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Join the Brave Throng: Poster Art of WWI Exhibit

Nov 1, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The new exhibit Join the Brave Throng: Poster Art of WWI at the Litchfield Historical Society will highlight a selection of WWI posters from the museum's collection. It will be on view through November 30, 2014. When the Great War broke out in Europe in 1914, the town of Litchfield was actively involved in war efforts from the start. Ranging from work of the local Red Cross chapter...

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“Call to Action—American Posters in World War I” Exhibition

Nov 1, 2014 - Dec 7, 2014

Following the declaration of war in Europe in August 1914, each of the rival powers adopted extensive advertising campaigns to recruit soldiers, encourage women factory workers, and raise the money essential for this new “total” war. Dramatic posters soon covered train stations, city squares, and stores, exhorting passers-by to new levels of patriotism and self-sacrifice. After the...

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“Not of This World” Exhibition

Nov 1, 2014 - Dec 5, 2014

A ghost woman who searches for her husband, an immortal trapped in a peasant’s body, and a wheel that spins prayers—East Asian cultures offer artwork woven through with supernatural and mystical elements. These encompass but a portion of the sensory, transcendental imagery in “Not of This World.” Not only aesthetically pleasing, these pieces reveal spiritual worlds filled with love,...

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“Not of This World” Exhibition

Nov 1, 2014 - Dec 5, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

A ghost woman who searches for her husband, an immortal trapped in a peasant’s body, and a wheel that spins prayers—East Asian cultures offer artwork woven through with supernatural and mystical elements. These encompass but a portion of the sensory, transcendental imagery in “Not of This World.” Not only aesthetically pleasing, these pieces reveal spiritual worlds...

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“Call to Action—American Posters in World War I” Exhibition

Nov 1, 2014 - Dec 7, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Following the declaration of war in Europe in August 1914, each of the rival powers adopted extensive advertising campaigns to recruit soldiers, encourage women factory workers, and raise the money essential for this new “total” war. Dramatic posters soon covered train stations, city squares, and stores, exhorting passers-by to new levels of patriotism and self-sacrifice....

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“A World of Dreams—New Landscape Paintings by Tula Telfair” Exhibition

Nov 1, 2014 - Dec 7, 2014

The exhibition “A World of Dreams” includes new large-scale paintings in which Professor of Art Tula Telfair presents monumental landscapes and epic-scale vistas that are simultaneously awe-inspiring and intimate. She combines stillness with motion, solitude with universality, and definition with suggestion in her bold and quiet works. Ms. Telfair’s paintings are fully contemporary in...

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Celebrate the Music of Billy Joel with Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot

Nov 1, 2014

Celebrate the Music of Billy Joel with Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot Featuring Members of Billy Joel’s Band Presented by the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts Saturday, November 1st at 2PM   “…they had a hard time convincing me it wasn’t me. It’s uncanny!” - Billy Joel, The New York Times Big Shot is the only...

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Mystic Ballet’s NOTTOBé

Nov 1, 2014

NOTTOBé is a full-on five-star experience that's the closest we'll ever come to setting foot into the past and future at the same time. A fully believable, flesh-and-blood, romance is the beating heart of NOTTOBé. Complex sets and staging, highlighted by Hollywood style FX and tomorrow's technology serve the greater purpose of a deeply felt love story....

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Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn

Nov 1, 2014 - Dec 7, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

Happy holidays! Check into the tuneful world-premiere musical about a Connecticut farmhouse transformed into a jubilant nightspot — but only on holidays. From Valentine's Day to the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving to Christmas, expect a cornucopia of hit songs by Irving Berlin in a dance-dizzy romance based on the classic film that first starred Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby. Raise a glass of...

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Birds of Prey Feeding at Earthplace

Nov 1, 2014 - Dec 27, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

  Earthplace staff will answer all your questions while our Birds of Prey get their daily meal.

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