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What a Night

“What country, friends, is this?” …

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Body Language

In 1970, a group of Boston women looking to improve women’s knowledge about their own health care self-published a book…

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Conscience Effort

The term “collective consciousness” is both a mouthful and a brainful—and established enough to get an entry in the Encyclopedia of Social Problems: …

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Pressing Business

Jeff Mueller of Dexterity Press

Dexterity Press is a suitable name for the fine art press Jeff Mueller runs out of an Erector Square studio, in part because of the deftness required to print with Mueller’s 1905 Chandler & Price press. …

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Testing Ground

On Sunday afternoons, The Whitney Workshop at the Eli Whitney Museum is like an inventor’s laboratory…

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Rewinding

VideoLab on the Post Road in Orange is indeed a laboratory, where anachronistic yet sophisticated equipment is used to convert old media—mostly home movies—into new. But…

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Parked and Wrecked

Eyesore or masterpiece? Few local attractions have drawn a more polarized response than Ghost Parking Lot, a public art installation that…

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Human Dimension

The hands are all over. Some are working: measuring a length of thread, tightening a vise, reaching to pull someone else up by the hand. Others are…

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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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