“I always consider the establishment of the Connecticut LGBT Film Festival at Cinestudio to be one of the most important moments in the long history of the theater,” said studio founder James Hanley. All Photos Courtesy of the 31st annual LGBT Film Festival.
"Why is it that I have to justify the need for the folks in my community to have a space that's comfortable for them? To have a space where they can be creative?" New Haven artist Titus Kaphar asked aloud at Wednesday's State Historic Preservation conference. Deborah Berke Rendering.
Clockwise, from top: Connecticut State Librarian Kendall F. Wiggin, David Green of the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County, NEMA Director of Engagement Meg Winikates, and Connecticut League of History Organizations Executive Director Laurie P Lamarre. Lucy Gellman Photos.
Saturday, 10,000 marchers gathered at the Connecticut State Capitol for the Connecticut chapter of March For Our Lives, a national rally and demonstration against gun violence in the U.S. One of those marchers was New Haven artist Julie Frankel. Lucy Gellman Photos.
Students came out from all corners of the state for the march. Lucy Gellman Photos.
Tracy Carter: “I’m here because women rock, I’m here for women’s rights.” Lucy Gellman Photos.
Artist Ana Henriques, with members Shirley Louise-May, Catherine Bailey, and Ann Wiley in the background. Lucy Gellman Photo.