TORRINGTON — Five Points Gallery, located at 33 Main Street in downtown Torrington, will open two concurrent exhibitions, “Expanded Vocabulary,” works by 12 Five Points/University of Hartford, Hartford Art School Launchpad Artists, and “Then, What if?,” 60 sound pieces and 60 videos, present…

ROXBURY — Twenty students of local artist and teacher Ira Barkoff will exhibit their paintings in “Circle of Influence,” at the Minor Memorial Library, 23 South Street, beginning with an opening reception for the public on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 2 to 4 p.m.

WINSTED — Tres Vidas, a chamber music theater work based on the lives of three legendary Latin American women, will be performed at Northwestern Connecticut Community College on Tuesday, November 12, 12 noon in the Founders Hall Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

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WOODBURY — The Friends of Woodbury Senior Community Center, Inc. is pleased to announce a free community concert by the Parnassus String Quartet (Yale School of Music) which will be held Sunday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. at the Woodbury Senior Community Center, 265 Main Street S, Woodbury.

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LAKEVILLE — The Tremaine Art Gallery presents Flat File: Works on Paper by Cleve Gray, on view Oct. 26 to Jan. 12, 2020. For many, Cleve Gray (1918-2004) is primarily a painter, but drawing, watercolor, and printmaking were an integral part of his artistic practice.

TORRINGTON — Five Points Annex Gallery, located at 17 Water Street in downtown Torrington, will open “American Dream: Diptychs and Triptychs by Peter Cusack,” a new show that will run through Oct. 14. This exhibition showcases Peter Cusack’s series of large scale diptych and triptych paintin…

MORRIS — As part of a regular series of programs at the Morris Public Library, Elizabeth Aleksinas, owner of Bramasole Yoga and Wellness Center, entertained a full and lively crowd of poetry lovers on Sept. 26. She recently published a book of her poetry, titled “The Spaces in Between.”

Everyone dreams of making a fast buck and striking it rich and Billy is desperate to rise above his present status. Having had a series of temp jobs and fired from his last one, he comes up with the idea of challenging the stock market. Penny stocks will be the answer to his dreams. And so b…

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NORFOLK — Courtney Maum sat at a table outside her home and property in the village of Norfolk. It was a brilliant late summer afternoon and the sun bounced off her abode. That, along with a mug full of coffee, refreshed her. Nearby, her young daughter played the games young children play in…

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KENT — This year’s North East Watercolor Society’s 43rd International Exhibition will again be at the Kent Art Association in Kent. The noted artist judging the work this year will be Ken Call, who joins a distinguished host of famous past jurors, such as Judi Betts, Mel Stabin, Irwin Greenb…

KENT — This fall the tradition continues, Kent Quiz Night lives. Brought to you by the Kent Memorial Library, the very popular and fun Kent Quiz Night will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6 p.m. at the Kent Firehouse, 28 Maple Street, Kent.

KENT — The Kent Memorial Library will offer a tour of six local artists’ studios. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity will begin promptly at the Library at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21. The tour will consist of a small group, no bigger than 12, that will visit the local artist studios of pa…

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SHERMAN — The Sherman Library presents the Sherman Commission on Aging Senior Art Show. Sherman is rich with senior artists that do painting, photography, woodwork, pottery, stained glass, sculpture and more. Over 20 artists will display their work. The work will be on display through Oct. 9.

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WASHINGTON — A new collection of oil paintings by artist James Aaby will be on display at Washington’s Gunn Memorial Library Stairwell Gallery from Sept. 14 to Oct. 26. There will be a reception for the artist on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 12 noon to 2 p.m.

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FALLS VILLAGE — America’s longest running summer chamber music festival, Music Mountain, continues its 90th season on Sunday, Sept. 8 at 3 p.m., with the Daedalus Quartet and guest pianist Tanya Bannister. The quartet performs selections from Bach’s “Art of the Fugue,” BWV 1080 (1742—50) and…

TORRINGTON — The Warner Stage Company and the Warner Theatre have announced new shows in the coming months. For tickets and information, call the Warner Box Office at 860-489-7180 or visit warnertheatre.org

KENT — The Kent Art Association opened its Members II show recently with a reception and awards presentation. The KAA has over 300 members from Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts. The Members Show offers member artists the opportunity to show off new works and as almost all mediums and …

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SHARON/LAKEVILLE — Organized by the Sharon Historical Society & Museum, 18 Main Street, in Sharon, “Wild and Beautiful Creatures: The Life and Work of J.J. Audubon” is a celebration of the art, science, and heritage of John James Audubon, one of America’s greatest naturalists. The Tremai…

KENT — Join the Kent Memorial Library for a book talk and signing with local author Betty Krasne. She will discuss her newly published book, “The Good Life?” This special event will take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 7, at the Library. The book will be available for purchase a…

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WINSTED/NEW HARTFORD — The tenth annual Open Your Eyes Studio Tour continued to adhere to its original mission: to give visitors a greater understanding of local artists’ creative processes, and the spaces where they create art, which range from a large studio inside a 19th century brick soc…

WOODBURY — Michael Gallagher will present his photographs of Holyland USA at an opening reception Sept. 7, 2 to 4 p.m. in the Gallery at the Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main Street S., Woodbury.

KENT — Ralph Waldo Emerson was right. “Life is a journey, not a destination.” And, no matter where the rambling has taken artist Kathy Wismar, across continents or across town, the images of people, places and things have impressed her. Kent and Falls Village artist Kathy Wismar will be exhi…

WASHINGTON DEPOT — The Washington Art Association presents “Chelminski & Offenhartz” an exhibition featuring the work of two accomplished Connecticut artists. Each has over five decades of experience of making visual illuminations that celebrate living in the light and color of Connectic…

TORRINGTON — Torrington Historical Society, 192 Main Street, Torrington, announces a new exhibition, Through the Lens: Torrington Photographs 1870 – 1970. The exhibit is open through Oct. 31.

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TORRINGTON — Litchfield native and artist Jennifer Abbott-Tillou featured her newest kinetic sculptures during an opening reception at her art studio in downtown Torrington, across from the Warner Theatre. The studio is atop a wide and impressive staircase, in a vintage building with cathedr…