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Art Exhibits/Openings

ART/OLYME-26th Annual Associate Artist Exhibition and Newly Elected Artists;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

Landscape, portrait and still life paintings, as well as sculpture, all by Associate Artist members, will be featured in the Association’s front galleries. An exhibition of works by six new Elected Artists will be on display in the Goodman gallery. Opening reception on Sunday, January 28, 2 - 4 pm. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 10am-5pm, and by appointment.

Jeremy Holmes: New Sculpture

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, 10:30 am
Jeremy Holmes: New Sculpture;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Heather Gaudio Fine Art, 66 Elm Street, New Canaan, CT , 06840

Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to present "Jeremy Holmes: New Sculpture," the first solo exhibition of the artist at the gallery. The show will open with a public reception on February 10th, 4-6pm, and will run through March 17th.

Holmes engages the viewer with beautiful abstract three-dimensional forms created out of natural wood. Using traditional wood-working techniques, he starts by soaking 12-foot long planks to make the naturally rigid material more malleable. Improvising as he works, Holmes bends, twists and coils the slabs into graceful sinewy forms, then joins them to become stunning free-standing or wall-mounted sculptures. He stains them with color or leaves them natural with a clear resin finish. On view will be new free-standing and wall-mounted sculptures in addition to a large site-specific installation. Made of white ash, this singular 200-foot structure will activate the gallery space as it hangs suspended from the ceiling and walls. Holmes has been working with wood since earning his BFA a decade ago, and has been the subject of several solo and group exhibitions here and abroad. An important part of his artistic practice consists of making large, temporary site-specific installations such as the one he will create for the exhibition. In addition to having his work featured in various publications, Holmes has been a guest lecturer and artist in residence, and has been the recipient of numerous awards.

Heather Gaudio Fine Art specializes in emerging and established artists, offering painting, works on paper, photography and sculpture. The gallery provides a full-range of art advisory services, from forming and maintaining a collection, to securing secondary market material, to assisting with framing and installation. The focus is on each individual client, selecting art that best serves his or her vision, space, and resources. The six exhibitions offered every year are designed to present important talent and provide artwork appealing to a broad range of interests. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday; 10:30am to 5:30pm; and by appointment.

Contemporary Moments: Paintings by Molly McDonald

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, 11:00 am
Contemporary Moments: Paintings by Molly McDonald;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Cooper and Smith Gallery, 10 Main Street, Essex, CT , 06426

The Cooper & Smith Gallery presents Contemporary Moments: Paintings by Molly McDonald. Drawing from past and present experiences, in combination with observation and imagination, Molly creates color fields that are simultaneously meditative and energetic. Contemporary Moments will be on exhibit through April 15.
Gallery hours: Wed – Sun, 10:30 – 5:00; Mon – Tue, 11:00 – 4:00. 10 Main Street, Essex, CT

Raptors & Rehabilitation: Where Birds Meet People

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, 1:30 pm
Raptors & Rehabilitation: Where Birds Meet People;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Guilford Free Library, 20 Carter Drive, Guilford, CT , 06437

Opening Reception at the Guilford Free Library Saturday 2/3/2018 from 1:30 - 3:30pm for Raptors & Rehabilitation: Where Birds Meet People by Sophie Zyla. Misty, a Barred Owl and Grace from A Place Called Hope will be guest visitors at the opening.

Birds are hiding in plain sight in cities, suburbs, and the natural places our paths take us. The images of all but one of the birds of prey in this exhibit must remain in captivity due to circumstances caused mainly be encounters with humanity and/or our inventions. Despite our best efforts and medical care some do die but many are released back to the wild to continue the lives they were born to live. Some birds have a personality and disposition that allows them to become ambassadors, educators, and acquaintances of humans. As our human and animal paths cross collisions are inevitable. We have the capacity to hurt but also the ability to help. Raptors & Rehabilitation: Where Birds Meet People includes images of ambassador birds from A Place Called Hope along with information on raptors and on rehabilitation in CT.

The exhibit will be available for viewing in the gallery and meeting room of the library during their normal business hours for the month of February.

Future Perfect

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, 4:30 pm
Future Perfect;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Hygienic Art Gallery, 79 Bank St, New London, , 06320

Future Perfect includes a roster of artists from around the world, whose work explores the complex forces pushing and pulling our technological culture, and our own identities within it. Their work speculates on present and future fusions and intersections between our rich internal worlds, our bodies, our relationships, and the strange inner lives of artificial intelligences, data clouds and social algorithms.

