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  • Tunisian Drama 'Hedi' At Wadsworth Atheneum

    Tunisian Drama 'Hedi' At Wadsworth Atheneum

    The conflict between doing what is expected of you and following your dreams is a classic cinema plot. The film showing at Wadsworth Atheneum tells this story, from a contemporary Tunisian perspective. "Hedi" tells the story of a man who is being set up in an arranged marriage to a woman as unenthusiastic...

  • 'Angels In America' In Area Theaters

    'Angels In America' In Area Theaters

    "Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia On National Themes" was a critical darling when it premiered in 1991. Tony Kushner's two-part symbolic fantasy tells the stories of several gay men, both out and closeted, as they deal with AIDS and homophobia in 1980s America. The play won a Tony, a Pulitzer...

  • LGBT Doc 'Wildness' In Stamford

    LGBT Doc 'Wildness' In Stamford

    The Ferguson Library, One Public Library Plaza in Stamford, will screen the LGBT documentary "Wildness" on Tuesday, July 25, in an event sponsored by Franklin Street Works. The screening is a complement to Franklin Street's current exhibit "The Work of Love, The Queer of Labor," which will be on...

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  • Hartford Parks Hosting Free Friday-Night Summer Movies

    Hartford Parks Hosting Free Friday-Night Summer Movies

    The annual summer series of free Friday-night outdoor movie screenings in Hartford parks begins June 30 and will run through the end of August. The first screening, originally scheduled for June 16, was postponed due to rain. This year, the newly opened Dunkin' Donuts Park will join the lineup....

  • Cheap And Free Movies For Kids All Summer At Area Theaters

    Cheap And Free Movies For Kids All Summer At Area Theaters

    School's out, and that means local cinemas are bringing out the kids' movies. A kids' film festival is happening in New Haven, and several Hartford-area multiplexes are starting low-cost summerlong kids' film series. The 11th annual Children’s Film Festival at Yale Center for British Art, 1080...

  • 'La-La Land' Kicks Of Atheneum's 'Summer Sizzle'

    'La-La Land' Kicks Of Atheneum's 'Summer Sizzle'

    The annual "Summer Sizzle Under the Stars" series at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art begins Friday, July 7. This year's movies are referenced in the current exhibit "Hand-Painted Pop! Art and Appropriation, 1961 to Now." The exception is the first movie, which isn't a film classic but a 2016 musical....

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  • Big Mean Sound Machine At Arch Street Tavern

    Big Mean Sound Machine At Arch Street Tavern

    Any time you get nine talented musicians playing together, you're approaching a critical mass at which, if the sound and energy gets harnessed, powerful things can happen, just in terms of volume, texture, moving parts and layers. Big Mean Sound Machine is a big, mean band. Their horn-heavy and...

    • Moose Blood At Ballroom At The Outer Space

      Moose Blood At Ballroom At The Outer Space

      Moose Blood's 2016 record "Blush," has 10 one-word song titles, some of which sound like color-swatch names from a twisted clothing catalog: "Pastel," "Honey," "Sulk," "Sway." There's a pink theme to the new record, its second full-length. The band plays a kind of compressed, muscular pop-punk-ish,...

      • The New Pornographers At College Street Music Hall

        The New Pornographers At College Street Music Hall

        The New Pornographers are kind of a Canadian indie-rock supergroup, a rotating collective of singers, players and songwriters. They've been making music now for 20 years. (Their new record is called "Whiteout Conditions," which may suggest a particularly Canadian familiarity with lake-effect snow.)...

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