| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:37 PM
At a talk at the Wadsworth Atheneum a few years ago, interior designer and lifestyle philosopher Alexandra Stoddard of Stonington described how she keeps calm.
Every morning she starts the day with a "one-flower" meditation, which, she said, leaves her...
| Oct 31, 2013
Five-year-old Ruhee Lalla of West Hartford sat at a table recently making a little terrarium with a plastic globe, moss, sticks, rocks, shells and twine. All around her at other tables, other children made terrariums while their parents watched. The...
| Oct 20, 2013
For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Hartford Public Library, in conjuction with Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, begins it annual Global Lens series of international independent films on Sunday, Nov. 3, and running for 10 Sundays until the beginning of next year.
Showtime for every film is...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Residents and staff at Middlewoods of Farmington Assisted and Independent Living Community are making the holiday season a bit brighter this year by reaching out to their local community.and beyond! Beginning with their Turkeys for Tours program last...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:16 PM
What brought me to Hartford in 2009 was my desire to do more … with the community, my career, socially … just more.
What I found was that "Hartford Has It" all!
In Hartford, I found an amazing group of young professionals called HYPE...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:55 AM
What happens when you jam a 30-piece orchestra in a room together without any conventional notation to play from? Will you get music, or do you have a potential Lord of the Flies situation on your hands?
Those questions dissolve if composer/conductor/...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The photographer Edward Burtynsky demands your full attention. The only way to give him his due is to see his work exactly as it appears in "Artificial Wilderness," an exhibition on view through Jan. 4, 2014, at the Wadsworth Atheneum. Though 13 other...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:16 AM
The new show of landscape photography at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, "Artificial Wilderness," is perfectly titled. That is clear from the first photo in the exhibit.
Rosemary Laing's "groundspeed (Rose Petal) #1," shows a green, rose-patterned...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Look closely at any of the five rare tapestries hanging at the Wadsworth as part of Weaving the Myth of Psyche. Spend some time, relax, soak 'em in: they've been out-of-sight for over a decade. Each large 17th-century French piece (including "The Old...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 4:10 PM
A select group of 19 Middlesex Community College students has been accepted into the new Honors Program at the College, including Stephen Brier-Gagliardi, Melissa D'Amico, and Harsh Patel of Meriden. The Honors Program was designed to be invitation-only...