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Playing God

Brian Dennehy in Endgame at Long Wharf Theatre

Brian Dennehy is God.

Let me explain. …

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Tuned In

Juan Castillo

Halfway through “What’s Happening Brother” off his 1971 album What’s Going On?, Marvin Gaye takes a break from his mellow crooning to ask in surprisingly conversational tones, “What’s happening, my man?” …

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Cool Kids

Team Esprit

Two Sundays ago, it was dark by 4:30 and snowing lightly outside the Northford Ice Pavilion. Chilly gusts of wind spun snowflakes and stung noses. But running inside was no way to avoid the cold. Compared to the ice rink …

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Wood Vibes

at the Yale University Art Gallery

A photo essay. Check out the email version of this story to view all 20 photos.

To clear your head, take a walk through the woods.

To do that downtown, head to the Yale University Art Gallery, where the eastern …

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Tying Tubes

Matt The Balloon Man

“Balloons, man. I don’t know what it is about balloons, but kids just love them,” Matt Martin says. …

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Small World

A photo essay. To view all 25 photos, please check out the email version of this story.

In Crèches of Germany: Tradition & Faith—this year’s Christmastime exhibit at…

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Two Wheelers

A storefront tucked away on Howe Street has long been a source of curiosity for passersby. The door is almost always locked; the lights are almost always out. But when you peer into the windows, you can see rows of …

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Leaps and Bounds

New Haven Ballet

The sun set hours ago, and the dark winter evening outside makes the bright ballet studio seem stark, severe. Tonight, the students of the New Haven Ballet school are practicing for their annual production of The Nutcracker, just like …

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Shark Bait

Don’t hate the player. Hate the game.

That’s the takeaway I didn’t expect from Other People’s Money, a satisfying play that often feels procedural in the moment but continues to bloom in your brain after you’ve left your seat. …

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Peaks and Valley

Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point Trail (c. 1873) by Albert Bierstadt - Yale University Art Gallery - New Haven, CT

A photo essay. (To view all the photos, check out the email version of this story.)

Of the many objects I noted while exploring Yosemite: Exploring the Incomparable Valley, exhibiting now at …

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