This Sunday! Darrell Green Sextet

The Darrell Green Sextet performs original works influenced and inspired by the likes of jazz greats Sonny Rollins, Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, Art Blakey, Archie Shepp, Don Cherry and Elvin Jones.

Darrell Green— drums
Wallace Roney Jr— trumpet
Jordan Young— alto sax
Elijah Easton— tenor sax
Tom di Carlo— bass
Keith Brown— piano

The 17th Annual Baby Grand Jazz Series, sponsored by the Kaman Foundation, opens January 5 and runs through April 26. The free, hour-long concerts are held at the Downtown Library at 500 Main St from 3-4 pm. They are presented in partnership with the Hartford Jazz Society and WWUH 91.3 FM. 

Knitting for Everyone
Park Library
Wednesdays, January 8, 15, 22 & 29: 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Knitting workshops for beginners .
English Language Classes for Beginners
Dwight Library
Fridays, January 10, 17, 24 & 31:
10:00 -11:00 a.m.

Registration required. Please call the Dwight Library for more information at 860-695-7460.

Quilts in a New Light

Alexandra Wahl

January 10 - February 23, 2020,

3rd Floor Downtown Library
Opening Reception: Friday, January 10, 5:30 pm

ArtWalk Artist Talk: Saturday, February 8, 11 am

For Wahl, quilt making is the happy conjunction between math and art, of rules and creativity, using the tools of color and pattern. But it wasn’t until she was working on a small wall-hanging and the pieces stuck to a piece of flannel and sunlight illuminated from behind them, that she began to play with the top layers of quilts being stretched over light boxes to read similar to a stained glass window. This show consists of quilted light boxes that do just that, adding light as the third tool of creation.

Wahl is a West Hartford-based artist with a BFA in Fine Art Photography from Corcoran College of Art and Design in Washington D.C. She has exhibited in Hartford at the TheaterWorks Gallery and the Corcoran Gallery of Art in D.C. 

“There are some places you love with your heart, and there are some places that you love with your mind – the places that you love with both are called ‘libraries.’" - Frank Delaney