Isabella Maddelena, Charlotte Martinez, and Myra Gupta get ready for the movie. Ariel Shearer Photos. A gaggle of children bounced and swayed on stage at Hamden Town Center Park while a crew hurried to inflate a giant outdoor movie screen before sunset. Top 40 tunes rang out over the field as more families arrived, hauling wagons filled with colorful blankets and coolers, nudging their children to join those on stage for the chance to dance and win prizes.
Ned Lamont and David Stemerman at Tuesday's forum. Tim Herbst is pictured in the background. Lucy Gellman Photos.
More public concerts on city greens. New arts funding in urban school districts. A cut to state line item funding to benefit smaller museums that really need the money.