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Fighting Spirit

Whether he’s tapping a twanging rhythm on the wire string of a berimbau, landing gymnastic poses with his feet high in the air or simply…

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Inside Stories

“Where do you get your ideas for all those stories?” …

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Twists and Turns

When you hear the satisfying pop of a cork this holiday season, you might think of 19th-century entrepreneur Philos Blake. …

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Feet First

When the New Haven Morris and Sword dancers perform the steps of a Cotswold dance, they’re enacting what an ancient ritual. …

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New Digs

A crowd of hundreds packed into the Great Hall of the Peabody Museum of Natural History, pressing against the railing of the central dinosaur display…

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Labor of Love

“This is a retirement story that happened 20 years ahead of time,” Barry Gordon says. …

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Star Power

Do you know what redshift is? Or what a starshade looks like?

If you’d been to Astronomy on Tap in November, you would. …

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Board of Education

Rod Groff grew up playing chess to pass the time before and after school and eventually joined his high school’s chess team. But he didn’t give the game much thought as an adult until…

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Well-Laid Plans

Everyone’s plotting in The Plot. …

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Making a ’List

It’s that time of year when carolers sing and jingle bells ring and it’s impossible to shop without hearing holiday tunes both great and grating. So we asked five New Haven conductors to help us create a holiday playlist…

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