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Free Family Films In Hartford, New Haven Parks All Summer

Summertime is here, and that means free outdoor movies in the parks in the cities. Both Hartford and New Haven begin their family-movie seasons on June 8. Hartford All movies are shown at 8 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets. Friday, June 8: “Casablanca,” the 1942 wartime romance with...

  • Free And Cheap Movies For The Kids All Summer

    Cheap And Free Movies For The Kids All Summer

    Movie theaters around the Hartford area are beginning their summer-morning kids-movie series of G- and PG-rated movies for a reduced price or even free.

  • Double Feature At Atheneum: 'Love Cecil' And 'Gigi'

    Double Feature At Atheneum: 'Love Cecil' And 'Gigi'

    Cecil Beaton was an eclectic and troublesome Hollywood legend. A photographer, diarist, war correspondent and film production and costume designer, Beaton gave a touch of elegance to all he did. But he was a snob who resented that he had to work for a living and made no secret of his hatred for...

  • 'Lawrence Of Arabia' At Cinestudio

    'Lawrence Of Arabia' At Cinestudio

    On Friday, July 20, Cinestudio opens a weeklong run of a restored print of one of the greatest and most visually stunning movies ever made. “Lawrence of Arabia” stars Peter O’Toole as the titular T.E. Lawrence, who is sent to Arabia during World War I to broker a peace among Bedouin tribes and...

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  • LGBT Standup Comedy 'Out On Stage' Showing One Night Only

    LGBT Standup Comedy 'Out On Stage' Showing One Night Only

    For one night only, cinemas nationwide, including two in Connecticut, will screen a film of standup comedy featuring some of the country’s leading LGBT standup stars. “OUT on Stage” features Jonathan Rowell, A.B. Cassidy, Casey Ley, Julian Michael, Chris Bryant, Eric Hahn, Janine Brito, Jared Goldstein,...

  • 'Deflategate Documentary' At Real Art Ways

    'Deflategate Documentary' At Real Art Ways

    For one night only, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St. in Hartford, screens a documentary whose subject has been sticking in the craw of New England Patriots fans for years. “Four Games in Fall: The Deflategate Documentary” examines accusations of deflated footballs in NFL games. It features interviews...

  • Friday Nights 'Under The Stars': Classic Films At Wadsworth Atheneum

    Friday Nights 'Under The Stars': Classic Films At Wadsworth Atheneum

    Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art’s annual Friday-night “Under the Stars” summer movie series begins July 13, offering music and food service in the open-air Gengras Court and screenings of classic films. This year, the films take place in locales where the painter Frederic Church traveled. The...

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  • Pilobolus' Five Senses Festival: Music, Dance, Meditative Calm

    Pilobolus' Five Senses Festival: Music, Dance, Meditative Calm

    Pilobolus sees things differently than others do. When the internationally renowned dance/movement troupe decided to start an arts festival in its Connecticut hometown of Washington, it wasn’t about attracting tourism and crowds and noise. Instead, the Five Senses Festival — which spans three weekends...

      • Recently Announced Concerts: Fall Out Boy, Keith Urban, Josh Groban, All At Mohegan

        Recently Announced Concerts: Fall Out Boy, Keith Urban, Josh Groban, All At Mohegan

        Fall Out Boy ($39.50-$79.50) plays Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville on Aug. 31 at 7:30 p.m., followed by Keith Urban ($65-$105) on Sept. 8 and 9 at 7:30 p.m., Paul Anka sings Sinatra ($29-$49) on Nov. 9 at 8 p.m., and Josh Groban ($54-$94) on Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. mohegansun.com On Oct. 10, Chuck Prophet...

          • Vernon Exhibit Honors Hometown Boy 'Gene Pitney: The Rockville Rocket'

            Vernon Exhibit Honors Hometown Boy 'Gene Pitney: The Rockville Rocket'

            An exhibit in Vernon, “Gene Pitney: The Rockville Rocket,” is a historical overview of the career of the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer as well as a love letter to Pitney’s devoted hometown. Pitney, born in Hartford and raised in Rockville, formed a band, The Genials, while still at Rockville High,...

              • Compassionfest: A CT Gathering Of Like-Minded Vegans

                Compassionfest: A CT Gathering Of Like-Minded Vegans

                Hamden’s Whitneyville Cultural Commons becomes a gathering haven for vegans on Saturday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Compassionfest describes itself as a festival for “like-minded people that believe in the values of being just, kindness, equality and compassion.” Highlights include vegan food,...

                  • Old Lyme Midsummer Festival: 2 Days Of Music, Arts, Dining

                    Old Lyme Midsummer Festival: 2 Days Of Music, Arts, Dining

                    The 32nd annual Old Lyme Midsummer Festival, a weekend of family-friendly activities, is July 27 and July 28 in areas around the Old Lyme Arts District, along Lyme Street. All events are free except participation in the 5K. The festival begins on Friday at 7 p.m. with a concert by Otis and the...

                      • Movies, Big And Small, Playing In Hartford Area

                        Movies, Big And Small, Playing In Hartford Area

                        OPENING FRIDAY The Equalizer 2: Denzel Washington film version of TV show about a justice seeker. Wide release. PG-13. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again: Sequel to ABBA musical starring Meryl Streep. Wide release. PG-13. Unfriended: Dark Web: Sequel to “Unfriended,” in which a laptop spies on its owner....

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