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  • ShakesBeer Festival

    ShakesBeer Festival

    The second annual ShakesBeer festival Saturday, Aug. 22, in Stratford, featured dozens of breweries to raise money for the reopening of Stratford’s historic American Shakespeare Theatre.

  • Slide The City - Hartford

    Slide The City - Hartford

    Residents from across the state gathered near Bushnell Park on Saturday, Aug. 22,  to test out  the tempoary 1,000-foot water slide. Participants were provided with an inner tube, a mouthguard and temporary tattoos. Volunteers worked hard to keep the slide moving and guests enjoyed the fun throughout...

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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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      • 'Georgia O'Keeffe' Film At NBMAA

        'Georgia O'Keeffe' Film At NBMAA

        New Britain Museum of American Art shows art-related films on the last Thursday of every month. This month's offering is a Lifetime movie on the life and work of Georgia O'Keeffe.

          • 'The Kindergarten Teacher' At Cinestudio

            'The Kindergarten Teacher' At Cinestudio

            A teacher with an unsatisfying life finds a mission in "The Kindergarten Teacher."

              • Three Saturdays Of Classic Films At Wesleyan

                Three Saturdays Of Classic Films At Wesleyan

                Wesleyan University College of Film, 301 Washington Terrace on the campus in Middletown, presents a three-film series of movies chosen and hosted by Middletown Mayor Daniel T. Drew. The movies will be on three consecutive Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. The titles and dates are:

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