Middletown Composer Among 'Genius Grant' RecipientsTwenty-four people from a wide range of fields have been awarded $625,000, no-strings-attached fellowships from the Chicago-based MacArthur Foundation, the organization announced Wednesday.
Echoes of Sinatra to Take the Stage at Simsbury Meadows!
Demand Booming On College Campuses For Creative WritingColleges across the United States are seeing a boom in demand for courses on creative writing.
43rd Annual Festival Of Trees Begins FridayStarting Friday, the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford celebrates the 43rd Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions.
Top Fall Festivals In ConnecticutConnecticut is all about the fall. The splendor of autumn leaves, the comfortable days and cool nights, and the plethora of outdoor festivals to enjoy on the weekends. Here are just five of this year's top fall festivals in Connecticut.
Top First Date Spots In ConnecticutSometimes the best way to start a relationship is to go out and do something, especially something a little different. Here are just five such places for a unique first date in Connecticut.
How To Create A Back To School Time CapsuleCreate some back to school memories, then re-visit those memories for many years to come. A back to school time capsule is a great annual tradition. Here's how to make one and a few ideas on what to include in your family's capsule.
Top Upcoming Craft Shows In ConnecticutStrolling a craft show entertains and enthralls the whole family, and gives you a chance to find unique art from those in your own community and state.
Top Live Dance Performances Coming To ConnecticutConnecticut audiences are fortunate to have many opportunities to see dancers strut their stuff this summer. Here are just five of the top performances to look out for in Connecticut this season.
Top Community Gardens In ConnecticutGardening can be fun and peaceful for those who enjoy the outdoor cultivating experience, but sometimes the outdoor space surrounding your personal home limits growing a garden of beautiful crops. So here's a list of top community gardens in Connecticut.
Top Photography Classes In ConnecticutReceive hands-on instruction from these experienced state photographers.
7 Best Beach Reads For Summer 2016Warm summer weather means it’s time to pack up your bag with a great new book, don your sunglasses, and hit the beach.
Top Outdoor Art In ConnecticutWhether it is a bright mural on the side of a parking garage, a collection of graffiti on a building, or a series of sculptures or other creations made of stone, steel or iron, some of the finest and most creative contemporary art is designed to be displayed outdoors. Connecticut is known for its commitment to the arts, and is fortunate to the be home for many of the nation's leading outdoor artists, as well as the gardens and streets where their art is on display.
How To Discover Your Passion In 5 Easy StepsFeeling stuck? Break through the boredom and discover your true passion with these tips from Angela Duckworth, author of ""Grit: The Power Of Passion And Perseverance."
Top Zoo Exhibits In ConnecticutSome of the most popular summer attractions are those involving animals. People of all ages can enjoy viewing or even touching animals they don't see in their daily lives. The zoos and exhibits in Connecticut feature temporary and permanent animal exhibits. There is even a drive through safari right here in the state that allows you to use your own vehicle and purchase feed for the animals.
Top Spring 2016 Races In ConnecticutKeep in shape, enjoy the warm weather and raise money and awareness for some great causes at these state races.
Top Spots For Tap Dancing Lessons In ConnecticutTap remains a popular form of exercise as well as dance. Here are just five of the top spots to take tap dancing lessons in Connecticut.
Top Ways To Celebrate National Star Wars Day In ConnecticutFans across the state can show their appreciation for the iconic films at these locations.
7 New Books For Spring Book Club PicksSpringtime is here, and so are many great books to read with your book club.
Top Art Classes For Adults In ConnecticutCreativity takes courage (Henri Matisse), so how can you become more courageous? Bring out your inner artist with some of the top art classes for adults in Connecticut.
Top Art Exhibits Coming to Connecticut in 2016The Spring and Summer seasons often present some of the best Art Exhibits in the Connecticut area. Talented artists and curators bring their visions to life and place them on display at some of the finest museums and galleries in the state. If you're scouting some of the Top Art Exhibits coming to Connecticut in 2016, the following list will put you closer to your next exciting and educational experience in the wonderful world of art.
5 Historically Rich Southern SitesAre you an American history buff? Check out these five American historical sites from Kathleen Grissom, author of "Glory Over Everything."
Top Painting Lessons For Adults In ConnecticutAs the lovable Bob Ross once said “I believe every day is a good day when you paint.” Grab your creativity and paint brushes and let’s go paint the town red…and blue and green and yellow. Here are the top places for painting lessons for adults in Connecticut.
5 Things In Connecticut That Exist Nowhere Else In The USState residents and visitors alike will want to check out these unique attractions
3 Ways To Ease Your PainAre you struggling? Peter Bedard, author of "Convergence Healing," shares his tips for easing your pain.
Why Your Resumé Isn't Getting You In The DoorHaving a hard time getting your foot in the door for a job interview? Farai Chideya, author of "The Episodic Career," shares her tips for making yourself stand out from the pack!
Top Irish Concerts & Festivals In ConnecticutGet your Irish on. Sure, St. Patrick's Day is March 17, but with such strong influences of the Irish in Connecticut, it's a year-long celebration. Raise your glass to the Top Irish Concerts & Festivals In Connecticut.
Top Independent Bookstores In ConnecticutFor those who find the chain bookstores as overwhelming as a giant toy or hardware store, small independent bookstores can be a welcome haven.
Top Adult Computer Classes In ConnecticutChildren are not the only ones who can stay up to date with apps, software and basic computer knowledge; adults can too. Here's a list of the top adult computer classes in Connecticut.
Top Shows In Connecticut To See On Your Valentine's Day DateLike it or not, it's Valentine's season! Embrace it and reignite or start a spark with one of these top shows in Connecticut to see on your Valentine’s Day date.