Granby Artists Association gallery opens its doors

After 17 years, Granby Artists Association recently embarked on an exciting new adventure and opened its doors to the Granby Art Gallery at 2 Park Place near the town green in the center of Granby. Several members signed up together to display and exhibit their fine artwork.

Simpsons writer delights crowd at library

In early January, the Granby Library held a book talk and signing of Springfield Confidential by Mike Reiss. Reiss has been a writer and producer of the show, The Simpsons, since it’s been on the air for 30 years, from the beginning to the present. 

In the book, he discussed with the packed audience at the library, he provided a first-hand look at how it all began, how the show is made, and why it keeps going.

Granby artist awarded cultural arts grant

In an effort to support and encourage the preservation of skilled traditional arts and crafts, the Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program (CCHAP) at the Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) announces its 2018-2019 grant recipients. These awards are given to mentor artists in the Southern New England Apprenticeship Program who intensively teach their expertise to student apprentices and help sustain cultural expressions that are important to their ethnic and occupational communities.

Grease set for March 15-17 at GMHS

Granby Performing Arts at GMHS is back with this year’s spring musical Grease by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, directed by Nikki Currie-Huggard. It’s 1959, and Rydell High School’s senior class is in rare form.

Story telling isn’t just for kids!

On Saturday, February 9, at South Church (242 Salmon Brook St.), creative and experienced storytellers will enthrall you with real life episodes from their actual pasts. Hot muscle cars from the 60s, snowmobile racing and military rank, good old fashioned Midwestern pearls of wisdom to the bride and human versus wild (?) animals from goldfish to bears with a dog in between.