| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 10:45 AM
The weekend is here! Here’s five things to do today.
If you’re up bright and early, the Maritime Aquarium (not to be confused with the Mystic Aquarium) is hosting behind-the-scenes tours of the aquarium’s operations, at 8:15 a.m. You...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 12:06 PM
The Handsome Family
$17-20, 7 p.m., June 23, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
Supposing you had only heard about the story behind the Handsome Family's formation — never an actual note — it'd be fair to...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:12 AM
It's Baltimore meets Hartford when Rhymes With Opera (pictured) and our own West End String Quartet perform three contemporary operas at Real Art Ways this Friday: David Smooke's “Criminal Element,” composed for the two groups, George Lam's...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 7:59 AM
It’s almost the weekend! If you just can’t wait until tomorrow night to celebrate, some cool stuff is going on today too. Or better yet, why not go out tonight, take tomorrow off, and have a 4-day weekend?
If you want to do something that...