Archive: September, 2013

“Brooklyn Labyrinth” Theater Production

Posted by Melissa Lamar - September 21, 2013 -
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Tunxis Community College will present “Brooklyn Labyrinth,” the Oracle Theatre Inc. production of an original work on campus September 21 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Founders Hall.
Suitable for teens and up, the drama features three interwoven contemporary takes on the Minotaur myth. Following the 2 p.m. performance there will be a Q&A session with cast, director, and two of the authors. Tickets cost $7.50 and can be purchased online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/464272 and at the door if the event doesn’t sell out.
For more information, contact George Sebastian-Coleman at 860.773.1635 or email gsebastian-coleman@tunxis.edu.

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Daniel Berkman & Artemis- “Room for Living” Tour

Posted by Melissa Lamar - September 19, 2013 -
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A house concert, part of the “Room for Living” Tour featuring Voltaic celestial pop artist Artemis and multi-instrumentalist and composer Daniel Berkman will be held Thursday, Sept. 19, 7 p.m. at Tunxis Community College’s Farmington House, located at 258 Scott Swamp Road in Farmington.
Enjoy an intimate evening of song and instrumental music featuring looped and unlooped, acoustic and electric instruments—kora, piano, cello, flute and percussion. There will be two 45-minute sets of music with a break in between for conversation and refreshments.  Seating is limited, and timely arrival is appreciated.
House concert guests will be the first to get access to exclusive, pre-released editions of Artemis’ new EP triology “Triptych” and Berkman’s new Colfax release “Jupiter Expeditions.” Donations of $10-$20 per person are suggested and will go to the performers to support their tour.
For more on the artists, see the following links, which include sound samples:
Live improv with Daniel, Steve Lawson & Artemis, recorded live during their January 2013 house concert series:
https://soundcloud.com/solobasssteve/steve-lawson-and-daniel-1
Berkman’s latest album under his solo project Colfax:
http://colfax.bandcamp.com/
Artemis’ new album, Sephyra:
http://music.artemis.fm/album/sephyra-4
 

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Drawing Exhibition on Display Through 9/12

Posted by Melissa Lamar - September 12, 2013 -
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The public is invited to view a collection of pastels and ink drawings by John Melecsinsksy in the Wallace Barnes and Barbara Hackman Franklin Art Gallery at Tunxis Community College in Farmington through Sept. 12. The community is invited to enjoy refreshments at an opening reception on Sept. 4 from 4-6 p.m.
The Barnes-Franklin Art Gallery, located at the entrance of the 600 Building, is open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and by appointment. For more information, call 860.773.1621 or email William Kluba at wkluba@tunxis.edu. Tunxis is located at the junction of Routes 6 and 177.

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