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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Soylent Green,' Horror Movie Riff At Real Art Ways

    'Soylent Green,' Horror Movie Riff At Real Art Ways
    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...
  • Food, Wine, Fairs, Festivals Fill Up A Connecticut Weekend

    Food, Wine, Fairs, Festivals Fill Up A Connecticut Weekend
    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  “...
  • Fall Exhibit Offerings Include Cats, Steampunk Fairies

    Fall Exhibit Offerings Include Cats, Steampunk Fairies
    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 -...
  • Young Woman's Video Goes Viral, Galvanizing Right-To-Die Movement

    Young Woman's Video Goes Viral, Galvanizing Right-To-Die Movement
    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...
  • WNPR's McEnroe Celebrates Show's 5th Anniversary

    WNPR's McEnroe Celebrates Show's 5th Anniversary
    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...
  • Charter Oak Presents Feminist Film Festival At Three Venues

    Charter Oak Presents Feminist Film Festival At Three Venues
    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...
  • 'Deliciousness' At Real Art Ways

    'Deliciousness' At Real Art Ways
    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...