| Jan 20, 2015
| 8:53 AM
HARTFORD — The city has launched a "Hello Parkville" campaign to promote the Hartford neighborhood with a stream of small-business deals, street banners and new smartphone technology that aims to get people's attention.
The federally-funded, $150,...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 11:00 AM
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...
| Dec 18, 2014
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...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 10:55 AM
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...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Mark Landis is one of the world's most prolific art forgers, having donated dozens of alleged masterpieces to American museums for decades, all of them paintings he replicated himself.
A documentary playing Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 13 and 14, at Real...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:06 AM
If you haven't had your fill of political debate and chatter, you can get a heaping helping when the Mark Twain House & Museum presents ultra-conservative Canadian author, recording artist and rights activist Mark Steyn in conversation with award-...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 9:21 AM
“Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey” is a documentary directed by Scott Teems about the actor who has spent the last 60 years portraying Mark Twain on stage, traveling to all 50 states and internationally.
The film will be shown in one...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:26 AM
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...
| Nov 20, 2014
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...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:30 AM
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...
| 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...