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  • TMI: Sandy Parisky, artist

    TMI: Sandy Parisky, artist
    Sandy Parisky age: 71 occupation: artist found at: Town & County Club (Hartford) What drew you to becoming an artist? When I was a kid in elementary school, my folks enrolled me in art appreciation and drawing classes at the Toledo Museum of Fine Arts....
  • 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...
  • A Journey of Emancipation at the Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford

    A Journey of Emancipation at the Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford
    This Sunday, Sankofa Kuumba, a Hartford-based cultural arts consortium, presents "Journey of Emancipation," a music-dance-spoken word showcase with original compositions by vibraphonist Jay Hoggard (performed by master drummers) that dramatizes the...
  • Comedian Garrison Leykam Wants You To Try Something New

    Comedian Garrison Leykam Wants You To Try Something New
    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...
  • MaPeach Productions Presents "The Wiz" at the Charter Oak Cultural Arts Center from August 9 to 12

    MaPeach Productions Presents "The Wiz" at the Charter Oak Cultural Arts Center from August 9 to 12
    Courtesy of MaPeach Productions, a long-anticipated performance of “The Wiz” will show at the Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford from August 9 to July 12. There will be 7:30 PM showings on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 3 PM showings...
  • Our Picks: 5 Alt-Classical Shows Close To Hartford

    Our Picks: 5 Alt-Classical Shows Close To Hartford
    1) The Hartford Phase Shift — A Concert of New Sounds and Experimental Music, La Paloma Sabanera, 405 Capitol Ave, Hartford, (860) 956-5003, (Jazz). Thurs. 7:30 p.m. $5 suggested donation. lapalomacoffeehouse.com. 2) Portland Cello Project, Iron...
  • Large-Scale Figurative Paintings By Beena Azeem on Display at Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford

    Large-Scale Figurative Paintings By Beena Azeem on Display at Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford
    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...
  • Ethiopian Music-Dance Collective Fendika Tours the East Coast, Stopping Twice in Hartford

    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...
  • The Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford Supports Local Artists With Indie Night

    The Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford Supports Local Artists With Indie Night
    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...
  • 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...
  • Rekindle that '90s indie rock spirit with Radical Dads at Charter Oak's Indie Fest on July 14

    Rekindle that '90s indie rock spirit with Radical Dads at Charter Oak's Indie Fest on July 14
    Radical Dads perform during Indie Fest alongside the Suicide Dolls, Farewood, Ovlov, Post-Modern Panic, Kevin MF King, Bret the One Man Band, Rum Glass Serenade, Jared Knapik, Up Up We Go and Ragtime Revolution Free, 7 p.m., July 14. Charter Oak Cultural...