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Call for Artists: ‘The Eighth Crossing’ Juried by Christopher Zhang at Hygienic Art

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Renowned painter Chistopher Zhang will jury Hygienic Art's 'The Eight Crossing.'

  The Hygienic Art Galleries in New London, Connecticut will accept submissions from artists in all medias for ‘The Eighth Crossing’ Juried Exhibition. Hygienic Art is extremely proud to announce that this year’s guest juror will be world-renowned oil painter Christopher Zhang. The exhibition will… Read more »

“Indie-Mathy-Experimental-Heavy-Ambient-Rocker” Releases Solo Record

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Robbie Vozza, the lead singer and guitarist of DawnMother, will release his solo record 'Swim Like a Sponge' this Saturday at Heirloom Arts Theatre.

  Robbie Vozza, a 26-year-old singer-songwriter as well as the lead singer and guitarist for DawnMother, a Danbury, Connecticut-based “indie-mathy-experimental-heavy-ambient-rock” band on the rise, is releasing a new solo album this weekend at Heirloom Arts Theatre in Danbury.  Vozza, along with Corey Stroffolino, Brian Stankus,… Read more »

‘Fresh Ink’ Literary Magazine Seeks Writers and Artists’ Submissions by February 28

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  Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC)’s literary journal, Fresh Ink, is inviting writers and artists to submit work for consideration in this year’s publication. In 2012, Fresh Ink went international, and the publication is working to continue stretching its limits. The deadline for submissions is… Read more »

The Art of the Frame

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Sean Kilroy, owner of The Frame Shop of Ridgefield, with a newspaper from the day the first men who landed on the moon came back to Earth in 1969.  Photos by James Dietter.

  Historic downtown Ridgefield, Connecticut has a new inhabitant on Bailey Avenue, right off of Main Street: The Frame Shop of Ridgefield, which opened its doors to customers and the arts community in November of 2012. The store, owned and operated by Sean Kilroy, a… Read more »

Opening for First of Two “Accessible Art Project” Exhibits at ESCAPE to the Arts This Saturday

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  The Regional YMCA of Western Connecticut’s ESCAPE to the Arts will host an opening reception from 4 to 6pm this Saturday, February 16, for  a new exhibition, ‘Aesthetic Expressions’, featuring work by local artistsGary Stanford, Christa Forrest, and Randy Lagana. The show runs through… Read more »

Multi-Venue ‘Accessible Art’ Project Kicks Off at Danbury Museum Jan. 26

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"Winter Weaving #2" by Jerome Nevins of Redding, CT.

  The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut is thrilled to announce its 2013 ‘Accessible Art’ exhibiting artists. Throughout the year, visitors and residents can view a variety of fine artwork at five locations – Danbury City Hall, CityCenter Danbury, Danbury Museum & Historical Society, ESCAPE… Read more »

Brause Realty Donates Space for HealingNewtown’s Art Activities

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  The Newtown Cultural Arts Commission (NCAC) met last week for the first time in its temporary headquarters for the HealingNewtown project, an operation to help NCAC to manage the overwhelming response by artists, arts organizations, stakeholders, and the overwhelming number of creative contributions being… Read more »