"Abstract Recycling," on display through Sept. 21, explores how we can make beauty out of trash—and the damaging ecological footprint that trash leaves behind.
“You’re just a part of my soul. It’s something now I can’t control,” the rhythm and blues chanteuse Arika Kane sings in “Just a Plus.” Masters of the mainstream in the music world, take notice: This softer-voiced Mariah with substance, Connecticut native and marquee artist of the Stratford-based independent label BSE Recordings is part of the soul of a burgeoning fan base and she’s seizing the spotlight ...
Connecticut's Best Kept Musical Secret, And Force in Fight for World Peace, Has Special Concert Sunday
Did you know Connecticut is home to a band that—however indirectly—is a weapon in our nation’s fight for global peace and justice and against terrorism and oppression? That’s right, we’re the host state for the “premier band representing …. the Department of Homeland Security,” a band whose mission, in part, is to “preserve and honor the heritage, traditions and history of our nation.”
You don't have to go quietly into the autumn of this year. One of the best Connecticut traditions, which happily spreads over the long Labor Day holiday weekend, offers a chance to bid summer farewell with all the sights and sounds of a country fair, including rides, games, entertainment and fair food, and also fireworks, woodcutting demonstrations, a hay bale toss, horse show, parade down the midway, pie eating contest and Vater's Monster Truck Show. And that's only some of it.
Summer is nearly over, and Griffin Collier has to say goodbye to his treehouse. In the next week, Collier, a recent Yale University graduate, heads to London to spend a year working at Heatherwick, a prestigious design studio. It’s a far cry from the weekends he’s spent up in the boughs of a 200-year-old sugar maple at the Yale-Myers Forest.
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