| Sep 10, 2012
| 12:05 PM
If you haven't been living under a rock for the past year, then you've probably heard something about Occupy Wall Street. On September 17 at 7:30 p.m., Real Art Ways will celebrate the first anniversary of OWS with a reading of activist interviews that...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 2:42 PM
William G. Wilson was a co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, originally a group of men helping each other to overcome their addictions to alcohol together instead of by traditional means at the time, which included lobotomies, shock therapy and...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:10 AM
It's a few days after the multi-city, multi-stage Grand Band Slam weekend. You need music that's inspiring, different, cleansing. Tim Brady's in Hartford on Wednesday night, playing the electric guitar in ways you've not heard. Brady composes electro-...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Rupa Marya sings in English, French, Spanish, Hindi and Tzotzil, a Mayan language spoken in the Mexican Chiapas state. She could sing in other languages if she wanted to. Marya’s band, Rupa and the April Fishes, similarly play global music: Gypsy...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:13 AM
Beauty Is Embarrassing
Opens Sept. 28 at Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
Wayne White says “fuck” a lot. He paints the word “fuck” a lot, too. White, the subject of the excellent and...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Artist Phil Ross and Connecticut based mycologist Connie Borodenko will mediate a conversation about fungus (see above) as an artistic medium and sustainable architecture at Real Art Ways on March 16. Borodenko is an expert in mycology (the scientific...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 9:05 AM
The House I Live In
At Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org, from Friday, March 15 through Thursday, March 21.
Eugene Jarecki's wrenching documentary on our failed national War on Drugs, "The House I Live In," in some senses...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Caesar Must Die
Directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani
Opens March 1, at Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
One of the ironies of acting and the movies is that an actor's skill eventually backfires against him...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Crispin Hellion Glover's Big Slide Show
Film screening, Q&A, and book signing
Friday and Saturday, March 8 & 9, $20, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
You can say what you will about Crispin Glover, but...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:30 AM
In her humorous stage piece Preparation for the Obsolescence of the Y Chromosome, Knight Fellow and Creative Capital Grant recipient Michelle Ellsworth (pictured) dares to ask, "What will be missed when men have disappeared?" Good question, really, one...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Intimate Science Exhibit at Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
Heading to downtown Hartford for a nice meal on V-day? Does your girlfriend wear thick-rimmed glasses and bright purple pants? Why not...