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Circus Kids

Circophony, a youth circus troupe lead by ArtFarm director Dic Wheeler rehearse for “Circus on the High Seas,” a production done in collaboration with the Odd Fellows Playhouse. The cast trained and rehearsed for 3 months twice a week before their first performance in December. The circus goes on the road through June.

Performer Rowan Trowbridge-Wheeler makes her entrance to the spotlight during a dress rehearsal for "Circus on the High Seas," a production done by kids under ARTFARM director Dic Wheeler.

Performer Rowan Trowbridge-Wheeler makes his entrance to the spotlight during a dress rehearsal for “Circus on the High Seas,” a production done by kids under ARTFARM director Dic Wheeler.

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“Winter is Not Just About Skiing.”

01.01.2015 - Tariffville, Ct.. - Erik Eckilson of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, walks to the shores of the Farmington River before paddling with 14 other boaters as part of a "New Year's tradition." "To have a good year, if you're a whitewater boater, you have to be in the water on the first," said participant Ian Scott of Branford, Ct. Photograph by Mark Mirko | mmirko@courant.com

01.01.2015 – Tariffville, Ct.. – Erik Eckilson of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, walks to the shores of the Farmington River before paddling with 14 other boaters as part of a “New Year’s tradition.” “To have a good year, if you’re a whitewater boater, you have to be in the water on the first,” said participant Ian Scott of Branford, Ct. Photograph by Mark Mirko | mmirko@courant.com

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From Elation to Frustration

UConn fans in the student section, who had been cheering wildly seconds before, look stunned as Texas player Jonathan Holmes hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to give 7th ranked Texas a shocking 55-54 win Sunday before 10,167 at sold-out Gampel Pavilion. With 2.2 seconds left and the Huskies in the lead, it was all over for Texas and the fans rejoiced. But they would be wrong. A clutch 3-pointer at the horn changed everything.

The photo says it all. Take a close look and feel their pain.

STORRS 11/30/14- UConn fans in the student section, who had been cheering seconds before, look shocked as Texas player Jonathan Holmes hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to give Texas a shocking 55-54 win Sunday.

STORRS 11/30/14- UConn fans in the student section, who had been cheering seconds before, look shocked as Texas player Jonathan Holmes hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to give Texas a shocking 55-54 win Sunday.

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Stealing Sunshine

The UConn women got a post-Thanksgiving respite from the chill of New England and traveled to the Sunshine State to steal some rays and some basketballs. After a cool start against the College of Charleston, the Huskies heated up and went on to dominate Vanderbilt and Wisconsin-Green Bay to claim the Gulf Coast Showcase title.

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