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  • New Haven Museum- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice

    114 Whitney Avenue, New Haven CT Monday,Jan 21 at 11am - 3pm

    The New Haven Museum will host storytelling as part of the Yale Peabody Museum’s 23rd Annual “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice,” on Monday, January 21, 2019, from 11a.m. to 3 p.m. Located at 114 Whitney Avenue, New Haven.

    More information available at www.newhavenmuseum.org or at 203-562-4183

  • Cinema Arts Centre- Screenwriters Discussion Group

    423 Park Avenue Huntington NY Monday,Jan 21 at 7:30 PM

    Read, discuss and critique members’ screenplays, whether complete or in progress. We also provide information and support for the beginning and experienced screenwriter, filmmaker and anyone interested in writing for film and related media.

    More information available at cinemaartscentre.org or at 631-423-7611

  • Guilford Art Center- Friday Night Art: Pottery

    411 Church Street Guilford, CT Friday,Jan 25 at 6:30PM - 9:30PM

    Create a unique one-of-a-kind piece of pottery using simple techniques working with clay. Various tools and engobes will be used to add texture and color. Have fun with friends.

    More information available at guilfordartcenter.org or at 203-453-5947

  • The Westport Library- WestportWRITES Mini-Conference: How to Get Published

    20 Jesup Road Westport, CT Sunday,Jan 27 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Join literary agent Cynthia Manson and editor Caitlin Alexander for an in-depth look on how to get your work published.

    Whether you’re knee-deep in revisions or your New Year’s resolution is to start writing your first book, the process of getting published can seem daunting.

    In this interactive discussion, an experienced literary agent and a veteran editor will demystify the process and tell you what you really need to know in order to break into today’s marketplace.

    More information available at westportlibrary.org or at 203-291-4800

  • Ridgefield Playhouse- Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra- Beethoven Concert

    80 East Ridge, Ridgefield, CT Sunday,Jan 27 at 4pm

    A community Concert featuring the talented musicians from Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra Chamber Orchestra performing an all Beethoven program including Egmont Overture and Symphony No. 7.

    More information available at www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org or at (203) 438-5795

  • The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum- Exhibition Opening: How Art Changed the Prison: The Work of CPA’s Prison Arts Program

    258 Main Street Ridgefield, CT Sunday,Jan 27 at 3pm-5pm

    The opening of How Art Changed the Prison: The Work of CPA’s Prison Arts Program, presenting visual art made in Connecticut’s correctional institutions over the past three decades. Organized by Jeffrey Greene, manager of Community Partners in Action (CPA), a non-profit that focuses on behavioral changes of both current and past inmates, in addition to criminal justice reform, this exhibition will include the work of approximately twenty-eight artists.

    At 2 pm, Jeffrey Greene will be moderating a panel discussion with former inmates and others involved in Connecticut’s correctional system on the impact of the visual arts for those incarcerated in the State’s prisons.

    More information available at www.aldrichart.org or at 203-438-4519.

    Please note reservations are required.

  • Bridgeport Library- Turning Point Coaching: Computer Workshop

    2705 Fairfield Ave. Bridgeport, CT Tuesday,Jan 29 at 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

    These classes are designed to ensure you stay current with the changes in technology. We present training on a variety of topics from:

    * Basic computing fundamentals (understanding the components of a computer, etc.)

    * Internet safety (computer virus to phishing)

    * Microsoft Office Suite applications (basic to intermediate Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    * Email etiquette to help you with your job search, attaching a document, and so much more.

    More information available at bportlibrary.org or at (203) 576-7025

  • Palace Theater- Winter Jazz Series: The OZ Experience

    100 East Main Street, Waterbury CT Friday,Feb 8 at 7pm

    The Trio of Oz, blends a deftly swinging jazz sensibility with their genuine love of alternative rock.

    More information is available at www.palacetheaterct.org or at 203-346-2000

  • Southampton Arts Center- Artists in Residence, Public Opening Reception

    25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY Saturday,Feb 9 at 5PM -7PM

    TAKEOVER artists include Scott Bluedorn, Daniel Cabrera, Darlene Charneco, Kara Hoblin, Ruby Jackson, Laurie Lambrecht, Jerome Lucani, Paton Miller, and Jeff Muhs. Curated by Amy Kirwin

    For seven weeks in the winter of 2019 Southampton Arts Center hands over its galleries to nine East End artists, each with an assigned space to set up a “pop-up” studio. Completed works are installed and the artists will have scheduled weekly studio time in the galleries from Thursday to Sunday, 12-6 PM to create new works in a wide variety of mediums.

    There are workshops for all ages, gallery tours, and unique programs inspired by the artists and their works in progress. Additionally, a weekly “hangout” will take place every Thursday from 6-8 PM where community can come and spend the evening with the artists.

    More information available at southamptonartscenter.org or at 631-283-0967

  • Milford Arts Council- Open Mic Nite

    40 Railroad Avenue South Milford CT Wednesday,Feb 13 at Registration is at 6:00pm, performance at 7pm.

    Open to anyone who wants to share their gifts and talents by singing, dancing, acting, reciting the written word, or playing an instrument.

    Registration is at 6:00pm, first come-first serve.

    Or just come and support local talent at 7pm

    More information available at www.milfordarts.org or at 203-878-6647

  • Play- CLEVER LITTLE LIES

    Thursday,Feb 28 to Sunday,Mar 17 at various days & times

    The Square One Theatre Company

    CLEVER LITTLE LIES by Joe DiPietro offers sidesplitting chaos as Alice digs for the truth in her marriage and gets even more honesty than anyone expected. Performances are Febrary 28th through March 17th.

    Performance are at Stratford Academy, 719 Birdseye Street, Stratford, Connecticut.

    Performance dates, times and more info at: 203-375-8778 (24/7) and squareonetheatre.com