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SOUTHBURY, CT--- -020716JS07--Jean-Marie Gutierrez, left, and his wife Marda Gutierrez, both of Southbury, enjoy some French cider during a Arty Gras Party to celebrate Mardi Gras at the office of Alliance Francaise of Northwest Connecticut in Southbury on Sunday. Guests were encouraged to dress up as a famous painter or painting. Jean-Marie is dressed as Aristide Bruant, a French cabaret singer, depicted on posters by posters by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, while Marda is dressed as Jane Avril, a dance also depicted by Toulouse-Lautrec. Jim Shannon Republican-American