Tag Archive | "Arts"

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Shining Light on the Future

Posted on 11 December 2016 by

There is a countless number of us that wake up in the morning, turn off the alarm, and dread going to school or work. We dread going to work due to it being a place that is just “for now” and wanting to do something that is going to make us happy and pay the […] Continue Reading…

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Unknown Treasures of Bridgeport

Posted on 31 October 2016 by

In cities with unique characteristics like Bridgeport, the least explored areas tend to hold the most promise and intrigue. Bridgeport is grounds for fascinating sights in little known places. Many unexplored geographical marvels can be found in this city if you know where to look. Seaside Park in Bridgeport is a spacious recreational park with […] Continue Reading…

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Rice is Life and Simulacratopia (again) Use Art to Address Social Issues

Posted on 31 March 2016 by

When visitors enter the Rice is Life exhibit they are greeted with bowls hanging from red string casting a grid of shadows on the ground. The bowls are made entirely from biodegradable materials. Statistics are posted on the wall detailing the problem of hunger in the world, Connecticut and then specifically Bridgeport. The Housatonic Art […] Continue Reading…

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Let the Good Times Roll

Posted on 02 October 2015 by

Music has always been a way for people to express themselves in a particular shape or form, especially to young people. Whether it’s to get a certain message across, venting out about a problem going on in the world or in their life, or just trying to give the audience you’re performing for a good […] Continue Reading…

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Caught in a Bad Romance

Posted on 03 April 2015 by

Romance isn’t just running rampant throughout the ever popular young adult fiction novels. It’s often in line with what would be considered dating violence. According to an Association of American Publishers 2014 report, YA books are reaching wider audiences than ever before and with that, spreading the word about what it means to be in […] Continue Reading…

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Behind the Camera Lens

Posted on 03 April 2015 by

Aim. Focus. Snap! Everyone loves taking pictures in this day and age. All the social media just makes it easy for us to take pictures and share them. Instagram is one way for up and coming photographers to show off their work, but when there are thousands doing the same thing you need to stand […] Continue Reading…

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Upstart Writers

Posted on 07 November 2014 by

Writing is more than just a means for a student to answer test questions or recording an observation. Writing provides a medium for one’s creative energy, aids in expression to get a point across, and allows the writer a chance to record and display what the imagination can conceive (among other things.) Countless authors have […] Continue Reading…

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Don’t Waste Halloween Being Wasted

Posted on 30 October 2014 by

Halloween is approaching, and young adults are starting to prepare for the holiday. Costume, check. Mask, check. Fake blood, check. Keg… wait, what?  Unfortunately Halloween has been turned into just another excuse to drink the night away; turning this awesome holiday into a regular Friday night, with costumes. “I usually just go to a friend’s […] Continue Reading…

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Delightful, Delicious, Disgusting Exhibit Opens at HCC

Posted on 15 October 2014 by

The HCC community, along with the public, was invited to view painter Mia Brownell’s Delightful, Delicious, Disgusting collection in the Burt Chernow Gallery on Thursday, September 25th. The Chicago native’s works are food-based, frequently hinting at human sexuality, notably female sexuality. The images also resemble molecular structures with interpretations of various fruits such as apples […] Continue Reading…