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  • Film About the Founder of Alcoholics Anonymous Screens This Week at Real Art Ways

    Film About the Founder of Alcoholics Anonymous Screens This Week at Real Art Ways
    William G. Wilson was a co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, originally a group of men helping each other to overcome their addictions to alcohol together instead of by traditional means at the time, which included lobotomies, shock therapy and...
  • 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....
  • The Art Of A New Kitchen

    The Art Of A New Kitchen
    Kathi Packer's West Hartford home is filled with fascinating objects collected from her worldwide travels and several of her own complex and exotic paintings, which Douglas Hyland, director of the New Britain Museum of American Art, calls "mesmerizing."...
  • Weird, Wild Stuff: The Odd Ball, April 14th at Real Art Ways in Hartford

    Weird, Wild Stuff:  The Odd Ball, April 14th at Real Art Ways in Hartford
    There's only one Real Art Ways, and although there are lots of odd people around, there's only one Odd Ball, the annual celebration of creativity and weirdness. The spacious gallery morphs into a quasi-psychedelic realm of music, art, dancing and...
  • Best Art Cinema

    Best Art Cinema
    1) Real Art Ways A singular local resource for film buffs, RAW shows more than 80 movies annually on its single screen. Foreign and independent selections are nightly fare, and once a week there's a talk-back by filmmakers or producers (via Skype) or...
  • Best Opening Reception

    Best Opening Reception
    1) Real Art Ways Creative Cocktail Hour, held on the third Thursday of the month from 6 to 10 p.m., is approaching its 10th anniversary as a mainstay of Hartford nightlife. Spirited receptions pair an art opening (and cash bar) with live music or a DJ,...
  • Best Place to See Emerging Artists

    Best Place to See Emerging Artists
    1) Real Art Ways "Get on board for daring aesthetic adventures: the ""Step Up"" program for emerging artists from throughout New England, New York, and New Jersey (adjudicated by three art professionals) cleaves to RAW's original mission as a venue for...
  • Science Friction: Gattaca playing at Hartford's Real Art Ways on Jan. 10

    Science Friction:  Gattaca playing at Hartford's Real Art Ways on Jan. 10
    If you hadn't heard, Real Art Ways has been hosting a film series called Science on Screen, a gathering for all those interested in the far reaches of science and fiction. Each event begins with a talk led by a different scientist on theories presented in...
  • Shows you don't want to miss around Hartford this week

    Shows you don't want to miss around Hartford this week
    • Thursday: Stephen Haynes and Joe Morris present Improvisations IV, 7 p.m., $12-$15, Real Art Ways, Hartford; Zach Birdcall Yost, The Benedicks, Mandrake Mechanism and Details, Sully's, Hartford. • Friday: An Indie Good Time ft. Departures,...
  • Aki Kaurismaki's "Le Havre" plays at Real Art Ways starting Jan. 13

    Aki Kaurismaki's "Le Havre" plays at Real Art Ways starting Jan. 13
    Le Havre Opens Friday, Jan. 13, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org   The Finnish filmmaker/screenwriter Aki Kaurismaki can be sort of brutal in the way he puts you through a movie. They're beautiful things, his films. Slow and...
  • Bringing the Boys Back Home

    Bringing the Boys Back Home
    Connecticut artist Mark Williams takes toy soldiers, the kind you'd give to your kid, and poses them in playful ways, smothering some with Play-Doh and turning others into carrot-toting bunnies (as in "Untitled (Yellow Bunny)," pictured). It's all about...