| Jun 28, 2011
| 8:34 AM
Yep, it’s only Tuesday and the three day weekend seems so far away. But don’t worry, we still have five things for you to do today to keep you happy and entertained.
First, spend your lunch break doing some learning with the Ancient Burying...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 7:30 AM
It’s Monday... here’s some fun things to do to lift your spirits.
Want something quick and free to do on your lunch break? Swing by the nearest 7-11 and get a free Slurpee today (It’s July 7th... 7-11!). For something slower and pricier...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 10:31 AM
Artist Eric Gottesman, whose “Banner Image Installation, Sheshatshiu” (2009, pictured) adorns a tower in an Innu Federal Reserve in Newfoundland, won Real Art Ways’ Step Up 2011, an initiative to help emerging artists working in visual/...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 9:20 AM
It’s Wednesday, when there’s usually nothing to do... but tonight’s got a lot of stuff going on. Here’s five great choices.
Today, there’s two farmers markets going on in Hartford: one at The Market at Hartford 21, and...
| Nov 5, 2010
Kathi Packer's West Hartford home is filled with fascinating objects collected from her worldwide travels and several of her own complex and exotic paintings, which Douglas Hyland, director of the New Britain Museum of American Art, calls "mesmerizing."...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Mara Lieberman is the new artistic director Bated Breath Theatre Company, which is is restructuring as “a performance collective in order to bring a wide variety of cutting-edge performances to the Hartford area.”
| Feb 23, 2012
| 4:45 AM
1) L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival, Fri.-Sun. Over 80 comedic short films with screenings, industry panels, and lots of filmmaker networking. $7-$125. Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. (860) 247-0998.
2) 2012 Academy Award...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:00 PM
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...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 5:51 PM
TicketNetwork announced Wednesday that the company was pulling out of a high-profile economic development program following a tumultuous three days that began when CEO Donald Vaccaro was arrested early Monday.
"TicketNetwork is regrettably withdrawing...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 11:30 AM
As part of its Contemporary Art Series, the Lily Pad brings in paintings by Connecticut artist Gary Jacobs, whose works (including "Jesus Falling," pictured), will hang there throughout the month. Jacobs' quasi-religious art, which over the years has been...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Elastic Aspects, the new release by the Matthew Shipp Trio, rumbles to life with a bowed bass and some nebulous percussion; you don't hear Shipp's distinctive piano clusters and slinky lines until two minutes or so into the album. This is ideal music...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 12:35 PM
The good news: Connecticut's "hate group" index appears to be holding fairly steady. The bad news: the number of far-right wing, anti-federal-government-conspiracy "Patriot groups" in Connecticut more than doubled last year.
That's the word from the...