The 40th Korean Festival Filled Korea Town With Food And Music

The 40th Korean Festival was held in Korea town this weekend. Korean Barbecue, Korean soju, handmade accessories and delicious food attracted thousands of people in the neighborhood. More »

Nisei Week Japanese Festival Sweeps Through Little Tokyo

Nisei Week Japanese Festival closed with the ondo street dancing on Sunday, August 19. The ceremony began with a special taiko performance by Chikara Daiko, and followed with the traditional “ondo” or “street dancing.” More »

Chinese New Year Celebration

Los Angeles Chinatown held a week long celebration for the Year of Dragon, the only mysitic animal in the Chinese zodiac, which represents power and supremacy. Chinese people and other ethnicities celebrated the New Year with fire crackers, fireworks, lion dancing, acrobatics and kongfu shows. More »

Undocumented Youths Banking On Deferred Action For Opportunities

Deferred action, an executive order issued in June from Obama to give work permits to undocumented youth, has offered hope for many undocumented immigrants who came to the country under the age of 16. They now have the chance to earn legal status in the country they call home. More »

North Korean Refugees: Freedom is Bitter Sweet

For most North Korean refugees, the search for freedom starts with a dangerous swim across the Tumen River into China. As soon as they arrive in the new country, they must hide or risk being sent home if they are caught. More »

 

Litchfield Center School students host daily news program

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Students at Litchfield Center School host a morning news broadcast every day.

Desultory Theatre Club brings burlesque to Torrington

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The Desultory Theatre Club partnered with The Ivy League School of Burlesque, based in New Haven, to bring a lively performance Saturday with burlesque, puppets, live music and dancing.

Possum Queen contest raises money to help with medical costs

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The annual new year festival of the Possum Queen Foundation attracted hundreds of locals to fundraise for charity at the Litchfield Inn on New Year’s Day, or what they called Fun-raising.

A Mother and Daughter’s Journey into Alzheimer’s

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“Ay bendito,” a Puerto Rican saying meaning “I feel your pain,” was something that Celia Pomerantz learned from her mother and what she held on to through long days taking care of her mother when she had Alzheimer’s disease.

Obamacare rollout underway in Connecticut’s Northwest Corner

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Dan Beecher and his wife, Louise Coogan Beecher, unemployed since they lost their jobs in the 2008 housing crash, couldn’t find any affordable health insurance.

Geer Corporation Builds Assisted Living Units in Canaan

Jerry Busagy in his apartment at Geer

Geer Corporation is building the first assisted living housing for low-income seniors in the Northwest Corner, and the new building will be available for occupancy in the spring.

Robert Kipness to Sign Book ‘Paintings and Poetry’

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Artist Robert Kipniss published the poetry he wrote half a century ago for the first time in his new book, “Paintings and Poetry, 1950-1964.”

Young Children In Northwest CT Learned Gratitude Through Yoga

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A group of young children gathered Saturday to learn yoga and gratitude in Sharon.

Photographer Tom Zetterstrom’s Images of China’s 1980s

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A photo collection about China in the 1980s by an American photographer, unshown for 30 years, has recently come back before the public’s eye.

Nutmeg Ballet brings The Nutcracker to Torrington this Christmas

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As a holiday tradition, the Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory is bringing the classic holiday ballet show the Nutcracker to Torrington this Christmas.