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  • Caravaggio and His Legacy on Display at the Wadsworth in Hartford

    Caravaggio and His Legacy on Display at the Wadsworth in Hartford
    Artists are often short-tempered brawlers. Caravaggio (1571-1610), whose legacy comes into focus for the first time in a quarter-century when Burst of Light opens at the Wadsworth, fought quite a bit; he's said to have traveled around with an armed...
  • Santa Ana has two finalists for national museum and library medal

    Santa Ana has two finalists for national museum and library medal
    Santa could come early to Santa Ana’s cultural scene this year: the Institute of Museum and Library Services announced Thursday that both the Discovery Science Center and the Santa Public Library are finalists for its 2013 National Medal for...
  • The Wadsworth in Hartford is Screening a Documentary on Bicycling

    The Wadsworth in Hartford is Screening a Documentary on Bicycling
    With scenic backdrops ranging from the Scottish Lowlands, to Nepal's countryside, Reveal the Path (still pictured above) is as much a National Geographic documentary as it is an endurance sport biopic. Take in the lives of locals with Tour Divide race...
  • Artist Deb Sokolow Will Speak at the Opening of Her New Reception at the Wadsworth in Hartford

    Artist Deb Sokolow Will Speak at the Opening of Her New Reception at the Wadsworth in Hartford
    Chicago artist Deb Sokolow apparently didn't get enough of that whole "election" thing a few months ago. Some Concerns About the Candidate, Sokolow's new MATRIX exhibit at the Wadsworth, tells the story of a fictional congress wannabee — named Jim...
  • Puppet Sculptor Anne Cubberly Creates A Magical World

    Puppet Sculptor Anne Cubberly Creates A Magical World
    Walk into the high-ceilinged, wondrously cluttered studio of the inventive Hartford kinetic sculptor Anne Cubberly and you step into the workshop of a creative visual artist's unbounded imagination. Although small, even a bit claustrophobic, this is...
  • Nutcracker and Ugly Sweater Party This Weekend at the Wadsworth in Hartford

    Nutcracker and Ugly Sweater Party This Weekend at the Wadsworth in Hartford
    The holidays are hectic enough between parties you want to attend, parties you don’t want to attend, parties you don’t want to attend - but there’s an open bar so attendance is mandatory - shopping, relatives... the list goes on and on. ...
  • NEA Gives $345,000 In Grants To 12 Connecticut Arts Groups

    NEA Gives $345,000 In Grants To 12 Connecticut Arts Groups
    The National Endowment for the Artsgave out its lastest round of grants, giving 12 Connecicut arts organizations a total of $345,000 for various projects. Outgoing Chairman Rocco Landesman announced the arts agency will award 832 grants totaling $23.3...
  • Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit Perform at Hartford's Arch Street Tavern on Dec. 8

    Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit Perform at Hartford's Arch Street Tavern on Dec. 8
    Hartford must have done something karmically right to land two Jason Isbell visits in a single calendar year. Isbell, a former Drive-By Trucker who grew up in the Muscle Shoals, Ala. area, played solo at the Wadsworth Atheneum last time around. He's...
  • CONNetic Dance's Nutcracker Suite and Spicy at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford

    CONNetic Dance's Nutcracker Suite and Spicy at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford
    CONNetic Dance's Nutcracker Suite and Spicy takes the audience away from Candy Land and Tchaikovsky's classic score by leading them through an ugly sweater party, a Snow Ball and dancing Florettes, all to the music of jazz, hip-hop and tap. It's the third...
  • William Hooker Interprets a Classic Oscar Micheaux Film in New Britain

    William Hooker Interprets a Classic Oscar Micheaux Film in New Britain
    The Symbol of the Unconquered Silent Film Screening w/live accompaniment by William Hooker, May 24, 7:30 p.m., Q&A to follow, $5-$12, Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain, (860) 229-2072, trinityonmain.org   Drummer William Hooker's...
  • Some of the State's Best Singer-Songwriters Join Forces For a Performance on May 18

    Some of the State's Best Singer-Songwriters Join Forces For a Performance on May 18
    CT.com Presents: An Evening with DAS Musicians May 18, 7:30 p.m. doors, $10, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St., Hartford, thewadsworth.org.   Last year's Connecticut Music Awards was the kind of unifying event the state's fragmented...