Like ‘Survivor’ as Horror Movie: Haunted Camping Coming to Connecticut

04/17/14

Like ‘Survivor’ as Horror Movie: Haunted Camping Coming to Connecticut

Be afraid, be very afraid. For two nights in July terror will take over a Connecticut campground, for the entertainment of paying guests.

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Jeff Koons, Tommy Hilfiger, Connecticut Couple Craft ‘Fabergé’ Eggs for Hunt

04/17/14

Jeff Koons, Tommy Hilfiger, Connecticut Couple Craft ‘Fabergé’ Eggs for Hunt

Each Easter Tsar Nicholas II would present his beloved wife, Alexandra, with an impressive bauble. Jewel and gold encrusted, whimsically designed, they were the exquisite “eggs” create by Peter Carl Fabergé. The tradition of the imperial Fabergé eggs died with the Romanovs in 1917 but the Fabergé trademark has been sold several times since and several companies have retailed egg-related merchandise using the name. The trademark is now owned by Fabergé Limited, which makes egg-themed jewelry and which is currently sponsoring the Faberge Big Egg Hunt in New York City. The event, first staged to wild success in 2012 in London, is 100 percent charitable, raising money for children in New York City through Studio in a School, and...

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Notable Lincoln Center Concert’s Only Young Singers—From Connecticut

04/15/14

Notable Lincoln Center Concert’s Only Young Singers—From Connecticut

Chorus Angelicus, a children's choir based out of Torrington, was invited to perform with composer Eric Whitacre at Avery Fisher Hall in March.

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UConn's Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Opens New Location

04/14/14

UConn's Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Opens New Location

After years of languishing on UConn's Depot Campus, the Ballard Institute of Museum of Puppetry now finds itself at the heart of Storrs Center.

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Fine Art & Flowers, Luxe Dining, Fashion in Wadsworth Atheneum Gala Weekend

04/11/14

Fine Art & Flowers, Luxe Dining, Fashion in Wadsworth Atheneum Gala Weekend

The 33rd Annual Fine Art & Flowers fundraising event will include a floral arranging class and farm-to-table dinner, April 25-27.

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