THE EMPATHY DIARIES: Sherry Turkle in Conversation, Part 2: “The Childhood” with Rabbi Donna Berman

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Hartford Stage, The Mark Twain House & Museum and Charter Oak Cultural Center present THE EMPATHY DIARIES: A Two-Part conversation with SHERRY TURKLE Three of Hartford’s premier cultural institutions join together for an intimate two-part conversation with professor, author and clinical psychologist Sherry Turkle. Her celebrated new memoir The Empathy Diaries spans her childhood through […]

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Virtual Gallery Exhibit: ARTOLUTION

Artolution began a decade ago with two nomadic artists, circling the globe to promote positive social change through one-off projects in crisis-affected locations; in places that few people would dare to travel on their own. They brought together groups of people who never knew that they could exist in the same room; only to discover […]

A Mindfulness Workshop: Copper Beech Institute’s A PEACE OF MIND with Camila Smith

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Charter Oak Cultural Center presents a Copper Beech Institute Mindfulness Workshop A PEACE OF MIND:  The Science and Practice of Awareness and Self-Care CAMILA SMITH, facilitator Self-care enhances our individual and collective ability to flourish, cope with stress, and savor moments. This lively and experiential session will focus on learning helpful skills and practices to […]

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READ IT & SLEEP: “Soccer Star” with Storyteller Andre Keitt

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Join Charter Oak Cultural Center for our monthly pajama party for young readers! Beloved storyteller Andre Keitt shares SOCCER STAR, an inspiring story of a Brazilian boy who dreams of being a soccer star — and the sister who steps in to help his team win a game. Following, we will be making a musical […]

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The 1619 Project: A Close Reading with Professor Oyenike Balogun-Mwangi

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"The 1619 Project by Pulitzer-winning creator Nikole Hannah-Jones, is a long-form, far-reaching journalistic endeavor, which challenges us to reframe U.S. History. The project is named for the year of arrival of the first Africans to America and offers a historical analysis of how slavery has shaped America (economically, socially, and politically). We will return to […]

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Read It & Sleep: “Saturday” with Ellen Shaby

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Jump in your PJs, grab a snack and a juice, because it's time for our monthly READ IT & SLEEP virtual pajama party for the little ones! Ellen Shaby will read the book Oge Mora's Saturday, discuss the book with the children, and then lead a simple at-home craft activity. This month's activity making a wish box out […]

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Concerts in the Courtyard: Andrea Cruz – The “El Sentir” Tour Comes to Hartford

Charter Oak Cultural Center 21 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford

Charter Oak Cultural Center presents in partnership with Ágora a Concert in the Courtyard with singer-songwriter ANDREA CRUZ. FREE event on Sunday, July 11 at 2pm in Charter Oak Cultural Center's courtyard. Feel free to bring chairs, blankets, a picnic, and friends for a beautiful afternoon of Latinx music! In the event of inclement weather, […]

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READ IT & SLEEP: “Shine Sister Shine” with singer-songwriter Laura Herscovitch

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Join Charter Oak Cultural Center for our monthly pajama party for young readers, This month, singer-songwriter and children's author Lara Herscovitch will read her book SHINE SISTER SHINE, and sing and play a few songs! ABOUT SHINE SISTER SHINE: An uplifting storybook for joy & inspiration! The sun is tired, for having to shine all of the time. […]

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Concerts in the Courtyard: EIGHT TO THE BAR

Charter Oak Cultural Center 21 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford

After being virtual last summer, Charter Oak Cultural Center's popular CONCERTS IN THE COURTYARD returns with LIVE outdoor performances! Saturday, July 24 at 2pm, we are delighted to welcome legendary swing band EIGHT TO THE BAR to Charter Oak. If it rains, we are moving indoors! FREE event; all are welcome! Drawing its musical influences […]

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