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Meeting with the Beekeepers of Southeast Connecticut

LYME — Warmed by the October sun, bees flitted from flower to flower in a patch of pink Sheffield daisies, collecting nectar to bring back to John Pritchard’s nearby beehives Monday afternoon.  “You can see it’s almost like a landing field with a gazillion planes. All those bees hovering in front are waiting to go… Keep Reading

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Rapp’s “The Sound Inside,” Sincere, Sensitive

“The Sound Inside” by Adam Rapp and directed by David Cromer (The Band’s Visit), currently on Broadway at Studio 54, feels like a well executed writing exercise that transformed into a delicate and sensitive play. It stars Mary-Louise Parker as Bella, a Yale English professor who has fallen into an almost transcendental state of apathy… Keep Reading

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Musical Masterworks Opens Season October 19 & 20… Beethoven’s String Quartets a High Point

The 29th season of Musical Masterworks will come to a crescendo with a special celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday, featuring all of Beethoven’s string quartets in two three-day weekends of music March 13-15 and May 1-3. For the two Beethoven weekends, the series is adding a Friday concert in addition to the usual Saturday and… Keep Reading

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Hartford Stage Opens with Solis’ Lyrical-Political Quixote

There are many adaptations of Don Quixote — a story originally written by Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes in the early 17th Century — from the Joe Darion and Mitch Leigh musical “Man of La Mancha” to the Terry Gilliam film, “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote.” In the prescient musical play “Quixote Nuevo,” playwright… Keep Reading

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I-Park Kicks off Seventh Art Biennale in East Haddam

EAST HADDAM — At night, animals, birds, flowers, and even mushroom spores become active, moving about, making sounds and leaving traces, mostly unbeknownst to humans.  Participants in artist Moira Williams’ sound walk called “Fissures, Holes, Limbs: breathing dislocated scales,” were invited Sunday to shift from “daylight to moonlight” and experience night sounds and images she… Keep Reading

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