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  • City's Neighborhoods Are Cooking

    City's Neighborhoods Are Cooking
    Hartford is wonderfully diverse. The city, however, has done a poor job of marketing its entirety to visitors. The result is missed opportunities for neighborhoods outside of downtown, and for visitors and even residents who don't experience all that...
  • The 26th Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Begins This Weekend at Various Locations Around Hartford

    The 26th Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Begins This Weekend at Various Locations Around Hartford
    For its 26th spin around the projector, the Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival spreads out among some of the area's best movie-viewing locations, including Trinity College's Cinestudio (the site of most of the screenings), Real Art Ways, Spotlight...
  • 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...
  • Ticket Network Boss's Bank Bailout Wrongly Denied

    The Sept. 13 closing of Connecticut's only minority-owned community development bank, Bridgeport-based The Community's Bank, should never have happened and illustrates excess in discretionary authority by federal and Connecticut bank regulators. The...
  • 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...
  • CT Filmmakers Make a Documentary About the Cocktail Revolution

    CT Filmmakers Make a Documentary About the Cocktail Revolution
    Hey, Bartender July 10, 7:30 p.m., $6-$11, Avon Theatre Film Center, 272 Bedford St., Stamford, (203) 967-3660, avontheatre.org; July 5-10, $4.50-$10, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org.   Are bartenders like rock...
  • Revamping Vampires: Neil Jordan's 'Byzantium' Brings the Ancient Bloodsuckers Into the Light

    Revamping Vampires: Neil Jordan's 'Byzantium' Brings the Ancient Bloodsuckers Into the Light
    Byzantium July 19 through 26, at Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St. Hartford, (860) 233-6691, realartways.org   Vampire stories tend to be metaphors for illicit lust — there's all that necking and swapping of fluids, not to mention the way that too...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...