| May 20, 2013
| 7:15 AM
New London artist Sam Ekwurtzel blurs the lines between sculpture and seafaring with On the Beach, an exhibit appearing at Real Art Ways until mid-August. Ekwurtzel's large-scale designs (that's one pictured above), made out of native white pine,...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Anyone who's struggled with the healthcare situation in this country — to obtain it when you're unemployed or have a pre-existing condition, for example, or to get needed medical attention without it — will appreciate The Waiting Room, a...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:05 AM
In Making Tracks, Laurie Frick used contemporary apps like Fitbit, OpenPaths and an iPhone camera to compile the results from 90 days of surveillance, assembling her findings into a huge floor-to-ceiling grid. It's the type of art that encourages self-...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Directed by Cate Shortland, opens April 26 at Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006
Any modern filmmaker caters to the senses of sight and sound by definition — it's a much trickier thing to convey...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Directed by Shane Carruth, at Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
Shane Carruth wants to preach the gospel of the spirit pig and the mind-control worm to you, and damned if his new movie Upstream...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 9:58 PM
The CEO of TicketNetwork has taken a leave of absence, a move announced only hours after Gov.Dannel P. Malloydirected three top aides to investigate the state's dealings with his company following his arrest Sunday on charges of hurling a racial insult....
| Feb 27, 2012
| 2:16 PM
The CEO of TicketNetwork Inc. faces a hate crime charge after he hurled racial insults at an Oscar party, police said.
Donald Vaccaro, 49, of Clark Hill Road, Glastonbury, was charged with second-degree hate crime, second-degree threatening, breach of...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 7:55 AM
Storytelling and shenanigans take center stage at Real Art Ways on Saturday, with writers Aimee Bender, Yoni Brenner, Ellen Ferguson, William Giraldi, Ben Greenman, Dan Kennedy, Daniel Nester and others reading their humorous contributions to Kugelmass, a...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Don't tell David Holub you think a joke's gone on too long. That's the kind he likes.
"When I say Kugelmass is a journal of literary humor, people say 'What do you mean by that?'," says David Holub, the still-young publication's founder and editor. "I...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 12:55 PM
There's only one Real Art Ways, and although there are lots of odd people around, there's only one Odd Ball, the annual celebration of creativity and weirdness. The spacious gallery morphs into a quasi-psychedelic realm of music, art, dancing and...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 9:40 AM
If you hadn't heard, Real Art Ways has been hosting a film series called Science on Screen, a gathering for all those interested in the far reaches of science and fiction. Each event begins with a talk led by a different scientist on theories presented in...