| Dec 3, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Is there better cold weather music out there than what's being made by Iceland's Sigur Ros? Possibly. But I'm going wtih them.
Head to Real Art Ways in Hartford on Friday for a screening of Valtari, an experimental film project involving a dozen...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Directed by Cate Shortland, opens April 26 at Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006
Any modern filmmaker caters to the senses of sight and sound by definition — it's a much trickier thing to convey...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Directed by Shane Carruth, at Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
Shane Carruth wants to preach the gospel of the spirit pig and the mind-control worm to you, and damned if his new movie Upstream...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:05 AM
In Making Tracks, Laurie Frick used contemporary apps like Fitbit, OpenPaths and an iPhone camera to compile the results from 90 days of surveillance, assembling her findings into a huge floor-to-ceiling grid. It's the type of art that encourages self-...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters
Starts Nov. 30, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org.
The art photographer Gregory Crewdson makes some of the most elaborate and expensive-to-produce pictures in the world....
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Why wait until the last minute to get your act together? Here are five events at least a week out to get you started.
1) Knuckleball!, Nov. 23-29, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org.
2) Jake Shimabukuro, Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m., $34,...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Medical illustrator, architect, maritime explorer, geometrician: certain occupations rely on diagrams to an inordinate degree. That diagram you're reading contains an error? The building falls down, the surgery goes awry, the ship hits a reef, that nice...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 1:05 PM
It wasn't supposed to go this way.
Not very long ago, TicketNetwork Inc. was a fast-rising corporate star in Connecticut's dimly lit business sky.
Donald Vaccaro's firm was chosen as one of newly elected Gov. Dannel Malloy's "First Five" companies and...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Nov. 16, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
Ross McElwee's documentaries aren't always easy to watch. There are painful silences, awkward blank stares into the camera, and moments where people...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:40 AM
A 17-members rock "arkestra," led by writer/guitarist/producer Greg Tate. Special guests, including Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid. The awesomeness of Real Art Ways. And the music of ... Steely Dan? Mind-blowing, really. We're so used to hearing...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 11:30 AM
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&...