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Greater HartfordSpring is in the air and trees, bulbs and seeds are spouting everywhere. Urban gardeners are getting their community garden plot ready to plant, and in some gardens the peas and lettuce are already in. Even the young are "setting down roots" with this...
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The Hartford CourantWe often see houses of worship as fixtures on the landscape and in our lives. Yet more than a score of them in Connecticut's urban, suburban and rural areas are for sale or seeking new uses because although pulpits teach that God is eternal, places...
The Hartford Courant"Art for me is my peace of mind, a sancturay, a release. When I create, I leave these four walls and go to my inner being and enjoy." Those are the words of artist Bev Martin. The "four walls" she refers to in her artist statement is her prison cell...
1) Manet: Portraying Life, Cinestudio, 300 Summit St., Hartford, (860) 297-2463. Sun., Apr. 21, 2:30 p.m. cinestudio.org. $7-$9. 2) Film and Music Festival, Crowne Plaza, Cromwell, 100 Berlin Road, Cromwell, (860) 635-2000. Fri., Apr. 19, Through Apr....
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Local artist Jennifer Jacob's prize for winning RAW: Hartford's 2012 Best Visual Artist RAWard is this solo show on Saturday at the newly renovated Downtown Yoga. For a suggested $5 donation, attendees will sample City Steam Brewery suds, hear DJ Cajar...
Women Composers Festival of Hartford March 2-9, various locations around the Hartford area, womencomposersfestival.com Over the last 12 years, the week-long Women Composers Festival of Hartford has grown into one of the Northeast's top...
The awards ceremony for Community Renewal Team’s 22nd annual National Arts Program — a competition involving 300 works of visual art from youths in Hartford and Middlesex counties — will be Saturday, Jan. 26 at 1 p.m. at Capital...
Jazz cat-painter Andres Chaparro and Underground Railroad symbolist Robert Charles Hudson will be two of eight artists whose work will be exhibited from Saturday, Jan. 5, to Tuesday, Jan. 29, at ArtSpace, 555 Asylum Ave. in Hartford, in an “Art...
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The Hartford CourantAlthough struck down by leukemia at40 in 1998, Thomas Chapin, the phenomenal instrumentalist/composer from Manchester, left behind a rich, life-affirming legacy. What is still very much alive are his recordings, compositions and a wealth of memories in...
Art is often best served in seemingly random, unrelated chunks: That's one of the takeaways of the three exhibits opening at Charter Oak Cultural Center this week, which include Under My Skin, a photographic exploration of the 1912 eviction of a mixed-...
On Friday night, a women’s group at University of Hartford will unveil a new calendar whose sales will benefit Girlcott, the months-long initiative by Charter Oak Cultural Center geared toward promoting women’s self-esteem. The theme of the...
Prison, Emancipation and Gardens: Dance/Theater from Judy Dworin at Hartford's Charter Oak Cultural CenterMeditations From a Garden Seat by the Judy Dworin Performance Project Nov. 1 – 3, 2012 Charter Oak Cultural Center, 21 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford www.charteroakcenter.org or (860) 249-1207 For Judy Dworin, choreographer, human rights...
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