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  • Protesters Demand That Police Drop Charges In Taser Shooting

    Protesters Demand That Police Drop Charges In Taser Shooting
    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....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Charter Oak Distributes Donated Backpacks

    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...
  • BOTS Pots Tended By Homeless, Decorated By Artists

    BOTS Pots Tended By Homeless, Decorated By Artists
    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...
  • READER SUBMITTED: BOTS Pots Offer Free Vegetables

    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...
  • CT Actress Anika Noni Rose Hopes To Inspire Youth On Her Visit Home

    CT Actress Anika Noni Rose Hopes To Inspire Youth On Her Visit Home
    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...
  • Ted Hershey Dance And Music Festival Slated For Charter Oak

    Ted Hershey Dance And Music Festival Slated For Charter Oak
    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. This...
  • Composer Hilary Tann Headlines the 13th Annual Women Composers Festival of Hartford

    Composer Hilary Tann Headlines the 13th Annual Women Composers Festival of Hartford
    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...
  • The Art of Jennifer Jacobs on Display at Downtown Yoga Studio in Hartford on March 23

    The Art of Jennifer Jacobs on Display at Downtown Yoga Studio in Hartford on March 23
    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...
  • Our Picks: 4 Film Events in Greater Hartford

    Our Picks: 4 Film Events in Greater Hartford
    1) Manet: Portraying Life, Cinestudio, 300 Summit St., Hartford, (860) 297-2463. Sun., Apr. 21, 2:30 p.m. cinestudio.org. $7-$9. 2) Film and Music Festival, Crowne Plaza, Cromwell, 100 Berlin Road, Cromwell, (860) 635-2000. Fri., Apr. 19, Through Apr....
  • State's Empty Churches Seek New Uses

    We often see houses of worship as fixtures on the landscape and in our lives. Yet more than a score of them in Connecticut's urban, suburban and rural areas are for sale or seeking new uses because although pulpits teach that God is eternal, places...
  • Third Annual Hartford New Music Festival Begins Tonight

    Over the years, the term “new music” has taken on a range of loaded meanings. Here’s one more: sandwiches. On Sunday, Kevin Good, a junior at the Hartt School of Music, performs a marathon solo concert at the Charter Oak Cultural Center...