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  • Arts Are The Vibe And Pulse Of Cultural Vitality

    Connecticut got a bit of a slow start in the arts, our Puritan forebears being generally opposed to fun in any form. But we've made up for lost time. Since the Puritan hegemony waned, the state has been home to brilliant artists and artistic movements...
  • 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...
  • 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&...
  • Open Studios: Hartford's Visual Feast

    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...
  • Restructured Bated Breath Theater Company in Hartford Gets New Artistic Director

    Restructured Bated Breath Theater Company in Hartford Gets New Artistic Director
    Mara Lieberman is the new artistic director Bated Breath Theatre Company, which is is restructuring as “a performance collective in order to bring a wide variety of cutting-edge performances to the Hartford area.” The not-for-profit...
  • Recipients Named for Arts Job Grants In Hartford

    The City of Hartford and the Greater Hartford Arts Council named the 16 recipients of the 2012 Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, Phase 1. The Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, funded by the City of Hartford and managed by the arts council, is...
  • Theaters On Political Wave? Not This Election in Connecticut

    With the closing of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man" last week, the most politically direct show on Broadway has left the stage. It has also got me to thinking about theater and politics during these last few weeks of a major presidential campaign. I look...
  • HartBeat Ensemble, RAW, Others Participate In "Occupy #S17" Event

    HartBeat Ensemble, RAW, Others Participate In "Occupy #S17" Event
    HartBeat Ensemble and Real Art Ways are will present on Monday, Sept. 17  at "OCCUPY #S17," a performance to mark the one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street movement. This free, one-night-onkly event will be held at RAW at 56 Arbor St. in Hartford...