| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:16 AM
As part of the Wadsworth Atheneum's First Thursday party, the Hartford-based HartBeat Ensemble will present a new 15 minute piece about the Harlem Renaissance -- “The Cotton Club on My Mind: A Harlem Renaissance Reminiscence,” based on “...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 7:39 AM
There’s nothing ambiguous about the three E major chords that open “Mean To Me,” the opening track of Ben Kweller’s new album Go Fly A Kite, the first to be released on his own Noise Company Records.
The sound calls to mind...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 11:53 AM
This month Mandell Jewish Community Center of West Hartford hosts the 16th Annual Hartford Jewish Film Festival, which boasts 22 films, from 10 countries, in 10 days: Saturday, March 17 to Tuesday, March 27.Thirteen of the films are Connecticut premieres,...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Three paintings by Andrew Wyeth — "Northern Point" (1950), "April Wind" (1952) and "Chambered Nautilus" (1956, pictured) — will hang at Hartford's Wadsworth Atheneum for the first time, next to studies allowing viewers to peer into the much-...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:47 AM
1) Connecticut Science Center
With more than 285,000 people visiting annually, the Connecticut Science Center has established itself as “the largest destination in the Hartford region for families” in less than three years, says President and...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 11:10 AM
Every Nutcracker, one could argue, should have an ugly sweater scene, but dance directors are a tough lot to convince. Not so with the CONNetic Dance troupe, whose second annual Nutcracker Suite and Spicy returns to the Wadsworth for two genre-mashing...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 5:00 AM
In her photographic series "Simulating Iraq," Claire Beckett shoots at American military training sites, home to role-playing games and fake Taliban fighters, like Marine Lance Corporal Joshua Stevens (pictured). Beckett's occasionally graphic,...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 10:26 AM
Dec. 16, Wadsworth Atheneum, wadsworth.org
WHY? were supposed to perform at the Wadsworth Atheneum a couple of months ago, but the show got postponed when frontman Jonathan "Yoni" Wolf busted up his hand.
"It's kinda private," Wolf said when...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 8:17 AM
(This article contains a correction.)
WHY? singer Yoni Wolf appeared onstage around 9:15 p.m. in a shirt and tie covered by a bright green V-neck sweater, gray sweatpants and boat shoes. His hair was parted crisply to one side and he wore black-rimmed...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 6:35 AM
• Thursday: Stephen Haynes and Joe Morris present Improvisations IV, 7 p.m., $12-$15, Real Art Ways, Hartford; Zach Birdcall Yost, The Benedicks, Mandrake Mechanism and Details, Sully's, Hartford.
• Friday: An Indie Good Time ft. Departures,...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:00 AM
"Medieval to Monet: French Paintings in the Wadsworth Atheneum"
October 19 - January 27, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St., Hartford, thewadsworth.org
Eric M. Zafran has been studying works of art, orchestrating exhibitions, writing...