| Jun 3, 2011
| 9:07 AM
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...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 8:48 AM
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...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 1:22 PM
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...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 1:21 PM
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...
| May 8, 2011
| 5:27 AM
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...
| May 14, 2011
| 6:47 PM
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...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 1:03 PM
|| 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...
| May 22, 2012
| 12:30 PM
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...
| May 30, 2012
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 10:00 AM
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...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 11:41 AM
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...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:35 AM
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:...