| Jun 19, 2012
| 11:05 AM
OC87: The Obsessive Compulsive, Major Depression, Bipolar, Asperger's Movie
July 14 & 15, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org.
"Live the risk of being" is a mantra given to Bud Clayman, a sufferer from both Asperger...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 5:03 AM
Ken Morgan, who spent his childhood as a circus performer, later became an artist, and is influenced by circus imagery. He is one of three artists with an exhibit opening Thursday at Real Art Ways. Read my story here.
| Jul 2, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Bring your unicycles, bicycles, tricycles, quads and even your five, six or seven-wheeled bikes to Real Art Ways, pimp out your ride, and head to watch the fireworks at Riverfest in style. Once you have covered your bike with stickers, paint and sparkles,...
| 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...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:10 AM
It's a few days after the multi-city, multi-stage Grand Band Slam weekend. You need music that's inspiring, different, cleansing. Tim Brady's in Hartford on Wednesday night, playing the electric guitar in ways you've not heard. Brady composes electro-...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Rupa Marya sings in English, French, Spanish, Hindi and Tzotzil, a Mayan language spoken in the Mexican Chiapas state. She could sing in other languages if she wanted to. Marya’s band, Rupa and the April Fishes, similarly play global music: Gypsy...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:13 AM
Beauty Is Embarrassing
Opens Sept. 28 at Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
Wayne White says “fuck” a lot. He paints the word “fuck” a lot, too. White, the subject of the excellent and...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Paul Williams: Still Alive
July 27, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
Most viewers will spend about 75 percent of Paul Williams: Still Alive hating Stephen Kessler. The film is a documentary about Williams, the...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Brad Guarino has some very serious and well-thought-out opinions about how boys learn how to become men. He puts these philosophies into his collage-like paintings. Read my story about it here.
| Jul 23, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Bated Breath Theatre Company takes up residence this summer at Hartford's Real Art Ways, responding to the visual art exhibits with short, illuminating vignettes at Creative Cocktail Hours throughout the season. But this weekend, head over to Arbor Street...