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  • 15 Connecticut Arts Groups Receive NEA Grants

    The National Endowment for the Arts bestowed $360,000 to 15 Connecticut cultural organizations in the latest round of grant-giving. Those receiving a happy holiday are: Waterford’s Eugene O’Neill Theater Center for development of new plays...
  • Adam Rudolph's Go: Organic Orchestra Explores the Richness of the Moment

    Adam Rudolph's Go: Organic Orchestra Explores the Richness of the Moment
    What happens when you jam a 30-piece orchestra in a room together without any conventional notation to play from? Will you get music, or do you have a potential Lord of the Flies situation on your hands? Those questions dissolve if composer/conductor/...
  • Real Art Ways' Odd Ball is This Saturday

    Real Art Ways' Odd Ball is This Saturday
    The Odd Ball is more than Hartford's wildest Halloween party. It's an art-house spectacle combining elaborate costumes, bizarre decor, and installation art. The party benefits Real Art Ways and features food from top local chefs, a specialty cocktail bar,...
  • Connecticut Adoptees Seek Access To Genetic Information

    Connecticut Adoptees Seek Access To Genetic Information
    Genetically speaking, about 70,000 people in Connecticut are living in an informational black hole that could end up killing them. That's approximately the number of adoptees here, and a Connecticut law passed in 1975 prevents them from finding out...
  • City's Neighborhoods Are Cooking

    City's Neighborhoods Are Cooking
    Hartford is wonderfully diverse. The city, however, has done a poor job of marketing its entirety to visitors. The result is missed opportunities for neighborhoods outside of downtown, and for visitors and even residents who don't experience all that...
  • Revamping Vampires: Neil Jordan's 'Byzantium' Brings the Ancient Bloodsuckers Into the Light

    Revamping Vampires: Neil Jordan's 'Byzantium' Brings the Ancient Bloodsuckers Into the Light
    Byzantium July 19 through 26, at Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St. Hartford, (860) 233-6691, realartways.org   Vampire stories tend to be metaphors for illicit lust — there's all that necking and swapping of fluids, not to mention the way that too...
  • Kameelah Janan Rasheed's 'No Instructions for Assembly' on Display at Real Art Ways in Hartford

    Kameelah Janan Rasheed's 'No Instructions for Assembly' on Display at Real Art Ways in Hartford
    Talented Brooklyn, N.Y. artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed pieces together fragments of her shattered family's history — many of their belongings were destroyed when the family was removed from their home in 1988 — from waterlogged photos, magazine...
  • 'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways

    'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways
    Here's one small, disgusting detail from the aftermath of one of the most horrific incidents of government-instigated urban violence in modern American history: In May 1985, a little African-American boy runs from a building in flames in Philadelphia....
  • Ticket Network Boss's Bank Bailout Wrongly Denied

    The Sept. 13 closing of Connecticut's only minority-owned community development bank, Bridgeport-based The Community's Bank, should never have happened and illustrates excess in discretionary authority by federal and Connecticut bank regulators. The...
  • CT Museums Building Audience Of Future With Kid-Friendly Days, Activities

    CT Museums Building Audience Of Future With Kid-Friendly Days, Activities
    Five-year-old Ruhee Lalla of West Hartford sat at a table recently making a little terrarium with a plastic globe, moss, sticks, rocks, shells and twine. All around her at other tables, other children made terrariums while their parents watched. The...
  • Taylor Ho Bynum Sextet Plays Real Art Ways

    Taylor Ho Bynum Sextet Plays Real Art Ways
    Free-jazz cornet player Taylor Ho Bynum (pictured) is no stranger to Connecticut. His forthcoming album, Navigation (The Complete Firehouse 12 Recordings), will be released on the Firehouse 12 record label, New Haven's most famous purveyor of avant jazz,...