| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:20 AM
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...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 9:00 AM
In a corner office at the Museum of Contemporary Art, a big white board is a tangle of names, dates and ideas scrawled in brightly colored markers. At the center is a chart for the video network MOCAtv, plotting new programs on the artist Urs Fischer...
| May 17, 2011
| 1:51 PM
DEADWOOD, S.D. — Once the stomping ground of grizzled gold miners, gun-slinging gamblers and men fueled by six-chambered justice, this place is now home to a wholly different breed.
On a recent Friday night, the downtown crawled with, of all...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:37 AM
Playing a character another actress originated is just the latest chapter in Molly Parker's varied career.
Previously a star of "Deadwood" and "Swingtown," the Canadian-born actress also has been a regular in independent films. She's doing weekly...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Despite the top-notch pedigree this racetrack-centered HBO drama had - including creator and executive producer David Milch ("Deadwood") and a cast including Oscar winners Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte - the series only would have one season, the result...
| Jul 28, 2011
AMC's "Hell on Wheels" looks at life in post Civil War America...
| Apr 19, 2009
Somewhere, in a prop warehouse owned by HBO, there is a big pile of guns. Dusty, unused, bewildered perhaps by their strange and sudden obsolescence, they can only wait and wonder why premium subscriber television, a business they created, built by God...
| Mar 9, 2009
Casting for pilots is approaching the frenzy stage, with HBO finding siblings for Sarah Michelle Gellar in "The Wonderful Maladys," ABC finding its "V" alien leader in a former "Firefly" regular and Tony Hale getting yet another job.
HBO's comedy "The...
| Aug 13, 2010
| 3:59 PM
From the full-skirted polka-dot dresses of "I Love Lucy's" Lucy Ricardo to the cone bras and figure-hugging outfits worn by the women of " Mad Men," costumes have done as much as anything to make television memorable.
In recognition of the part clothes...
| Nov 24, 2010
| 12:45 PM
Get the tissues out.
You'll need them -- and more than once -- for "November Christmas," a truly moving, superbly cast new CBS movie that does the Hallmark Hall of Fame tradition proud. Airing Sunday, Nov. 28, the drama stars Sam Elliott ("Mask") and...
| Jan 17, 2010
Don't let the cowboy hats and gunfights fool you: FX's newest drama "Justified" isn't a classic western. In the crime drama, Timothy Olyphant plays Deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, a modern-day lawman with a 19th century-style of justice. The role......