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Fashion & Arts issue of issue 4, 2016

ART University of St. Joe’s

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On the Cover: Martha Redbone and the Bone Hill Band. Part of the American Roots Festival coming to USJ Autorino Center for The Arts, March 17 and 18, 2017. See page P-6.

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The Arts are... Arts are Thriving, Right Here, In Our Own Community by Lisa Lelas

Art Museum, University of Saint Joseph.


hat happens when a good idea is sparked by the Bishops Corner Neighborhood Association’s Arts Committee? It soon becomes a formidable pathway to every nook and cranny of art culture in the area for all to discover and enjoy! Collaborating with the University of Saint Joseph and the University of Hartford, in particular, this new arts initiative has uncovered and polished that pathway to the once hidden artistic gems that lie right inside our nearby college campuses. Not that any of these art venues were ever really ‘hidden’ but, as Dean of Hartford Art School, Dr. Nancy M. Stuart explains, “because college campuses are sort of sequestered and secluded, many people often forget about the valuable resources available to them nearby in their neighborhood college campus. That’s why this is a great initiative for all of us to work together.” Rochelle “Shelly” Oakley, collections manager and registrar for the Art Museum at University of Saint Joseph also supports the initiative. “We knew we needed more visibility with the community around the campus. There are so many great events, shows and exhibitions available to everybody, not just college students. So, that’s what we’re doing. As a collaborative team, we are getting the word out!” The Arts Committee is a branch of the Bishops Corner Neighborhood Association, a community association that has been in existence for nearly 50 years by and for the residents and businesses in the Bishops Corner area of town. Signe “Sig” Rogalski is the Arts Committee chair. “This group is really a grassroots organization,” she explains, “we all feel privileged to live in West Hartford. There is great culture and amazing artists in all parts of this town. As art educators, my co-chair, author, Diane Dickson Mikan and I already understand the value of art and its importance to a




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Raphael Xavier Choreographer/Dancer, Guggenheim Fellow USJ Autorino Center for the Arts February 24 & 25, 2017 – American Roots Festival


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We wanted to bring about an awareness of all that’s available in the arts right here in our community.” “When Sig first contacted us at the University of Saint Joseph, I was thrilled,” said Shelly Oakley. “They wanted to get the word out and create an arts resource for the community. The idea was to pull a panel of

Martha Redbone Musician/Singer/Actor/Composer USJ Autorino Center for the Arts March 17 & 18, 2017 – American Roots Festival

Moira Smiley & Jayme Stone Lomax Project USJ Autorino Center for the Arts March 30 & April 1, 2017 – American Roots Festival

artists from both colleges to public venues and showcase what we offer right here on campus. Having a support network is wonderful for us, since marketing/advertising funds are limited. Sig is really the driving force in this arts initiative. We love the collaboration developing between the universities and the neighborhoods. It’s all

Top photo by CRAIG BAILEY / PERSPECTIVE PHOTO. bottom photo by: ANDY HART

community. We started checking into what was offered in our local universities and how to let more people become aware. This whole part of Albany Avenue, for example, from Bishops Corner all the way into Hartford has so much to offer, from The University of Saint Joseph and The University of Hartford, to the Wadsworth Atheneum and more. We felt the need to make people aware of what’s happening right here and around Albany Avenue!” Sig’s co-chair, Diane adds, “we believe the arts matter. They enrich lives.” Initially, with the help of several other volunteers in the committee, they started to make things happen. “We began with ‘Poetry on the Patio’ events a few years ago,” says Diane. Karen Fillion, committee member and manager of Edens Property Management, gave us the patio to use at Blue Plate Kitchen for these outdoor summer events. In this age of electronics, we felt it important to express the ‘written word’ with personal engagement.” Sig then continued, “We started a series of art talks after that, from authors and poets to college professors in various venues, such as the Senior Center [Gina Marino, Senior Center Director is also a committee member]. And most recently, another committee member, Ertan Sener [New Britain Symphony conductor & director] began developing our music component with a ‘Young Composers’ performance.” “We had focused on poetry initially, but now we want to focus on all types of writing, fine art and music, either through workshops or lectures and exhibits,” added Diane. “We also tapped into, ‘Smart is Cool’, an organization working on re-inventing the image of intelligence for the 21st Century,” Sig said. “Ertan is working on an upcoming lecture and video about the importance of music and symphony in the future. There is the story of Xavier Blackwell Lipkind that Ertan will share. Xavier is the young West Hartford boy about 13 years old who composed a symphony for the New Britain Symphony Orchestra and performed it for about 1500 people.” “Just recently, at our Bishops Corner Neighborhood Association meeting,” continued Sig, “we introduced the idea of bringing in our local art schools to the mix.

