Thursday evening The Andrew and Noah Band brings their improvisation, deep dance grooves and take on the future of American roots music to the Buttonwood stage.
Saturday morning’s at 8:30 Terri Johnson instructs Free community Yoga at the buttonwood tree followed by Annaita Ghandi’s “Aligned with Source” Workshop for Empowerment at 10:30am.
Saturday afternoon at 2pm the Larry Gareau Trio makes for some afternoon jazz. At 8pm Saturday night, Charter Oak Bluegrass takes the stage.
Friday, Sugar Ray & the Bluetones; w/ Paul Gabriel make for anight of traditional and contemporary blues . Saturday’s Afternoon Jazz Jam is hosted by Tony Dioguardi and Friends this week. Saturday night Manic productions presents Nashville Rock ‘n’ rollers Denney and The Jets; w/ Derek Hoke and Elison Jackson. SUNDAY afternoon DR. SKETCHY’S ANTI-ART SCHOOLs”50 Shades Of Sketchy” is where art, alcohol and traditional figure drawing collide. Sunday evening Café nine presents Gringo Starr and the Mountain movers. More online found at www.cafenine.com
Friday night at 7:30PM you are invited to an evening of improvised comedy here in Middletown. Hartford’s Sea Tea Improv, Middletown’s Great Make-Believe Society and East Hampton’s The Sticks Improv take to the stage without a script and create scenes based on audience suggestions at Oddfellows Playhouse on Washington St. for info email email@example.com
Thursday night here in Middletown, The Russell Library presents the writing workshop: “We Were There: Writing Your Military Experiences” under the direction of author Elisabeth Petry . This series invites veterans to share their stories in their own voices in Meeting Room 2.Saturday morning the Russell knitters meet and invite you to join them for knitting tips and tricks. All levels of experience are welcome. www.russelllibrary.org
The Rusted Keys, an acoustic duet, play on the third Sunday morning of every month- beginning at 10:00 a.m.- at Higher Grounds, on Main Street, East Hampton (860-467-6643).
Now Here’s a rundown of cinema off the beaten path here in Central Connecticut:
At Real Art Ways in Hartford through Sunday you can catch “Central Park Five,” for a look at the events leading to the wrongful arrest and conviction of five black and Latino teenagers, accused in 1989 of brutally attacking and raping a Central Park jogger in what became a notorious case. Tonight and Tomorrow (Wednesday) Real Art Ways is also showing “Chasing Ice” in which Acclaimed National Geographic photographer James Balog who was once a skeptic about climate change, through his Extreme Ice Survey, discovers undeniable evidence of our changing planet.. More information at www.realartways.org .
Tonight, Cinestudio, Trinity College’s cinema in Hartford, ends thier run of “Diana Vreeland: The Eye has to travel”, a documentary celebration of the 50-year reign of The Empress of Fashion, Diana Vreeland. Opening tomorrow (Wednesday) and running through Saturday Cinestudio presents: The Sessions, which tells the story of childhood polio survivor Mark O’Brian who wrote an article about hiring a sex therapist to help him lose his virginity. More at www.cinestudio.org .
Right after the Jive At Five, Stick around for Findins Bliss with Lauren “Bliss Agnelli” for an hour of inspirational talk with and about folks who are following their hearts and living authentically.
At 6pm each week night, Free Speech Radio News FromThe Pacifica Network provided an evening dose of alternative international news and reporting.
At 630 tonight Bill Revill is in the house for 90 minutes of folk and Americana on his show, Acoustic Blender.
Dj Otto Nation presents an eclectic mix of music at 12:30.
at 3:30am its angels and airwaves MPD
The BBC World News begins at 4am and we begin tomorrow’s programming at 5am with Morning Edition from National Public Radio.
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