Art appraisals at the Garde

The Day 06/07/2013 Trish Czelusniak, right, of Niantic listens while Jennifer London Lacker of J. London Appraisals in Stonington tells her about her painting during the antique appraisals Thursday at the Garde Arts Center in New London. The event was hosted by the New London County Historical Society and the Garde, and was a joint […]

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Three Rivers celebrates new graduates

By Rick Koster-The Day 06/01/2013 New London — If Saturday’s Dixie-style heat and humidity could not wilt a square-top mortar board — and it couldn’t — the weather certainly wasn’t going to oppress the spirits of 665 graduates from Norwich’s Three Rivers Community College. Gathered along with friends and family inside the Garde Arts Center […]

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Garde welcomes Step Afrika!

By Kristina Dorsey- The Day 05/16/2013 Step by step: When Step Afrika! formed in 1994, it became the first professional company anywhere dedicated solely to stepping. Stepping, if you didn’t know, is a percussive dance that began in African-American fraternities and sororities in the early 20th century. It derives, according to Step Afrika!, from a […]

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Three Rivers marks milestone in style

By John Barry- The Bulletin May 11, 2013 Norwich, Conn. — More than 200 people put on their fanciest clothing Saturday night and joined in a celebration of Three Rivers Community College’s 50th anniversary and the career of Grace Jones, its retiring president. “This is our big night,” Dianne Kent, head of the organizing committee, said. […]

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