The Women Composers Festival, with workshops and performances, runs March 6-9 at the Charter Oak Cultural Center.
Andrea Clearfield is the composer-in-residence. Guest Ensembles are Oboe Duo Agosto and Sylvanus Ensemble.
Admission is $35 for a four-day pass; $15 per day; $10 per day for Charter Oak, Lets Go Arts, seniors and students; $10 for single event; $5 single event for Charter Oak, Lets Go Arts, seniors and students.
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Monday, March 10, 2014 8:00 pm
|Monday, March 10, 2014|
Brian Charette Trio/$5 cover
Organ player Brian Charette shares the stage with Frank Varela on guitar and Rick Marshall on drums.
Jam session follows at Black-Eyed Sally’s, 350 Asylum St. Hartford, 8 to 11 pm. Sponsored by Charter Oak Cultural Center.
Friday, March 14, 2014 7:00 pm
|Friday, March 14, 2014|
|7:00 pm||to||8:30 pm|
Saturday, March 15 | 7:00 pm
Special guests and audience members give creative and entertaining readings of the Megillah (the Book of Esther), while members of The Generous Ensemble improvise an entertaining accompaniment. A fundraiser for Hartford’s New Music Festival which includes performances April 19 and 26 ($10 suggested admission), and a multi-media installation of sound art with contributions by local video artists. Purim tickets are $15 general; $9 Charter Oak and Let’s Go Arts members, seniors and students.
Monday, March 31, 2014 7:00 pm
|Monday, March 31, 2014|
Gallery Talk/Workshop, Noon, April 16
Stop Telling Women to Smile is an art installation by Tatyana Falalizadeh, an illustrator/painter based in Brooklyn, mostly known for her oil paintings.
She started the project in Brooklyn in the fall of 2012. It is an on-going, traveling series that the artist is taking to cities throughout the country and engaging the participation of women from each community. The show runs through April 18.
Gallery Talk Wednesday, March 26, noon
Kim Sobel’s show “Begotten Banners” is a series of vertical paintings on paper which scroll down the wall flowing toward the viewers’ feet. Images of pulsing bodies mingle among the intricate markings inviting exploration.
Sobel’s painting and drawing have been exhibited her in New England, New York City, Kentucky and Europe. She has worked as an adjunct in painting and drawing in Connecticut and New York.
The show runs through April 18.
The Wall exhibits are supported by the Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation.