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  • True Stories: Claire Beckett's Military Photos at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford

    True Stories: Claire Beckett's Military Photos at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford
    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,...
  • WHY? put on a classy indie-hip-hop show at the Wadsworth Atheneum

    WHY? put on a classy indie-hip-hop show at the Wadsworth Atheneum
    WHY? 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...
  • Concert Review: WHY? and Serengeti at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford

    Concert Review: WHY? and Serengeti at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford
    (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...
  • James Nares' Street, with a soundtrack by Thurston Moore, runs at the Wadsworth Atheneum

    James Nares' Street, with a soundtrack by Thurston Moore, runs at the Wadsworth Atheneum
    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...
  • Museums on Us program offers free museum access to Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders July 7-8

    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,...
  • 'Three Histories' video exhibit at the Wadsworth in Hartford

    'Three Histories' video exhibit at the Wadsworth in Hartford
    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...
  • Arts Input Sought for New State "Arts Office"

    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...
  • Thurston Moore performs at the Wadsworth Atheneum on Jan. 28

    Thurston Moore performs at the Wadsworth Atheneum on Jan. 28
    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...
  • Valentine's Day Gifts, Soccer Wear, Free Museum Admission

    Valentine's Day Gifts, Soccer Wear, Free Museum Admission
    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...
  • Shows you don't want to miss around Hartford this week

    Shows you don't want to miss around Hartford this week
    • 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,...
  • The best shows around Hartford this week

    The best shows around Hartford this week
    • 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...