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  • Covers and Originals

    Covers and Originals
    Alan Bisbort, whose name will be familiar to most of our readers (he's a regular contributor to the Advocates), has been cutting and pasting together collages for more than 30 years, mostly, he says, "to amuse friends and frighten neighbors." Bisbort's...
  • Five Awesome Things to Do Today (Thursday 9/8)

    Five Awesome Things to Do Today (Thursday 9/8)
    With the weekend on the horizon, Thursday seems like as good as any night to get out there and do something fun. Your weekend is probably swallowed up by previous plans as it is, so here are five things to do tonight that you may have not known about....
  • Alan Bisbort: How Time Magazine Gets Everything Wrong

    Alan Bisbort: How Time Magazine Gets Everything Wrong
    Late last year, I bought a subscription to Time magazine with the idea that I would use it to study the news habits of middle-class, middle-brow Americans in the age of Obama. I also had in mind a year-long art project called “Re-Covering Time&...
  • 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...
  • Arts Jobs Grants Recipients To Be Announced by Segarra, Malloy

    The City of Hartford and the Greater Hartford Arts Council will announce the recipients of the 2012 Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, Phase 1, at the Isham-Terry House, a Connecticut Landmarks property and a jobs grant recipient, on Wednesday,...
  • Recipients Named for Arts Job Grants In Hartford

    The City of Hartford and the Greater Hartford Arts Council named the 16 recipients of the 2012 Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, Phase 1. The Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, funded by the City of Hartford and managed by the arts council, is...
  • Ted Hershey Dance & Music Marathon Features Early Piece

    The varied world of Connecticut dance comes together Saturday, March 3, beginning at 7 p,.m,  at Hartford’s Charter Oak Cultural Center, for the anual Ted Hershey Dance and Music Marathon with performances highlighting artists from 27 area dance...
  • Seven shows that'll rekindle your love of music, this week in the Hartford area

    Seven shows that'll rekindle your love of music, this week in the Hartford area
    1) The Kenn Morr Band, Thurs., 8 p.m., $15, $25. CD release party. Bridge Street Live, Collinsville. 2) Mettapaoozal Ben Golder-Novic Multi Band Event, Thurs., Sullys Pub, Hartford. 3) Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Thurs., 8 p.m., $25-$38....
  • Prison Mash-Up With Dante's "Inferno" Set For Hartford's Charter Oak

    A mash-up of Dante’s Inferno and life behind bars in a maximum-security women’s prison in Connecticut, the play “To See the Stars” will be presented April 14 at the Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford. The production will...
  • Best Place for Live Latin Music

    Best Place for Live Latin Music
    1) Casona Restaurant You can hear a Puerto Rican jazz band one week, a touring group from Ecuador the next, says General Manager Jose Gonzales. “Everyone, when the bands are playing, are getting up and dancing or sitting at the bar bouncing to...
  • TMI: Sandy Parisky, artist

    TMI: Sandy Parisky, artist
    Sandy Parisky age: 71 occupation: artist found at: Town & County Club (Hartford) What drew you to becoming an artist? When I was a kid in elementary school, my folks enrolled me in art appreciation and drawing classes at the Toledo Museum of Fine Arts....
  • 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...