Charter Oak Cultural Center will open at noon today, Wednesday, Jan. 28.
The Wednesday, Jan. 28, rehearsal for “The Vagina Monologues” is canceled.
Wine, Women and Witty Conversation, Friday, Feb. 6 | 5:30 pm
You bring the wine, we’ll provide the glasses, hors d’oeuvres, works by local artisans, raffle items, music and mingling with members of the cast of “The Vagina Monologues.” Wear red to mark this VDay event.
$25 ticket includes admission to Friday night’s performance of The Vagina Monologues at 7:30pm
Limited space. Get your tickets early!
Friday Feb. 6 and Saturday, Feb. 7 | 7:30 pm
Eve Ensler’s groundbreaking play is a series of monologues about women and their bodies, including texts on sex, love and rape. The Rev. Bridget Fidler of the First Church of Christ, Congregational in Suffield, debuts as director. The production is part of VDay, which raises money for groups working to end violence against women.
$25 UNcorked admission on Friday; $15 General Admission,$10 for Charter Oak and Let’s GO Arts! members and seniors (62+),$5 for students Friday and Saturday.
Artist Opening | Saturday, Feb. 7, 5-7 pm
Louisa Barton-Duguay is showing multi-media, small sculpture and paintings, in our main gallery through March 6.
The artist reception is Saturday, Feb. 7, 5 to 7 pm at Charter Oak. The show runs through Friday, March 6. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 11 am to 5 pm.
Louisa received her BFA from Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, studied for a summer in France, had a six-week ceramic residency in China, and was married to artist Guy Duguay.
Join us for the opening.
Lisa Renée Coons is the featured composer at the 15th Annual Women Composers Festival of Hartford.
Lisa was a Jackie McLean Fellow and visiting professor at the Hartt School. She is an assistant professor of music composition at Western Michigan University. She earned her her PhD in composition from Princeton University.
Also featured is Iktus Percussion, a collective based in New York City, and New England Guitar Quartet, which made its debut performance at the 2012 festival.
The festival includes workshops, lectures and performances.
For more information and tickets click here