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  • The Art of Jennifer Jacobs on Display at Downtown Yoga Studio in Hartford on March 23

    The Art of Jennifer Jacobs on Display at Downtown Yoga Studio in Hartford on March 23
    Local artist Jennifer Jacob's prize for winning RAW: Hartford's 2012 Best Visual Artist RAWard is this solo show on Saturday at the newly renovated Downtown Yoga. For a suggested $5 donation, attendees will sample City Steam Brewery suds, hear DJ Cajar...
  • Three Openings at the Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford

    Three Openings at the Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford
    Art is often best served in seemingly random, unrelated chunks: That's one of the takeaways of the three exhibits opening at Charter Oak Cultural Center this week, which include Under My Skin, a photographic exploration of the 1912 eviction of a mixed-...
  • Ethiopian Music-Dance Collective Fendika Tours the East Coast, Stopping Twice in Hartford

    Ethiopian Music-Dance Collective Fendika Tours the East Coast, Stopping Twice in Hartford
    Fendika, a six-member collective of Ethiopian musicians and dancers, who’ll play at Hartford’s Charter Oak Cultural Center on Oct. 5, produce a full-bodied sound out of few elements. Misale Legesse, a young drummer, taps out rhythms on four...
  • The Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford Supports Local Artists With Indie Night

    The Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford Supports Local Artists With Indie Night
    Talented connecticut singer-songwriters Becky Kessler, Hannah Fair (pictured) and Jennifer Hill play back-to-back-to-back sets at the return of Indie Night @ The Oak this Friday. All three women were Advocate Grand Band Slam finalists this year (Kessler...
  • Prison, Emancipation and Gardens: Dance/Theater from Judy Dworin at Hartford's Charter Oak Cultural Center

    Prison, Emancipation and Gardens: Dance/Theater from Judy Dworin at Hartford's Charter Oak Cultural Center
    Meditations From a Garden Seat by the Judy Dworin Performance Project Nov. 1 – 3, 2012 Charter Oak Cultural Center, 21 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford www.charteroakcenter.org or (860) 249-1207   For Judy Dworin, choreographer, human rights...
  • Composer Hilary Tann Headlines the 13th Annual Women Composers Festival of Hartford

    Composer Hilary Tann Headlines the 13th Annual Women Composers Festival of Hartford
    Women Composers Festival of Hartford March 2-9, various locations around the Hartford area, womencomposersfestival.com   Over the last 12 years, the week-long Women Composers Festival of Hartford has grown into one of the Northeast's top...
  • Garrison Leykam Wants You to Try Something New

    Garrison Leykam Wants You to Try Something New
    When Garrison Leykam was challenged last year to enroll in a New York City standup-comedy class, Leykam didn't just agree to the terms, he made a documentary about his experience. The challenge came when comedy teacher Stephen Rosenfield appeared on...
  • Large-Scale Figurative Paintings By Beena Azeem on Display at Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford

    Large-Scale Figurative Paintings By Beena Azeem on Display at Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford
    When it comes to symbolism, Hartford artist Beena Azeem prefers to keep things uncertain. Symbolism surrounds us all the time, she argues, bombarding us with political and sexual meanings in the service of some agenda. Why not leave it open? View five...
  • Snowball Art/Music Festival At Hartford's Charter Oak Cultural Center On Dec. 18-19

    Philly hip-hop artist Kuf Knotz released an LP called Boombox Logic earlier this year, and he’ll appear sometime around 6:45 p.m. on day two of this sprawling music/visual arts/shopping/tasting benefit organized by Stephanie Lush. Now in its third...
  • HartBeat's 'FlipSide' To Play At NYC Fringe Festival

    HartBeat Ensemble's production of "FlipSide," which premiered in downtown Hartford last fall, will be presented at the New York International Fringe Festival in August. Venue and dates won't be announced until July. The well-reviewed production was...
  • Sharing Visions For Hartford

    Sharing Visions For Hartford
    With Mayor Pedro Segarra having won election in his own right and a new-look city council, we asked local leaders and observers what the city's priorities should be. BE BOLD, DECISIVE By RAMANI AYER No. 1. Be a cheerleader. The capital should be a...
  • Hartford-area shows you don't want to miss this week

    Hartford-area shows you don't want to miss this week
    • Thursday: Anthony Braxton Small Ensemble, 8 p.m. Wesleyan University, Middletown; David Wax Museum, $12.50-$15. 7 p.m. Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton; Jimkata (Pictured), Sullys Pub, Hartford; Tim Reynolds & TR3, $18-$20. 9 p.m. Arch Street...