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  • A Really Bad Movie Becomes a Cult Classic

    A Really Bad Movie Becomes a Cult Classic
    The Room Feb. 9 , Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org   To understand the enduring appeal of The Room, the reason that brings people back to monthly Real Art Ways screenings of this worst-movie-of-all-time...
  • What To Do For Valentine's Day 2013 Around Greater Hartford

    What To Do For Valentine's Day 2013 Around Greater Hartford
    Artsy Adventure 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...
  • "Preparation for the Obsolescence of the Y Chromosome" Playing at Real Art Ways in Hartford on Feb. 22

    "Preparation for the Obsolescence of the Y Chromosome" Playing at Real Art Ways in Hartford on Feb. 22
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Taylor Ho Bynum Sextet Plays Real Art Ways

    Taylor Ho Bynum Sextet Plays Real Art Ways
    Free-jazz cornet player Taylor Ho Bynum (pictured) is no stranger to Connecticut. His forthcoming album, Navigation (The Complete Firehouse 12 Recordings), will be released on the Firehouse 12 record label, New Haven's most famous purveyor of avant jazz,...
  • Open Studio Weekend Takes Place This Weekend in Hartford

    Open Studio Weekend Takes Place This Weekend in Hartford
    The 24th Annual Open Studio Hartford showcases the work of more than 200 artists, dancers, musicians, filmmakers and poets as part of a city-wide exhibition of our collective creativity. All weekend long you can head to any or all of the 18...
  • Film About the Founder of Alcoholics Anonymous Screens This Week at Real Art Ways

    Film About the Founder of Alcoholics Anonymous Screens This Week at Real Art Ways
    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...