| Jun 20, 2012
| 5:50 AM
A Midsummer Night's Dream
June 23, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., $30, The Aetna Theatre at the Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main St., Hartford, purchase tickets at (860) 251-9194 or conneticdance.com.
Since the CONNetic Dance Company was founded in 2006, the...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 1:08 PM
It’s hard to believe that James Nares’ STREET — a mesmerizing, 61-minute high definition video, shot in one week on the streets of New York — wasn’t filmed in 3-D.
Nares, 59, a British-born artist, was inspired in part by...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 11:50 AM
The Wadsworth Atheneum has a terrific new video installation, "Street," by James Nares. I've already been by to see it three times and I want to go again! Read my story here.
| Jul 6, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Bank of America and Merill Lynch credit or debit card holders can score free admission to the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, or the New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain this weekend (July 7-8,...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 4:32 AM
Bank of America has announced the 14th season of its national “Museums on Us” program, which now includes 150 of the nationâs finest arts, cultural and educational institutions. Designed to increase access to the arts across the nation, the....
| Feb 17, 2010
| 1:19 PM
ORIGINS: Settled in 1633 as a Dutch trading post called House of Hope. Founded in 1635 by a group of settlers from Massachusetts led by the Rev. Thomas Hooker.
NAME: Originally called Newtown, it was named Hartford in 1637 after Hertford, England.
| Jan 31, 2011
| 1:03 PM
|| Wide Open
Feb. 5 at 7 p.m., Feb. 6 at 2 p.m., The Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main St., Hartford, (860) 278-2670, wideopenencore.eventbrite.com ||
One of the most difficult things a person can do is...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 8:22 AM
Locking in some recent phone time with Jace Lasek, the Regina, Saskatchewan-born guitarist and visionary who, along with his wife, bassist and singer Olga Goreas, founded the psych-rock band the Besnard Lakes in 2003, was difficult.
For the 16th year...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Drawings by Rembrandt, his Students and Circle from the Maida and George Abrams Collection
Through Jan. 8, 2012, Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich, (203) 869-0376, brucemuseum.org
In the history of Western art, countless figures serve as...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 6:16 AM
Bert Jansch, a virtuoso guitarist and singer who influenced generations of post-British Invasion luminaries including Jimmy Page, Paul Simon, Donovan, Nick Drake and Johnny Marr, died after a long battle with cancer, the Guardian reported earlier this...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 12:32 PM
When he's not busy running his production company, Cool Hand Pictures, Justin Morales heads the Silk City Flick Fest, which is running for its third year starting Thursday, October 13 until Sunday, the 16th. Morales' goal for his festival is to bring...