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  • Sculpture Garden Transforms Hartford's Bushnell Plaza

    Sculpture Garden Transforms Hartford's Bushnell Plaza
    Sam Schrager has lived at Bushnell Plaza in downtown Hartford for 10 years, and he likes living there, but something always nagged at him: the vast emptiness of the courtyard in front of the high-rise apartment building. "I've been very frustrated...
  • Book Events: Connecticut Poetry, Jewish Book Festivals

    The Riverwood Poetry Series will launch a four-day Connecticut Poetry Festival, featuring six events at five places in Hartford, from Thursday, Nov. 13 to Nov. 16. It's all free, but donations will be accepted, and a $10 donation is suggested for the...
  • Hartford's Most Prestigious Closets Supply Atheneum's POSH Tag Sale

    Hartford's Most Prestigious Closets Supply Atheneum's POSH Tag Sale
    The Stuart Weitzman boots and evening pumps: Should they go or should they stay? What about the St. Emile blouse and the men's Burberry suit. Yes or no? For Hartford-area bargain hunters the answers, "go and yes," are the right ones as some of the area'...
  • Hartford's Design Center Hosting Big Weekend Sales

     Hartford's Design Center Hosting Big Weekend Sales
    You can shop like a designer at the Design Center Building, 1429 Park St., in Hartford, this weekend, where a number of special sales are taking place. (Enter the building on Bartholomew Avenue, where free parking is available.) >>The POSH Sale, a...
  • Urban League, Mark Twain Galas, POSH Sale Highlight CT Weekend

    Urban League, Mark Twain Galas, POSH Sale Highlight CT Weekend
    If you are feeling a bit tired this week, don’t blame it all on Daylight Savings Time and the change in the clocks. It could be there is just so much to do! And that includes the upcoming weekend that features a couple of galas, a tony tag sale,...
  • $30 Million Travelers Tower Face-Lift Nearly Done

    $30 Million Travelers Tower Face-Lift Nearly Done
    HARTFORD — Travelers Tower is nearing the end of a two-year, $30 million face-lift that should take the 1919 skyscraper well into the second half of the 21st century. "We won't do this again in anyone's lifetime that's working here," said James A....
  • 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...
  • Ten Business Leaders Who Made A Difference To Hartford's Vitality

    Ten Business Leaders Who Made A Difference To Hartford's Vitality
    For two centuries, Hartford has been a center of commerce, industry and innovation. The city's businesspeople have led the way in everything from insurance to firearms, from bicycles to aircraft. But many of Hartford's entrepreneurs never forgot the...
  • 'Artemisia,' And A Gentileschi At Atheneum

    'Artemisia,' And A Gentileschi At Atheneum
    Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St. in Hartford, will host a screening this week of a 1997 biopic of Italian master artist Artemisia Gentileschi, and will show one of the museum’s newest acquisitions, Gentileschi’s “Self-...
  • Hypnotist At Wadsworth Atheneum

    Hypnotist At Wadsworth Atheneum
    Matthew James has a naked backside. At least that's what he can convince a stageful of audience volunteers to think. Hypnotic hilarity ensues. James represents a presumably hipper new breed of comic hypnotist. He tweets jokes. He gets a little saucy. He's...
  • 'The Better Angels' At Wadsworth

    'The Better Angels' At Wadsworth
    Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St. in Hartford, will have two screenings this week about a new film on the boyhood of Abraham Lincoln, a few weeks before its national release. “The Better Angels” is the directing debut of A.J....