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Lines of Fire

Rob Demery, Laura Heisler, Billy Eugene Jones, and Ian Bedford in the world premiere of GOOD FAITH by Karen Hartman, directed by Kenny Leon, Yale Repertory Theatre, 2019. Photo by Carol Rosegg.

Good Faith: Four Chats about Race and the New Haven Fire Department unfolded last week on a bare stage at the Yale Rep, just minutes from the firehouses where…

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Pen Pals

Most of the people waiting outside Pepe’s on a cold Sunday afternoon probably didn’t notice Julie Gordon. …

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Code Director

For artist Dan Gries, the tool of choice is a laptop, and the medium is computer code. …

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Manic Kind

He was stingy, refusing to adequately support his household or his family, but he was also profligate, forced to flee England twice in order to avoid his creditors. …

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New to the Game

Clue, Monopoly, Mousetrap, Sorry!. Whatever you played as a kid, board games feel intrinsic to childhood. But a new exhibition at the Yale Center for British Art reminds us this wasn’t always the case. …

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Local Reel Estate

Fans of Best Video Film and Cultural Center in Hamden know just where to go in the maze of shelves to find the latest Top Hits or the Best of the Best. But even they…

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Country Home

Miller, Mississippi begins with a ghost story. …

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For a Song (or Two)

You have to be brave to get up in front of a crowd and sing, but every week ordinary New Haveners do just that…

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Place Yourself

The cover of Connecticut Architecture: Stories of 100 Places makes an argument right up front: that Connecticut’s architecture is more than just Colonial homesteads and picturesque lighthouses. …

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Behind the Music

K. H. Chapin Fine Violins

Kevin Chapin makes his living shaping slabs of spruce and maple into beautiful forms. But Chapin isn’t a sculptor, exactly; he’s a luthier…

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