| Oct 10, 2011
| 12:00 PM
with William Giraldi
Reading from their work, $5, 6 p.m., Oct. 16, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
There’s an empathy gap, or so we’re told. Several recent studies, bestselling books on...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 8:20 AM
The embarrassment of artistic riches this weekend at Real Art Ways is, well, embarrassing. Start at Creative Cocktail Hour on Thursday, which also acts as the opening receptions for the Poster Boy exhibit (pictured) and Ephemeroom, an exhibition created...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 2:37 PM
Poster Boy, the adopted name of a group of underground Brooklyn, N.Y. artists who repurpose advertisements into satirical street-art collages, is a misnomer on a couple of levels.
First, the obvious: Poster Boy is a collective, not an individual, with...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 2:00 PM
When F. W. Murnaus' silent classic, Nosferatu, premiered in 1921, it shocked audiences with its horrifying vision of good and evil. Ninety years later, this very first vampire film still has the power to spook. The three-piece Alloy Orchestra will be...
| 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...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 11:14 AM
Hidden Treasures is a film that showcases some of the treasures within the national treasure that is the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Alexandra Isles, the maker of the film, together with Yale Kneeland, a former Objects Curator at the Met,...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 12:50 PM
Sept. 16-Oct. 2, Bated Breath Theatre Company, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor Street, Hartford, (860) 232-1006, ext. 222, realartways.org
It's a heady recipe that the local professional theater company Bated Breath has cooked up and will be serving to...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 3:20 AM
As Charlie Murphy said on the Chappelle Show, the Great Purple One could ball (he was referring to his moves on the basketball court). Prince ruled the airwaves in 1984 with Purple Rain, the killer soundtrack to a lousy movie that has aged poorly into one...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 2:05 PM
To create "Of Lamb," an over-the-top remake of the famous nursery rhyme, poet Matthea Harvey took 19th-century British thinker Charles Lamb's biography and started randomly whiting out words, leaving short, Zen-like snippets, to which artist Amy Jean...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 9:09 AM
The Story of Fishbone
Opens Nov. 11, Real Art Ways Cinema, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org; Sunday, Nov 13 at 7 p.m. (one night only), Mystic Independent Theater, 107 Wilcox Road, Stonington, mysticindietheater.com; ...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Thursday: Jedi Mind Tricks, $15-$18. 9 p.m. Pearl Street Nightclub, Northampton; Stephen Haynes and Joe Morris, 7 p.m. Real Art Ways, Hartford; Rustoes Presents American Graffiti Rap Showcase, Sullys Pub, Hartford
Friday: Al Jarreau in Concert, $10-$55....