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WestConn Creates Music Scholarship in Memory of Sandy Hook Victim

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  Western Connecticut State University has created a music scholarship to honor the memory of 6-year-old Ana Grace Márquez-Greene, one of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.   The Ana Grace Márquez-Greene Music Scholarship Fund was established to pay tribute to Márquez-Greene’s… Read more »

Guatemalan & U.S. Children’s Art Show Comes to Downtown Danbury

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  CONNECTICUT – As a part of an ongoing global art exchange organized by Norwalk-based cultural organization Creative Connections, Guatemalan and American students will share what they value in their cultures with art, and the results will be seen throughout CityCenter Danbury. Through the efforts… Read more »

Kenny Hess Believes in Art

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A recently completed mural by Kenny Hess on East Liberty Street in Danbury. Photo by Jillian Basilone.

  Visual artist Kenny Hess has invested himself in a wide range of mediums, including cartooning, logo and t-shirt design, character creation, canvas and mural works, paintings, photography, storyboarding, and typography. He is one of many artists showing work at Pop Up Art Bethel (PUAB)’s… Read more »

Danbury Music Centre Nutcracker Tickets on Sale November 15

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Last year's Sugar Plum Fairy, 16-year-old Liane Attanasio, a junior at Bethel High School; and the Cavalier, Nick Bullard, 18 years old, a dancer with the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School, a feeder school for American Ballet Theater in New York City.

  Danbury’s homegrown production of Nutracker Ballet began in 1967 and continues to be one of Danbury’s premiere annual cultural events.  Generously funded by the City of Danbury, the Danbury Cultural Commission, William Fricke and Anna Walter, Ingersoll Auto of Danbury, BMW of the Hudson Valley,… Read more »