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  • Zeena Parkins Joins Improvisations At Real Art Ways

    Zeena Parkins Joins Improvisations At Real Art Ways
    Harpist/composer Zeena Parkins' music doesn't pay much attention to generic boundaries or limitations. She works with classical and one-of-a-kind electric harps, keyboards, accordions and an arsenal of shape-shifting pedals and gizmos that would make...
  • 'Plan of the City' At Real Art Ways

    'Plan of the City' At Real Art Ways
    Starting on Thursday, Dec. 18, through March 29, Real Art Ways will show an animated short film about New York City architecture. "Plan of the City" is a collage-like adventure about the buildings of New York blasting off and going to Mars. The score is...
  • Santa, Skating, Music and Chanukah Ice Welcome The CT Weekend

    Santa, Skating, Music and Chanukah Ice Welcome The CT Weekend
    Had it yet? You know, the wrapping, buying, spending, rushing, trying to get it all done before THAT day. Time for a  break. Take some time for you this weekend. Jumpstart the Christmas countdown and welcome winter in a good way right away at Real Art...
  • Bassist William Parker At Atheneum

    Bassist William Parker At Atheneum
    Hartford's Real Art Ways has been a regional hub for wide-eyed, avant-garde musical happenings for a few decades, and recent programming, like the ongoing Improvisations series, suggests that reputation is secure for now. Occasionally, as they did for...
  • Iron Horse Founder Jordi Herold's Memoir Tells His Musical Stories

    Iron Horse Founder Jordi Herold's Memoir Tells His Musical Stories
    In 1979, a young social studies teacher named Jordi Herold opened the Iron Horse Coffeehouse in Northampton, with little sense of what would unfold over the next quarter-century. Under his watch, the Iron Horse became a cultural hot-spot, expanding into...
  • Prime Time Came, State Republicans Not Ready

    Prime Time Came, State Republicans Not Ready
    I spent more than three hours on Election Night sitting next to Mark Boughton, the Republican mayor of Danbury, the 2010 running mate of Tom Foley and a candidate for this year's Republican gubernatorial nomination. It was my idea to invite him to...
  • The 'Dangerous' Photo Project Of Joy Mckinney At Real Art Ways

    The 'Dangerous' Photo Project Of Joy Mckinney At Real Art Ways
    Joy Mckinney had just moved to New York City from Atlanta for graduate school in 2011. She was on the train, feeling claustrophobic, when she saw a woman crying. "I wanted to touch her," Mckinney said. "But you're not able to really share that. It made me...
  • Open Studio Hartford Celebrates 25th Year

    Open Studio Hartford Celebrates 25th Year
    People who participate in Open Studio Hartford on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 15 and 16, can spend all weekend all over Hartford looking at thousands of works of art by creative talents who live and work in the city. Those who make Chet and John...
  • Live Cats Part Of Real Art Ways Exhibit

    Live Cats Part Of Real Art Ways Exhibit
    From Nov. 1 to Dec. 7, there will be new artists-in-residence at Real Art Ways in Hartford. Visitors who like what they see can't take the art home with them, but they can take the artists home. The "artists" are homeless cats. They will live at the...
  • Internet Cat Video Festival At Real Art Ways

    Internet Cat Video Festival At Real Art Ways
    Real Art Ways is the cat's meow. For the next three weekends, it's all about kitties at the Hartford art space. The cats-in-residence pet-adoption installation will be up until Dec. 7. As a complement, Real Art Ways will show the Internet Cat Video...
  • Hugh Jackman To Star In P.T. Barnum Movie Musical

    Hugh Jackman To Star In P.T. Barnum Movie Musical
    Bridgeport's P.T. Barnum will be the subject of a new movie musical: "The Greatest Showman on Earth" starring Hugh Jackman. Filming is expected to begin this summer in New York City, according to deadline.com. Tony Award-nominated songwriters Benj...