All Things Connecticut host David Bibbey takes a plunge into Connecticut’s chilly mid-winter waters. After a kayaking trip in Torrington, David heads to Sandy Hook for winter waterskiing with Joel Zeisler, founder of Leaps of Faith, a program for disabled water skiers. Joel is a former national waterski champion and coach of the US Disabled Waterski Team.
Spotlight on the Arts
Reporter Ed Wierzbicki interviews Corina Alvarezdelug. This Venezuelan born, New Haven based artist uses her talents to inform a younger generation about political oppression in a larger world. She describes the difficulties growing up in Venezuela and her decision to move to New Haven. Her art, a series of cloth and textured materials is inspired by where she came from and her move to Connecticut.
Made In Connecticut
Later in the show, Christina Defranco continues her Made in Connecticut reports with a visit to a Southington company developing surgical equipment for a growing number of female surgeons, and a Manchester manufacturer working on a breakthrough product that strengthens orthopedic screws for just about every major surgery!
Connecticut’s Cultural Treasures
This segment features Stonington Borough. Learn how three cannons and a local militia were able to fend off five British naval ships!
In the final segment, David Bibbey breaks bread with Brazilians in Bridgeport! David visits the bakery Ki Delicia with Cookbook author Leticia Moreinos Schwartz.