WASHINGTON — The Gunn Historical Museum is offering a free virtual presentation on Zoom titled “The Spirit of Christmas Past: Four Centuries of Christmas in New England” with Kenneth Turino on Monday, December 7, 2020 at 6:30p.m. Registration is required by accessing the Museum’s page to sig…

NEW MILFORD — Gallery 25 and Creative Arts Studio presents new artists, a new “Celebrate” Show and special events for this Holiday Season. Sponsored by the New Milford Commission on the Arts, the gallery’s new artwork consists of paintings, photographs, jewelry, fused glasswork, pottery, wea…

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As temperatures drop, so do the options for in-person blues music. Some venues are working to provide indoor shows. Keep an eye out for new shows and band announcements.

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WASHINGTON — Megan Marden, a Danbury native, teaches art history, painting, and drawing as an Associate Professor at Post University as well as an Adjunct Professor at Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury. Marden’s work has been shown both in group exhibits as well as solo exhibit…

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Leesa Lawson “came East” in the late 1980s and at the age of 28 she launched an eminently successful career as a public relations writer for a large New England advertising agency. She was part of a creative team that won a number of awards and achieved “outstanding results” for her clients.…

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TORRINGTON — Five Points Gallery, located at 33 Main Street in downtown Torrington, will open three new exhibitions. In the East Gallery, “CIPHER: Works from Another Country Quilt Cycle,” features work from DARNstudio, a collaboration of multidisciplinary artists David Anthone and Ron Norswo…

TORRINGTON — Jacque Williams (“Jacque J.J.”), a personality on WAPJ Torrington Community Radio and a recording artist, recently released a new single, “America the Beautiful?”

KENT – South Kent artist Allison May Gennings’ exhibit, “Transitions” will be shown at the Kent Memorial Library gallery, through Dec. 30.

TORRINGTON — Four well-known local artists recently held an exhibition at Five Points Gallery, one in spirit only. Ernest Bozenhard Barker, who died April 12, 2019, was a writer, painter, wood-worker, furniture craftsman and art teacher. His one-of-a-kind pieces of furniture are carved out o…

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KENT — Alison Palmer has been an artist as long as she can remember. “My mother is an artist, so I was encouraged as a child. There were always supplies available to me. I discovered clay in nursery school and knew at that time that clay was the path I’d pursue.”

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WOODBURY — Paintings by artist Carol Thoma Moore will be on display in the Woodbury Library’s Gallery Space for the month of November, according to an email from organizers. An in person, socially distanced, meet and greet for the artist is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 7, from 2 — 4 p.m.

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WOODBURY — The leaves on the trees are turning shades of red, yellow and orange, there is a crisp coolness to the air and the hours of darkness are growing longer. In short, autumn has arrived. With the turning of the season come all sorts of fun fall activities, with carving Jack-O-Lanterns…

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LITCHFIELD — From the slums of northern Brazil to the classroom at Litchfield High School, Maria Souza Hogan has fairly mimicked the legendary phoenix bird, rising from what could have been the ashes of her challenging childhood to fly on self-made wings and become an eminent scholar, teache…

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LITCHFIELD — Jamie Monahan was born in North Carolina, moved to Virginia at the age of 10, then to Japan, where she lived until she was 16. She moved to New York where she made her mark as an actress, filmmaker, director, and producer. She may have been born in the south, but she has never c…