| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Feb. 9 , Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
To understand the enduring appeal of The Room, the reason that brings people back to monthly Real Art Ways screenings of this worst-movie-of-all-time...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 3:35 PM
At Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org
Time does a number on us. Skin wrinkles. Faces fill out. Chins multiply. Hairlines recede. Teeth yellow (or fall out). Bellies expand. Shapes shift, settle or vanish. That's just...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 3:38 PM
In this CT.com bonus audio feature, host Tom Zeleznock speaks with John Adamian, Managing Editor of the Advocate/Weekly newspapers, about the documentary 56 Up. The film is part of a series in which cameras follow a group of English children as they grow...
| Jan 27, 2013
Walk into the high-ceilinged, wondrously cluttered studio of the inventive Hartford kinetic sculptor Anne Cubberly and you step into the workshop of a creative visual artist's unbounded imagination.
Although small, even a bit claustrophobic, this is...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Anyone who's struggled with the healthcare situation in this country — to obtain it when you're unemployed or have a pre-existing condition, for example, or to get needed medical attention without it — will appreciate The Waiting Room, a...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Is there better cold weather music out there than what's being made by Iceland's Sigur Ros? Possibly. But I'm going wtih them.
Head to Real Art Ways in Hartford on Friday for a screening of Valtari, an experimental film project involving a dozen...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:05 AM
In Making Tracks, Laurie Frick used contemporary apps like Fitbit, OpenPaths and an iPhone camera to compile the results from 90 days of surveillance, assembling her findings into a huge floor-to-ceiling grid. It's the type of art that encourages self-...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters
Starts Nov. 30, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org.
The art photographer Gregory Crewdson makes some of the most elaborate and expensive-to-produce pictures in the world....
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Why wait until the last minute to get your act together? Here are five events at least a week out to get you started.
1) Knuckleball!, Nov. 23-29, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org.
2) Jake Shimabukuro, Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m., $34,...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Medical illustrator, architect, maritime explorer, geometrician: certain occupations rely on diagrams to an inordinate degree. That diagram you're reading contains an error? The building falls down, the surgery goes awry, the ship hits a reef, that nice...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 1:05 PM
It wasn't supposed to go this way.
Not very long ago, TicketNetwork Inc. was a fast-rising corporate star in Connecticut's dimly lit business sky.
Donald Vaccaro's firm was chosen as one of newly elected Gov. Dannel Malloy's "First Five" companies and...