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  • Jazz In Connecticut -- The Early Years

    Jazz In Connecticut -- The Early Years
    With fabled clubs in the North End rocking with the sound of jazz, classic big bands and big-name instrumentalists and singers routinely blowing-off the roof at Foot Guard Hall on High Street, or shaking the foundations of the State Theater on Village...
  • Connecticut's Musical Roots Began With Voices, Instruments Weren't Allowed

    Connecticut's Musical Roots Began With Voices, Instruments Weren't Allowed
    Are we inherently a musical state? At the very least, we seem to have always been a state that likes to sing. During the Colonial and Revolutionary days, we did most of our singing in church. And we took our church singing very seriously....
  • Hartford's Got Arts Going On

    Hartford's Got Arts Going On
    Creative people — from actors to musicians, and poets to painters — are coming to Hartford. What draws them here? What do they need to flourish? We asked four Hartford residents active in the city arts scene to contribute their thoughts. Three...
  • 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...
  • Wicked Knee Plays Real Art Ways on June 22

    Wicked Knee Plays Real Art Ways on June 22
    We frequently sing the praises of Hartford's super-hip Real Art Ways, our local portal into the world of amazing avant-garde films, art, theater, music and unclassifiable happenings. It's a fun parlor game trying to figure out what they'll program next,...
  • "The Source Family" Shows the Strange Life and Afterlife of a California Hippie Cult From the Early '70s

    "The Source Family" Shows the Strange Life and Afterlife of a California Hippie Cult From the Early '70s
    The Source Family June 21, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org   If naked hippies are your thing, you probably want to see The Source Family, a documentary about a southern California cult from the early '70s. It's full of them,...
  • Tonight: Hartford's Real Art Ways Hosts a Marriage Equality Party

    The U.S. Supreme Court's historic decision this morning to allow married gay and lesbian couples to receive federal benefits under the law was a huge victory for the gay rights movement, a ruling that affects a great number of Connecticut residents and...
  • 56 Up: The Latest Installment in a Long-Running Documentary Series Plays at Real Art Ways

    56 Up: The Latest Installment in a Long-Running Documentary Series Plays at Real Art Ways
    56 Up At Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org   Time does a number on us. Skin wrinkles. Faces fill out. Chins multiply. Hairlines recede. Teeth yellow (or fall out). Bellies expand. Shapes shift, settle or vanish. That's just...
  • CT.com Mini Podcast: 56 Up

    CT.com Mini Podcast: 56 Up
    In this CT.com bonus audio feature, host Tom Zeleznock speaks with John Adamian, Managing Editor of the Advocate/Weekly newspapers, about the documentary 56 Up.  The film is part of a series in which cameras follow a group of English children as they grow...
  • Puppet Sculptor Anne Cubberly Creates A Magical World

    Puppet Sculptor Anne Cubberly Creates A Magical World
    Walk into the high-ceilinged, wondrously cluttered studio of the inventive Hartford kinetic sculptor Anne Cubberly and you step into the workshop of a creative visual artist's unbounded imagination. Although small, even a bit claustrophobic, this is...
  • 'The Waiting Room' Playing at Real Art Ways in Hartford Through Dec. 20

    'The Waiting Room' Playing at Real Art Ways in Hartford Through Dec. 20
    Anyone who's struggled with the healthcare situation in this country — to obtain it when you're unemployed or have a pre-existing condition, for example, or to get needed medical attention without it — will appreciate The Waiting Room, a...