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  • Kim Schoenstadt's many-layered mural at LACE

     
    How do you describe a year-long, three-curator, four-phase, multiple-artist collaborative project that involves building layers upon layers of painting on the gallery walls—-and then exposing the core geologic layer in the form of an abstract...
  • Bassist William Parker At Atheneum

    Bassist William Parker At Atheneum
    Hartford's Real Art Ways has been a regional hub for wide-eyed, avant-garde musical happenings for a few decades, and recent programming, like the ongoing Improvisations series, suggests that reputation is secure for now. Occasionally, as they did for...
  • Pianist Sean Chen Joins HSO For Valentine's Day Weekend Concerts

    Pianist Sean Chen Joins HSO For Valentine's Day Weekend Concerts
    In the midst of a month of cold weather and challenging storms, it was a pleasure to enter the Belding and think about love. The Hartford Symphony Orchestra continued its 2014-2015 Masterworks Series in the Belding Theater at the Bushnell Center for the...
  • A Jazzy Brunch Buffet At Wadsworth

    A Jazzy Brunch Buffet At Wadsworth
    Goza Latin Jazz performs at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art's Jazz Brunch event on Sunday, March 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The brunch buffet features a carving station, the chef's "special of the day," bacon, sausage, home fries, fresh fruit, a...
  • 'Through A Lens Darkly' At Atheneum Explores Work Of African American Photographers

    'Through A Lens Darkly' At Atheneum Explores Work Of African American Photographers
    Thomas Allen Harris believes that photographic representation can be just as important as political representation. "Once you are represented as being human, you are treated humanely. If you are represented as other than human, people treat you as...
  • Wadsworth Splendor Gala Was A Crowd Pleaser

    Wadsworth Splendor Gala Was A Crowd Pleaser
    It was the hottest ticket in Hartford Saturday night, with 400 guests attending the sold out Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art's Eighth annual Splendor Gala, complete with entertainment by the Connecticut Ballet and music by the Times Square Band. "It'...
  • March Happenings Around Greater Hartford

    March Happenings Around Greater Hartford
    Winter isn't over yet and there are still plenty of fun indoor events to enjoy from modern dance performances to discussions with "Wild" author Cheryl Strayed, museum exhibits and more. Doing It His Way Logic, the rapper, has a couple of mixtapes...
  • It May Be A Lion For Now, But The First Weekend of March Has Arrived CT

    It May Be A Lion For Now, But The First Weekend of March Has Arrived CT
    March has definitely come in like a lion but that’s no reason not to look forward to the first weekend of the month that promises spring. The party for this new month begins Thursday with a couple of events. The big one is the Great Hartford...
  • Audiences To Vote On 'Patrick's Day' At Atheneum, Bijou

    Audiences To Vote On 'Patrick's Day' At Atheneum, Bijou
    The third annual Feature Film Project — a nationwide film screening at which the audiences determine if the movie should get a theatrical release — comes this week to the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford and the Bijou Theatre in...
  • Atheneum Transforming Into 'Wadsworth Abbey' For Its First Thursday

    Atheneum Transforming Into  'Wadsworth Abbey' For Its First Thursday
    The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Arts celebrates the television period drama "Downton Abbey" for its First Thursday event on March 5. "Wadsworth Abbey," which runs 5 to 8 p.m., is a chance to dress as as your favorite character from the show, and...
  • Most Connecticut Museums Still Allowing Selfie Sticks, For Now

    Most Connecticut Museums Still Allowing Selfie Sticks, For Now
    Selfie sticks are the talk of the museum world. Those extender poles used to widen the panoramic range of a selfie have become popular with the general public and museum visitors, who want to show more of the artworks in the background of their snapshot....