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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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Seasonal Attraction

A photo essay. To view all 23 images, check out the email version

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People of the Cloth

A photo essay. To view all 20 images at their highest quality, check out the email version

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Roll Call

No one has ever logged a perfect game of duckpin bowling, Sandi Thomas tells me. …

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Movie-ing Up

In a corner room on the second floor of his house, Ed Gendron was getting ready for a busy November…

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Funny Business

The “screwball comedies” of the 1930s and ’40s threw audiences a curve. …

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All Together Now

The sounds of a small orchestra drift down from an open window above one of the parking lots at Erector Square. It’s Friday afternoon, and already the light is fading. But upstairs at Music Haven, the fun is just getting …

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Worlds Away

The name of the game is disconcerting: I Expect You to Die. But that’s exactly what happens. …

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Word Processing

Aristotle, in his Poetics (ca. 330 B.C.), claimed that a poet’s function is not “to relate what has happened, but what may happen…” In his Preface to Lyrical Ballads (1802), William Wordsworth wrote…

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History in the Making

Home movies are made for home. Most of us would never think to show ours in public. But the silent flickering of family weddings, birthdays, vacations, baseball games and parades on the screen at the New Haven Museum last Saturday …

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