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Humming Along

Athol Fugard at Long Wharf

World-renowned playwright Athol Fugard writes from his head, his heart and his homeland, South Africa. Since the late 1950s, he’s stormed the world’s stages, from Cape Town to London to New York.…

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Out of the Blue

Nancy Kuhl at Beinecke

Just inside the front entrance of Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, a luminous glass tower of book stacks rises straight ahead, immediately drawing your eyes upward to the lighter, airier space on the mezzanine level,…

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Role Call

Patricia Lawton

If stardom were spread via sheer proximity, you’d already know Patricia Lawton’s name. She’s walked down New York City streets with George Clooney, chatted with Jennifer Aniston on the set of the movie Bounty Hunter, met Robin Williams…

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High Drama

** Amity Regional High School drama program ------------------------------------------------------------ presents In the Heights Location: 25 Newton Rd, Woodbridge (map (,-73.00792,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x89e7dea7873da8b1:0xd7caf284167ca6fb) ) Remaining Showtimes: April 10, 11 and 12 at 8 p.m. Box Office: (203) 392-2019 Online:

Against a partly cloudy sky near the upper reaches of Manhattan, the George Washington Bridge looms over a vibrant street scene in Washington Heights. Weathered signs reading “Rosario’s Car & Limousine,” “De La Vega Grocery” and…

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Headliner News

"The Events"

What becomes a community arts festival with a global bent? For Mary Lou Aleskie, executive director of New Haven’s International Festival of Arts & Ideas—who officially announced this year’s festival schedule yesterday…

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Fully Furnished

Ornate couch

Every Friday at 12:30 p.m., visitors gather in the Yale University Art Gallery lobby, only to be led back out the front door, up Chapel Street, left onto York, then down a segmented flight of stairs at address 149.…

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Ink It Over

Joe LoPresti and Tracey Rose

Getting a tattoo is harrowing. Pain is a given, and so is permanence. Your body’s in someone else’s hands, and one of those hands holds a rapid-firing needle, just as often called a “gun.”…

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Finder’s Keepers

Silas Finch at his workstation

An aged pair of beige high heels sits atop New Haven sculptor Silas Finch’s workstation, their insoles covered in rose thorns collected, cut and placed by tattooed fingers. A 1930s vintage brassiere lies to one side, soon to be thorned …

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Poetic Injustice

"The Leave-Taking" by Margaret Lyster Chamberlain

A skeletal, exhausted-looking man dressed in rags leans over a spade, preparing a hole in the ground. To the left, his wife hunches over a small bundle in her arms, about to relinquish it to the earth; on the right, …

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Arts and Labor

Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School exterior 1

Being sent to the principal’s office isn’t so bad when you know the principal’s got your best interests at heart.

There can be little doubt of that with Frank Costanzo, head administrator at the…

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