Yale Beinecke Library

This Week in New Haven (January 22 – 28)

Music or books? Beer or wine? Gardens or machines? The choice is yours. …

Sergei Gerasimenko

Wood and Fire

“I have a last name which is Ukrainian. I am an American citizen. I was born in Poland. I was raised in Belarus. I went to college in Moscow. And I left Russia for Springfield, Massachusetts.” …

Newberry Memorial Organ - Woolsey Hall - New Haven, CT

Vital Organ

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. …

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

Going Fourth

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

Band Width

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

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Babz Rawls Ivy

If you want something done your way, you’ve got to do it yourself.

“Do our own thing” is the mantra of Babz Rawls Ivy, the editor of Inner-City News. For more than 25 years, the weekly paper has published …

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For the Birds

A robin in New Haven, CT

Step into The Fat Robin in Hamden and you may think you’ve stepped into a woodland glade. Virtual birds sing. A miniature fountain burbles. The air smells pleasantly of seed and freshly cut wood. …

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Brut Force

Hulking structures, recessed windows, abrasive raw concrete. These are the hallmarks of some of New Haven’s most striking buildings—enormous, bare creations that inspire gut reactions, often of distaste…

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This Week in New Haven (January 1 – 7)

Shubert Theatre during a backstage tour

Welcome to 2018, whose first week offers chances to burn holiday calories and celebrate local dramatic, aural and visual artistry. …

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Make Like a Tree

If you doubt that a new year—or any time, really—is an opportunity for renewal and growth, look to Connecticut’s ever-optimistic trees. …

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Jumping for Joy

If you’ve seen an episode of American Ninja Warrior, you know that obstacle courses aren’t just for kids. Rockin’ Jump of East Haven knows it, too. …

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