| Jan 19, 2012
Connecticut artist Mark Williams takes toy soldiers, the kind you'd give to your kid, and poses them in playful ways, smothering some with Play-Doh and turning others into carrot-toting bunnies (as in "Untitled (Yellow Bunny)," pictured). It's all about...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 7:20 AM
Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos
Through Sat. Jan. 28, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
There may be an intricate and coherent mythology, a compelling narrative logic, a good long-form plot...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 9:20 AM
If you're optimistic about our chances of tackling the big challenges facing humanity in the 21st century — poverty, overpopulation, the environment, the fair allocation of political power — then you're likely to feel good about the state of...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 12:30 PM
• Thursday: HSO Masterworks Series — Beethoven's Fifth, $35.50-$70.50. 7:30 p.m. Bushnell Center, Hartford; Seedy Underbelly Brothers, Sullys Pub, Hartford.
• Friday: The Big Takeover, $5. 9 p.m. Arch Street Tavern, Hartford; Joe Lewis...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Mara Lieberman is the new artistic director Bated Breath Theatre Company, which is is restructuring as “a performance collective in order to bring a wide variety of cutting-edge performances to the Hartford area.”
| Feb 15, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Head to Creative Cocktail Hour at Real Art Ways (always a good time on its own) for two openings: Alix Lambert's Crime, USA: Hartford, a multidisciplinary art project involving an exhibition, performance and two documentaries (screen shot pictured above)...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 4:45 AM
1) L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival, Fri.-Sun. Over 80 comedic short films with screenings, industry panels, and lots of filmmaker networking. $7-$125. Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. (860) 247-0998.
2) 2012 Academy Award...
| 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
| 5:51 PM
TicketNetwork announced Wednesday that the company was pulling out of a high-profile economic development program following a tumultuous three days that began when CEO Donald Vaccaro was arrested early Monday.
"TicketNetwork is regrettably withdrawing...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 11:30 AM
As part of its Contemporary Art Series, the Lily Pad brings in paintings by Connecticut artist Gary Jacobs, whose works (including "Jesus Falling," pictured), will hang there throughout the month. Jacobs' quasi-religious art, which over the years has been...
| Sep 15, 2011
Spanish filmmaker Álex de la Iglesia' The Last Circus is a twisted little flick. Javier — the son of a former Happy Clown who was forced to become a brutal killer during the Spanish Civil War — isn't quite as funny as dear old dad, but that...