| Sep 15, 2014
| 5:27 AM
A solo performance by British saxophonist Evan Parker might make you rethink everything you know about music. You could be reminded of John Coltrane's sheets-of-sound period, or the relentless, near-static textures of Gyorgi Ligeti's keyboard music, or...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Alternative-movie offerings are plentiful this fall. In addition to festivals featuring indie and foreign films — the Feminist Film Festival, the EROS gay film festival, the Festival of Ibero American Cinema, the Manhattan Short Film Festival...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:46 PM
HARTFORD — A group of mental health advocates Wednesday launched a new website aimed at providing and coordinating resources for young adults suffering from mental wellness issues.
TurningPointCT.org was created particularly for the 18-to-25 age...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:09 AM
The bad news is that summer is over, but the good news is that means that GAZE returns the first Friday of every month at at Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford. The reinstated gay happy hour kicks off at 5:30 on Sept. 5. Light refreshments are provided...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:39 AM
Gabriella daSilva-Taylor has been a vegetarian since before birth, dating back to her vegetarian mother's pregnancy. Later, she discovered she had an allergy to eggs, which left plenty of foods off-limits, including birthday cake.
But instead of feeling...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Luise and Shawn Gleason live in a 600-square-foot Newtown apartment with their Australian shepherd. Some people would find that too small. The Gleasons find it too big. So they are building a little house for themselves. A very little house, 170 square...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Victor Pacheco moved to Rochester, N.Y., years ago, and saw signs on lawns about fracking. He didn't know what that was, so he went online and did some research. What he found fascinated him.
"I want to explore the process and share it with people. It's...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:38 AM
It’s safe to say that artist Barbara Hocker likes water. Her upcoming installation at the Vernon Community Arts Center will feature water as its central theme, and will immerse visitors in the experience.
The exhibition is titled “River/Sea,...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:33 AM
A wide range of exhibits will be on view this summer at Connecticut museums. The New Britain Museum of American Art will burst with energy, with a salon show of contemporary artists and an art-glass exhibit. The Lyman Allyn will focus on mystery, with...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Creative people — from actors to musicians, and poets to painters — are coming to Hartford. What draws them here? What do they need to flourish? We asked four Hartford residents active in the city arts scene to contribute their thoughts. Three...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Night 1: My story begins on July 18, when Justin Bieber performed in Hartford, when I interviewed Stephen King on the stage of the Bushnell, when the Riverfest fireworks, postponed because of the rising river, exploded over the city, when a road race...