“We introduced the idea of bringing in our local art schools. We wanted to bring about an awareness of all that’s available in the arts right here in our community.” -Signe “Sig” Rogalski, Arts Initiative Chair, Bishops Corner Neighborhood Association

From The Art Museum at USJ. Lewis Hine (1874-1940). Sadie, a cotton mill spinner, Lancaster, South Carolina, 1908. Vintage photograph. Lent from the collection of Michael Mattis and Judith Hochberg. HAMANISHI Katsunori (b. 1949). Japanese Classic Calendar, 2015. Mezzotint printed in color, 59.6 x 36.1 each panel (quadriptych). Art Museum, USJ, purchase with a gift from Edwina Bosco ’50. ©HAMANISHI Katsunori.




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-Rochelle “Shelly” Oakley, The Art Museum USJ

Art Museum, University of Saint Joseph during the opening reception for HANGA NOW .

Now let’s swing the spotlight over to The Autorino Center for the Arts and Humanities, also a major arts feature on campus at the University of Saint Joseph. Steven Raider-Ginsburg is the director of this prestigious performing arts center. “We are a presenting house,” he explains, “I curate programs from around the world to bring them to West Hartford. From individual performances to panel discussions, my focus is to be the intersection of the public community and academic life of students. I always look for programs that are intellectually rich as well as aesthetically pleasing.” Steven weighs in on the Arts initiative developed by the Bishops Corner Neighborhood Association. “I think it makes sense. My mission has always been art for community engagement and community building, which fits right into the mission of USJ for positive social change, while still being rooted into its Catholic values. I always saw art as an educational tool to change our perspective.” To illustrate the range of programs, earlier this fall they presented D-GENERATION: An Exaltation of Larks by the Sandglass Theater, a touching puppet-theater performance exploring the rich cre-

ative potential of people living with dementia, the OKEE DOKEE BROTHERS, Grammy Award-winning Americana Folk music bringing fun and music to the whole family, and coming on November 10 for the 2nd Annual Chapel Series, WOMEN OF THE WORLD, providing singing ‘for wisdom, respect, joy and peace.’ Among many other featured programs throughout the year, The Autorino Center will curate its ‘roots culture’ engagement in the New Year (Feb.-April, 2017) with their American Roots Festival at USJ which is a series of public performances and engagement activities that reflect the diversity of sources, origins, and uniqueness of American culture. The festival will emphasize stories of American people and cultures, through live performance, discussions, lectures, films and more. Just down the road at the University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue in West Hartford is yet another art jewel in our community. Dr. Nancy M. Stuart invites the community to experience all that the Hartford Art School has to offer. “We have two galleries, the Joseloff Gallery and the Silpe Gallery, both with a variety of on-going exhibitions. Often with each exhibition we


a valuable asset.” So, just what is being offered in the arts at our local universities? The correct question seems to be rather, ‘What isn’t being offered?’ Ann Sievers, director and curator of the Art Museum at the University of Saint Joseph, fills us in. “As an art historian most of my life, I am excited about all we offer here at the museum. We offer a very low cost annual membership for those interested. Members are even able to vote occasionally on exhibition pieces being considered for acquisition giving them a real feeling of ownership. The Art Museum (in Bruyette Anthenaeum) is open six days a week [closed Monday] and we invite everyone in the community to come see all that we have to offer. Most programs and exhibitions are free of charge.” Featured program this fall is HANGA NOW: Contemporary Japanese Printmakers exhibition on view through December 18, highlighting the diversity, creativity and sensitivity artists give to materials that characterize contemporary Japanese printmaking. It features more than 40 artists working in a variety of styles and wide range of techniques, including color woodblocks, etchings, lithographs, screenprints, and more. A major artist included in the exhibition, Tamekane Yoshikatsu, flew in from Japan for a printmaking demonstration in September. A purchase party event will be held on the evening of November 10 and a special “Hanga Now” gallery talk will take place on December 1. The building which houses the Art Museum was opened in 2001. “It’s a beautiful exhibition space,” says Ann, “all climate controlled with a suite of intimate galleries open to the public year round. We present 6-8 exhibitions each year, ranging from installations of our permanent collection to major loans exhibitions drawn from private and institutional collections.” Dubbed “One of the liveliest campus museums in the state,” by the New York Times, with more than 2,000 works of art, six exhibition galleries, changing installations, a print study room and a variety of programs for the University and the public, the Art Museum provides countless opportunities for the study and enjoyment of art, as noted on their website. The Art Museum, USJ is located at 1678 Asylum Avenue in West Hartford.

