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Seeing Red

Mies Julie at Yale Summer Cabaret. Photographed by Yaara Bar.

For Yale Summer Cabaret’s production of Mies Julie, the floor is painted red. The walls are red as well, creating a sunbaked look and conjuring the setting of South Africa. But the redness isn’t just evocative; it’s also practical.…

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State of Play

Minis at Elm City Games

It’s a Thursday night, and magic is happening at Elm City Games…

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People and Places

Bus Stop (2016) by Jim Goldberg

In the stark room at the Yale University Art Gallery where Candy/A Good and Spacious Land is staged, a window looks out over the Gothic Revival towers of the school, with …

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Little by Little

When I enter Woodlawn Duckpin Bowling, foam fills the gutters of the lanes. “I had the first-graders in today. They need the bumpers,” owner Bob Nugent explains. …

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Queen-being

Shawn Miller / Dandy Lions

Eyebrows are glued down, painted over and redrawn higher on the forehead. Skin is covered in foundation and sculpted with dramatic contours and beaming highlights. Eyeliner, eye shadow, lip liner, blush and …

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Chopping Wood

Reinaldo Cruz

In his Edgewood backyard, Reinaldo Cruz is busy shearing a piece of wood with a heavy knife. The forearm-sized-and-dwindling piece of red elm begins to take the shape it’s destined to become: a spoon. …

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Producers

If you frequent New Haven’s Ninth Square, you’ve probably noticed it: an Orange Street space with tall, wide windows that’s very quiet unless it’s very not. …

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Summer Lovin’

Erron Crawford as Cleopatra in Yale Summer Cabaret's Antony + Cleopatra

Cleopatra—the glamorous, irresistible queen at the heart of Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra—famously “makes hungry / Where most she satisfies,” and the same can be said about Yale Summer Cabaret’s effervescent and erotic production…

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Capitolists

Robert Lisak and David Ottenstein at the New Haven Museum

While accomplished photographers Robert Lisak and David Ottenstein are longtime friends, they’d never worked together on a project—until a couple of years ago, when they jumped straight into the deep end. …

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Double Feature

Henry Green, in I Am Shakespeare: The Henry Green Story

Please silence your cell phones. …

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