Category: Entertainment

HCC Art Professor Lydia Viscardi Opens New Show on August 28  Solo art exhibition at Five Points Gallery: “Here and Hereafter”

TORRINGTON, CT – Housatonic Community College (HCC) studio art adjunct professor Lydia Viscardi will present “Here and Hereafter,” a solo exhibition of mixed media painting and works on paper at Five Points Gallery from August 28 – October 3, 2020. The gallery, located at 33 Main St. in Torrington, CT, is free and open to…

Outdoor concert extended at Curtain Call

Curtain Call’s Summer Cabaret sold out in two days, so the organization has added one more performance, Sunday evening, August 16, at 7:30pm. Using the outdoor stage built for their annual Shakespeare on the Green series, Stamford’s nonprofit theatre company is keeping live performances going while their indoor stages are dark. “When the pandemic forced…

Shakespeare returns to Stamford for two weekends

In the 16th century, a young couple in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, lost two of their children to the bubonic plague. They did everything they could to protect their third child, William, from the disease. Luckily for us, the Shakespeare family’s young William, survived. “We too, are surviving, but barely,” said Curtain Call executive director, Lou Ursone, of his…

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum Wins Prestigious Award for  Women Suffrage Exhibit

Norwalk, CT – The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum proudly announces that it has won a prestigious award from the Connecticut League of History Organizations (CLHO) for the exhibition titled, From Corsets to Suffrage: Victorian Women Trailblazers. CLHO Executive Director Amrys Williams said, “As the first major exhibition in Connecticut to deal with the suffrage centennial, From…

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum to reopen its tours and galleries with new exhibition in collaboration with Silvermine Arts Center

Norwalk, CT – After temporarily closing on March 23, the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is pleased to announce that it will reopen for tours at noon on Wed., July 29, 2020. While most of the programming for youth and adults throughout the season will be offered virtually, and be either live-streamed or recorded, the Museum will…