“There are so many great events, shows and exhibitions available to everybody, not just college students… we are getting the word out!”

Art Museum, University of Saint Joseph Ann Sievers, Director & Curator University of Saint Joseph, 1678 Asylum Avenue 860-231-5399,


Carol Autorino Center for the Arts & Humanities Steven Raider-Ginsburg, Director University of Saint Joseph, 1678 Asylum Avenue 860-232-4571, The Hartford Arts School Dr. Nancy M. Stuart, Dean University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue 860-768-4393,

photo by: ANDY HART

Dance Performance: From Refugee Camp to Project, Performed and Created by: Sokeo Ros, April, 2016, USJ Autorino Center for The Arts.

have lectures related to the work, with wine & cheese festivities, all open to the public. All exhibitions are free for the students and the community.” Fall 2016 exhibitions include: CHRIS HORTON LEGACY exhibit on thru Oct. 30; BOOK OF LIES Oct. 25-Dec. 4 (with reception on Oct 27); Auerbach lecture- LINDA SORMIN: ceramics on Nov. 7; a photo lecture with JOHN ROHRBACK on Nov. 8; and a CLAY CLUB SHOW & SALE Dec. 3-8, featuring hand made ceramic pieces by students and faculty. “These one of kind pieces, from $3 to $300, make great Christmas gifts!” Nancy adds. “There are a lot of ideas on the table,” says Sig about the Arts Initiative program, “It’s all very exciting! There are so many people in our town to bring this awareness of arts to. It also brings possibilities to our young people and what they can really do with their own ideas. It’s all about sharing encouragement!” And Shelly concludes, “I’m hopeful that all our ideas really will happen, making this a sustainable program to keep going for years to come!”

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SPRING 2017: THE AMERICAN ROOTS FESTIVAL @ USJ The Autorino Center for the Arts and Humanities brings you a series of “roots culture” workshops and performances Spring of 2017, including:

RAPHAEL XAVIER, POINT OF INTEREST February 24 & 25, 2017, 7:30 p.m. Guggenheim Fellow for choreography, Raphael Xavier has been a breakdance pioneer since 1983 and is still forging new ways to expand the vocabulary of hip-hop dance.

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EXHIBITIONS: HANGA NOW: Contemporary Japanese Printmakers Through December 18, 2016. HANGA NOW is supported in part by The Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation, the IFPDA Foundation, the Karen L. Chase ‘97 Fund, and Toshiko Uchino. “Our Strength Is Our People:” The Humanist Photographs of Lewis Hine January 13-March 19, 2017. All works are from the collection of Michael Mattis and Judith Hochberg. This exhibition was organized by art2art Circulating Exhibitions. PROGRAMS AND EVENTS: Purchase Party: November 10, 7 p.m. Members’ event in which Friends of the Art Museum vote on the Museum’s next acquisition. This year’s theme is contemporary Japanese prints. Everyone is welcome but only members may vote. Gallery Talk: Thursday, December 1, 5:30 p.m. A curator-led discussion on the current exhibition HANGA NOW. Vincenza A. Uccello Fine Arts Lecture: February 16, 7:00 p.m. Guest speaker Alison Nordström will present “Lewis Hine: Artist and Activist” in conjunction with the exhibition “Our Strength is Our People.” FROM TOP: Detail of HAMANISHI Katsunori, Japanese Classic Calendar, 2015. Lewis Hine, Girl Working in Cotton Mill. Detail of Alison Nordström head shot. BELOW: Art Museum photo by Steven Laschever

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know WHO they are? They happen to be headquartered in West Hartford, and West Hartford Magazine and have had the pleasure of working with them on multiple occasions now and are thrilled to introduce the women entrepreneurs behind this force to be reckoned with. Meet Jeannette Dardenne, Kristen Fritz, and Cheyney Barrieau, a team of social



