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What's CA 1stDibs?by Lisa Scails | August 17, 2019Hi Friends, As we look toward our 13th Annual Business Supports the Arts Awards Breakfast on October 10th, 2019, I'm reaching out in search of amazing experiences for people to enjoy, because...read more
The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut will honor four awardees at the 13th annual Business Supports the Arts Awards Breakfast this year.
The Business Supports the Arts Award will go to Litchfield Distillery. Owners Jack and David Baker have incorporated philanthropy …read more
With all the hullabalooaround the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, it’s easy to forget that, well into the 1970s and beyond, to be an out gay artist was to court mainstream-career suicide.read more
Drew Gasparini, an award-winning musical theatre composer/lyricist and singer/songwriter, is taking a break from some of his usual gigs at the likes of 54 Below, for a special fundraising concert at the Barn.read more
State Rep. John Frey (R-111) thanked Governor Lamont for signing legislation he proposed to allow municipalities to create designated cultural districts to create awareness and promote economic development. The Governor signed the bill, which becomes effective on October 1st, on Friday, July 12.read more
The Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) provides numerous grant opportunities for arts and culture-related projects for Connecticut. But, of all the grants available from COA for Connecticut’s artists, creative entrepreneurs, educators, non-profits, individuals and businesses— I favor the Regional Initiative Grants, or REGI.read more
Through the integration of photography and his woodwork, Terry connects two distinct crafts. Between the viewing and physical manifestations, this achieves a linking between the seeing and the touching worlds.read more
A group of artists who each took different paths to express their views of the world will comprise the upcoming Accessible Art show sponsored by the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut. Venues in Danbury and Bethel will host the individual exhibits from July 1 through Aug. 23.read more
We just received a grant that will go towards funding a collaboration with Save Girls on F.Y.E.R. in Waterbury. We are also teaming up with Pilobolus for a free program and collaborating with Five Senses Festival in a culminating show, and to showcase our 2019 selected Young Writers.read more
The Connecticut Office of the Arts is happy to announce a partnership with Oddfellows Playhouse in Middletown to serve Connecticut teaching artists. Oddfellows will serve as a hub, providing opportunities …read more
Thank you to the Connecticut Office of the Arts, Arts Workforce Initiative, for sending us Gina Pelligrinelli for the summer!
Gina comes to us as a Senior at Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT, where she is receiving her…read more
Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center (KTM&HC) has received a $96,575 Good to Great grant from the State of Connecticut’s Department of Economic and Community Development. The grant will substantially fund KTM&HC’s project to turn the raw space in the lower level of its new Visitor Center…read more