| Dec 13, 2011
| 5:00 AM
In her photographic series "Simulating Iraq," Claire Beckett shoots at American military training sites, home to role-playing games and fake Taliban fighters, like Marine Lance Corporal Joshua Stevens (pictured). Beckett's occasionally graphic,...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 10:26 AM
Dec. 16, Wadsworth Atheneum, wadsworth.org
WHY? were supposed to perform at the Wadsworth Atheneum a couple of months ago, but the show got postponed when frontman Jonathan "Yoni" Wolf busted up his hand.
"It's kinda private," Wolf said when...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 8:17 AM
(This article contains a correction.)
WHY? singer Yoni Wolf appeared onstage around 9:15 p.m. in a shirt and tie covered by a bright green V-neck sweater, gray sweatpants and boat shoes. His hair was parted crisply to one side and he wore black-rimmed...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 1:08 PM
It’s hard to believe that James Nares’ STREET — a mesmerizing, 61-minute high definition video, shot in one week on the streets of New York — wasn’t filmed in 3-D.
Nares, 59, a British-born artist, was inspired in part by...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Bank of America and Merill Lynch credit or debit card holders can score free admission to the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, or the New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain this weekend (July 7-8,...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Until March 4, head to the Wadsworth and check out Three Histories, a video installation that showcases three MATRIX exhibitions from the past: Welcome to the Wadsworth: A Museum Tour (1991) by Andrea Fraser (MATRIX 114), The Matrix Effect (2000) by...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Want to put your two cents in about the Connecticut Office of the Arts, formerly the state’s Commission on Culture and Tourism — but down-classified when it became part of the Department of Economic and Community Development?
The COA will...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Thurston Moore, best known as the guitarist from Sonic Youth guitarist and our close neighbor to the north (Northampton, to be precise), released the Beck Hansen-produced solo album Demolished Thoughts, an acoustic chamber-pop offering that's lovely in...
| Feb 2, 2012
Just 12 shopping days until Valentine's Day. Don't wait until the last minute and get stuck paying full price for your gifts. Check out the great sales going on at area stores now.
After 26 years in business, Life of Riley Irish Imports, 881 Boston...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 6:35 AM
• Thursday: Stephen Haynes and Joe Morris present Improvisations IV, 7 p.m., $12-$15, Real Art Ways, Hartford; Zach Birdcall Yost, The Benedicks, Mandrake Mechanism and Details, Sully's, Hartford.
• Friday: An Indie Good Time ft. Departures,...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 10:00 AM
• Thursday: Freya, Earth Crisis, Letters To The Exiles, more, $12-$14. 6 p.m. Webster Underground, Hartford; Grateful Dread, $10. 10 p.m. Arch Street Tavern, Hartford.
• Friday: Buckwheat Zydeco Mardi Gras Party, $35-$55. 8 p.m. Infinity...