| May 22, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Eric and Mary Ross: Boulevard d'Reconstructie
May 25, 8 p.m., $8-$15, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org.
It's the spooky solo instrument in every '50s sci-fi movie orchestra. It's the trippy, skyward warble in...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 6:34 AM
There’s a new monthly art happening in town, and it promises to be a good one.
Melissa Erdman, 24, is the showcase director for the Hartford location of RAW (not to be confused with Hartford’s Real Art Ways), what she calls a “very...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Mixed-media and installation artists, bands, fashion designers (sometimes provocative ones; see above), delicious drinks: all part of RAW: Hartford, a new monthly event (not to be confused with Hartford's Real Art Ways) that kicks off at the Russian Lady....
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Pink Ribbons, Inc.
Starts showing Friday, June 8 at Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
There's a moment early in the new documentary Pink Ribbons. Inc. when you realize, "Wait, this film is sort of about taking...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:25 AM
No, your eyes are fine. What you're looking at is Hartford artist Dave Sinaguglia's "Drinking with Friends," part of an exhibit of his work that's called Skin in the Game, which opens this Thursday at Real Art Ways. It's one of three collections that'll...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 11:05 AM
OC87: The Obsessive Compulsive, Major Depression, Bipolar, Asperger's Movie
July 14 & 15, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org.
"Live the risk of being" is a mantra given to Bud Clayman, a sufferer from both Asperger...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 12:00 PM
This thought-provoking exhibition and performance by aricoco, a Tokyo-born artist currently in residence at AAI Lower East Side-Rotating Studio Program, involves a sculptural garment (pictured) created out of discarded plastic bags. The artist interacts...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 8:07 AM
Opens Nov. 23. Criterion, 86 Temple St., New Haven. (203) 498-2500; opens Dec. 2. Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford. (860) 232-1006.
No filmmaker inflicts pain like Lars Von Trier. The master of excruciating situations that try...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 9:19 AM
Maybe you love words and literature and writing and books, but maybe you don't actually want to, you know, read a bunch. Here are some literary events where you can go soak up some writerly atmosphere and company. Like books on tape, only with people....
| Dec 12, 2011
| 2:15 PM
Blake Shirley's oversized paintings, including "Skull Couch" (pictured), depict spare, geometric skulls with objects (like couches) floating into mouthholes, ears, noses, and so on. Isn't that just like the bombardment of information we deal with every...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Bring your unicycles, bicycles, tricycles, quads and even your five, six or seven-wheeled bikes to Real Art Ways, pimp out your ride, and head to watch the fireworks at Riverfest in style. Once you have covered your bike with stickers, paint and sparkles,...