| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In a remarkable turn of events, a Nazi-looted Baroque masterpiece that turned up on the art market five years ago was returned Friday to its owner, who plans to donate it to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
The life-size figure of St. Catherine...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Lilly Rivlin's rallying cry throughout her filmmaking career has been "the personal is political." That philosophy, she says, is ideally reflected in the person of Esther Broner, the co-author of "The Women's Haggadah" and the co-organizer of the original...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Dan Haar's column "CT Economic Forecast: Slow Progress" [Nov. 14, Business] was an eye-opener in pointing out the critical importance of New York City and Boston as magnets for attracting business and talented young people in contrast to Hartford's much...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:42 AM
The following is a press release from the Mandell Jewish Community Center:
WEST HARTFORD — Chanukah, the Jewish festival of lights, is early this year and the Mandell JCC is ready to celebrate, with free fun for the family, including readings,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:37 PM
At a talk at the Wadsworth Atheneum a few years ago, interior designer and lifestyle philosopher Alexandra Stoddard of Stonington described how she keeps calm.
Every morning she starts the day with a "one-flower" meditation, which, she said, leaves her...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
"Winter Mystique," this year's theme for the West Hartford Women's Chorale Winter Concert will be held on Friday, Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m. at King Phillip Middle School, 100 King Phillip Drive, West Hartford.
Join the Chorale in celebrating its 10th year...
| Oct 31, 2013
Five-year-old Ruhee Lalla of West Hartford sat at a table recently making a little terrarium with a plastic globe, moss, sticks, rocks, shells and twine. All around her at other tables, other children made terrariums while their parents watched. The...
| Oct 20, 2013
For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Hartford Public Library, in conjuction with Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, begins it annual Global Lens series of international independent films on Sunday, Nov. 3, and running for 10 Sundays until the beginning of next year.
Showtime for every film is...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:16 PM
What brought me to Hartford in 2009 was my desire to do more … with the community, my career, socially … just more.
What I found was that "Hartford Has It" all!
In Hartford, I found an amazing group of young professionals called HYPE...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:55 AM
What happens when you jam a 30-piece orchestra in a room together without any conventional notation to play from? Will you get music, or do you have a potential Lord of the Flies situation on your hands?
Those questions dissolve if composer/conductor/...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The photographer Edward Burtynsky demands your full attention. The only way to give him his due is to see his work exactly as it appears in "Artificial Wilderness," an exhibition on view through Jan. 4, 2014, at the Wadsworth Atheneum. Though 13 other...