs onto the Zoom app on her iPad.
International Pilates Day is an annual, international community event celebrated on the first Saturday of May. The mission is to promote Pilates to the public, spreading awareness of the Pilates method and its benefits to the body.
Connecticut Art Trail, a popular passport to artwork in Connecticut for culture lovers, adds an online path in 25th anniversary season.
Traffic cams are pretty sedate these days, but some well-placed live cams offer a few intriguing views of nature in Connecticut.
Gallery owner Cindy Stevens is staying connected to the children in the community with Kids Art Bags filled with supplies to encourage creativity.
Get focused on some improvement projects around you during the shutdown; also cooking, journal-keeping and sorting through old photos.
You’ll need to be on guard for social distancing, but spring beckons and there are healthy activities to do outdoors if you take precautions. Some tips.
Coronavirus aside, it used to be said that the spread of sport utility sales was quite contagious, too. Now, that automotive infection has turned into just as much of an epidemic, with SUVs…and pickups, too … overwhelming what was the status quo, car category.
East Haven native Bobby T Torello, who’s driven the sound of bands featuring Michael Bolton, Jefferson Starship’s Grace Slick, and the iconic fleet-fingered bluesman Johnny Winter, will be inducted into the New England Music Hall of Fame, one of 10 individuals to join the inaugural class.
One of the most useful techniques I learned in acupuncture school is Gua Sha (pronounced gwa sa), an ancient healing ‘cure’ that we learned as first year students from Dr. Arya Nielsen.
If you think you’re familiar with the Ford Explorer, think again. Like an early scout leading the charge, the Explorer was America’s sport utility spearhead. But various detours during its journey led Ford astray, and for a while, the all-purpose entry seemed to lose its way. So much so, tha…
So what is Brazilian Bacalhoada? There are many names for this dried salt codfish across Europe and here: Bacalhau for the Portuguese speaking people; Stockfish for the Anglo-Saxon; Torsk for the Danish; Baccala for the Italian; Bacalao for the Spanish; Morue, Cabillaud for the French; and C…
CLINTON — All the fun of a book club – but none of the stress. If you love books, coffee, chocolate and breakfast don’t miss Book Chat at Henry Carter Hull Library 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 24.
OLD SAYBROOK — Asked why she and fellow singer-songwriter Richard Shindell keep finding themselves singing together, Lucy Kaplansky had a simple answer.
WESTBROOK — The Valentine H. Zahn Community Gallery will hold a reception March 12 for its Local Vision V exhibit, “Take a Breath.” The curated group exhibition will feature artists from Connecticut and Massachusetts. The reception runs from 6-8 p.m.
OLD SAYBROOK — If you want to know where Akil Tanriguden has traveled in the world, just walk through his shop, Re-Unique Art and Antique Center.
Feng Shui (translated from Chinese as water wind) is the art and skill of arranging our living and working spaces to enhance the feeling of harmony with our environment.
Back when I was “mom-the-chauffeur” for our three daughters, after school hours were spent shuffling them to and from their after-school activities. Arriving home at 6 p.m. or later, we were all starving. A quick dinner was in order. Occasionally the girls would talk me into preparing what t…
RiverQuest and the Connecticut River Museum are teaming up again this year to cruise on the lower Connecticut River for Winter Wildlife Eagle Boat Cruises. Cruis departures are from the museum’s Steamboat Dock. Passengers also receive a pass to the museum including the special “Eagles of Ess…
The shopping experience at The Dressing Room is a new twist on an old idea. One stop shopping under one roof. Sort of like the department stores of yore.
Finalists’ one-act plays will be performed by actors in staged readings as part of the women’s playwrights initiative at Ivoryton Playhouse.
Have you ever been in a “funk,” more specifically, an exercise funk? I believe there are many times when all of us might answer “Yes” to this question.
Before we get lost trying once again to identify the Quindim’s lineage, let me concede that I, for one, am very comfortable acknowledging the fabulous custard’s crossbreed origin.
Good news for lovers of the outdoors: A new consumer show is coming to Mohegan Sun’s 2-year-old Earth Expo & Convention Center Friday, Feb. 14 through Sunday, Feb. 16.