“The Red Hot Banjo Wizard”, Howie Bursen joined by John Bailey, Martin Grosswendt, and Bennett Hammond return to the Vanilla Bean Café, located at 450 Deerfield Road in Pomfret on Saturday, January 25th for their twenty-eighth year performing to benefit Access’s Northeast Connecticut Food Pantries. This local tradition is an evening of singing, laughter, hot licks on guitar, … [Read more...] about Vanilla Bean to Host 28th Annual Benefit Show For Northeast Food Pantry
CHAT is a full-color glossy magazine that celebrates creative businesses, regional events, museums and cultural programs. It is published by Windham ARTS, a non-profit and the Connecticut Office of the Arts Designated Regional Service. Each issue of CHAT includes compelling stories about area businesses, attractions, and the creative community as well timely pieces on … [Read more...] about CHECK OUT THE LATEST EDITION OF CHAT!
Connecticut Office of Tourism announces brochure distribution partner for Connecticut Welcome Centers The State Office of Tourism has been able to secure more racks for your brochures at all Welcome Center locations except Westbrook. While recent layoffs have eliminated Welcome Center staffing, CTM Media Group is stepping up to help receive and restock brochures at the Centers … [Read more...] about Business of Tourism #201: DNE Guide, CT Welcome Centers, Brochure Launch
A crowd of more than 350 arts workers, arts advocates, high-school students, performers, legislators and government officials celebrated the power of the arts to transform individual lives and stimulate the state's economy at the first CT Arts Day in 20 years. Kristina Newman-Scott, Director of Culture for the State of CT, pushed for the concept of this gathering and rallied … [Read more...] about FIRST ARTS DAY AT THE CAPITOL IN 20 YEARS A TREMENDOUS SUCCESS
How would you like to attend workshops on business fundamentals and marketing strategies for artists, taught by experts in the field, and all for FREE? This spring, the CT Office of the Arts, in partnership with three of its regional organizations (the Northwest CT Arts Council, Windham Arts, and the Southeastern CT Cultural Coalition) are partnering with the Massachusetts … [Read more...] about Calling all CT Artists and Creative Entrepreneurs!