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  • 32nd Annual Fine Art & Flowers at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford

    32nd Annual Fine Art & Flowers at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford
    As a concept, the Wadsworth Atheneum's annual spring fundraiser, Fine Art & Flowers, has a great thing going: invite area florists, garden clubs and designers to create actual floral representations based on the museum's extensive collection. In practice,...
  • HartBeat Ensemble Previews "Cotton Club" Work at Atheneum

    HartBeat Ensemble Previews "Cotton Club" Work at  Atheneum
    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 “...
  • 7 Floral Events in Connecticut This Spring

    7 Floral Events in Connecticut This Spring
    Spring is here, and with it comes the scents and subtle sounds of nature. Connecticut is a great place for flower-peeping, so get out there, breathe in the fresh air, let the sun warm your face and listen to some wondrous springtime sounds. Here are a few...
  • 'Riding the Turnpike' Explores Sex Industry In Connecticut

    'Riding the Turnpike' Explores Sex Industry In Connecticut
    Last June, Hartford's HartBeat Ensemble faced a devastating loss. Gregory R. Tate, one of the three founding artistic directors, died at the age of 60 from lung cancer. But the small, community-centric company is resilient and after grieving it...
  • Bated Breath Theatre Company Performs at the Wadsworth in Hartford

    Bated Breath Theatre Company Performs at the Wadsworth in Hartford
    Visual art and theater are cultural chocolate and peanut butter. We've all stared at wall-sized paintings and imagined characters moving, interacting, playing out in three dimensions what visual artists convey in 2-D. For two nights, Bated Breath...
  • Benefit the Wadsworth Atheneum By Shopping at The Posh Sale in Hartford

    Benefit the Wadsworth Atheneum By Shopping at The Posh Sale in Hartford
    Step into a dream closet this weekend, featuring Stuart Weitzman, Ralph Lauren, Burberry, Yves St Laurent, Neiman Marcus, Diane von Furstenberg, Chanel, vintage fur, and ever so much more.  Yes, it’s all up for grabs at the Posh Sale - benefiting...
  • Exploring Hartford's Famous Burial Grounds

    Exploring Hartford's Famous Burial Grounds
    Since its founding by English settlers, Hartford has been one of New England's most populous cities. Over the nearly four centuries of Hartford's existence, millions of people have lived and died here and, in most cases, their earthly remains were...
  • World Premiere of 'The Last Intervention' at the Wadsworth in Hartford

    World Premiere of 'The Last Intervention' at the Wadsworth in Hartford
    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...
  • The Wadsworth in Hartford Featuring the Works of Artist Ahmed Alsoudani

    The Wadsworth in Hartford Featuring the Works of Artist Ahmed Alsoudani
    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...
  • Art review: 'Kim Schoenstadt: Matrix 160' at the Wadsworth Atheneum Art Museum

     
    HARTFORD, Conn. -- Like Canaletto or Bernardo Bellotto, Kim Schoenstadt is a view painter. Her work records complex urban landscapes. Unlike her 18th century forebears, however, who lived in a world where visual perception was being elastically...
  • Monster Mash: Smithsonian removes controversial Jesus video; Thomas Kinkade faces personal problems

     
    Controversial: The National Portrait Gallery in Washington has removed a video work depicting a crucified Jesus covered in ants that certain politicians had criticized. The video was part of the Smithsonian's "Hide/Seek" exhibition. (The Washington Post)...