Quick Takes: No Strings Attached

West Hartford film studio Elmwood Productions makes movies starring a cast of puppets for a strictly grown-up audience.


Sculptor and architect Mohamad Hafez uses detailed miniatures to create a visual lament about the Syrian war.

Gone Sewing

Connecticut entrepreneur Heather Devin puts her own spin on children’s clothing with her business Gone 2 Quonnie. 

Hartford’s Mural Man

Architect, artist, and community advocate Jason Farquharson has a vision for Hartford and it involves painting the city.

A Room With Her View

Photographer Pola Esther inhabits the life of Ruth Ann Brown Coxe in a new exhibit at the Florence Griswold Museum.

Leslie Giuliani: Genre-Defying Art

Connecticut artist Leslie Giuliani defies description. Is she a printmaker, painter, weaver, rug hooker? All of the above?

Taking Aim at Hartford

Street photographer Erik Williams highlights a gritty, vibrant Hartford in a new Real Art Ways exhibit.

She’s on Fire

Musician Laini Marenick leaves her job as a therapist to record her first LP, Wandering, with Laini and the Wildfire.

Suite & Spicy

Carolyn Paine keeps a busy schedule from coast to coast, but each year brings her Nutcracker Suite & Spicy home to Hartford.

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