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2D or Not 2D

Howard2 and IKB by Linda Lindroth

Walk into Linda Lindroth’s Willow Street studio and you may be drawn to the walls with your hands outstretched. You may want to touch the worn velvet, the ragged cardboard, the rumpled polyethylene. …

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Vital Organ

Newberry Memorial Organ - Woolsey Hall - New Haven, CT

Picture a penny whistle, the size of a drinking straw and made out of tin. Blow on it and you’ll get a bright, high pitch. Now imagine a wooden whistle 33 feet tall. …

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Going Fourth

4th Floor of the Yale Center for British Art - New Haven, CT

It’s hard to overstate Paul Mellon’s contributions to the Yale Center for British Art. …

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Band Width

“So, who wants to start?” somebody asks. …

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Good Times

Inside Amity Bowl - Woodbridge, CT

Amity Bowl has the cosmic carpeting, the molded plastic chairs, the marbled loaner balls. Call it retro. Because unlike its glitzy and pricey corporate competitors, independent Amity still has one foot back in 1958…

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Head Rap

Ceschi

In 4th-century Greece, Demosthenes famously trained himself into a great orator by speaking with a mouth full of stones. In 21st-century New Haven, Julio Francisco “Ceschi” Ramos remembers teaching himself how to rap with an old retainer. …

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Scenic Route

Peace on Earth - Knights of Columbus Museum

A photo essay. To view all 35 images, check out the email version.

Peace on Earth, this year’s nativity scene exhibit at the Knights of Columbus Museum, is a nice title in addition to …

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Twists of Faith

Max Wolkowitz and George Guidall in The Chosen at Long Wharf Theatre

“You think a friend is an easy thing to be?” a character says early in Long Wharf Theatre’s new production of The Chosen. “If you are truly his friend, you will discover otherwise.” …

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Garbage Can

Howard el-Yasin sees beauty where most do not. …

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War Paint

Work by Nadir Balan, courtesy of Nadir Balan and the New Haven Museum

A man in a gas mask grips the handlebars of his twin-cylinder motorcycle and speeds past the shelling to deliver a general’s orders. …

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