SolToro and other restaurants reopen at Mohegan Sun, Cedars, Caputo and Bingo Hall back at Foxwoods as fall chill brings fresh COVID concerns.
CENTERBROOK — After the cancellation of many popular summer craft shows and gallery closures due to COVID, art lovers and craft aficionados have something to look forward to this fall.
The first New Haven Restaurant Week of this trying year for the hospitality industry looks to put some safe excitement into the summer-fall changeover period.
Fall — the air gets crisper, the days shorter, we finish up projects started in the spring and prepare for new ones. We harvest the fruits of summer’s heat — apples and mums, pumpkins and corn.
Fans of Goodspeed Musicals are missing their satisfying shows intensely, but there’s a continuing alternative in outdoor concerts on the lawn, returning Sept. 10.
Eight Madison Art Society artists are featuring their paintings at Friends & Company Restaurant, 11 Boston Post Road, Madison through Oct. 18. On Sunday, Sept. 13, from 3-6 p.m. each artist will paint en plein air outside the restaurant and do a painting demonstration. (Rain date Sept. 20)
Large-scale art grabs your attention for its scope, story and colorful beauty. The mural is steeped in history as it amplifies voices of the average person. A pictoral salute.
BRANFORD— Stony Creek Brewery, a longtime friend and supporter of the Connecticut Brain Tumor Alliance (CTBTA), is showing its continued dedication to the cause by offering a special beer on tap called “Junebug” for all of September, a portion of the proceeds of which will benefit the CTBTA.
Mark Halstead: “The audience has been waiting for this music since last December; that’s the last time they saw us.”
A perennial event in the sand at Walnut Beach in Milford now takes on far-flung entries during the pandemic. Online voting begins Aug. 30.
Editor’s note: The Chef Truck-Hungry Planet's "I Can't Believe It's the End of Summer" plant-based food event scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 30 has been postponed due to an unforseen scheduling conflict. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to be included in the announcement of the new date and time.
With a fun group of musicians mixing bluegrass and Broadway music, Goodspeed comes up with an alternative plan during the summer of our discontent.
While I-Park might sound like some kind of mobile app for city parking, it’s actually an artists-in-residence program, both open-air and in-studio, offering fully funded three- to four-week residencies in visual arts and other art disciplines on its 450-acre campus in East Haddam.
In these uncertain times, when what’s happening in the outside world often seems to be spiraling out of control, we can retake control of our own worlds in a matter of five minutes to a half-hour.
My last article for the series Fitness Friday focused on changing up your exercise routine by challenging yourself to get out of your fitness routine, such as attending a group exercise class.
There’s the classic image we all see of a cat curled up, asleep in the sunlight. However, more and more these days, that kitty is a bit on the chubby side.
These are tumultuous times of staggering transition. We are being called to open our minds and hearts to change. Our routines and ways of being in the world have been uprooted. We need to find newer ways to recharge, focus and still draw joy from our days. Here are a few suggestions:
GUILFORD —Future Choices, Shoreline Arts Alliance’s high school visual arts competition, has become a bona fide staple of the Connecticut Shoreline arts community.
Massachusetts guy Jared Freid booked for three nights live (yes, in person) at Comix Roadhouse in Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville.
With so much uncertainty still lingering with kids going back to school, and if school’s do ring their welcome bells, it’s already been established that schools will be delayed until after Labor Day this year.
Netflix’s new reality series “Indian Matchmaking” follows an elite Indian matchmaker Sima Taparia as she travels back and forth across the United States and India to help Indian singles find their future spouse.
Writer of ‘Wimpy Kid’ series and ‘Awesome Friendly’ book Jeff Kinney to appear at odd-for-any-other-year book signing in Madison at RJ Julia.
Roll on down a Connecticut road in this year’s self-paced Tour des Farms to appreciate the state’s agriculture and resources; and donated to farm cause.
Owners are trying to find ways to hold on and run as lean as they can while they are mostly closed but the bills are still due.
In an exhibit originally planned for the spring, Artspace New Haven will open “Revolution on Trial: May Day and The People’s Art, New Haven’s Black Panthers @ 50” on Friday, July 24.
Westport Library’s virtual camp is geared toward kids, but features superstars involved in everything from oceanography to professional sports, making it fascinating for everyone.
Singer-actress Kelli O’Hara will play host for mentoring, job-prep program online co-created by 3 state theaters during this pandemic summer.
Take your mask into downtown New Haven for lunch, discounts on purchases and some music Saturday afternoons through July July 25.
Back in the day, Cadillac was considered the “Standard of the World.” It was not only an acknowl-edgement of the superior quality of the car, but the brand’s recognized stature in the global market, as well.
By the time I tasted my first bobó de camarão I was an adult; well, I was 17 going on 30, and my friend Arnaldo, who was 30, introduced me to bobó in a restaurant in Belo Horizonte.
Safety protocols aren’t going anywhere this summer, but you can still enjoy a picnic or even tasting at one of these six CT vineyards.
I’m lucky because I have always enjoyed exercise. I became a group fitness instructor back when high impact aerobics was actually a competitive sport! Crazy, right?!
Sometimes a little merchandising is in order, as Ivoryton Playhouse offers a pandemic-pause T-shirt for helpful patrons of the theater.
EAST HADDAM — Goodspeed Musicals Executive Director Michael Gennaro recently announced additional changes to the programming and operations at the historic theater.
After spending all this time isolating at home, some of us are chomping at the bit to get back to working out more consistently. There are definitely some important things to consider and put into practice to make the most of your time working out.
Yale Rep and Yale Drama School are scrapping their 2020-21 season of plays in a shakeup due to the pandemic and affected by racial turmoil.