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.
Symphony Says Music Could End Without Union DealThe board that oversees the Hartford Symphony Orchestra says it could be forced to shut down unless a union that represents musicians is willing to make concessions.
Top Upcoming Dinner Theater Performances In ConnecticutAlas, 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.
Top Upcoming Exhibits For Kids In ConnecticutBefore 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.
Top Music Shops In ConnecticutThere 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.
Top Spots To See Stand Up Comedy In ConnecticutIf, 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.
Top Language Classes In ConnecticutAs 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.
Art Lover's Walking Tour Of ConnecticutThe 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.
Top LGBT Pride Events In ConnecticutEvents 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.