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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Trayvon Martin Case Fuels Call To Action

    There are many deeply troubling things about the murder of Trayvon Martin, not least of which is that, three months after George Zimmerman was found innocent, we seem to have stopped troubling ourselves about it. You remember what happened. Trayvon, a...
  • Prison Mash-Up With Dante's "Inferno" Set For Hartford's Charter Oak

    A mash-up of Dante’s Inferno and life behind bars in a maximum-security women’s prison in Connecticut, the play “To See the Stars” will be presented April 14 at the Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford. The production will...
  • Arts Jobs Grants Recipients To Be Announced by Segarra, Malloy

    The City of Hartford and the Greater Hartford Arts Council will announce the recipients of the 2012 Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, Phase 1, at the Isham-Terry House, a Connecticut Landmarks property and a jobs grant recipient, on Wednesday,...
  • Recipients Named for Arts Job Grants In Hartford

    The City of Hartford and the Greater Hartford Arts Council named the 16 recipients of the 2012 Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, Phase 1. The Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, funded by the City of Hartford and managed by the arts council, is...
  • Ted Hershey Dance & Music Marathon Features Early Piece

    The varied world of Connecticut dance comes together Saturday, March 3, beginning at 7 p,.m,  at Hartford’s Charter Oak Cultural Center, for the anual Ted Hershey Dance and Music Marathon with performances highlighting artists from 27 area dance...
  • Sharing Visions For Hartford

    Sharing Visions For Hartford
    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...
  • HartBeat's 'FlipSide' To Play At NYC Fringe Festival

    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...
  • In West Hartford, A Vacant Storefront Stars As An Art Gallery This Month

    In West Hartford, A Vacant Storefront Stars As An Art Gallery This Month
    Breathing life into vacant spaces, "pop-up galleries" have become a brilliant solution for many commercial property owners during this lingering economic slump. These temporary art galleries — opened in unrented spaces for short periods of time &#...