42nd Annual Student Exhibition

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, 5:00 pm
42nd Annual Student Exhibition;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, 84 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

Two Locations!
Chauncey Stillman Gallery at LYME

Opening Reception
Friday, February 9, 5 - 7 pm
Exhibition on view February 9 - March 31, 2018.
Gallery Hours: Monday-Saturday 10am - 4pm

Hygienic Basement Gallery, New London
Exhibition on view Saturday, March 10 through Friday, March 30.
Closing Reception on Friday, March 30, 6 - 9 pm.

Image: Forrest Joss, Leaves Me With Reptile Hands, ink on paper

Art Opening for Michelle Gemma Photography

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, 5:30 pm
Art Opening for Michelle Gemma Photography;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Wayne's Barbershop, 3 Pearl Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

A Cinematic Presentation of Fine Art Black and White Photography by Mystic, CT Photographer Michelle Gemma

Author Events

Book Signing at R.J. Julia -

Author Events

R.J. Julia Bookseller, 768 BOSTON POST ROAD, Madison, CT , 06443

The R.J Julia Bookseller ( 768 BOSTON POST ROAD, Madison, CT 06443) will be hosting a book signing for debut author Fred Bollaci on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 2pm.

Florida-based food writer, sommelier, and estates attorney Fred Bollaci lost 150 pounds (from 330) by eating out at his favorite gourmet restaurants and drinking fine wine! Reader’s Digest called Bollaci’s story “one of the most inspirational weight loss transformations of 2017.” In a new book, THE RESTAURANT DIET: How to Eat Out Every Night and Still Lose Weight (Mango Publishing; January 15, 2018), healthy lifestyle entrepreneur Bollaci gives dieting tips for dining out so that you can order fine meals without the guilt. Bollaci shares how he has kept the weight off for seven years, is the fittest he has ever been, and never gave up eating gourmet food.


VFW Breakfast, Feb. 18, Mystic

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, 8:00 am


The Hugo A. Simonelli VFW Post 3263, 60 Stonington Westerly Road, Mystic, CT

8-11 a.m., hosted by The Mystic Veterans of Foreign Wars; open to the public.

Adopt A Book

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, 9:30 am


Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT , 06320

Help support the library by sponsoring a book for the library and we will add a book plate to the book.

Chandler Smith, Feb. 18, N.London

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, 2:00 pm


Custom House Maritime Museum, 150 Bank St., New London, CT

2 p.m., Discovering Venture & the Voyage of the Sloop Venture 2018-2019; presented by Historian Chandler Saint; $16; $12 members; $8 youth; register online or call (860) 447-2501.


Mystic VFW, 60 Stonington Road, Mystic, CT

6 p.m., The Hugo A. Simonelli VFW Post 3263 monthly Auxiliary Member meeting; all members in good standing are encouraged to attend.

Narcotics Anonymous, Sunday, NEW LONDON, L+M

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, 6:00 pm


Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, 365 Montauk Ave., New London, CT

6 p.m.

Overeaters Anonymous, Sundays, WESTERLY

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, 6:00 pm


Grace United Methodist Church, 10 Park Ave., Westerly, RI , 02890

6-7 p.m., meeting; (401) 575-9837;


Rogers Lake Clubhouse, 75 Rogers Lake Trail, Old Lyme, CT

7 p.m.

Narcotics Anonymous, Sunday, MYSTIC, St. Marks

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, 7:30 pm


St. Marks Episcopal Church, 15 Pearl St., Mystic, CT

7:30 p.m.


Market at the Velvet Mill

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, 10:00 am


Market at the Mill, 22 Bayview Avenue, Stonington, , 06378

Come shop a selection of handmade goods and vendors every Saturday from 9AM-3PM and Sunday 10AM-3PM.
An eclectic mix of artisans and vendors located in the historical Velvet Mill in the Stonington Burrough. Dog friendly so bring your buddies!


Cuatro Puntos presents 'The Rosegarden of Light', music from Afghanistan;


Calvary Episcopal Church, 27 Church St. , Stonington, CT , 06378

In 2014, members of the musical ensemble Cuatro Puntos traveled to Kabul, Afghanistan to teach for the summer at the Afghanistan National Institute of Music. Here they performed side-by-side with young musicians from the music school in a ground-breaking concert. A few months later, a similar event featuring the music students was the target of a terrorist attack intended to silence the voices of young people in Afghanistan. The Rosegarden of Light project was a multi-national collaboration aimed to make the voices of these young people heard around the world. Cuatro Puntos partnered with two of the music school’s ensembles- the Afghan Women’s Orchestra “Zohra” and the Junior Ensemble of Traditional Instruments to release a CD that featured all three ensembles performing upbeat folk music from Afghanistan. Since its release in 2016, The Rosegarden of Light album has been met with worldwide critical acclaim, been heard in several films, and has been heard on prominent media such as BBC Radio in England and NPR in the USA. Please join us in Stonington as we tell the story of these brave young musicians, and continue to make their voices heard far and wide. Cuatro Puntos will play music from Afghanistan, including composer Sadie Harrison’s Gulistan-e Nur: The Rosegarden of Light, which will feature the live musicians of Cuatro Puntos alongside video performances by the Afghan Women’s Orchestra “Zohra”.


