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  • With 'Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light,' Earth Keep Aging Gracefully

    With 'Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light,' Earth Keep Aging Gracefully
     Earth with O Paon. $15, June 14, 7 p.m., Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main St., Hartford, manicproductions.org   Some 20 years after their inception, Earth is still a band with an atypical sense of purpose, forever navigating the oncoming currents in...
  • All The Festivals Fit To Attend in Connecticut (Listings!)

    All The Festivals Fit To Attend in Connecticut (Listings!)
    Some kind of magic switch seems to have gotten flipped. With summer here, Connecticut turns into a sunny wonderland of outdoor music festivals, county fairs, regional food shindigs and other finely focused affairs. Celebrate the seasonal joys of...
  • Local Comedy: Sea Tea Improv

    Local Comedy: Sea Tea Improv
    It's been a slow day--when I first saw this improv group's name on Twitter I wondered why it was so oddly serene. A chocolate bar later, I understand. What makes Sea Tea Improv special? Other than the diversity, size, and local presence, the group...
  • Art After Hours: Wadsworth Beach Block Party in Hartford

    Art After Hours: Wadsworth Beach Block Party in Hartford
    Hungry, but looking for some fun too? The Wadsworth Atheneum will be hosting its Beach Block Party on July 7, where they’ll block off Gold Street, set up a stage, bar, and events, and let loose. They’ve got a snack shack serving up food and...
  • Morgan Hall Gets A New Paint Job

    Morgan Hall Gets A New Paint Job
    After nearly a quarter century in deep crimson, the nearly 100-year-old walls of Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art's most recognized space, Morgan Great Hall, are gray. The shade is closer in hue to what they were when the hall was dedicated by J. Pierpont...
  • Sam Colt's Dress Blues, A New Find, Sheds Light On Brief Chapter In Civil War

    Sam Colt's Dress Blues, A New Find, Sheds Light On Brief Chapter In Civil War
    In May 1861, Samuel Colt was Hartford's richest, most famous citizen. A charismatic, driven entrepreneur, Colt possessed inventive genius, boundless imagination and unsurpassed marketing prowess. He had built an internationally renowned business centered...
  • Shireal Renee's One-Woman Play, From Personal Struggle to Poetry to Stage

    Shireal Renee's One-Woman Play, From Personal Struggle to Poetry to Stage
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Wide Open || || Feb. 5 at 7 p.m., Feb. 6 at 2 p.m., The Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main St., Hartford, (860) 278-2670, wideopenencore.eventbrite.com || ++++++++++++++++++++ One of the most difficult things a person can do is...
  • Labyrinth of Sound: Theremin virtuoso Eric Ross creates music, just by waving his arms around

    Labyrinth of Sound: Theremin virtuoso Eric Ross creates music, just by waving his arms around
    Eric and Mary Ross: Boulevard d'Reconstructie May 25, 8 p.m., $8-$15, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org.   It's the spooky solo instrument in every '50s sci-fi movie orchestra. It's the trippy, skyward warble in...
  • The 25th Connecticut Gay and Lesbian Film Festival offers something for everyone

    The 25th Connecticut Gay and Lesbian Film Festival offers something for everyone
    25th Connecticut Gay and Lesbian Film Festival June 1-9 at Cinestudio, Trinity College, Hartford   Opening June 1st, for LGBT Pride Month, and programmed by a group of approximately 15 volunteers, the Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival offers...
  • James Nares' new film looks at everyday moments

    James Nares' new film looks at everyday moments
    Set to an original score by Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore, artist James Nares' unscripted, hour-long high def video is a meditation on people-watching, shot over one week in September 2011 on the streets of New York City, from Battery Park to the end of...
  • Jason Isbell plays at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford on June 8

    Jason Isbell plays at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford on June 8
    There's probably no better time for Hartford to land a visit from singer-songwriter Jason Isbell, who's performing at the Wadsworth Atheneum with Amanda Shires on June 8. Isbell's star is on the rise. He and his band, the 400 Unit, just scored four award...
  • The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut

    The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut
    Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...