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November 2019

Let’s Celebrate! Holiday Show

November 22, 2019 - January 12, 2020
Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
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FREE

We all celebrate in different ways for many occasions, including various holidays, births, anniversaries, weddings or just because we’re happy! We are calling for abstract and representation art in all mediums including photography which illustrate through imagery, color, pattern or subject matter this idea. This is an extremely popular show at Spectrum and space is limited. The gallery store will be looking for seasonal items including ornaments for the gallery’s annual tree. Store items do not need to follow the…

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Let’s Celebrate! – Opening Reception for Holiday Show

November 22, 2019 - January 12, 2020
Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
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Spectrum Gallery and Artisans Store of Centerbrook presents its newest Holiday show: Let’s Celebrate! (Nov 22-Jan 12) with original artwork and fine crafts that explore ways we celebrate for many occasions, including holidays, births, anniversaries, weddings or just because we're happy! Come and discover a variety of artwork, fine crafts and handmade ornaments on our six-foot annual holiday tree. Perfect for yourself or a holiday gift! The exhibit opens Friday, Nov 22 with a reception (6:30-9pm) with food, wine and…

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December 2019

Weekend Paint Nights and Private Parties

December 15
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday, repeating until October 27, 2020

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 25, 2020

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, repeating until December 27, 2020

Essex Paint and Sip, 12 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Every Friday and Saturday night and Sunday afternoons. Guests can produce their own works of art while guided by the skilled hands of one of the many local artists on staff. As aspiring Da Vinci's paint scenes of the river, landscapes, or their own pet, they can enjoy a wide selection of wines and beer available during each session. Afterwards, guests can leave with a work of art in-hand and the knowledge that their leftover paint won't destroy the picturesque…

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Let’s Build a Felted Snowman!

December 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
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$45

This workshop is a perfect introduction to the craft of wool felting. What wool felting is and the technique of producing fiber sculptures will be explained. Once you have built your first snowman, you will be skilled in making all types of three dimensional figures. The kit includes everything you need to get started: needles, felting handle, scissors, finger covers, foam pad, awl, and glue stick all stored in a container, plus the wool roving for the snowman. Because wool…

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January 2020

Artistic Director Mihae Lee’s

January 12, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Valley Regional High School, 156 Kelsey Hill Road
Deep River, CT 06417 United States
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$5 – $40

Essex Winter Series Artistic Director and pianist Mihae Lee celebrates her 10th season with a concert featuring esteemed violinist Ani Kavafian and eleven of the Series' past Emerging Artists. The program includes Copland's "Appalachian Spring" and Schubert's "Trout" Quintet. Buy tickets here.

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February 2020

Barnhart/Fryer International All-Star Jazz Band

February 16, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Valley Regional High School, 156 Kelsey Hill Road
Deep River, CT 06417 United States
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$5 – $40

Veteran jazzman/band leader Vince Giordano will join EWS Jazz Advisor Jeff Barnhart on piano, fellow New Yorkers trombonist Jim Fryer, trumpeter Simon Wettenhall, the dynamic youthful Arntzen brothers: Evan on reeds and Arnt on banjo and guitar, and percussionist Bill Reynolds. Buy tickets here.

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March 2020

LINU Guitar Duo

March 8, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
John Winthrop Middle School, 1 Winthrop Road
Deep River, CT 06417 United States
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$5 – $40

Gulli Bjornsson and Jiyeon Kim are two aspiring young artists searching for new ways to promote classical music. Both virtuosic and versatile, Gulli and Jiyeon have received multiple accolades for their guitar playing and have backgrounds in composition, film, electronic music, visual arts and theater. Buy tickets here.

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BeethovenFest

March 29, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Valley Regional High School, 156 Kelsey Hill Road
Deep River, CT 06417 United States
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$5 – $40

Seven world-renowned musicians perform Serenade for String Trio in D Major, Op. 8 and Septet in E-Flat Major, Op. 20 in honor of Beethoven's 250th anniversary. Buy tickets here.

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