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Liberians in Connecticut Fear Being Stigmatized Because of Ebola Crisis

Liberians in Connecticut Fear Being Stigmatized Because of Ebola Crisis

The vice president of the Liberian Community Association of Connecticut — who also is pastor of a New Haven parish — is concerned about stigma from the Ebola epidemic affecting Liberians in Connecticut.

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Ebola Concerns Have West Haven Family Quarantined After Return From Africa

Ebola Concerns Have West Haven Family Quarantined After Return From Africa

A family of six is quarantined in West Haven for 21 days after arriving in the U.S. from one of the Ebola-affected countries in West Africa, as per Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s recently enacted emergency protocol, city officials said.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
5 More Must-Try Connecticut Breweries

5 More Must-Try Connecticut Breweries

Connecticut's craft beer seen is booming. Here are five breweries you'll want to checkout for yourself.

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New South End Restaurant Delights New Canaan With Creative Cuisine

New South End Restaurant Delights New Canaan With Creative Cuisine

In early July CTbites previewed the opening of South End, the newest addition to the New Canaan restaurant scene. Nearly two months of frenzied activity has confirmed the local appreciation that the creative cuisine of Chef Nicholas Martschenko is alive on Pine Street.

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Connecticut Politics

$1 Million in Gun Legislation Ads, Influence for Connecticut's Governor's Race

$1 Million in Gun Legislation Ads, Influence for Connecticut's Governor's Race

Almost $1 million has poured into the state from advocates on both sides of the gun legislation issue, but what impact it will have on the gubernatorial election is up for debate.

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Malloy Leads Foley by 1 Percentage Point in Latest Quinnipiac Poll

Malloy Leads Foley by 1 Percentage Point in Latest Quinnipiac Poll

After a deluge of ads and multiple debates, the gubernatorial race between incumbent Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley remains in a virtual tie with Joe Visconti still not making a difference in the outcome.

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Arts & Entertainment

5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: UConn Huskies Forever, Scary Trolley Trip ...

5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: UConn Huskies Forever, Scary Trolley Trip ...

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

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WFSB’s Kara Sundlun Was 'Love Child' of a Governor, New Book Recounts

WFSB’s Kara Sundlun Was 'Love Child' of a Governor, New Book Recounts

Kara Sundlun, the Emmy-winning co-host of "Better Connecticut" on WFSB, has written a book entitled "Finding Dad: From Love Child to Daughter."

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Style & Shopping

Vintage and Handmade Style at The Haven Collective in New Haven

Vintage and Handmade Style at The Haven Collective in New Haven

The Haven Collective pairs the vintage style of Vintanthromodern Vintage and American-made products of (23rd/1st) with a rotating array of pop-up retailers in new shop to open Friday, October 24.

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Fireplaces and Stoves: What You Need to Know About Adding One to Your Home

Fireplaces and Stoves: What You Need to Know About Adding One to Your Home

If you’re looking to add a fireplace or upgrade the one you have, start with this expert advice.

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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

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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Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame Celebrates Innovative Women This Year

Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame Celebrates Innovative Women This Year

The 21st Annual Induction Ceremony & Celebration for the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame will celebrate women who have pushed boundaries in the areas of design and innovation. The ceremony will take place on October 29 in Hartford.

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Education

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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Documentary Ban Fuels Critics of Yale's University of Singapore Affiliation

Documentary Ban Fuels Critics of Yale's University of Singapore Affiliation

The controversy over Yale University’s joint college with the National University of Singapore, in which critics charge that Yale should not be in cooperation with the city-state’s authoritarian regime, was recently reignited over a documentary banned by the government.

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“Not of This World” Exhibition

Oct 25, 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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Latin Views 2014

Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014

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

The final biennial international exhibition presented by the Latin Network for the Visual Arts showcasing contemporary fine art from dozens of Latin American and Latin European artists, representing countries around the globe at the Alexey von Schlippe Gallery of Art, University of Connecticut Avery Point Campus, 1084 Shennecossett Road, Groton, Conn., 860-405-9052;...

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A Conversation: Countering Columbus Day

Oct 25, 2014

For indigenous peoples of the Americas, Columbus Day is not a holiday, but a reminder of colonization. This discussion highlights their concerns. Panelists are: Ramona Peters (Mashpee Wampanoag), Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal historic preservation officer; J. Kehaulani Kauanui (Kanaka Maoli), associate professor of American Studies and Anthropology at Wesleyan University; and Jose Barreiro...

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90-minute Self Portrait Workshop & Studio Visits for Kids

Oct 25, 2014

Ages 7–12. Tours meet by the welcome tent at Building 2.  Tours will sell out! Reserve your spot early! cwos.org.

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Roger Mudre Exhibition Opening

Oct 25, 2014

  Heather Gaudio Fine Art 21 South Street New Canaan, CT 06840 (203)801-9590 www.heathergaudiofineart.com email: info@heathergaudiofineart.com     Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition Roger Mudre: Full Circle, on view from October 25 through November 29.  This is Mudre’s first solo exhibition at HGFA and will...

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CMS PRESENTS JAMES LANDINO - VIDEO GAME MUSIC WORKSHOP

Oct 25, 2014

Community Music School presents an exciting workshop that delves into the world of music for video games with composer and performer James Landino on Saturday, October 25 at 1 pm. The workshop takes place in Studio 15 at the School located at 90 Main Street, Cenerbrook, CT. Originally from Westbrook, CT, James is a leading force in the digital music generation as a composer and sound designer...

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Mystic Ballet’s GRAB Series: Carmina Burana

Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

This is not your mother's ballet, this is dance for next generation. GRAB features two US premiers by Sergei Vanaev: Carl Orff's Carmina Burana along with the comical La Paloma to the music of ACDC. Carmina Burana's power, on almost primitive reliance on rythm, gives way to a pulsing, ominous statement of the O Fortuna theme. The frank eroticism contained in the text is...

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The Price is Right Live! Comes to the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, October 14-25

Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014

The Price Is Right Live!™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives contestants from the audience the chance to "Come On Down" to win appliances, vacations and even new cars by playing classic games from television's longest running and most popular game show. From Plinko™, to Cliffhangers™, to The Big Wheel™, and even the fabulous Showcase, all the...

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Hocus Pocus Afternoon Tea

Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014

October          Thurs 23 or Sat 25 Afternoon themed teas are multi-course, multi-dimensional occasions that start with a soup course and then feature assorted savories & tea sandwiches as well as Celebrations’ delectable scones plus a variety of sweets. The perfect freshly brewed specialty tea (two types, endless pots!) complements the theme and menu.   Monthly Afternoon...

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Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn

Oct 25, 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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