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“We believe that there is always more behind every story ... As a team, we choose not to only showcase what a kitchen makes, but instead offer the emotion and passion that goes along behind it.” -Jeannette Dardenne, Eat IN Connecticut

media marketers, strategic thinkers, PR mavens, photography professionals, and great friends, who came together by chance and started a company many years later, based off of a vision of creating a space where the local foodie community could come together to share and celebrate the state’s incredible dining scene. With more than 30 years of professional experience combined, many of which have been in the restaurant and hospitality industry, the women behind Eat IN Connecticut pulled their talents and expertise together to focus on their passion of connecting people to the many great eats and drinks throughout the state. “Our story really began five years ago, when we met by chance as our oldest children were just entering preschool,” says Kristen Fritz, Eat IN Connecticut Partner. “We quickly learned that we all had similar backgrounds in marketing and communications and we also found many common interests like volunteering in our local communities and having a love for venturing out to undiscovered restaurants around the state and relishing in their untold stories.” In 2015, Eat IN Connecticut Founder Jeannette Dardenne, had a vision of creating a space where people could go to connect with like-minded foodies and celebrate the local restaurant scene, while sharing their dining experiences. “There’s a




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lot of common interest in our local foodie community, especially when it comes to trying new places and sharing incredible dishes,” says Jeannette. “I created the Eat IN Connecticut Facebook group as a way to bring our community together to celebrate our local restaurant scene and the many incredibly talented people who work tirelessly day in and day out to perfect a craft that many take for granted.” The Eat IN Connecticut group served as the foundation to bring her vision to life

and proved to be the springboard for much more. The group grew quickly and trickled over to Instagram, which then continued with even more chatter on Twitter. With a loyal foodie following, the team launched as an extension of their social media channels, with these goals in mind: “to connect people to restaurants, to new food, and to each other again, through the discovery of diverse tastes and stories.” “We believe that there is always more behind every story and those untold stories are what connects people to want to return to an establishment,” says Jeannette. “As a team, we choose not to only showcase what a kitchen makes, but instead offer the emotion and passion that goes along behind it. There are so many people who do not realize the 15 steps it took to make that beautiful chicken you find on your plate or that amazing biscuit that the pastry chef kneaded, buttered, rolled, sprinkled, baked, and then frosted…every day at beyond imaginable hours. We want to tell that story because we thrive on finding incredible eateries and drinkeries throughout our state and we are dedicated to celebrating Connecticut's restaurant scene by sharing their stories with those who share our passion.” Eat IN Connecticut’s contributors are industry experts and special guests who love to ‘dish’ about their latest food and drink

ing aside a chef, or a line-cook, bartender, or server, we feel their connection to their craft, and that craft, needs to be shared, connected to, and in turn respected,” says Jeannette. “Food & drink is a fine art. Both are crafted, loved, and fine-tuned before they are ever served to a customer, and we are on a constant mission to connect and showcase this.” You can connect with Eat IN Connecticut by requesting to join their Facebook Group @eatinconnecticut, or follow them on Instagram @eatinconnecticut and on Twitter @EatIN_Ct. Use hashtag #EatInCT. As the Eat IN Connecticut team likes to say, “Bon appétit, now you may eat!” 


jaunts. From insider tips and foodie related news, to a crowd-sourced restaurant recommendation list, they’ve got you covered with pretty much everything you need to Eat IN Connecticut. If you follow them on social media and are familiar with their website then you will see that they are also a marketing promotions group. “We don't flaunt our clients, but rather prefer they flaunt us,” says Cheyney Barrieau, Eat IN Connecticut partner. “We promote our clients through strategic social media marketing and PR campaigns, while offering professional photography services to enhance every client’s brand and marketing reach. We came to form our company with a lot of help from our amazing local foodie community and are grateful to our followers for their loyalty and inspiration along the way.” Eat IN Connecticut strives to show the story of each restaurant, bar, food truck, and farm stand around the state, to give them the attention they deserve. “When we get an opportunity to be in the kitchen, stand-



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Tori Edwards & Henry Frailey photos courtesy of the Frailey Family Meredith Victoria (Tori) Edwards and Henry (Hank) Michael Frailey met while in Raleigh, NC when some mutual friends introduced them, and they’ve been inseparable ever since. Hank’s parents Gigi and Mike Frailey live in West Hartford and Gigi is the Pastoral Associate at St. Peter Claver Parish. Tori ran a horse farm called Savannah Breeze Farm in Raleigh, and she and Hank were not only engaged there (in the presence of Tori’s mother, brother and a few students), but the wedding reception was held on the grounds, beneath a very dramatic and beautiful spring sky. The couple’s dog, Savannah (notice a theme?) came out of nowhere to greet Tori and Hank during their first dance. The couple is planning a honeymoon to Ireland, England and France next year. Tori lived in England for two years during high school and Hank has family in Ireland. Tori is a nurse assistant at MUSC in Charleston, SC and Hank is currently the branch manager at Accu-Tech in Charleston, SC. .  Visit for more WEDDINGS.

