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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
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Creative Plates the Center of New Bustling Bar in SoNo, Washington Prime

Creative Plates the Center of New Bustling Bar in SoNo, Washington Prime

Fresh, creative food and an impressive bar draws bustling crowds to Washington Prime in SoNo.

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Connecticut Politics

by Jennifer Swift
Job Recovery, Steady but Slow Under Malloy; 6.7 Percent Jobless in State

Job Recovery, Steady but Slow Under Malloy; 6.7 Percent Jobless in State

Job creation has been slow but steady under Governor Dannel P. Malloy. Will the same be true if he is re-elected?

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Gov. Malloy Touts Economic Progress, But Is It Enough to Win Re-Election?

Gov. Malloy Touts Economic Progress, But Is It Enough to Win Re-Election?

when he took office, Gov. Dannel Malloy pledged to put the state’s economy on a path to prosperity, but four years later Connecticut is still struggling—as is Malloy’s re-election bid.

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Arts & Entertainment

 Katharine Hepburn-Inspired Performance Venue in Old Saybrook Turns 5 in Style

Katharine Hepburn-Inspired Performance Venue in Old Saybrook Turns 5 in Style

The Kate has logged more than 1,000 performances in its lovely 250-seat theater treasured by both performers and audiences for its intimacy and acoustics—and it’s celebrating the five-year milestone Aug. 23 with its annual gala.

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Undying Love, Murder Plot, (Dinner)—A Magic (Flute) Evening in Middlebury

Undying Love, Murder Plot, (Dinner)—A Magic (Flute) Evening in Middlebury

A fully-staged and costumed production of Die Zauberflote (“The Magic Flute”)is being presented Aug. 23 at The Westover School in Middlebury.

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'House Hunters' Finds Dream Home for One Connecticut Couple; Airs Saturday

'House Hunters' Finds Dream Home for One Connecticut Couple; Airs Saturday

Erin and Eric Harkrader found their dream home courtesy of HGTV's "House Hunters." Their episode airs Saturday, August 23.

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Bridgeport Family’s Garden Retreat a Labor of Love and Recycling

Bridgeport Family’s Garden Retreat a Labor of Love and Recycling

Annette Erzen got the garden retreat of her dreams thanks to her son and 34 reclaimed windows.

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Health & Wellness

UConn Medical Students Cycle for Leukemia Research; Raise $30,000

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University of Connecticut medical students Greg Kirby and Jonathan Kobles will finish their cross-country bicycle ride this Saturday with final leg from Farmington to Hammonasset Beach State Park.

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Denan Project of Woodbury Provides Free Health Care to 50,000 Globally

Denan Project of Woodbury Provides Free Health Care to 50,000 Globally

The Denan Project, a nonprofit organization based in Woodbury, operates free health clinics in four countries and provides health care to more than 50,000 people annually.

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History

Hartford Stage's 'Ether Dome' Explores the Story of Dr. Horace Wells

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The "pain-full" and compelling story of Hartford's Dr. Horace Wells is finally being brought to the stage.

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Great Granddaughter of Architect Cass Gilbert Leads Tours of Woolworth Building

Great Granddaughter of Architect Cass Gilbert Leads Tours of Woolworth Building

New Canaan resident and descendent of Gilbert Cass is offering tours of her great grandfather's most well-known creation.

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Education

WCSU's $97 Million Danbury Visual and Performing Arts Center to Open

WCSU's $97 Million Danbury Visual and Performing Arts Center to Open

A stunning concert hall and theater crown the new home of Western Connecticut State University's School of Visual and Performing Arts.

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Teachers Sweeten Summer as Owners of Milford Soft Serve Ice Cream Truck

Teachers Sweeten Summer as Owners of Milford Soft Serve Ice Cream Truck

Fairfield High School teachers Stefanie and Pat Cole serve delicious ice cream off their truck Milford Soft Serve through the summer months.

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Mar 28, 2013
3:00 pm until 5:00 pm

Description

 

Southeastern Connecticut Filmmakers, LLC is an organization of storytellers, craftsmen, and artisans who promote quality filmmaking in the region. Over the past four years, SECTFilm has created opportunities for growth through seminars, workshops, lectures, and mentoring. Its members are constantly creating new content in the form of short films. This showcase represents the best of their work.

 

Never Again (7 min., Rated G)

A film noir take on a young woman's game of "He loves me, he loves me not.”

Directed by Steve Artale, Written by Jeanne Sigel

Starring Tara Neary, Tom Monroe, and Chris Bell

 

Chasing Oz (8 min., Rated G)

A veteran of the Iraq war confronts demons upon her return home.

Directed by Joe Truman, Written by Rene Gagnon

Starring Tara Neary, Ned Farrell, Sari Gagnon, and Steve Artale

 

Phone Tied (8 min., Rated G)

A teenage girl nervously waits for a phone call from her boyfriend, only to discover that waiting brings something totally unexpected.

Directed by Cynthia Riley, Written by Hannah Hirshfeld

Starring Samantha Finan, Grace Mills, Brody Whelan, and Jon Weaver

 

One Glass Short Of A Bottle (8 min., Rated PG)

A bartender encounters life changing emotion in the form of a relentless drunk.

Directed by Alec Asten, Written by Nina Barlow Schmid

Starring Garro Vertamin, Dean Festa, and Sari Gagnon

 

Look of Love (9 min., Rated PG)

The strange disappearance of an heirloom ladle leads to a comical confrontation between mother and daughter.

Directed by Jim Cimalore, Written by Judith Nutkis

Starring Lura Hepler, Sari Gagnon, and Megan Johnson Carlson

 

Peril of Cemetery Road (5 min., Rated PG)

When an unseen traveler stalks a young woman everyone’s day takes and unexpected turn.

Directed by Bill Hamell, Written by Beverly Hayes

Starring Sari Gagnon, Lura Hepler, and Tom Steenburg

 

Same World (8 min. Rated G)

When a swaggering ladies man attempts to aid a young woman, she opens his eyes to a new point of view.

Directed and Written by Leslie Atsales

Starring Stephen F. White and Wendy Olafson

Cost free with Museum admission.
Location

New Britain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington Street
New Britain, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorNew Britain Museum of American Art
Phone860-229-0257
Contact nameHeather Whitehouse
Contact emailwhitehouseh@nbmaa.org
Websitehttp://www.nbmaa.org

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