| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:55 AM
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...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 10:26 AM
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...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 7:35 AM
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...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Real Art Ways celebrates the Halloween season with two fun movie events this week, both of them a little horrifying.
On Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 6:30 p.m., the arts venue at 56 Arbor St. in Hartford will show “Soylent Green,” the 1973 sci-fi...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Cats are art? Well, why not? An event at Real Art Ways, "Connecticats," which combines art event with cat adoption, is one of the interesting gallery events taking place this season. Benton Museum has an exhibit of alternative photography methods -...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 11:09 AM
The weekend is coming and it looks like it’s going to be a great one. Autumn weather and a plethora of choices when it comes to getting out.
On Thursday, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra opens its 2014-2015 season with a program featuring “...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:34 PM
HARTFORD — Sara Myers understands 29-year-old Brittany Maynard's decision to end her life next month, a choice the terminally ill California woman has shared with the world in a YouTube video that has gone viral in recent days.
Like Maynard, Myers...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:14 AM
There was the Beach Boy sing-a-long, the Bill Curry look-alike contest and lots of sincere good wishes and tongue-in-cheek laughs at Infinity Hall Tuesday as WNPR personality/show host and Courant columnist Colin McEnroe threw a bash to celebrate the...
| Oct 31, 2013
Five-year-old Ruhee Lalla of West Hartford sat at a table recently making a little terrarium with a plastic globe, moss, sticks, rocks, shells and twine. All around her at other tables, other children made terrariums while their parents watched. The...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford is presenting the first Feminist Film Festival Thursday to Saturday, Sept. 18 to 20, at three venues in Hartford and New Britain. The festival is part of Girlcott, a long series of events that shine a light on...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 7:38 AM
To Tanya Wolski, food is more than just food. Cake is a metaphor. Hot dogs are a funny word combination. A doughnut represents the universe. But food also is something anyone can relate to. "They're part of my life, your life, everybody's life," Wolski...