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West Hartford Actress To Attend Hartford Screening Of Her Film

On Saturday, June 2, Real Art Ways will host a screening of a film featuring the last performance by the great Martin Landau, who plays opposite an actress from West Hartford. “Abe & Phil’s Last Poker Game” co-stars Paul Sorvino and Maria Dizzia. It tells the seriocomic story of two men who make...

  • Hartford Actress Part Of LGBT Film Fest's Spotlight On Trans Issues

    Hartford Actress Part Of LGBT Film Fest's Spotlight On Trans Issues

    A few years back, the Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival was renamed the Connecticut LGBT Film Festival. This year, the “T” in LGBT is placed front and center. The 31st annual Hartford film series runs June 1 to 9 at Cinestudio, the Wadsworth Atheneum, Real Art Ways and Spotlight Theatres...

  • These 13 Movies Are Playing At The Southington Drive-In This Summer

    These 13 Movies Are Playing At The Southington Drive-In This Summer

    Southington Drive-In, at 995 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, opens its ninth season of summertime Saturday screenings of classic family-friendly films on June 2 with “Jaws.” The rest of the season is “Penguins of Madagascar” on June 9; “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” June 16; “The Lion King” June...

  • New Haven Documentary Film Festival: 11 Days Of Non-Fiction Movies

    New Haven Documentary Film Festival: 11 Days Of Non-Fiction Movies

    The fifth annual New Haven Documentary Film Festival presents 11 days of nonfiction films — many of them focusing on Connecticut. More than 80 films, both feature and shorts, will be presented from May 31 to June 10. Every screening will be followed by Q&A sessions. Three female film-industry veterans...

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  • Alan Bates Cult Classic 'King Of Hearts' At Cinestudio

    Alan Bates Cult Classic 'King Of Hearts' At Cinestudio

    When “King of Hearts” was released in 1966, it wasn’t exactly a hit. In Philippe de Broca’s farce, Alan Bates plays Charles Plumpick, a Scotsman who is sent to a small town in France at the end of World War I to defuse a bomb that is set to go off in a small town. Inmates from a local asylum are...

  • World Premiere Of Silent Film At Mystic-Noank Library

    World Premiere Of Silent Film At Mystic-Noank Library

    A silent movie filmed in Connecticut and Rhode Island premieres May 25 at 6 p.m. at the Mystic and Noank Library. “Silent Times,” directed by Christopher Annino, is set in a small New England town in the 1920s and tells the story of a crook-turned-theater owner. A news release from the production...

  • Greenwich Film Festival: Dozens Of Films Over 5 Days

    Greenwich Film Festival: Dozens Of Films Over 5 Days

    The fourth annual Greenwich International Film Festival will show dozens of dramas, comedies, documentaries and short films over five days in Greenwich and Stamford. A highlight of the festival, which runs May 30 to June 3, is a screening of the 1965 classic “Shakespeare Wallah” at 11 a.m. on June...

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  • Sun BBQ Fest Returns To Mohegan Sun

    Sun BBQ Fest Returns To Mohegan Sun

    Mohegan Sun hosts its annual Sun BBQFest June 2 and 3, with barbecue battles, food vendors, beverages, live music and cooking demonstrations. Saturday's events feature a wing contest and a rib challenge, with an evening fireworks display. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m....

    • Recently Announced Concerts: Dashboard Confessional, Kamasi Washington, Gillian Welch

      Recently Announced Concerts: Dashboard Confessional, Kamasi Washington, Gillian Welch

      All Time Low and Dashboard Confessional ($30-$174) team up at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford on Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. oakdale.com The Struts ($22-$25) play College Street Music Hall in New Haven on July 20 at 8:30 p.m., followed by Gillian Welch ($35-$45) on July 22 at 8 p.m. collegestreetmusichall.com...

      • Viking Artifacts, Vinland Map On Display At Mystic Seaport

        Viking Artifacts, Vinland Map On Display At Mystic Seaport

        Lesson No. 1: Viking warriors didn’t wear horned helmets. “Viking helmets with horns date to the end of the 19th century, with Wagner operas,” says Nicholas Bell, senior vice president for curatorial affairs at Mystic Seaport Museum. “People in general are fascinated by Vikings, there is a romance...

          • 'Chicago' Stops For Three Days At Shubert

            'Chicago' Stops For Three Days At Shubert

            “Chicago” is a model of urban redevelopment. The musical, based on a 1926 play by Maurine Dallas Watkins (based in turn on actual sordid events that occurred in Chicago while Watkins was a journalist) was a modest hit in 1975. Its score — music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb — gave us the showtune...

            • 'Love Never Dies' Revisits Phantom's Story

              'Love Never Dies' Revisits Phantom's Story

              Love may never die, but voices can change. Actress Karen Mason plays Madame Giry in Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel to his greatest hit, "The Phantom of the Opera." In "Phantom," Giry is the head of the opera company's ballet department, and has a mysterious connection to the Phantom. In the sequel...

                • Kal Marks To Play MAC650

                  Kal Marks To Play MAC650

                  Indie rock often showcases a set of curiously contrasting textures. Kal Marks, a band from Boston, plays with lurching bass lines, plodding eighth notes and similarly stripped-down drum beats set against brittle guitars and vocals that sound strained and scraped. Those high-gain guitars sing and...

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