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  • 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...
  • Fall Exhibit Offerings Include Cats, Steampunk Fairies

    Fall Exhibit Offerings Include Cats, Steampunk Fairies
    Cats are art? Well, why not? An event at Real Art Ways, "Connecticats," which combines art event with cat adoption, is one of the interesting gallery events taking place this season. Benton Museum has an exhibit of alternative photography methods -...
  • '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....
  • Chapter Three: A Nation Torn Apart

    Chapter Three: A Nation Torn Apart
    A year after buying The Courant, John L. Boswell made a bold move — he began publishing The Hartford Daily Courant on Sept. 12, 1837. It was especially brave considering the financial panic that had gripped much of the nation that year as 600...
  • Annual Hooker Day Parade Set For Saturday

    Annual Hooker Day Parade Set For Saturday
    HARTFORD — Quirky costumes and city pride will be on display Saturday during the annual Hooker Day Parade — a tribute to Hartford's founder, Thomas Hooker. Hooker led a procession of men, women and children to settle in Hartford in 1636....
  • Loving Life In Hartford

    Regarding the Oct. 17 editorial "Go Forth On Downtown North,” which asks readers to "imagine living within walking distance of the stadium, a Thomas Hooker Brewery, Riverside Park, Hartford Stage, the XL Center and other attractions.” Well,...