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5 ‘Terrifying’ and True Connecticut Tales for Halloween: Annabelle & Beyond

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Tis’ the season for terror. To help you get in the spirit of things we’ve compiled a list of our most terrifying true stories from Connecticut.

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Sold! Connecticut's Ghost Town, Johnsonville, Draws High Bid of $1.9 Million in Online Auction

Sold! Connecticut's Ghost Town, Johnsonville, Draws High Bid of $1.9 Million in Online Auction

The long-abandoned village of Johnsonville is going to be put on the auction block.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
Jonathan Cartwright’s Food Dazzles at Mayflower Grace in Connecticut Countryside

Jonathan Cartwright’s Food Dazzles at Mayflower Grace in Connecticut Countryside

British-born chef Jonathan Cartwright has not just maintained but eclipsed the Mayflower’s traditional brilliance with seafood, while also mining the regional landscape for duskier flavors that emerge from things like local squash, leeks, corn, blackberries and heirloom tomatoes.

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Connecticut BYOB Gourmet Dining Destinations

Connecticut BYOB Gourmet Dining Destinations

Nothing takes a bite out of late fall better than sharing a good bottle of wine over a gourmet dinner in a warm, welcoming place.

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Connecticut Politics

Chris Christie, Back in Connecticut, Says Malloy's 'Days Are Numbered'

Chris Christie, Back in Connecticut, Says Malloy's 'Days Are Numbered'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made his fourth trip to Connecticut in six weeks Monday to stump for Republican Tom Foley, the GOP candidate trying to unseat Gov. Dannel Malloy.

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Secret Donors Give $1.2 Million to PAC Backing Foley for Connecticut Governor

Secret Donors Give $1.2 Million to PAC Backing Foley for Connecticut Governor

A “dark money” group, which keeps its donors secret, has put almost $1.2 million into Grow Connecticut, an independent expenditure political action committee helping to elect Republican Tom Foley as governor.

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Arts & Entertainment

Connecticut Photographer Creates Silver Bells Holiday Stamp for USPS

Connecticut Photographer Creates Silver Bells Holiday Stamp for USPS

New Milford photographer Sally Andersen-Bruce shot the image used in the United States Postal Service’s “Silver Bells” holiday stamp, which was released Thursday.

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5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: Rocky Horror, Zip Line at Night …

5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: Rocky Horror, Zip Line at Night …

Our list of the top five things to do in Connecticut this Halloween weekend.

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American Crafts for the Holidays Show Opens at Guilford Art Center

American Crafts for the Holidays Show Opens at Guilford Art Center

‘Tis the season for Guilford Art Center’s annual Artistry: American Crafts for the Holidays exhibition. Beginning on Nov. 1 and running through Jan. 4, 2015, hundreds of handmade crafts will be featured, including ceramics, glass, jewelry, fiber, ornaments, accessories, toys, specialty foods and more.

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Former Pandora Executive’s New Endless Jewelry Makes Splash in Mystic

Former Pandora Executive’s New Endless Jewelry Makes Splash in Mystic

Endless Jewelry, the newest collectible jewelry line by former Pandora executive Jesper Neilsen, will be sold exclusively at Simply Majestic in Mystic and be featured at a launch party at the Mystic Aquarium on Tuesday, October 28.

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Health & Wellness

Coping With Stress: Advice on How to Recognize and Deal With It

Coping With Stress: Advice on How to Recognize and Deal With It

The upcoming holiday season can be the most stressful time of year. Here's some advice for how to cope.

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16-Week Premature Twins Faced Seemingly Insurmountable Odds to Live

16-Week Premature Twins Faced Seemingly Insurmountable Odds to Live

Born 16(!) weeks early, Graig and Zoe Uzarski have faced serious medical challenges to just survive.

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History

Ghosts to 'Haunt' John Downs House in Milford on Halloween

Ghosts to 'Haunt' John Downs House in Milford on Halloween

The historic Milford house, long rumored to be haunted, will be open on Halloween. "Ghosts" are certain to appear.

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The Way We Went Potty: Wethersfield Museum Restores Historic Outhouses

The Way We Went Potty: Wethersfield Museum Restores Historic Outhouses

Rare 18th-century bathrooms at Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum that offer a unique glimpse of the past are in the process of being restored.

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Education

Connecticut Standard Oil Heiress Leaves $40 Million to Virginia School

Connecticut Standard Oil Heiress Leaves $40 Million to Virginia School

With a transformative parting gift of $40 million, alumna Ruth Bedford expressed her enduring affection for Foxcroft School, the girls’ boarding school in rural Virginia where she spent her high school years, from 1928 – 1932.

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Filmmaking Master’s Program a New ‘Star’ at Sacred Heart University

Filmmaking Master’s Program a New ‘Star’ at Sacred Heart University

Sacred Heart University's Film and Television Master's Program (FTMA) emphasizes the art of storytelling through a conservatory-like year-long program.

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Call for Art! 50 Shades of Green

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Mar 15, 2013
10:00 am until 5:00 pm

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Call for Art! 50 Shades of Green

50 SHADES of GREEN –Open to all mediums demonstrating a contemporary fresh look utilizing “green” as a color, concept, or connotation. The show, a celebration of spring, renewal, and innovation is scheduled for April 25th –June 29th. Up to 3 works may be submitted in a jpeg format to S.Mastropietro@rockwellartandframing.com and labeled accordingly; first initial.last name_TITLE_medium_dimension_price

 (ex: S.Mastropietro_CHARTRUESICLE_oil_24x36_$1800). Due to the large number of entries, works are limited to 36”x36” and must be ready to hang (sculpture might be limited due to space). Entries must be received by March 15th ( no explicit content please).

Rockwell Galleries/ Ridgefield located at 470 Main Street Ridgefield, CT 06877 203-894-8000

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Curator Sooo-z Mastropietro lives the very art she is immersed in through her work with many regional artists and serving on multiple arts councils. Her collaborations originating from a core theme have enabled the creation of multi-layered shows involving many interesting artists. An artist herself with training at FIT in Fashion Design and Textile Design prepared her for an artistic career with an emphasis on design, ensemble, and production. Ms. Mastropietro’s artistic endeavors range from illustrating estates, to oil painting, to apparel arts, and to performing classical music with 2 regional symphonies. Her acceptance of so many art forms in her own life opens a wide range of inspiration she sees in others. The show will be juried by the curator and a committee.

 

 

About Rockwell Art Galleries

Rockwell Art Galleries has six locations in Fairfield County, CT: in Ridgefield at 470 Main Street; Wilton at 379 Danbury Road; in New Canaan at 9 Burtis Avenue; in Westport at 236 Post Rd East; in Stamford at 891 High Ridge Road; and in Fairfield at 1630 Post Road. In addition to original fine art, all Rockwell galleries offer custom framing, installation services and in-home and corporate art advisory services. To see the full roster of Rockwell artists, visit www.rockwellartandframing.com.

Cost free
Location

Rockwell Galleries/ Ridgefield
470 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT
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SponsorRockwell Galleries
Phone203-536-0651
Contact nameSooo-z
Contact emailsmastropietro@rockwellartandframing.com
Websitehttp://www.rockwellartandframing.com
Alternate Phone:: 203-894-8000

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