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  • Vermont Filmmaker's 'Northern Borders' Coming To Real Art Ways

    Vermont Filmmaker's 'Northern Borders' Coming To Real Art Ways
    Decades ago, when Jay Craven was 6 years old, his parents got into a big fight. The next day Craven was sent alone on a train from his home in Philadelphia to his grandparents' home in Providence. His parents divorced. Craven never saw his father again...
  • Cold? Not This Weekend CT! Go Out!

    Cold? Not This Weekend CT! Go Out!
    There are two ways to fight this cold winter. Huddle inside and feel like you are trapped or don some happy clothes (that would beĀ  nything that is not black or brown) and head out for any of the slew of choices the weekend brings when it comes to “...
  • Oscar-Nominated Films At Real Art Ways

    Oscar-Nominated Films At Real Art Ways
    Through Feb. 13 to 19, Real Art Ways, at 56 Arbor St. in Hartford, will dedicate its movie screen to short-run showings of Oscar-nominated films. >>"Ida," a Polish film about a young nun with a troubled family history, which was nominated for best...
  • Hartford Promotes Neighborhood Deals With 'Hello Parkville' Campaign

    Hartford Promotes Neighborhood Deals With 'Hello Parkville' Campaign
    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,...
  • Three-Part Coney Island 'Skeeball' Exhibit At Real Art Ways

    Three-Part Coney Island  'Skeeball' Exhibit At Real Art Ways
    The Coney Island satellite exhibit at Real Art Ways in Hartford, a three-part presentation — "Skeeball" — has a poignant feel, lamenting the passage of time at and chronicling the deterioration of the legendary New York playland. Fred Kahl's...
  • Three Satellite Shows Complement Dynamic 'Coney Island' Exhibit At Wadsworth

    Three Satellite Shows Complement Dynamic 'Coney Island' Exhibit At Wadsworth
    When Walt Whitman lived in Brooklyn, N.Y., from 1836 to 1850, he frequently visited the beach at Coney Island, which he described as "a long, bare, unfrequented shore, which I had all to myself." Compare this to the wonderland remembered by the artist...
  • Lively, Colorful 'Side Show' Exhibit Of Freaks At Yale

    Lively, Colorful  'Side Show' Exhibit Of Freaks At Yale
    Freaks of nature have been the subject of fascination, disgust and pity for centuries, shunted off to the curtained-off shadowlands of carnivals and circuses. A new exhibit at Yale School of Art Gallery shines a full light on them and treats them with...
  • Tips On Dating And Places For Singles To Go

    Tips On Dating And Places For Singles To Go
    We rely on professionals for everything these days, from cutting our hair and cleaning our houses to trimming the dog's toenails. So why not put yourself in the hands of professionals when it comes to your love life? It seems there have never been so many...
  • Saxophone Giant Evan Parker To Play Firehouse 12, Real Art Ways

    Saxophone Giant Evan Parker To Play Firehouse 12, Real Art Ways
    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...
  • 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...
  • Soul Legends In The Flesh And On Film At Real Art Ways

    Soul Legends In The Flesh And On Film At Real Art Ways
    There's an awful lot of history, music and culture in Memphis, Tenn. Maybe too much. It's along the banks of the Mississippi River. The northern tip of the Delta. Elvis. Sun Records. The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Home of legendary jug bands....