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  • 'The Square' At Wadsworth Atheneum

    'The Square' At Wadsworth Atheneum

    Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford closes its 2018 winter-spring film program April 26 with a screening of a movie about an art museum. “The Square” stars Elisabeth Moss in a story about a Swedish museum curator dealing with personal and professional dilemmas. The satirical drama will...

  • 'Frank Lloyd Wright' Documentary At NBMAA

    'Frank Lloyd Wright' Documentary At NBMAA

    New Britain Museum of American Ark, 56 Lexington St., ends each month with a Thursday-afternoon screening of a film about art. The April selection is “Frank Lloyd Wright.” The 1998 PBS documentary, directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, tells of the life and work of the groundbreaking architect...

  • Four Days Of French Cinema In Greenwich, Stamford

    Four Days Of French Cinema In Greenwich, Stamford

    Cinestudio’s annual April in Paris film festival is over, but it’s still April in Paris in Fairfield County, which will show four days of films as part of the Focus on French Cinema film festival. All of the screenings except the last one are at Criterion Cinemas at Greenwich Plaza, 2 Railroad...

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  • 'The Sultan And The Saint' At Cinestudio

    'The Sultan And The Saint' At Cinestudio

    The man who would later become St. Francis of Assisi traveled to Egypt in 1219, in the midst of the Fourth Crusade, to try to convert the sultan to Christianity and end the war. It did not work. The encounter between the two men is the basis for the movie “The Sultan and the Saint.” The movie will...

  • Free Yale Italian Film Festival Shows Five Films Over Four Days

    Free Yale Italian Film Festival Shows Five Films Over Four Days

    The 13th annual Yale Festival of New Italian Cinema runs April 19 to 22 at Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St. in New Haven, showing a slate of five films. The festival is presented by the Italian Language and Literature Department, but all screenings are free and open to the public. The series...

  • 'The Karate Kid' With 'Cobra Kai' In Area Theaters

    'The Karate Kid' With 'Cobra Kai' In Area Theaters

    “The Karate Kid” was the favorite movie of a whole generation of youths. On Wednesday, April 25, that film will be shown for one-night only in theaters nationwide, followed by the first two episodes of a series inspired by “The Karate Kid.” “The Karate Kid,” from 1984, tells the story of Daniel...

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  • Movies, Big And Small, Playing In Hartford Area

    Movies, Big And Small, Playing In Hartford Area

    OPENING FRIDAY 1945: Mystery drama set in a Hungarian village just after World War II. Madison Art Cinema. Avengers: Infinity War: Tom Holland and Scarlett Johansson star in latest “Avengers” movie. Wide release. PG-13. Lean on Pete: Drama about a youth who befriends an over-the-hill racehorse....

      • 'Absolute Brightness Of Leonard Pelkey' At Square One Theatre

        'Absolute Brightness Of Leonard Pelkey' At Square One Theatre

        You’ll remember “The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey” from just last season at Hartford Stage, where the one-man play was performed was performed by James Lecesne, who wrote it (as well as the young adult novel on which it was based). From May 3 to 20, Square One Theatre in Stratford gives...

        • 'The Full Monty' Plays A Week At The Warner

          'The Full Monty' Plays A Week At The Warner

          Those who love David Yazbek’s current Broadway hit “The Band’s Visit” might want to check out his first — and very different — musical, “The Full Monty.” It’s based on the 1997 movie about six unemployed steel workers who become male strippers. Songs include “Scrap,” “The Goods,” “Man” and “It’s...

          • 'The Carpenters Remembered' At The Palace

            'The Carpenters Remembered' At The Palace

            As tribute acts go, “The Carpenters Remembered” is particularly well-suited to Connecticut. Richard and Karen Carpenter were born and raised in New Haven, though it’s in California that they found soft-rock fame and fortune. The show stars vocalist Michelle Berting Brett, who’s backed by a seven-piece...

            • A Likable "As You Like It" At CT Rep

              A Likable "As You Like It" At CT Rep

              For its big spring show in 2016, Connecticut Repertory Theatre presented the musical “Spamalot.” A year ago in the same spring slot, there was “Shrek the Musical.” This year the choice is Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”: not a musical (though it does contain several songs), yet similarly set in...

                • Free Samba Festival Returns To Trinity College

                  Free Samba Festival Returns To Trinity College

                  Samba Fest, a signature Hartford musical event for more than a decade, returns with an expanded focus. Brazilian singer Adrianna, guitarist Gilvan de Oliveira and his Trio and dozens of other performers appear at the free festival, which takes place on the Trinity College Life Sciences Quadrangle...

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