| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Local filmmakers often get overlooked. They don't always get as much attention as local bands, artists or politicians. And that's a shame. But here's a chance to remedy that: head to the premiere of "The Last Intervention," a Hartford-based story of Melky...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:20 AM
Take a close look at Untitled (pictured) by Ahmed Alsoudani, a celebrated artist whose recent work was featured prominently in Venice, Italy, and ask yourself: what does this have to do with being an Iraqi-born American? Well, everything. Alsoudani was...
| 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,...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Ahmed Alsoudani: MATRIX 165
Runs through Jan. 6, 2013, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main Street, Hartford. (860) 278-2670, wadsworthatheneum.org
Ahmed Alsoudani's meteoric rise as an artist with a worldwide reputation is the sort of...