| Feb 6, 2012
| 12:00 PM
The Charter Oak Cultural Center knows how to throw a party. Head to this year's edition of Forgeries for re-creations of famous works by local artists — take a look at George Herrick's Mona Lisa (pictured) from last year's event and you'll get the...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 1:29 PM
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,...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:00 PM
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...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 6:57 AM
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...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Alan Bisbort, whose name will be familiar to most of our readers (he's a regular contributor to the Advocates), has been cutting and pasting together collages for more than 30 years, mostly, he says, "to amuse friends and frighten neighbors." Bisbort's...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 8:31 AM
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....
| 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...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 7:55 AM
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...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 11:55 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...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 10:00 AM
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...
| 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...