Tag: art

A night among the SWANs



Audiences celebrated the 10th anniversary of SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Day on March 25 with a good dose of music, art, crafts, body painting, live painting, and burlesque.

The event organized by Bristol native Jennifer Hill was held at Trinity-on-Main in New Britain.

Here are some images from this year’s event.


Fashion on the rise from Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C.– Charleston, S.C. showed the world some creative and artistic fashion these past few days as Charleston Fashion Week has taken hold of Marion Square in its historic downtown. The runway shows offer up a headline designer each night.…

Five come together as one (art show)

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR They are five artists working in different mediums and who draw from different influences. But their work is coming together at Paris in Plantsville to underline the theme evoked by the show’s title, “Sophisticated Absurdities.”…

Music and art on a Friday night

pocket vinyl edit Friday night, Bare Bones on School Street was hopping with the sounds of the husband-wife musical-art duo known as Pocket Vinyl. Desultory Theatre Club presented the performance. A packed house was on hand for a night of music…

Arts and Culture center looks to honor those who contributed to art, culture, entertainment

Once again, the Bristol Center for Arts and Culture is looking for nominees for its annual ACE (Arts Culture, and Entertainment) Awards. The Board of Directors of the Bristol Center for Arts and Culture, located in the New England Carousel…

Hey, hey, they’re Munnys

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Munny, Munny, who’s got the Munny? Paris in Plantsville has the Munny. Several Munnys, in fact. This past weekend, the local gallery opened Munny Madness II, where a slew of Munnys made their public debut.…