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Cornwall residents Jerry and Pat Blakey were photographed on April 29 by Lazlo Gyorsok for his study of what life looks like during the quarantine. Photo by Lazlo Gyorsok

While We Were Home

In the May 14 Compass, we wrote about historical societies and artists who are trying to collect images and texts that will someday remind us of how completely weird this year has been.

When Sports And Art Collide

By now you’ve probably heard Scottish sports broadcaster Andrew Cotter doing hilarious play-by-play commentary as his two dogs, Olive and Mabel, do what dogs do (eat, play, swim). 

Cotter is one of a handful of sportscasters who has been dedicating their expertise to activities that do not involve balls, cleats or sweat. 

Historical societies and arts organizations are asking people to document this odd time in world history, when the coronavirus has shut down towns and cities. This photo of Millerton taken a month ago shows an eerily empty village center. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

Marking this Moment in Local History

Area history and arts organizations are beginning to record the ways the coronavirus is changing our world. 

“Little House on Town Street” by Ellen Moon is one of many works by Cornwall artists in a special Rose Algrant online art sale to raise money for the Cornwall Food and Fuel Fund.

A Rose Algrant Show Of Works on Paper

One of the highlights of the Northwest Corner art season in Connecticut is the Rose Algrant Show, which has been held since 1959 and has been hosted in recent years at the Trinity Retreat Center in West Cornwall, Conn.


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