| Jun 4, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Set to an original score by Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore, artist James Nares' unscripted, hour-long high def video is a meditation on people-watching, shot over one week in September 2011 on the streets of New York City, from Battery Park to the end of...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 11:41 AM
There's probably no better time for Hartford to land a visit from singer-songwriter Jason Isbell, who's performing at the Wadsworth Atheneum with Amanda Shires on June 8.
Isbell's star is on the rise. He and his band, the 400 Unit, just scored four award...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 1:37 PM
Both The Tempest and A Midsummer Night's Dream share a common bond in that they are Shakespearian comedies that could have easily been tragedies of Romeo and Juliet proportions without the interference of some meddling supernatural characters. Both are,...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 5:50 AM
A Midsummer Night's Dream
June 23, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., $30, The Aetna Theatre at the Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main St., Hartford, purchase tickets at (860) 251-9194 or conneticdance.com.
Since the CONNetic Dance Company was founded in 2006, the...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 1:08 PM
It’s hard to believe that James Nares’ STREET — a mesmerizing, 61-minute high definition video, shot in one week on the streets of New York — wasn’t filmed in 3-D.
Nares, 59, a British-born artist, was inspired in part by...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 11:50 AM
The Wadsworth Atheneum has a terrific new video installation, "Street," by James Nares. I've already been by to see it three times and I want to go again! Read my story here.
| Jul 6, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Bank of America and Merill Lynch credit or debit card holders can score free admission to the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, or the New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain this weekend (July 7-8,...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Until March 4, head to the Wadsworth and check out Three Histories, a video installation that showcases three MATRIX exhibitions from the past: Welcome to the Wadsworth: A Museum Tour (1991) by Andrea Fraser (MATRIX 114), The Matrix Effect (2000) by...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Want to put your two cents in about the Connecticut Office of the Arts, formerly the state’s Commission on Culture and Tourism — but down-classified when it became part of the Department of Economic and Community Development?
The COA will...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Thurston Moore, best known as the guitarist from Sonic Youth guitarist and our close neighbor to the north (Northampton, to be precise), released the Beck Hansen-produced solo album Demolished Thoughts, an acoustic chamber-pop offering that's lovely in...