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NOVEMBER EVENTS
https://www.facebook.com/CityArtsOffice/


8th @ 8pm
LIVE MUSIC: DIRTY CELLO
Cello like you’ve never heard before!
@ The Buttonwood Tree
www.buttonwood.org

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10th @ 4pm
pre-concert talk @ 3:15pm
LIVE CHORAL MUSIC
“New Every Morning”
Presented by the GMChorale @ The  Santo Fragilio Performing Arts Center
www.gmchorale.org


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13th from 2pm-3pm
TEA & TOUR OF THE WADSWORTH MANSION
The Wadsworth Mansion @ Long Hill Estate
www.wadsworthmansion.com


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14th @ 7:30pm
THEATER: Anton Chekhov's the Seagull by 
presented by Oddfellows Playhouse Teen Repertory Company
Performing Nov. 14-16 & Nov. 22-23
www.oddfellows.org


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14th @ 7:30pm
LIVE MUSIC: 
For the Love of Bach, Volume 5

The presentation of two Bach cantatas & instrumental music.
Memorial Chapel-Wesleyan Univ. 


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16th @ 7:30pm
LIVE OPERA 
“Tristan und Isolde” CT Lyric Opera & CT Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Presented by the GMCA @ Fragilio Performing Arts Center
www.greatermiddletownconcerts.org 


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17th from 11am - 4pm
RECORD FAIR HOSTED BY WESU 88.1
Featuring live DJ & vendors 
Beckham Hall - Wesleyan Univ. 
www.wesufm.org


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17th from 2pm-4pm
LIVE DRAMA presented by Readers Theater 
Enacted by local actors directed by Anne Cassady & Richard Kamins 
@ The Russell LIbrary
www.russelllibrary.org

23rd @ 2pm
LIVE MUSIC Ensemble Aubade
@ The Russell LIbrary
www.russelllibrary.org


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29th from 4pm-8pm
34TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY ON MAIN STREET
presented by Pratt & Whitney
Event will begin on Friday, Nov. 29th and will include three tree lightings, Santa Claus parade, free wagon rides, free pictures with Santa & more!
Event will continue on:
Saturday, Nov. 30 from 10am- 2pm
Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10am- 2pm
Saturday, Dec. 14 from 10am- 2pm
www.holidayonmain.com


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30th from 11am - 3pm
Artist for World Peace 
Presents ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE 
& MARKETPLACE 

Featuring paintings, jewelry, hand-made African Quilts, one-of-a-kind gifts, and many surprises! Photos with Santa and have your caricature drawn by editorial cartoonist Bob Englehart from 1pm-3pm
The deKoven House - 27 Washington St.
www.artistforworldpeace.org


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29th @ 6pm
Gala Opening Reception on Fri., Nov. 29, 6-9 pm 
WESLEYAN POTTERS
64th ANNUAL EXHIBIT & SALE

Open Daily Nov. 29 - Dec. 15
Sat -Thur 10am-6pm
Friday 10am-9pm
www.welsleyanpotters.com


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ARTS ADVOCACY AWARD ‘20  

ACCEPTNG NOMINATIONS
The City of Middletown Commission on the Arts (MCA) presents the Arts Advocacy Award annually to an individual and a group who has significantly contributed to the cultural and artistic enrichment and/or has shown extraordinary support and initiative for the arts and culture in Middletown. The MCA is seekiing public input on nominations for the award. The nominee(s) need not live in Middletown, but should be an individul or group that has made an outstandiing impact on the arts in the city. Suggestions, which should include the sender’s town and information about the nominee, can be emailed to the City’s Arts Office at arts@middletownct.gov. Presentation of awards will be held at a local ceremony coinciding with Washington D.C.’s National Arts Action Summit on March 30-31, 2020. 

Past Recipients of the Arts Advocacy award:
2019-Klekolo World Coffee & Stephan Allison
2018–Vintage Players & David Schulz
2017–Middlesex Vocal Chords & Pierre Sylvain
2016–MAC 650, Arthur Meyers & Pam Tatge
2015–Kidcity Artist & John Basinger
2014–Artist for World Peace & Deborah Moore
2013–Community Foundation of Middlesex County & Carolyn Kirsch
2012–Greater Middletown Concert AssoC. & The Buttonwood Tree
2011–Mayor’s Ball Committee & Neely Bruce
2010–Greater Middletown Chorale & Marco Gaylord
2009–Art Guild of Middletown & Peter Loffredo



 


EXHIBITS

November 1st –
January 8
“In The Air: Mike Sweeney”
Pegasus Gallery
@ MxCC
Reception: 11/12, 5-7pm
www.mxcc.edu/art-exhibits/pegasus-gallery/

November 1st –
January 8
“Art and Meditation Sound Healing Workshops”
The Niche @ MxCC
www.mxcc.edu/art-exhibits/niche/


Wesleyan Potters
88.1 WESU Radio
Artist for World Peace
Wadsworth Mansion

Connections to Citywide Events


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e-NEWSLETTER
Visit: www.middletownct.gov/arts and click on the link that says 
“Get notified when Arts & Culture Announcements are made” 

e-NEWSLETTER SUBMISSION
Submit your non profit organization’s events to the e-Newsletter by emailing your info and jpg images to arts@middletownct.gov. 
Space is available on a first come, first served basis. 

Submit a Community Event
The City of Middletown is happy to feature events of interest to our community on our Community Calendar. 
To be considered for publication, an event must:
1. Be open to all members of the Middletown community
2. Sponsored by a non-profit organization or the City itself
3. Take place within Middletown
4. Limit submissions to 3 events per month

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION DIRECTORY
To become a part of a list of community organizations 
& non-profits listed on the City’s website visit:
www.middletownct.gov/698/Community-Business-Guide


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