Tonight at 7 Here in Middletown, Otakus, Russell Library’s teen group for fans of Anime, Manga and all things Japanese, meets in the Meeting Room 3 to view anime shorts, discuss manga series and explore japan’s culture. Ages 11 and up.
The Coleman Brothers Carnival is opening tonight in Middletown for thier 96th annual event.
With more than 30 rides and attractions for all ages, the carnival has set up camp at Palmer Field on Bernie O’Rourke Drive. The Carnival will run thorugh Sunday and is located just off of Rt 66 on Bernie O’Rourke drive.
Tomorrow/Wednesday Indira Karamcheti, Associate Professor of English at Wesleyan University, will lead a discussion of “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand at 7 in the Hubbard Room at Russell Library. This book tells the true story of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner turned World War II airman, whose bomber crashed in the South Pacific.
For more information on Russell Library events, visit www.russelllibrary.org
Down in New Haven at Cafe 9 in tonight you can catch the Australian band, Twerps plus The Estrogen Highs’ celebrate their new record Release, www.cafenine.com for a full line up of Café nine events this week.
This Thursday, in celebration of Women’s History Month, the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame will give a presentation and discussion on its 16 new inductees at Middlesex Community College library’s Periodical Room from 12:30 – 2 p.m. Portraits of the 16 inductees are currently on exhibit at Middlesex Community College’s Jean Burr Smith Library in Chapman Hall until March 31.
This week, you can view the talents of the seniors in the Art Studio Program of Wesleyan’s Department of Art and Art History, in the first round of senior thesis exhibitions, featuring Kuan-lin Huang, Elizabeth Chabot, Gil Sunshine, Johnny Tan, Sienna Perro, Xiao You. The exhibit runs Tuesday through Sunday in the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, which is open noon-4pm, free of charge.
Thursday, the Davison Arts Center presents “with a lot of help from our friends: 50 years of acquisitions” – celebrating the Friends of the Davison Art Center which has raised funds to purchase more than 900 works of art since its start in 1962. Works are on display from 5pm to 7pm in the Davison Art Center on the Wesleyan University campus, with a Gallery Talk at 5:30pm
A senior music recital by Owen Callahan entitled “Music I Find Myself Writing.” is at Wesleyan’s memorial chapel at 9 on Friday, and is free and open to the public. Information on all of these Wesleyan UNiversity events at wesleyan.edu/cfa
Starting at 10 am at Brew Bakers this Sunday, acoustic duet Diane & Dave perform popular American music from the 1930’s, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and into the 21st Century.
Sunday evening at 7:30, The Emanuel Synagogue in West Hartford is hosting an Evening with
percussionist Richie Barshay, featuring percussive paintings, universal rhythms, and sonic adventures. Visit http://emanuelsynagogue.org/ for more info.
Sunday night in Collinsville at Bridge St Live, you can catch Red Molly w/ special guest Roosevelt Dime for anight of creative americana music. at 8:00 PM .more online at http://41bridgestreet.com
Now Here’s what’s going on in the world of cinema in central Connecticut:
Through Wednesday at Real Art Ways in Hartford, you can catch Declaration of War, which follows a new couple, Romeo and Juliette, who must face the ultimate test when they discover their new born child is very ill. Friday and Saturday at Real Art Ways is Salt of Life, about a man questioning why all of the passion seems to have disappeared from his life. www.realartways.orgoffers film ticket sales, trailers, and show times.
through Wednesday At Cinestudio, Trinity College’s cinema in Hartford, you can catch “Pariah”, the coming of age story of an African American lesbian girl growing up in Brooklyn Friday and Saturday, THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN brings the cartoon classic to the big screen. Ready to tackle a new quest with his faithful white fox terrier Snowy by his side, Tintin teams up with the tipsy seafarer Captain Haddock to recover the treasure from the sunken ship, the Unicorn. visit cinestudio.org for more.
Now, Here’s the lineup for tonight’s programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown.
At 2am “Soundstrip” with DJ Skip McCoy and DJ Strangelove, Examines music from a different film each week, exploring how songs function in film and enhance a movie’s perspective.
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