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Mediators

Chrissy Gardner, Margaret Mann and Steven Scarpa.

Lots of plays contend with birth or death. Some get to both.

Middletown—staging locally thanks to the New Haven Theater Company—is one of them, but, true to its name, it plants its flag between. …

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Explosions on the Ground

Then, it was organic. Now, it’s organized.

When it threw its first show in the Madison Arts Barn on April 20, 2002, Manic Presents was …

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Journaling

New Haven Review

This year, the New Haven Review celebrates two birthdays. …

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’Too True

Joe Capobianco at Hope Gallery Tattoo

The first tattoo Joe Capobianco ever did was a scorpion for one of his oldest friends. “I was shaking like a leaf,” he says. That was 24 years ago. …

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Books and Nooks

Breakwater Books in Guilford, CT

Breakwater Books has been in Guilford for 45 years. Founded by two Marions—last names Herald and Young—it began as a general interest bookstore but has slowly taken on the imprint of its buyers. …

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See You

Lindsey Bauer of the Elm City Dance Collective

A photo essay. To view all 28 shots, check out the email version.

Luis Antonio, Lindsey Bauer, Tara Burns, Nikki Carrara, Kellie Ann Lynch, Alicia White are running, leaping, sliding…

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Big Shots

If violence against presidents is a kind of fringe religion in our country’s history, as Yale Repertory’s current production of Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins (1990) argues, then John Wilkes Booth is its patron saint. …

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Party of Two

The Furors

In 1977, Derek Holcomb and Tom Dans were playing gigs in the Hamptons’ breezy, beachy Dune Road scene. But something didn’t fit. “We had these leather jeans made, which was very flash,” Holcomb says. The pants were a dead giveaway—these …

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Royal Treatment

Though generations of young American girls have never experienced monarchy, they’ve still wanted to be princesses. Fed by movies, toys and countless other influences, they’ve gotten a vivid and alluring sense of what the title confers: fame, privilege, glamor, luxury.…

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Seeing Things

YUAG visitors gazing into Luccata, Op. 162

A photo essay. To view all 25 shots, check out the email version.

Lumia, a new exhibit at the Yale University Art Gallery, is a show of light, and…

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