| 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,...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Author Event: Poet Samuel Amadon reading from The Hartford Book
with Timothy Donnelly, award-winning author of The Cloud Corporation, Wed., July 18, at Real Art Ways, Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org
Hartford is a peculiar subject. Live or work...
| 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...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 9:40 AM
If you hadn't heard, Real Art Ways has been hosting a film series called Science on Screen, a gathering for all those interested in the far reaches of science and fiction. Each event begins with a talk led by a different scientist on theories presented in...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 6:35 AM
• Thursday: Stephen Haynes and Joe Morris present Improvisations IV, 7 p.m., $12-$15, Real Art Ways, Hartford; Zach Birdcall Yost, The Benedicks, Mandrake Mechanism and Details, Sully's, Hartford.
• Friday: An Indie Good Time ft. Departures,...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:20 AM
Opens Friday, Jan. 13, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org
The Finnish filmmaker/screenwriter Aki Kaurismaki can be sort of brutal in the way he puts you through a movie.
They're beautiful things, his films. Slow and...
| 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...
| 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)...