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This Week in New Haven (September 24 – 30)

Aeolid Sea Slug (Flabellina exoptata) photographed by Bernard DuPont

Last week’s watery wave hasn’t crashed yet, with a moonlit journey into the Sound, centuries-old songs of water and…

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Together Again

If you know Jonathan Edwards at all, it’s probably because of his sermon “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.” A staple of American literature textbooks, it includes lines like this one:

If God should only withdraw his hand

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This Week in New Haven (May 21 – 27)

Magic is both learned and hereditary; vision is both musical and constitutional; and pink is both historical and vehicular this week in New Haven. …

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This Week in New Haven (April 30 – May 6)

Fiction and non- trade shots during the week while the weekend waves hello and goodbye, albeit not in that order. …

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All Together Now

Lillian and Russell Hoban aren’t exactly household names. “But even if you don’t know who they are, you know the books,” says Elizabeth Frengel, head of research services at the Beinecke Library. …

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This Week in New Haven (September 18 – 24)

Inception (2010)

The first part is pretty dreamy, while the second is pretty yummy. …

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The Things I Didn’t Know

Roxana Robinson

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg. Please enjoy this excerpt from Roxana Robinson’s “The Secret Societies,” published in New Haven Noir

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Free Time

Dunlap Broadside - Declaration of Independence - Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Philosophers consider independence a “negative” liberty—a “freedom from,” as opposed to a “freedom to.” Of course, in practice, when you’re freer from this, you’re generally freer to that. …

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This Week in New Haven (June 12 – 18)

Black Girl: Linguistic Play by Camille A. Brown

It’s beginning to feel a lot like summer—which, in New Haven, means the International Festival of Arts & Ideas is heating up. …

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This Week in New Haven (March 6 – 12)

Nancy Kuhl at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

As America celebrates Women’s History Month, women in New Haven take center stage—until Sunday, anyway, when St. Patrick gets his big annual tribute. …

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