| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Author Event: Poet Samuel Amadon reading from The Hartford Book
with Timothy Donnelly, award-winning author of The Cloud Corporation, Wed., July 18, at Real Art Ways, Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org
Hartford is a peculiar subject. Live or work...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 7:20 AM
Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos
Through Sat. Jan. 28, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
There may be an intricate and coherent mythology, a compelling narrative logic, a good long-form plot...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 9:20 AM
If you're optimistic about our chances of tackling the big challenges facing humanity in the 21st century — poverty, overpopulation, the environment, the fair allocation of political power — then you're likely to feel good about the state of...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 12:30 PM
• Thursday: HSO Masterworks Series — Beethoven's Fifth, $35.50-$70.50. 7:30 p.m. Bushnell Center, Hartford; Seedy Underbelly Brothers, Sullys Pub, Hartford.
• Friday: The Big Takeover, $5. 9 p.m. Arch Street Tavern, Hartford; Joe Lewis...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 9:40 AM
If you hadn't heard, Real Art Ways has been hosting a film series called Science on Screen, a gathering for all those interested in the far reaches of science and fiction. Each event begins with a talk led by a different scientist on theories presented in...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 6:35 AM
• Thursday: Stephen Haynes and Joe Morris present Improvisations IV, 7 p.m., $12-$15, Real Art Ways, Hartford; Zach Birdcall Yost, The Benedicks, Mandrake Mechanism and Details, Sully's, Hartford.
• Friday: An Indie Good Time ft. Departures,...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:20 AM
Opens Friday, Jan. 13, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org
The Finnish filmmaker/screenwriter Aki Kaurismaki can be sort of brutal in the way he puts you through a movie.
They're beautiful things, his films. Slow and...
| Jan 19, 2012
Connecticut artist Mark Williams takes toy soldiers, the kind you'd give to your kid, and poses them in playful ways, smothering some with Play-Doh and turning others into carrot-toting bunnies (as in "Untitled (Yellow Bunny)," pictured). It's all about...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Head to La Paloma Sabanera on Capitol Ave. tonight at 7:30 for the next installment of Ben Klein's Hartford Phase Shift.
(I blogged about the last one a few months ago).
Tonight's lineup: Lief Ellis on laptop improvisation, percussion duo Bill...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 7:41 AM
It’s a Monday, so there’s pretty much nothing to do. But here’s a couple of things if you’re in denial that the weekend is over.
If you’re the artsy type, there’s always something going on in Hartford. The Conrad L....
| Aug 8, 2011
| 7:46 AM
For the final show of the Monday Night Jazz in Bushnell Park series, Real Art Ways and the Hartford Jazz Society landed Burnt Sugar, a funk/rock/jazz/new music collective. They'll play tonight at 7:30 p.m.
A nice little twist: this morning on Facebook,...
| 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.”