'Dinotopia: The Fantastical Art of James Gurney' Makes Stamford 'A Land Apart'

02/23/15

'Dinotopia: The Fantastical Art of James Gurney' Makes Stamford 'A Land Apart'

Best known for The New York Times bestselling fantasy series Dinotopia—a utopian island where humans and dinosaurs coexist—artist and author James Gurney created a fantastical world rendered in realistic detail for readers. He published the first novel, Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time, in 1992 and followed it with three more installments. He also invited other artists to explore the world, creating their own stories with their own characters.  Gurney’s original Dinotopia oil paintings will be on display at the Stamford Museum through May 25, and he will work with aspiring artists in a fantasy drawing workshop, “How to Paint What Doesn’t Exist” on March 1.  When did you become interested in art? I loved to draw since I was about...

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5 Weekend Best Bets in Connecticut: Mardi Gras, Oscars Party, Garden Show …

02/19/15

5 Weekend Best Bets in Connecticut: Mardi Gras, Oscars Party, Garden Show …

So what do you do on the penultimate weekend in a month destined to go down as the coldest ever in Connecticut. Well, you heat things up with an authentically French Mardi Gras celebration ...

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5 CT Weekend Best Bets: Blue Man Group, Valentine's Day Fest, Winter's Aweigh & More

02/11/15

5 CT Weekend Best Bets: Blue Man Group, Valentine's Day Fest, Winter's Aweigh & More

As we head into Valentine's Day weekend, there's lots to do all across the state.

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UConn Welcomes Tony Award-Winning Broadway Star Audra McDonald

02/09/15

UConn Welcomes Tony Award-Winning Broadway Star Audra McDonald

Broadway star Audra McDonald performs at the Jorgensen Center for Performing Arts at the University of Connecticut fresh off of her sixth Tony Award win.

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Talk Show Giant Craig Ferguson Dives Back Into Comedy at Foxwoods

02/06/15

Talk Show Giant Craig Ferguson Dives Back Into Comedy at Foxwoods

Comedian, television host and actor Craig Ferguson will be performing at Foxwoods Resort Casino Friday, February 13 at 9 p.m.

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