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DASWANI Andrew wears a leather blazer by Robert Comstock. Fall favorite, lamb skin leather with a smooth aniline finish and horn buttons.

BK&CO. Jenny wears a white, multi layer fitted top ($158), under a Urban Circles lazer cut leather zip jacket ($340). Her splash of color = Shinny Red Doctor handbag with prism crystal closer ($98).


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Photography & Art Direction: Cheyney Barrieau Stores: BK&Co. Daswani Hope & Stetson Silver Dahlia

Stylists: Karen Herbert MJ Daswani Margot McDonough Brianna Tetreault Stacey Mills

Models: Jenny Nosal Andrew Frazer Haley Carangelo Griffin and Patrick O’Shaughnessy

“This fall we continue to see lots of black (or sometimes charcoal) and white, often with a splash of color.” -Barbara Karsky, BK&Co., speaking at the recent “Fashion Fusion” show in West Hartford.

BK&CO. Detail of a Joan Voss black and White knit top with mock neck ($160). Escape from Paris necklace with dangle silver nuggets ($98). Handbag is Fritzi and Preufer vegan leather ($148).



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BK&CO. All over zip dress with zipper detail on arms, made from comfortable and easy Jersey material ($244). Black handbag with gold stud details ($90).




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“Fashion meets everyday functionality. Minimalistic style while still looking and feeling dressed for the office, travel, or even a commuting day trip.� -MJ Daswani

DASWANI Riviera Hybrid sport jacket in heather grey. Raffi Knit Wrinkle free dress shirt in white. Lapel Tie shown at left and below, a nice charm to enhance personal style. Expresses character and confidence in any outfit. Appropriate for casual or formal wear. Made from 100% silk.

HOPE & STETSON Haley wears the Anorak Jacket ($99), accesorized with the Knit vegan bag ($49), and Denim legging ( $49). The braided wrap bracelet finishes her look.




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BK&CO. Jenny wears a sheer Plaid Duster blouse ($118) over Bamboo Leggings ($58). Her chain is from the Urban Collection ($78), and finishes the loo with a Bootie with gold detail ($140), Bandaris Handscreened Scarf ($110), and distressed bag in wine, ($115). DASWANI Andrew is comfortable for work or weekend in the Tumi outerwear tech vest in navy blue, Robert Graham 1/4 zip sweater, Robert Graham crew neck Pima Tshirt and Heritage selvage denim jeans with indigo wash.



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HOPE & STETSON Haley is ready for the change of seasons with elbow patch poncho ($69), Free People moto denim ($128) with Vegan leather crossbody handbag ($49)




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HOPE & STETSON Above: Haley wears a Zsupply basic tank ($24) with a Knit hooded cardigan ($69), Paige "Hoxton Crop" pants ($199), and a Benson Choker Wrap ($22). BK&CO. Top Right: Jenny is in aTribal ribbed mock neck top ($80), a Parkhurst faux fur Cargo Vest ($148), and Tie-Dye Scarf mad in Italy ($60). HOPE & STETSON Right: Haley wears the JACK "Strong" jacket ($79) over a clasic Mrena olive dress ($79), adorned with Oxford necklace ($32).

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SILVER DAHLIA Above our phantom model wears the West Hartford Spirit Jersey ($49), Southern Tide Ladies Performance Legging ($88), and Southern Tide Grand Ole Flag Hat ($26). Griffin wears Vineyard Vines Men's Sailing Shep Shirt ($125) [Not shown, the Vineyard Vines Custom made We-Ha Shep Shirt and Polo Shirts. Be sure to order yours!]




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SILVER DAHLIA Preppy is alive and well. Patrick wears the Vineyard Vines Shark Printed Bow Tie ($55), and Vineyard Vines Shark Printed Club Belt, shown below ($58). Griffin wears Southern Tide Weathered Skipjack Hoodie, shown at left and below ($32).



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BK&CO. Jenny is on trend with black & white stripe knit top with mock neck ($160), black/red/off white cape ($198), Cest Moi faux fur lined legging ($40), Cest Moi textured stretch knit skirt ($45), Escape from Paris necklace with dangle silver nuggets ($98), and silver and gold bracelet ($108). On her feet are Bernie Mev black stretch booties ($85), and handbag is Fritzi and Preufer vegan leather ($148). 



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