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Top Drawer

Michael Sloan

“He’s my alter-ego. He has his head in the clouds. He likes to travel. He appears in places that I love and have lived in: Hong Kong, Paris, New York. I miss them. So when I’m working on a drawing …

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Room and Border

There’s a store on Court Street with a window display that’s busier than the rest. It’s packed with decorative depictions of the Virgin Mary, dancing mariachi dolls, a …

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Major Props

A photo essay.

“One lantern, one set of Erector pieces, three coat trees, 17 trunks, eight moving sewing machines, six stable sewing machines, three sewing machine heads, 1,000 pounds of books…

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What’s New?

At the Yale Center for British Art—which reopens to the public today after a 16-month closure, signaling the end of a broader conservation and renovation project begun in 2008—the answer to the title’s question is nothing, and everything. …

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Thames’s River

Felandus Thames

A native of Jackson, Mississippi, Felandus Thames is losing his drawl. It’s been 10 years since he left his home state, but the memories of racial persecutions—of unjustified accusations and imprisonments targeting …

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Depth Perception

Lake Kelsey at Yale Cabaret

Fictional neighborhood Lake Kelsey is, in at least one important respect, a lot like a real lake: to the confident and carefree, it’s a reservoir of fun and leisure, but to the damaged or anxious, it’s a well of fear …

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Sizzler

Randy Danson and Martin Moran

Samuel D. Hunter’s big little stage drama Lewiston, now getting its world premiere at Long Wharf Theatre, plumbs tiny human recesses against the grand, open scale of Idaho. …

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Geometry Notes

Ian Quinn, Yale-New Haven Regular Singing

Square, square, triangle, diamond, square, circle, circle, diamond.

Translation: La, La, Fa, Mi, La, So, So, Mi. …

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Big Pictures

Robert Lisak by Dan Mims

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Photographer Robert Lisak is hard to photograph…

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Stringing Along

Rohn Lawrence

When Rohn (“Ron”) Lawrence isn’t playing in Lilly’s Pad at Toad’s Place, he’s hopping on planes to Texas, California, Florida and virtually anywhere his guitar is demanded. Shredding for over 50 years—closer to 60 if you count …

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