| Feb 27, 2012
| 2:16 PM
The CEO of TicketNetwork Inc. faces a hate crime charge after he hurled racial insults at an Oscar party, police said.
Donald Vaccaro, 49, of Clark Hill Road, Glastonbury, was charged with second-degree hate crime, second-degree threatening, breach of...
| 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 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...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:38 PM
HartBeat Ensemble and Real Art Ways are will present on Monday, Sept. 17 at "OCCUPY #S17," a performance to mark the one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street movement.
This free, one-night-onkly event will be held at RAW at 56 Arbor St. in Hartford...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:34 AM
With the closing of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man" last week, the most politically direct show on Broadway has left the stage. It has also got me to thinking about theater and politics during these last few weeks of a major presidential campaign.
| Feb 28, 2012
| 9:58 PM
The CEO of TicketNetwork has taken a leave of absence, a move announced only hours after Gov.Dannel P. Malloydirected three top aides to investigate the state's dealings with his company following his arrest Sunday on charges of hurling a racial insult....
| Jun 3, 2011
| 1:11 PM
When it comes to improvisation, “free” is a thorny word.
In the context of avant-garde jazz, pioneered in the 1960s by Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor, Albert Ayler, John Coltrane, Archie Shepp, Sun Ra and others, it means free-form group...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 10:31 AM
It’s Monday, and you know what that means: five things to do in Hartford (or relatively close to Hartford)!
First off, some big news: Glee Live got rescheduled! It was supposed to be tomorrow, but it is now tonight at Mohegan Sun! Gleeks, head on...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 11:38 AM
So normally, I write about five things to do in Hartford... but it’s Monday, so... here’s four things to do today.
At 7:30 tonight, Real Art Ways is showing “Blank City,” a documentary about the underground film movement in New...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Celine Danhier's documentary Blank City (now playing at Real Art Ways) got me seeking out the movies of the No Wave filmmakers of the late '70s-early '80s, starting with Amos Poe's Unmade Beds. Here's Deborah Harry and annoying Jean-Pierre Leaud stand-...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 7:16 AM
You might have to spend a little more time than usual at Real Art Ways’ Creative Cocktail Hour this month, when the gallery rolls out five solo shows by emerging artists culled through their open call program. The artists — Jarrett Min Davis...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 8:30 AM
It’s Friday, and there’s a ton of stuff going on tonight. How to pick what to do? Well, here’s five great things happening around Hartford.
The Green Lantern just premiered at midnight, and it breaks the mold of recent superhero...