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BEACHCOMBING: At 90, Still a Running Man

BEACHCOMBING: At 90, Still a Running Man

Still hard at work at the Hamden law firm he started in 1954, Herman Bershstein is determined to bounce back from a stroke and run road races again.

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Connecticut Veteran's Saga Shows Hope for End to Homelessness

Connecticut Veteran's Saga Shows Hope for End to Homelessness

Last year, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced the state had eradicated chronic homelessness among veterans and was on track to end chronic homelessness for all populations by the end of 2016. One man's story reveals it's more than just talk.

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Connecticut Humane Society Finds Forever Homes for Local Pets

Connecticut Humane Society Finds Forever Homes for Local Pets

The Connecticut Humane Society adopts out approximately 5,000 animals per year from their locations in Newington, Waterford and Westport.

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Voynich: The World’s Most Mysterious Manuscript

Voynich: The World’s Most Mysterious Manuscript

Yale’s Voynich Manuscript — treatise on magic written in a forgotten language, or one of history’s most elaborate hoaxes?

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Arts & Entertainment

Celebrate Mother's Day with CT Race in the Park in New Britain

Celebrate Mother's Day with CT Race in the Park in New Britain

For hundreds of people around the state, Mother's Day starts a day early this year, on May 7, at the annual CT Race in The Park, a walk-and-run fundraiser at New Britain’s Walnut Hill Park celebrating survivors and victims of breast cancer.

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Pintos, ‘Burning Rat’ and Scalding Coffee at Ralph Nader’s Winsted Museum

Pintos, ‘Burning Rat’ and Scalding Coffee at Ralph Nader’s Winsted Museum

The Tort Museum is a surprisingly engaging ode to the rule of law.

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7 Marvelous May Events: Samba Fest, Circus, Kenny Chesney & More!

7 Marvelous May Events: Samba Fest, Circus, Kenny Chesney & More!

There are many great events in May from Kenny Chesney at Mohegan Sun Resort Casino to Circus XTREME at the XL Center. Don't miss out!

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Style & Design

Stepping Out: Shakespeare in Bloom, Big Red For the Arts, Wines of March and more

Stepping Out: Shakespeare in Bloom, Big Red For the Arts, Wines of March and more

Shakespeare on the Hartford Stage, the Stamford Umbrella Club's car raffle, the Greater Hartford Arts Council held its annual fundraiser, and more.

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From Ground to Plate: Gardening Promotes Fresh, Seasonal Food

From Ground to Plate: Gardening Promotes Fresh, Seasonal Food

In the rising tide of the "eat local" movement, what is more local than your own backyard? Gardening is a great way to get your hands on fresh, seasonal food.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
One Drink: Nitro Coffee Comes to CT at Veracious Brewing & Espresso Neat

One Drink: Nitro Coffee Comes to CT at Veracious Brewing & Espresso Neat

It is non-alcoholic, but it comes from a keg, is offered on tap and has a beer-like frothy head

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The Seehund German Pub & Restaurant: New London’s Coastal Culinary Treasure

The Seehund German Pub & Restaurant: New London’s Coastal Culinary Treasure

Though their sandwiches and pub fare alone are enough incentive to head toward New London, The Seehund is also a great spot for dinner. They offer four different schnitzels.

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Seaside Surf and Turf at Shell & Bones in New Haven

Seaside Surf and Turf at Shell & Bones in New Haven

Chef Arturo Franco-Camacho is crafting quality surf-and-turf dinners at newly opened Shell & Bones, located right on the Long Island Sound in New Haven.

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8 Connecticut Farm Dinners With Spectacular Views & Cuisine

8 Connecticut Farm Dinners With Spectacular Views & Cuisine

Chefs across the state are taking to the fields for these mouthwatering events.

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Health & Science

AIDS Project New Haven Provides Support & Prevention for Population Living with HIV

AIDS Project New Haven Provides Support & Prevention for Population Living with HIV

AIDS Project New Haven provides support, management of care and prevention services to people living with HIV in New Haven each year.

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OxyContin Was Born in Connecticut, Did it Fuel the Heroin Epidemic?

OxyContin Was Born in Connecticut, Did it Fuel the Heroin Epidemic?

When Stamford’s Purdue Pharma released OxyContin they marketed it like no other high-strength painkiller had ever been marketed. Today four out of five new heroin users start by misusing prescription painkillers and prescription pill addiction has become a scourge in its own right.

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3rd Annual Silvermine ArtsFest

Event Date/Time

Aug 10, 2013
2:00 pm until 5:00 pm

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3rd Annual Silvermine ArtsFest

Come stroll the grounds and Sculpture Walk, and enjoy A Tale of Two Nations featuring Maracatu Nação Estrela Brilhante and Nation Beat, a combination of contemporary percussion with the music and dance of one of Brazil’s oldest and most respected music groups. Part music group, part Carnival, part dancing parade, Estrela Brilhante’s colorful and vibrant ritual will lead you around the campus.  There will be an outdoor concert featuring a full performance of Maracatu Nação Estrela Brilhante’s Tale of Two Nations followed by a parade which will include workshop participants from the School of Art and Norwalk Housing Authority.  There will also be exciting hands-on art activities for all ages with Silvermine School of Art Faculty.  Not to be missed! 

The Silvermine Campus will be closed to cars and shuttle busses will be available. Funding was made possible through Southern Exposure: Performing Arts of Latin America, a program of Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, and CT Office of the Arts.

Cost Free
Location

Silvermine Arts Center
1037 Silvermine Road
New Canaan, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorSilvermine Arts Center
Phone203-966-9700ext22
Contact nameRobin Axness
Contact emailsilvermine@silvermineart.org
Websitehttp://https://www.silvermineart.org/events/?id=158&yrmo=2013-08

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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