Explore these upcoming events of our ACC members, listed in chronological order, so scroll to the end!
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First: Finishing Up February
174 Grand St., Waterbury
203-437-8058 | Website

Calling Puerto Rico
Seven Angels Theatre, Waterbury
In NYC, an amateur radio operator gets news about Tropical Storm Maria and Puerto Rico and reaches out via radio to his grandfather there. A presentation of the Pa’Lante Theater Company, part of the Afro Caribbean Cultural Center.
Feb. 24 - Feb. 26:
Friday & Saturday 7 pm
Saturday & Sunday 2 pm
100 East Main St., Waterbury
203-346-2000 | Website

Winter Jazz Series
Palace Theater Poli Club
Join the Vanessa Racci Trio, playing retro jazz and music made famous by Italian-Americans.
Feb. 24: 7 - 8 pm; 9 - 10 pm
at Thomaston Opera House
158 Main St., Thomaston
860-283-8558 | Website

It’s Only A Play
A celebration of theater at its best -- and theater people behaving at their not-so-best. Contains strong language, situations.
Feb. 25 - March 12:
8 pm Fridays & Saturdays
2 pm Sundays
Opening Weekend! Feb. 25 & 26
493 Heritage Road, Suite 4C, Southbury
203-586-1474 | Website

Independent Colored Pencil
Designed for students who have taken the Beginner/Intermediate workshop.
Feb. 28: 10 am – 12:30 pm
$65 - $75
March 1 - March 5

Mozart The Magnificent
NVCC Fine Arts Center,
750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury
Leif Bjaland and the WSO perform with guest artists Benjamin Baker (violin) and Jordan Bak (viola).
March 5: 3 pm - 5 pm
$25 - $60
100 East Main St., Waterbury
203-346-2000 | Website

The story of an extraordinary tribe of cats gathering for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn.
March 3, 4: 8 pm - 10:30 pm March 4: 2 pm - 4:30 pm
$45 – $85
March 6 - March 12
100 East Main St., Waterbury
203-346-2000 | Website

Lewis Black
The King of Rant, Black uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and finger pointing to expose life’s absurdities.
March 9: 7:30 pm - 10 pm
$39 – $79
493 Heritage Road, Suite 4C, Southbury
203-586-1474 | Website

Gallery Opening at the Heritage Hotel, Southbury
Meet artists Sandie Daignault, William McCarthy, Diana Brown, Anda Styler and Bonnie Reidinger. Live music by Mike Wilson.
March 10: 6 pm - 8 pm

Turning Words into Art and Art into Words
Explore Ekphrastic writing–a piece of writing penned in response to a piece of art. All levels welcome, no experience required.
March 10: 10 am - 12:30 pm

A quick word of interest . . .
The Arts & Culture Collaborative is helping Americans for the Arts conduct a study on the economic impact of arts and culture in our region. If you are at an event or show and are asked to take this short, anonymous survey, please say YES! Questions? Click here.
March 13 - March 19

Virtual Author Talk: “Pandemic Portraiture: Reflections of Healing”
The Pandemic Portraiture program culminated in a virtual art show and this book, which captured experiences during the midst of turmoil.
March 13: 5 pm - 6 pm
Pre-registration required: 203-452-2850

Wednesday Afterschool Art Studio
A mix of fine arts skill-building with fun and educational projects, for ages 8 to 18, in private Middlebury art studio.
March 15 - May 24:
Wednesdays for 10 weeks
3:30 to 4:30 pm or 4:45 to 5:30 pm
100 East Main St., Waterbury
203-346-2000 | Website

Red Hot Chilli Pipers
A 9-piece ensemble consisting of pipers, guitarists, keyboards, and drummers.
March 17: 8 pm - 10 pm
$29.50 – $54.50

I Wrote That! Author Talk
David Freeland, author of American Hotel: The Waldorf-Astoria & the Making of a Century, goes behind the scenes with history, architecture, and afternoon tea!
March 18: 3 pm
March 20 - March 31
100 East Main St., Waterbury
203-346-2000 | Website

2ND ACT: Steve Noxon
Steve spent his life doing what he was supposed to do. But he always had a dream — to be on the radio.
March 21: 7 pm - 9 pm
Winter Jazz Series
Litchfield Jazzfest presents The Caili O’Doherty Quartet.
March 24: 7 -8 pm
and 9 - 10 pm
493 Heritage Road, Suite 4C, Southbury
203-586-1474 | Website

Oil and Cold Wax Mark Making in Small Places
The technique of mixing oil paint and cold wax will be demonstrated and a series of small paintings created.
March 22: 10 am - 2:30 pm

Ukrainian Egg Workshop
Help Ukraine while honoring their beautiful Easter tradition, with Father Paul Luniw. Pysanky eggs sold after the workshop.
March 28: 1 pm - 3 pm

Writing Poetry Inspired by Art
Led by Southbury Poet Laureate Faith Vicinanza, students will write poems inspired by fine art.
March 31: 10:30 am - 12 pm

203-802-5331 | Website

Broadway at the Keys
88 Keys, 1278 Main St., Watertown
Broadway songs, sung live, from The Color Purple, Once On This Island, In the Heights and Wild Party.
March 22: 6 pm 
Ongoing Events, Offers, Opportunities
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380 Church St., Naugatuck
203-729-9039 | Website

Current Exhibit: “Town of Dreamers, City of Invention.”
  • Thursday, 4 pm – 8 pm
  • Friday, 10 am – 2 pm
  • Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm
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As a non-profit local arts agency under the auspices of the Greater Waterbury Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the ACC is grateful for the support of the Arts & Tourism Commission of the City of Waterbury; the Waterbury Regional Chamber; the Connecticut Community Foundation; the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development/Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency; and Connecticut Humanities, which receives support from the State of Connecticut and the National Endowment for the Humanities.