Arts & Culture
Alas, the glory days of dinner theater have come and gone in Connecticut, but there are still a few cabarets and theaters that carry on the spirit of that tradition.
Before the Summer comes to an end and kids head back to school, there’s still time to capture and captivate their creativity and imagination with several exhibits located right here in Connecticut. Here’s a list of some enticing and hands-on exhibits that the entire family can enjoy, but especially the kids.
There is more to a really good music store than just a rack of guitars and a pile of amplifiers. A true music shop is a haven, a place where musical dreams soar and where talent is recognized, encouraged and supported. Connecticut has no shortage of such places, run and staffed by people for whom music is not merely a business, but an art and a passion.
If, as the saying goes, laughter is the best medicine, then Connecticut has plenty of spots that will help you feel better. There have never been as many talented stand up comedians working as there are today, and many of them can be seen here in the state. From intimate clubs to spacious theaters, these are the best Connecticut venues to catch both established names and the aspiring next generation of comedy superstars.
As an American citizen, you find that there’s an abundance of nationalities in this country. When you call your local cable company to order services or speak to customer care you are asked to press specific buttons if you speak a different language, or even call a different number if you are hearing impaired. For this reason, being a bi-lingual or a multi-lingual person is a huge advantage for any person. Thus, knowing the Best Connecticut Language Classes is beneficial to anyone willing to learn.
The artistic heart of Connecticut beats in the center of the state’s capital city. Hartford is home to the nation’s oldest continually operating art museum, as well as one of the country’s most modern and advanced museums of science. The city itself is built around a great park, itself both a display of nature’s art and home to massive sculptures.
Events are scheduled all across the state of Connecticut to honor and celebrate LGBT pride. These events are hosted by local LGBT organizations such as True Colors, Triangle Community Center and CLARO. They provide the opportunity to celebrate, meet new peers from the community, and enjoy fun entertainment. Most of these events are free with the exception of the Rainbow Ball.
We have become snap-happy with our smartphones and apps over the past few years. With May being National Photography Month, here are a few tips on how to take higher-quality pictures with your phone from a Connecticut photograph professional.
This episode of Foursquare on The Pin covers New York City’s new Whitney Museum and other art favorites.
After a long, cold, dreary winter, people and especially families in Connecticut long to enjoy the warm breezes and bright sun of Spring. Every weekend in Spring there are festivals and fairs and other outdoor entertainments to tempt Nutmeggers out of doors.