| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:37 AM
Randal Thurston calls his artwork "a little bit of a high-wire act."
"I don't design anything. I take the individual components and look at them and see what will work," said Thurston. "I want to make something that could exist only in the space that it...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford is presenting the first Feminist Film Festival Thursday to Saturday, Sept. 18 to 20, at three venues in Hartford and New Britain. The festival is part of Girlcott, a long series of events that shine a light on...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Ralph Gagliardo's grandfather had a garden at his home in South Windsor, and today, Gagliardo tends some vegetable gardens himself. They're in two big pots outside the First Presbyterian Church next door to the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Karen Yamashita is a dedicated gardener. At least once a day she walks over to Hartford's Center Church at 60 Gold St. and sings to the vegetables in the two large pots she is tending on the grounds of the historic church.
"My plants are strong and...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Clare Gallery at the Franciscan Center for Urban Ministry and the Charter Oak Cultural Center present Between The Lines: Works by Carole P. Kunstadt, an exhibition of works by the New York artist, B.F.A., Hartford Art School. The partnership presents...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:22 AM
HARTFORD — Protesters marched to Hartford police headquarters Wednesday to demand that the department drop its charges against a teenager who was shot by a Taser last week.
Hartford police Det. Shawn Ware shocked 18-year-old Luis Anglero Jr....
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Charter Oak Cultural Center is distributing 500 backpacks of school supplies donated by Connecticut HOLA (Hispanic/Latino Organization for Leadership and Advancement) and Bank of America.
The backpacks include color pencils, erasers, rulers, spiral...
| May 4, 2014
Some actors who win Tony Awards, become stars in films, TV and on the concert stage, don't look back from where they began.
But Anika Noni Rose returns to her Hartford area roots regularly, connecting with the community and spreading the gospel of...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:48 AM
The 16th Annual Ted Hershey Dance & Music Marathon Concert will be held Saturday, April 12, 7 p.m., at the Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford.
The annual event features dance companies, choreographers and schoolfropm around the state.
| Feb 27, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Women Composers Festival of Hartford
March 2-9, various locations around the Hartford area, womencomposersfestival.com
Over the last 12 years, the week-long Women Composers Festival of Hartford has grown into one of the Northeast's top...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Local artist Jennifer Jacob's prize for winning RAW: Hartford's 2012 Best Visual Artist RAWard is this solo show on Saturday at the newly renovated Downtown Yoga. For a suggested $5 donation, attendees will sample City Steam Brewery suds, hear DJ Cajar...