| Feb 27, 2013
| 8:15 AM
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...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:45 AM
The awards ceremony for Community Renewal Team’s 22nd annual National Arts Program — a competition involving 300 works of visual art from youths in Hartford and Middlesex counties — will be Saturday, Jan. 26 at 1 p.m. at Capital...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Jazz cat-painter Andres Chaparro and Underground Railroad symbolist Robert Charles Hudson will be two of eight artists whose work will be exhibited from Saturday, Jan. 5, to Tuesday, Jan. 29, at ArtSpace, 555 Asylum Ave. in Hartford, in an “Art...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 8:40 AM
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-...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 9:49 AM
On Friday night, a women’s group at University of Hartford will unveil a new calendar whose sales will benefit Girlcott, the months-long initiative by Charter Oak Cultural Center geared toward promoting women’s self-esteem.
The theme of the...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 1:04 PM
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...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 8:31 AM
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....
| Sep 1, 2011
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 10:28 AM
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....
| Nov 11, 2011
| 5:18 PM
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...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 5:00 AM
• 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...
| May 16, 2011
| 10:23 AM
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&...