Locations for episode eleven include the Palace Theatre; Connecticut State Capitol; Cheney Brothers Historic District; USS Nautilus and Stanley-Whitman House.
When cultural centers thrive, you find that the hard work that makes it possible is a labor of love. Certainly for the professional staff, but also thanks to countless volunteers. That passion for art, history, and innovation—it’s something you can feel when you visit a great cultural treasure. Including those places that reflect the stately and ambitious.
And on this episode of CCT—We’ll hop aboard the USS Nautilus–Connecticut’s official “state ship”; and stop by the home of Stanley Whitman–built in 1720 it’s a captivating national historic landmark. Forever stately and grand, we’ll also tour the majestic Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford. And then across the river to Manchester—once, one of the nation’s leading producers of silk. But first, at a historic old movie palace in Waterbury that became a favorite rock concert venue in the 1970s, has been re-born, igniting a new outlook on the arts that’s changing the city.