| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:50 AM
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....
| 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...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Art is often best served in seemingly random, unrelated chunks: That's one of the takeaways of the three exhibits opening at Charter Oak Cultural Center this week, which include Under My Skin, a photographic exploration of the 1912 eviction of a mixed-...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Fendika, a six-member collective of Ethiopian musicians and dancers, who’ll play at Hartford’s Charter Oak Cultural Center on Oct. 5, produce a full-bodied sound out of few elements.
Misale Legesse, a young drummer, taps out rhythms on four...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:20 AM
Talented connecticut singer-songwriters Becky Kessler, Hannah Fair (pictured) and Jennifer Hill play back-to-back-to-back sets at the return of Indie Night @ The Oak this Friday. All three women were Advocate Grand Band Slam finalists this year (Kessler...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Meditations From a Garden Seat by the Judy Dworin Performance Project
Nov. 1 – 3, 2012
Charter Oak Cultural Center, 21 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford
www.charteroakcenter.org or (860) 249-1207
For Judy Dworin, choreographer, human rights...
| 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...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 8:05 AM
When Garrison Leykam was challenged last year to enroll in a New York City standup-comedy class, Leykam didn't just agree to the terms, he made a documentary about his experience.
The challenge came when comedy teacher Stephen Rosenfield appeared on...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 6:30 AM
When it comes to symbolism, Hartford artist Beena Azeem prefers to keep things uncertain. Symbolism surrounds us all the time, she argues, bombarding us with political and sexual meanings in the service of some agenda. Why not leave it open? View five...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 8:09 AM
HartBeat Ensemble's production of "FlipSide," which premiered in downtown Hartford last fall, will be presented at the New York International Fringe Festival in August.
Venue and dates won't be announced until July.
The well-reviewed production was...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 5:18 PM
With Mayor Pedro Segarra having won election in his own right and a new-look city council, we asked local leaders and observers what the city's priorities should be.
BE BOLD, DECISIVE
By RAMANI AYER
No. 1. Be a cheerleader. The capital should be a...