| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:56 AM
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...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 7:15 AM
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,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 12:55 PM
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,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:28 AM
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...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 3:35 PM
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...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 3:38 PM
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...
| Jan 27, 2013
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...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:15 AM
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...
| Nov 9, 2012
From his sixth-floor studio in the Colt Building, Richard Hawley may have the best city view in Hartford, with the blue-and-gold onion dome in the foreground. Hawley still lives in New York. However, the Farmington native — a descendant of 19th...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Hard numbers don't exist to tell us how many viewers had additional screens on their laps as they watched the three presidential and one vice-presidential debates this fall, but it was undoubtedly greater than the population of Canada. Hartford's Real Art...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Visual art and theater are cultural chocolate and peanut butter. We've all stared at wall-sized paintings and imagined characters moving, interacting, playing out in three dimensions what visual artists convey in 2-D. For two nights, Bated Breath...