| Mar 13, 2012
| 11:53 AM
This month Mandell Jewish Community Center of West Hartford hosts the 16th Annual Hartford Jewish Film Festival, which boasts 22 films, from 10 countries, in 10 days: Saturday, March 17 to Tuesday, March 27.Thirteen of the films are Connecticut premieres,...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Three paintings by Andrew Wyeth — "Northern Point" (1950), "April Wind" (1952) and "Chambered Nautilus" (1956, pictured) — will hang at Hartford's Wadsworth Atheneum for the first time, next to studies allowing viewers to peer into the much-...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 10:19 AM
1) Real Art Ways
Creative Cocktail Hour, held on the third Thursday of the month from 6 to 10 p.m., is approaching its 10th anniversary as a mainstay of Hartford nightlife. Spirited receptions pair an art opening (and cash bar) with live music or a DJ,...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 11:36 AM
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman announced today that the NEA plans to award 928 grants totaling $77.17 million to not-for-profit organizations nationwide.
These grants support exemplary projects in arts education, dance,...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 2:50 PM
The first of two new exhibitions presented by the Amistad Center at the Wadsworth, Collective Memories explores societal concepts of race and culture — how they are created, distributed, and maintained historically — to help folks understand...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:47 AM
1) Connecticut Science Center
With more than 285,000 people visiting annually, the Connecticut Science Center has established itself as “the largest destination in the Hartford region for families” in less than three years, says President and...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 12:40 PM
Patti Smith: Camera Solo, Oct. 21-Feb. 19, Patti Smith reception and performance Oct. 20, 6 p.m., $125-$150, book signing Oct. 21, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main St., Hartford, (860) 278-2670.
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Seattle-based songwriter Jesse Sykes and her band the Sweet Hereafter (pictured) arrive at Wadsworth Atheneum's Aetna Theater on Sunday, the latest in a string of Manic Productions shows (recent offerings have included the Besnard Lakes, the Album Leaf...
| May 22, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Eric and Mary Ross: Boulevard d'Reconstructie
May 25, 8 p.m., $8-$15, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org.
It's the spooky solo instrument in every '50s sci-fi movie orchestra. It's the trippy, skyward warble in...
| May 23, 2012
| 2:15 PM
In 1845, a young man from the marble district of the Litchfield Hills arrived in Hartford just as the city's new rail line helped trigger an industrial boom that, by 1870, made it one of the richest small cities in America.
At age 22, James G....
| May 30, 2012
| 7:00 AM
25th Connecticut Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
June 1-9 at Cinestudio, Trinity College, Hartford
Opening June 1st, for LGBT Pride Month, and programmed by a group of approximately 15 volunteers, the Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival offers...