| 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...
| Feb 2, 2012
Just 12 shopping days until Valentine's Day. Don't wait until the last minute and get stuck paying full price for your gifts. Check out the great sales going on at area stores now.
After 26 years in business, Life of Riley Irish Imports, 881 Boston...
| 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...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:51 AM
The City of Hartford will be hosting a city wide event filled with hundreds of free activities and great entertainment on September 29 in an effort to transform Hartford into a cultural attraction.
The IQuilt Partnership and supporting arts, businesses...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 12:01 PM
One of the favorite films of the Connecticut Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Cloudburst, will be playing at the Wadsworth Atheneum three times this week: Thursday the 19th and Saturday the 21st at 7 PM, and Sunday the 22nd at 2 PM. This comeic drama...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 10:00 AM
• Thursday: Freya, Earth Crisis, Letters To The Exiles, more, $12-$14. 6 p.m. Webster Underground, Hartford; Grateful Dread, $10. 10 p.m. Arch Street Tavern, Hartford.
• Friday: Buckwheat Zydeco Mardi Gras Party, $35-$55. 8 p.m. Infinity...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 10:12 AM
I attended two events Wednesday in Hartford about arts funding in Connecticut and taken together they speak of new -- and troubling -- ways the state is attempting to deal with its cultural treasures.
The first event was an "arts forum," one of several...