| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:20 AM
Take a close look at Untitled (pictured) by Ahmed Alsoudani, a celebrated artist whose recent work was featured prominently in Venice, Italy, and ask yourself: what does this have to do with being an Iraqi-born American? Well, everything. Alsoudani was...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Since its founding by English settlers, Hartford has been one of New England's most populous cities. Over the nearly four centuries of Hartford's existence, millions of people have lived and died here and, in most cases, their earthly remains were...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Local filmmakers often get overlooked. They don't always get as much attention as local bands, artists or politicians. And that's a shame. But here's a chance to remedy that: head to the premiere of "The Last Intervention," a Hartford-based story of Melky...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:35 AM
In conjunction with Hartford's Taste of the Caribbean and Jerk Festival, this month's Thursday night Art After Hours is a summer block-party celebration of all things Caribbean, including gobs of reggae and calypso music, decorative arts, a costume parade...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 12:01 PM
One of the favorite films of the Connecticut Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Cloudburst, will be playing at the Wadsworth Atheneum three times this week: Thursday the 19th and Saturday the 21st at 7 PM, and Sunday the 22nd at 2 PM. This comeic drama...
| 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,...
| 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.
| 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 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 18, 2012
| 1:37 PM
Both The Tempest and A Midsummer Night's Dream share a common bond in that they are Shakespearian comedies that could have easily been tragedies of Romeo and Juliet proportions without the interference of some meddling supernatural characters. Both are,...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...