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CT manufacturers start Farmington innovation event

Three Connecticut manufacturing heavyweights have partnered with Tunxis Community College and industry officials to start the first Greater Hartford Mini-Maker Faire.

Foxwoods tattoo shop to open Sunday

The Foxwoods Resort Casino tattoo parlor from famed artist Mario Barth officially will open this Sunday in Mashantucket.

Air museum lands $230K renovation grant

The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks said the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded it a $230,000 grant to update its facilities and develop new exhibits.

Hartford’s 100 Pearl office tower a public art showcase

Gregory Seay |

Hartford has long been synonymous with the arts. It's home to America's oldest public art museum, The Wadsworth Atheneum. Outdoor sculptures dot the city's various parks and greenspaces.

CT movie theaters acquired in $172M deal

National chain AMC Theaters said it will pay $172 million to acquire privately-held Starplex Cinemas, which has theaters in Berlin and Southington.

Nonprofit Profile: Main Street Community Foundation

KBE Building Corp. has awarded seven health organizations with $1,500 grants through its corporate philanthropic program, 50 Ways to Make a...

Gennaro leads Goodspeed Musicals into new era

John Stearns |

Michael Gennaro's first act as the new executive director of Goodspeed Musicals is off to a fast and relatively smooth start.

HSO musicians bristle at proposed wage cut

Matt Pilon | 1

The Hartford Symphony Orchestra board approved a budget this week that musicians say could lead to a cut their wages of as much as 40 percent.

12 in Hartford share $100K arts grant

A dozen Hartford business owners and artists each will get share in a $100,000 city grant, authorities say.

KMC to distribute additional musical brands

KMC Music, which last week announced its intent to remain headquartered in Bloomfield, said it has added more musical equipment and instruments to its distribution operation.

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