Nearly 100 works by the 19th-century master, including 92 watercolors, four oil paintings and one sketchbook, will be on display Oct. 5 through Feb. 23.
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In 1989, with the museum's reputation at stake, the Wadsworth Atheneum placed itself squarely in the debate over Robert Mapplethorpe's notorious photo exhibit.
Wesleyan University professor Amy Bloom discusses her work as a novelist and her role in the inaugural festival, to be hosted by Real Art Ways.
By all accounts, Kelli O’Hara is no diva. But the Tony Award-winning actress (she’s been nominated seven times), played one with delicious delight in the revival of the Cole Porter musical Kiss Me Kate, which ended its Broadway run in June.
The hardworking comedian will perform at Foxwoods Resort Casino’s Fox Theater on Sept. 20.
The idea for Passing Through began more than four years ago when Eric Ulloa was so moved by a This American Life NPR podcast that “I pulled my car over to the side of the road where I collapsed crying.”
The performance will take place Aug. 4. as part of the festival's Open House day.
Thanks to the Litchfield Aid of the Connecticut Junior Republic, on July 12 and 13 residents and visitors can visit some of these homes and gardens, several of which have never been open to the public.
Since the 1960s, Amherst Early Music has been transporting amateur and professional musicians a few hundred years into our musical past.
The prolific comedian and actor will bring his stand-up act to Hartford for a one-night show.
After many years under the sun at the Goshen Fairgrounds, the Litchfield Jazz Festival is heading indoors this summer.
Alasdair Neale will officially take over as music director and conductor of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, the fourth oldest in the country, July 1, shortly after he is introduced to the community at a free concert on the New Haven Green on June 22.
Many events in the state will center around gay rights and culture for Pride Month in June.
The ever-busy host of "Late Night" will perform two shows at Ridgefield Playhouse on June 9.
Opened in December at the Washington museum, the room was designed with historical accuracy and authenticity very much in mind.
Comedian, longtime host of The Tonight Show and renowned car enthusiast Jay Leno will perform his stand-up act at the Palace Theater in Stamford on May 2.
Jason Raposo, better known as celebrity barber Jay Majors, is the creator of the Connecticut Barber Expo, which returns to the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford May 18-20.
Calypso is the latest offering from humorist and New York Times bestselling author David Sedaris. The North Carolina native now lives in England and is among the latest class of inductees into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His book tour will bring him to The Palace Theatre in Stamford on April 11.
Real Bodies, a sprawling new exhibition at the Connecticut Science Center, looks at the many complex processes our bodies perform routinely every day.
Kathleen Madigan has been touring for three decades, selling out theaters across the country. The St. Louis native’s Hot Dogs and Angels tour will make a stop at Foxwoods Resort Casino’s Fox Theater on March 8, and her stand-up special Bothering Jesus is currently streaming on Netflix.
The iconic stars of Barney Miller and I Dream of Jeannie discuss missed opportunities, love at first sight and loving their TV characters.
Our top picks for events happening around the state this month.
Steve Martin and Martin Short need no introduction. Their Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t tour stops by Foxwoods Resort Casino on Feb. 16.
You might be surprised at how many things there are for a non-skier can do at some of the mountains in our area.
Playwright Karen Hartman was “inspired” by the landmark labor case and describes the play as “an imaginative response to transcripts, interviews, and the many histories of New Haven.”
Canadian hockey great and motivational speaker Theo Fleury will be at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Feb. 28.
Walking through the Lyman Allyn Art Museum’s Chappell Gallery, which is dedicated to the artist and designer Louis Comfort Tiffany, is like going back in time to experience the opulence and luxury of the Gilded Age.
Tarell Alvin McCraney sits at one of his favorite haunts in New Haven, Soul de Cuba Cafe on Crown Street. The space’s imagery of the Yoruba people of West Africa reminds him of his youth in Miami when a Santerian priest told him he was “touched and blessed” and that “the gods are talking to you.”
West Hartford’s newest escape room, Skeleton Key Adventure Emporium, has something few others do: a full bar. You might think twice about trying to get out.
Can’t get enough of Alexander Hamilton? Then head to the Connecticut Historical Society in Hartford for more on the colorful Founding Father.
A calendar of holiday-themed shows, music, festivals and more this December.
The famed astrophysicist is just a humble servant of your cosmic curiosity.
Back in 2009, Thomas Kail got more than an inkling that his friend Lin-Manuel Miranda’s new project was something special.
Tim Allen is a busy man, from the Fox reboot of Last Man Standing to a national stand-up comedy tour and the upcoming release of Toy Story 4. He swings through the state this month with stops at the Palace Theatre in Stamford Nov. 15 and Foxwoods Resort Casino Nov. 16.