| Apr 25, 2012
| 6:20 AM
1) Stephen Haynes and Joe Morris Present "Improvisations VII," $12-$15. Thurs., 7 p.m. Real Art Ways, Hartford.
2) Counting Crows, $50-$85. Fri., 8 p.m. MGM Grand at Foxwoods, Mashantucket.
3) Mandrake Mechanism w/ Castle and Push Method, Fri., Sullys...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Before "talkies," silent films were never truly silent. Talented musicians played along, using diminshed chords for extra tense moments and joyful major triads at happy endings. Head to Real Art Ways on April 29-30 and experience a modern-day twist on the...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Anyone who's struggled with the healthcare situation in this country — to obtain it when you're unemployed or have a pre-existing condition, for example, or to get needed medical attention without it — will appreciate The Waiting Room, a...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Is there better cold weather music out there than what's being made by Iceland's Sigur Ros? Possibly. But I'm going wtih them.
Head to Real Art Ways in Hartford on Friday for a screening of Valtari, an experimental film project involving a dozen...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:05 AM
In Making Tracks, Laurie Frick used contemporary apps like Fitbit, OpenPaths and an iPhone camera to compile the results from 90 days of surveillance, assembling her findings into a huge floor-to-ceiling grid. It's the type of art that encourages self-...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters
Starts Nov. 30, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org.
The art photographer Gregory Crewdson makes some of the most elaborate and expensive-to-produce pictures in the world....
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Why wait until the last minute to get your act together? Here are five events at least a week out to get you started.
1) Knuckleball!, Nov. 23-29, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org.
2) Jake Shimabukuro, Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m., $34,...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Medical illustrator, architect, maritime explorer, geometrician: certain occupations rely on diagrams to an inordinate degree. That diagram you're reading contains an error? The building falls down, the surgery goes awry, the ship hits a reef, that nice...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 1:05 PM
It wasn't supposed to go this way.
Not very long ago, TicketNetwork Inc. was a fast-rising corporate star in Connecticut's dimly lit business sky.
Donald Vaccaro's firm was chosen as one of newly elected Gov. Dannel Malloy's "First Five" companies and...
| Apr 19, 2010
| 9:47 AM