Eagle Flyer

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, 11:00 am
Eagle Flyer;


Essex Steam Train & Riverboat, 1 Railroad Avenue, Essex, CT , 06426

The perfect event for conservationists, nature enthusiasts, students and families looking to fight the winter cabin fever, hop onto the Eagle Flyer at Essex Station this February! This 2˝-hour eco-excursion through the Connecticut River Valley offers an unadulterated view of the landscape and its wildlife from the heated comfort of our Coaches ($25 adult, $15 child, under 2 free) or First Class ($40 all ages) train cars. Master Wildlife Conservationists from CT's DEEP will be onboard to discuss and share expert information about the wildlife indigenous to the region. Bring binoculars so you don't miss a thing!

While you take in the landscape and its animal inhabitants, choose to enjoy delicious fresh soups and sandwiches made to order, leaving you with nary a need during this perfect New England outing! Passengers in First Class are offered food & beverage service directly from their seat, while passengers in Coach can take a short walk to the dining car. Making local stops in Deep River, Chester, East Haddam, Haddam and Hadlyme, this fun-filled educational journey will leave you refreshed and informed about the beautiful natural world around us. New this year, riders can choose to embark on a ˝ hour shopping excursion at the Goodspeed Station Country Store or stay onboard for an extended ride on the newly-opened scenic track along the CT River in Haddam.

Trains depart at 11AM & 2PM on President's Day Weekend, February 17-19 & 24-25. Local residents may board at their nearby train station (see schedule online). Visit and reserve your seat on this magical nature ride today!


Spinnato's Magic Matinee

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, 5:00 pm
Spinnato's Magic Matinee;


Comix Comedy, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd, Uncasville, CT , 06382

Comix is thrilled to partner with our house hypnotist Jim Spinnato in bringing to the club Spinnato’s Magic Matinee, a 60 minute show featuring some of the brightest magicians and variety acts New England has to offer. These performances are a combination of comedy, magic and illusion and audience participation. All designed with the adult audience in mind. Please visit for more info.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day Through March 4 with a Special “Dinner and a Show” Package from Effie’s Place & Playhouse on Park!;


Meredith Atkinson, 244 Park Rd., Hartford, CT , 06119

WEST HARTFORD - Indulge in a delicious 3-course dinner at Effie’s Place Family Restaurant (includes a glass of beer/wine) and then head up to Playhouse on Park to see Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage. The cost for dinner and a show is only $50 per person (tax and gratuity not included)!

Dinner at Effie's Place Family Restaurant includes your choice of: appetizer: stuffed mushroom caps, spanakopita, tossed salad or soup of the day; main course: braised lamb shank served over rice, ravioli with shrimp in a tomato-mushroom cream sauce, or chicken piccata with rice and vegetables. Dinner is served with a beverage, including beer or wine, and your choice of dessert!

Intimate Apparel is a historical drama written by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage. In 1905, Esther, an African American seamstress, supports herself by creating exquisite lingerie for wealthy Manhattan clients. When a letter arrives from a stranger, it awakens a desire within her that leads to the love that she yearned for, but it is nothing like she expected. As described by playwright Paula Vogel, "Lynn Nottage's work explores depths of humanness, the overlapping complexties of race, gender, culture and history—and the startling simplicity of desire—with a clear tenderness, with humor, with compassion."

Reservations for this “dinner and a show” special offer must be made in advance, based on availability. Simply contact John Paindiris at or 860-836-9366 to secure your spot. Attending a matinee? Reverse the order by attending the show and then heading to dinner!

Intimate Apparel runs through March 4. For more information about the show, visit or call the box office at 860-523-5900 x10. Playhouse on Park is located at 244 Park Road, West Hartford, CT 06119. Effie's Place Family Restaurant is located at 91 Park Road, West Hartford, CT 06119.

John "Dr. Dirty" Valby

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, 8:00 pm


Comix Comedy, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd, Uncasville, CT , 06382

After spending an evening with John Valby audiences find themselves wanting more and more of him. What makes Valby so unique and entertaining is his uncommon rapport with the audience and his ability to mix his musical talent with a mad-cap variety of "Dirty Ditties." Head to for tickets and more info!




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