| Jul 9, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Visit the William Benton Museum of Art to see an exhibition that was inspired by an artist's appreciation for discarded material. The collection, entitled "From Objects to Object: Found Sculpture by Leo Sewell," is made from items artist Leo Sewell...
| Jan 26, 2012
Lily Madison, an upscale consignment shop and furniture gallery, 53 New Britain Avenue, Rocky Hill, is holding a winter sale Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 26 through 28. Highlights include special discounts on most regularly-priced merchandise and a...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Gov. Dannel Malloy’s plan to eliminate 25 state boards and commissions as a way to “shrink government” sure does sound fine and dandy.
After all, do we really need a “Board of Directors of the Lower Fairfield County Conference/...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Since as early as 1898, the University of Connecticut has been busy amassing, archiving and preserving historical garments, 50 of which (including this young woman's day dress from 1875) will be on display in the new exhibit at the Benton Museum (no, they...
| Feb 23, 2012
Never miss another Savvy Shopper deal. The new Daily Drivetime Deals Roundup, posted Monday through Friday around 4 p.m. at Courant. com/ savvyshopper, features the day's latest bargain news and weekly giveaways. You can also follow Savvy Shopper CT on...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Music lovers: head to the Benton Museum sometime before Oct. 16 for a rare glimpse of 64 images of composers, performers and patrons captured by artists over nearly four centuries, including Paul Lafond's (1847-1918) etching of Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901,...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 2:42 PM
Barkley Hendricks, a professor of studio art at Connecticut College and Yale alumnus who won a 2010 Governor's Awards for Excellence in Culture & Tourism, heads to Jamaica every winter when the cold gets to be too much to bear. But he hardly hangs...