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  • Pleasant Valley Drive-In Struggling To Stay Open In Digital Age

    Pleasant Valley Drive-In Struggling To Stay Open In Digital Age
    Movies are in Donna McGrane's blood. Many years ago at Pleasant Valley Drive-In in Barkhamsted, her mother worked in the kitchen and her father ran the projectors. So McGrane was heartbroken Monday when she found out that the drive-in she runs with...
  • Sonic Mandala

    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/...
  • Crispin Hellion Glover To Present Live Show and Films at Hartford's Real Art Ways

    Crispin Hellion Glover (films "Back to the Future," "Alice in Wonderland," "Hot Tub Time Machine, "River's Edge") performs his solo work, "Big Slide Show, Parts One and Two" on Friday and Saturday, March 8 and 9 at 7 p.m. at Hartford's Real Art Ways, 55...
  • Bated Breath To Present "Toulouse-Lautrec Project" at Atheneum

    Bated Breath To Present "Toulouse-Lautrec Project" at Atheneum
    Picture this: A site-specific theatrical work by the Hartford-based Bated Breath Theatre Company will be presented Thursday Nov. 1 at 6:30 and 7:30 p,.m. and Friday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Wadsworth Atheneum of Hartford in connection with the museum&...
  • Improvisations Returns to Real Art Ways for a Third Season

    Music lovers: how often do you get to take a seat at a concert, knowing full well that what you’re about to hear is completely improvised, with three world-class musicians who haven’t so much as joked about what they’re going to play?...
  • 'Computer Chess' Examines the Line Between the Human Spirit and Digital Technology

    'Computer Chess' Examines the Line Between the Human Spirit and Digital Technology
    The default stance of the movies towards artificial intelligence, from HAL 9000 to Haley Joel Osment as robo-Pinocchio, is somewhere between mild unease and shrieking terror. So it's not surprising that there's plenty of paranoia hanging over the heads of...
  • Greg Liszt and the Deadly Gentlemen Come to Hartford This Thursday

    Greg Liszt and the Deadly Gentlemen Come to Hartford This Thursday
    "If there's one thing the banjo needs, it's more notes played on it." That tongue-in-cheek statement comes from Deadly Gentlemen banjo player Greg Liszt, who, in addition to having a Ph.D. in molecular biology from MIT on his wall (and an awesomely...
  • CT Filmmakers Make a Documentary About the Cocktail Revolution

    CT Filmmakers Make a Documentary About the Cocktail Revolution
    Hey, Bartender July 10, 7:30 p.m., $6-$11, Avon Theatre Film Center, 272 Bedford St., Stamford, (203) 967-3660, avontheatre.org; July 5-10, $4.50-$10, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org.   Are bartenders like rock...
  • 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...
  • The Stepkids Talk About Their New Record 'Troubadour' and the Band's DIY Approach

    The Stepkids Talk About Their New Record 'Troubadour' and the Band's DIY Approach
    Troubadour, a new album by Bridgeport's Stepkids to be released on Sept. 10, took them more than two years to complete. Seriously. "When we finished our first album, we didn't really stop," said guitarist Jeff Gitelman. "We just kept going." For DIY...