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Capital Community Calendar 2/11/2010

For a fresh start in Hartford
For a fresh start in Hartford
Wayne Jebian

The Capital Community Calendar is a listing of some of the events and attractions of interest at Capital Community College and in the greater Hartford area. This publication is not formally affiliated with the college.

The Music Program at Capital Community College is pleased to present the following FREE events for February, 2010:

Tuesday, February 16, 2010, 12-1:00 p.m.:
Lunchtime Lecture: Larry Alan Smith, Composer
Centinel Hill Hall Auditorium, 11th Floor

Thursday, February 25, 2010, 7 p.m.:
The Uncanny Valley, percussion and cello duo
Centinel Hill Hall Auditorium, 11th Floor

FREE PARKING available at the Columbus Boulevard Parking Lot, located approximately one and one-half blocks behind Capital Community College

Facing Hard times: The thirties in America
Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Time: 2:30 - 6:00pm
Location: Wilde Auditorium University of Hartford West Hartford,Ct 06117 Admission: free to the public!

Saturdays, 11:00 AM.
Ages 3-8 with adult friends. Bring your family to the library every Saturday to listen to stories, sing songs, share rhymes, and make a craft together!
Age(s): Preschool, Elementary School

ArtWalk at Hartford Public Library, February 19th - April 16th, 2010: Dawn Holder
The Idea of This Perfect Edenic Place. Artwalk offers one of the largest and most stunning exhibition spaces in greater Hartford and the opportunity for visitors to view art in a magnificent setting in their own community.

HARTFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY, Albany Branch, 1250 Albany Avenue
Saturday, February 13, 2010, All Day
Black History Quizzes: February is Black History Month. Drop by the branch and see how many quiz questions you can answer.
Age(s): Adult, Teen, Elementary School

March 3rd, 2010 (Wednesday) 12 Noon - 1 PM:
To All on Equal Terms: the Story of Prudence Crandall

From Adam and Eve to George and Martha (Special exhibition focusing on couples as a theme).
Daily (February 14th through May 30th)
600 Main St., Hartford, CT 06103
Admission: Members=Free; Adults=$10; Seniors (62+)=$8; Students=$5; Children (under12 w/adult)=Free; First Thursdays (5-8PM)=$5
In Hartford, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art continues its string of small exhibitions that extend and compliment its own collection with one that reunites sets of paintings painted as pairs but long since separated in different museums and occasionally different countries. Couples, of course, are emphasized, indicated by the title “From Adam and Eve to George and Martha.” Opening Feb. 14, it continues through May 30.

21 Charter Oak Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
Linda Abadjian- Lambs of Lebanon, a Window to War
Lambs of Lebanon- A Window to War: A personal examination of the aftermath of war; depictions of war-torn buildings and places from the childhood of artist Linda Abadjian. Exhibit runs through February 26th.
Esam Pasha- Dimensions of Memory: Meet "Iraq's art hero", Esam Pasha. Last fall he was commissioned to paint the first public mural in post-Saddam Iraq, and now he is showing his work at Charter Oak. Exhibit runs through February 26th.
Nilofer Haider- Demystifying the Burka: A 25 image sequence is of young girls without head covering, preteen and teen-aged girls with head covering, burka clad women, and chador clad women. Exhibit runs through February 24th.
Artist talk with Nilofer Haider on Tuesday, February 23 at 7:00 p.m.
Join photographer Nilofer Haider as she tells the stories behind her exhibit Demystifying the Burka. Discussion to follow.
21st Annual Connecticut Flower & Garden Show February 21-24, 2002 Connecticut Expo Center For Five Days the Connecticut Expo Center is transformed into a `Green Thumbs'' Delight... beautiful Gardens... Educational Seminars... Floral Demonstrations... Plants... Flowers... and many other Garden Related Items. Show Hours are Thursday Noon - 9:00 pm, Friday - Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm, and Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Adults $10, Children (7-12) $3.50, 6 (and under) Free. Please call (860) 529-2123 for Information.

Hartford, CT - Capital Community College, along with other area partners, is sponsoring a city-wide quilt exhibition called Community Threads. Coordinated by Community Health Services (CHS), the largest community health center in Hartford, the project was the brainchild of Dr. Sedrick Rawlins, an honorary board member at CHS. Initially Rawlins came up with the idea to brighten up the health center, but it quickly evolved into a project aimed at celebrating the culture of quilting and spreading a message of love, patience and warmth throughout the city.

Quilts created by local quilting circles and artists from Hartford and other cities will be on display at Capital in the college’s Conrad L. Mallett Gallery and other locations around the city through the end of February. Visit for the list of other exhibitions in the area.

Gallery Hours at Capital are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Saturdays 9am-3pm.



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