ARTIST RECEPTION. 7 p.m. at SoCCA, corner of Main St. and Berlin Ave. “The Widow’s Friend Exhibit” features over 100 pieces of intricate fabric art will be displayed in the gallery and will be for sale, including pillow covers, wall art, table runners, tablecloths and tapestries and represent a unique art form known as nokshi kantha or quilted design only done in Bangladesh. More info at (860) 276-1581 or www.southingtonarts.org.
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THE WIDOW’S FRIEND. At SoCCA, corner of Main St. and Berlin Ave. Features hand-stitched needle artwork created by women from Bangladesh. The Widow’s Friend is a program designed to help widowed women become self-supporting and when they are given help they are able to support their children. 100% of proceeds are donated to the artists for food and clothing. More info at (860) 276-1581 or www.southingtonarts.org.
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SARAH CYR. At The Gallery at The Orchards, 34 Hobart St. January artist of the month.
JOHN ATASHIAN. At the Gallery at the Library. January artist of the month.