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Music Venues in Connecticut: Performing Arts Centers in Connecticut, Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, Toads Place, Chevrolet Theatre

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Published June 10th 2010
ISBN : 9781157885788
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30 pages
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Performing Arts Centers in Connecticut, Regina A. Quick CenterMorePurchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Performing Arts Centers in Connecticut, Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, Toads Place, Chevrolet Theatre, Webster Theater, Stamford Center for the Arts, the Space, Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. Excerpt: The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts is the major center of theatre and the arts at Fairfield University located in Fairfield, Connecticut. The Center includes events such as popular and classical music, dance, theatre, and programs for young audiences. Westport Magazine recognized the Quick Center as the cultural epicenter of Fairfield County. The Quick Center was constructed and dedicated in 1990 with the generous support and leadership of Fairfield University benefactor, Leslie C. Quick Jr. and was named for his beloved wife, Regina. Mr. Quick was a member of the Fairfield University Board of Trustees, Chairman of the Board from 1982 through 1995 and received an Honorary Doctorate from the University in 1999. (There is also a Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts (St. Bonaventure) at St. Bonaventure University in St. Bonaventure, New York.) The current administration of the Quick Center for the Arts includes: Fairfield University and the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts established the Gerard Manley Hopkins Award for Excellence in the Arts in 1990. Hopkins was a Jesuit priest, but he was also one of the most important innovators in the history of English poetry. The Award recognizes artists who exhibit a spirit of innovation and new artistic ideas. The University and Quick Center have recognized several artists over the years, among them actor Jason Robards, Jr., composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, painter Paul Cadmus, ballerina Gelsey Kirkland, and painter Robert Vickrey. The Quick Center for the Art is home to t... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=6456198