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  • 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...
  • A Documentary Follows Drummer and Singer Levon Helm Near the End of His Life

    A Documentary Follows Drummer and Singer Levon Helm Near the End of His Life
    The laid-back oak-aged voice of Levon Helm telling stories about catching catfish, smoking boutique weed or talking shit about the music business makes for an entertaining movie. His toothy grin, manic cackle and weathered face add to the show. That,...
  • 'The Harder They Come' Playing at Real Art Ways in Hartford This Weekend

    'The Harder They Come' Playing at Real Art Ways in Hartford This Weekend
    The 1973 cult-classic The Harder They Come, which starred up-and-coming reggae star Jimmy Cliff (pictured) as, well, an up-and-coming reggae star named Ivan Martin, has been a staple of weed-smoke-filled midnight screenings for the last 40 years. To...
  • 30 Cool Places to Visit in Greater Hartford

    30 Cool Places to Visit in Greater Hartford
    Even if you never leave the county, there are plenty of opportunities to simulate world travel, time travel, or just have a pleasant getaway inside or near the city of Hartford. This is by no means a complete list, but many of the attractions here are...
  • John O'Donnell's "Ponzi Structure" Exhibit at Real Art Ways in Hartford

    John O'Donnell's "Ponzi Structure" Exhibit at Real Art Ways in Hartford
    Connecticut artist John O'Donnell's current exhibit at Real Art Ways, Ponzi Structure, dives head-long into the structure of failure, much like the financial schemes that wiped out many Madoff victims' bank accounts a couple of years ago. A self-...
  • Our Picks: 4 Cool Film Events Near Hartford

    Our Picks: 4 Cool Film Events Near Hartford
    1) Film Fridays: Blazing Saddles, Von der Mehden Hall, University of Connecticut, 875 Coventry Rd., Storrs Mansfield, (860) 486-2260. Rated R. Doors open 7 p.m. Fri., Jul. 5, sfa.uconn.edu/vdm.html. $5 cash admission. 2) Free Movies After Dark: A League...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Film: "Deceptive Practices" Follows Master Magician Ricky Jay

    Film: "Deceptive Practices" Follows Master Magician Ricky Jay
    Deceptive Practices: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay Opens Friday, June 7, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org   Magic tricks are best seen up close. For maximum mind-blowing effect, you want to be able to...