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Hartford Symphony Orchestra extends music director Carolyn Kuan’s contract through 2027

By Connecticut Arts Alliance October 16, 2023

The Hartford Symphony Orchestra announced Friday that it has extended the contract of current music director Carolyn Kuan for three more years until the spring of 2027. Kuan has been leading the symphony since 2011. She is the 10th music director in the Hartford Symphony Orchestra’s 80-year history and the first woman to hold the position. Her initial contract…

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New Haven’s NXTHVN welcomes new artists and curators to fellowship program

By Connecticut Arts Alliance August 31, 2023

Fresh faces are coming to NXTHVN, as the latest round of artists and curators begin their 10-month fellowship program in New Haven. The art center’s Cohort 05 Studio and Curatorial Fellows will be refining their artistic practices in what NXTHVN describes as a community-driven program that will challenge each fellow and provide mentorship amid a collaborative spirit. The program began this month…

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A Look Inside Oddfellow’s Playhouse & Their Partnership with The Teaching Artist Hub CT

By Alyssa Colquhoun April 26, 2023

Connecticut Arts Alliance continues a series of posts spotlighting our members.  ___________   Just one block off Main Street in downtown Middletown sits a little brick house with colorful letters affectionally known as Oddfellow’s Playhouse  – a community-based, multicultural children’s theater. Their mission – enhance young people’s present and inspire their future through engaging, accessible…

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RiseUP’s ART maniFESTation event in May expected to draw thousands to Hartford

By Connecticut Arts Alliance March 29, 2023

Several thousand people are expected to attend the third annual ART maniFESTation – a combination of public art viewing, musical performances and interactive activities – on Bartholomew Avenue in Hartford on May 13. Organizer Matt Conway, executive director of sponsor RiseUP, said the 2023 event is expected to far surpass attendance of the first two…

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Meet Our Members: Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus

By Connecticut Arts Alliance May 26, 2020

The Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus sings a wide range of music as a catalyst to inspire, impact, and enrich the lives of their members, patrons, and the community.

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Meet Our Members: Fairfield University Art Museum

By Connecticut Arts Alliance May 18, 2020

The Fairfield University Art Museum (FUAM) is a dynamic space for engagement with the visual arts on the campus of Fairfield University. It is comprised of the Bellarmine Hall Galleries and the Walsh Gallery in the Quick Center for the Arts.

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Meet Our Members: Sally Rogers

By Connecticut Arts Alliance March 9, 2020

Sally Rogers performs traditional, contemporary and original ballads and song, interwoven with stories taken from her life as a performer, a wife and a mother.

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Meet Our Members: La Grua Center

By Connecticut Arts Alliance March 2, 2020

La Grua Center is a small nonprofit cultural center offering a wide variety of concerts, talks, and art exhibitions in a welcoming space with distinctive acoustics located in Stonington Borough.

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