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CT Hops for Hope brought more than 20 local breweries to New Britain’s Quartette Club on Sunday, Aug. 30. Proceeds benefit the Smith-Magenis Syndrome (SMS) Research Foundation. Between ticket sales and a raffle of fantastic beer prizes, more than $32,000 was raised.

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  • Art Bra 2015

    Art Bra 2015

    About 500 people attended the fashion show and charity auction titled Art Bra at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford  on Thursday, Aug. 20. The event benefits After The Storm, a group that helps cancer survivors in the aftermath of their diagnosis. Watch a video of the runway here.

  • Special Olympics Dream Ride

    Special Olympics Dream Ride

    The 15th annual Dream Ride brought hundreds of motorcycles, classic cars and luxury vehicles to Farmington Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 22 and 23 topped off with the "Dream Show" at the Farmington Club, with food, live music, a pet adoption fair and more. Participants from 15 states and eight countries...

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  • Real Art Ways Puts Out Strongly Worded Plea For Funding

    Real Art Ways Puts Out Strongly Worded Plea For Funding

    Real Art Ways sent out Wednesday a strongly worded call for funding, pointing out shortfalls in its expected contributions and stating that "longevity is not a guarantee," implying that the Hartford art space might not last long without a quick infusion of cash.

  • 'Sodalicious' Pop Art Show At Dirt Salon

    'Sodalicious' Pop Art Show At Dirt Salon

    In the '80s, after graduating from Hartford Art School and Rhode Island School of Design, Beth Phillips worked as a photographer in New York. She documented artworks for gallerists, curators and artists, including Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Phillips worked with them when they were alive,...

      • An Exciting Reinstallation At NBMAA

        An Exciting Reinstallation At NBMAA

        In preparation for the unveiling of its big new wing this fall, the New Britain Museum of American Art has reinstalled all of its second-floor galleries. There are now dedicated spaces for surrealism, abstract expressionism, conceptualism, photorealism, pop art, photography, even "bad art."

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      • 'Ghosts Of Amistad' Documentary In Hartford, New Haven

        'Ghosts Of Amistad' Documentary In Hartford, New Haven

        University of Pittsburgh professor  Marcus Rediker, author “The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom,” will bring a documentary based on his book to Hartford and New Haven for two screenings this month.

          • Charlie Chaplin Double Feature At Hartt

            Charlie Chaplin Double Feature At Hartt

            Pianist Patrick Miller, the chairman of the music theory department of the Hartt School, will accompany a screening of two Charlie Chaplin silent films on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Lincoln Theater at the University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Ave. in West Hartford.

              • Film Shot In CT To Debut On Lifetime Sept. 12

                Film Shot In CT To Debut On Lifetime Sept. 12

                A film by Rocky Hill-based Synthetic Cinema International has been picked up by A&E Networks and will make its nationwide premiere on the Lifetime channel on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m., according to the film’s producer, Andrew Gernhard.

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