Local artist’s work on display in Old Lyme

Granby Oak, an oil painting by Granby Artists Association member Alexander Anisimov, is on display in the historical Old Lyme Art Association gallery through March 14. View online or visit in person, free to the public.

My Birds

Although it’s snowed heavily in the night and still is snowing this morning, my brave and faithful birds arrive looking for their seeds.

Farmington Valley Chorale opens new virtual season

Since choral singers world-wide are prevented by the pandemic from gathering in person, the Farmington Valley Chorale will again host a virtual season with a multi-faceted program that will provide new opportunities for singers to engage with music making and learning.

Granby artist exhibits in center

Granby Artist Association member Alexander Anisimov is showing his work in Art in a Time of Corona, at 2 Park Place Art Gallery through March 14. The show is free and open to the public by appointment only.

The Little Christmas Tree

I think back in my memories to my first Christmas as a wife and young mother. Our income was just above the poverty level (by ten dollars), but we were blessed by the church with a big turkey with all the trimmings, and a basket full of canned goods and basic staples to last quite a while.

Thanksgiving Thoughts

The fields were harvested. The pumpkin pies have been baked, and in the oven, the turkey roasts to a crisp, golden brown.

Chorale to offer a free streamed event

On Sunday, Nov. 15, the Farmington Valley Chorale continues its 50th Anniversary year of celebration with a free event, streamed live, featuring Dr. Ellen Gilson Voth, artistic director, in conversation with Professor Kathy Saltzman Romey, director of the Minnesota Chorale.

Keep art alive in Granby

Alexander Anisimov will display his artworks in a one-man show at 2 Park Place Gallery, through Dec. 31.

Fall Thoughts

Too soon the summer has left us —
In the gardens, the flowers have produced their seeds.