| 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 3, 2012
| 7:27 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:10 AM
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...