| Dec 8, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Mark Landis is one of the world's most prolific art forgers, having donated dozens of alleged masterpieces to American museums for decades, all of them paintings he replicated himself.
A documentary playing Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 13 and 14, at Real...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:30 AM
People who participate in Open Studio Hartford on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 15 and 16, can spend all weekend all over Hartford looking at thousands of works of art by creative talents who live and work in the city. Those who make Chet and John...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:41 AM
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...
| Nov 20, 2014
Real Art Ways is the cat's meow. For the next three weekends, it's all about kitties at the Hartford art space.
The cats-in-residence pet-adoption installation will be up until Dec. 7. As a complement, Real Art Ways will show the Internet Cat Video...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Bridgeport's P.T. Barnum will be the subject of a new movie musical: "The Greatest Showman on Earth" starring Hugh Jackman.
Filming is expected to begin this summer in New York City, according to deadline.com.
Tony Award-nominated songwriters Benj...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 9:21 AM
“Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey” is a documentary directed by Scott Teems about the actor who has spent the last 60 years portraying Mark Twain on stage, traveling to all 50 states and internationally.
The film will be shown in one...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:10 AM
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...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 7:35 AM
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...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 10:26 AM
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...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:20 PM
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...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Joy Mckinney had just moved to New York City from Atlanta for graduate school in 2011. She was on the train, feeling claustrophobic, when she saw a woman crying. "I wanted to touch her," Mckinney said. "But you're not able to really share that. It made me...