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  • Here's To Hartford's Modern Marvels

    Here's To Hartford's Modern Marvels
    Like many mid-sized cities, Hartford often seems to have an inferiority complex. But one thing the city does not need to feel inferior about is its collection of late 20th- and early 21st-century buildings designed by some of the nation's leading Modern...
  • Colt Is Unspoken Context For Gun Sculpture

    I read, reread, and re-reread "A Goodwill Message: Artist Brings Sculpture Made Of Shredded Weapons To Bushnell Park" [Aug. 31, Arts] to be sure I didn't miss the reference to Samuel Colt. Although the tragedy of Sandy Hook makes Hartford the...
  • Gun Sculpture Questioned

    Regarding the story "A Goodwill Message: Artist Brings Sculpture Made Of Shredded Weapons To Bushnell Park" [Aug. 31, Arts]: How can art be expected to be critically accepted if the fundamental premise is not valid? The New Jersey gun buyback program,...
  • Mayor Pedro Segarra Hosts Reception For 'Raise the Caliber' Artist

    Mayor Pedro Segarra Hosts Reception For 'Raise the Caliber' Artist
    Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and his husband, Charlie Ortiz, rarely open up their stately Prospect Avenue home for work-related events but on Wednesday night they did. The new “Raise the Caliber” sculpture installed earlier in the day at...
  • Grand-Drama 'Ether Dome' Opening Hartford Stage Season

    Grand-Drama 'Ether Dome' Opening Hartford Stage Season
    The patient has been under for a while, quietly resting and gathering strength, and is ready to wake up. "Ether Dome," a new grand-scale drama about Horace Wells, the Hartford-based dentist who pioneered the use of anesthesia in the mid-19th century, is...
  • Miracles Gala, Envisionfest, Billings Forge Dinner, Under 40 Party Help Celebrate the Weekend

    Miracles Gala, Envisionfest, Billings Forge Dinner, Under 40 Party Help Celebrate the Weekend
    Like it or not, it is the last weekend of summer but if all goes as predicted, it will be a nice one weather-wise with choices that make 'getting out' just plain mandatory.  Of course the weekend begins on Thursday with Billings Forge hosting its 6th...
  • Lucky Taco Replacing Brass Key Restaurant In Downtown Manchester

    Lucky Taco Replacing Brass Key Restaurant In Downtown Manchester
    MANCHESTER — Deciding the time is right for a stationary home, owners of a popular food truck will offer their Tex-Mex fare and libations on Main Street later this fall. Lucky Taco food truck owners Erin and David Emmons are moving into the Brass...
  • EnvisionFest: A Cultural Celebration Of Hartford

    EnvisionFest: A Cultural Celebration Of Hartford
    Long ago, before I-91 cut the city off from its riverfront, Hartford was open to the universe. (It was also open to flooding, but that's another story). EnvisionFest Hartford, an all-day event on Saturday, Sept. 20, would like to return Hartford to that...
  • Hartford Art Crawl Features Pop-Up Skate Park, Shopping, Happy Hours

    Hartford Art Crawl Features Pop-Up Skate Park, Shopping, Happy Hours
    The Hartford Art Crawl, an iConnect entertainment event featuring local artists and vendors, will fill the streets of downtown with art, shopping and a festive atmosphere on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 9 p.m. The free crawl...
  • Shakespeare In The Summer: Mostly Outdoors, As You Like It

    Shakespeare In The Summer: Mostly Outdoors, As You Like It
    Why, this is very midsummer madness. —Olivia, "Twelfth Night," Act 3, Scene 4 There are a slew of Shakespeare shows happening outdoors in Connecticut in July and August. Shall we compare them to a summer's day? Sure, why not? The plays...
  • Hartford Rushes Bushnell Park Tree-Cutting

    Saturday, despite a legal appeal by two city residents, eight trees, pin oaks and northern red oaks, in Hartford's Bushnell Park (from an area beside the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch east to the pond) were among a number of trees cut down. The...