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1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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November 2019

Speak Up at CHS: Book Launch Party!

Saturday, November 23, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Join bestselling author and storyteller Matthew Dicks for the launch of his latest novel, Twenty-One Truths About Love. Matt will spend the evening telling the stories behind the writing of this book, which is comprised entirely of lists. List after list after list which combine to tell the story of a man and his struggle to keep his marriage together while the rest of his life falls apart. In addition to stories, there will be contests, prizes, Q&A, and even…

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December 2019

1950s in Vogue: The Jessica Daves Years, 1952-1962

Tuesday, December 10, 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Learn more about Jessica Daves, the enigmatic figure who first catapulted fashion magazine Vogue into modernity. When Daves became editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine in 1952, she began a decade-long effort to elevate the world’s most influential fashion magazine to new standards. With a firm belief that “taste is something that can be taught and learned” and an even firmer conviction in the magazine’s “high regard for the best,” Daves led a charge for excellence in the pages of Vogue. Drawing…

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