Tag Archives: Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

This Week in New Haven (September 26 – October 2)

Escapade at Lyric Hall

Talk isn’t cheap—though it is free—during a week begun by speech and ended by agreeably seasonal affairs. …

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Grand Opening

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

In May 2015, the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library closed to students and the public.

Today, after a 16-month renovation, it reopens. …

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Shadowy Figures

A photo essay.

Negative space is the space you don’t naturally notice, even when you’re looking at it. …

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Arcane Archive

Voynich Manuscript

Tucked away among the collections of Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library—whose main building is currently closed for renovations—lies one of the world’s most mysterious …

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This Week in New Haven (September 28 – October 4)

Hammonassett Festival in Madison, CT

Ascendant literati descend on New Haven this week, and are met by a potent stew of quirky movies, concerts in Halls, luminary parties and Native American culture.…

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This Week in New Haven (April 6 – 12)

Cultural and bodily nourishment come together this week. The latter means food: eating it, learning about it, then working off the excess. The former means history and the arts: reading Viking rune…

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Irrepressible

Imagine you’re a (pre-internet) publisher, but your ideas are too heretical or your approach is too independent, so you’re barred access to decent paper, a printing press or even a photocopier. You’re a poet or a musician, but you’re not …

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This Week in New Haven (December 15 – 21)

Kung Fu

Hanukkah starts with a bang—probably several of them—on Tuesday, and the ramp-up to Christmas continues with grand seasonal performances by…

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This Week in New Haven (November 10 – 16)

The Rocky Horror Show mashup

This week challenges us to a series of duals: two rock shows on the same night at the same address; two United States Poet Laureates speaking on the same afternoon a quarter-mile apart…

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This Week in New Haven (September 15 – 21)

Hands That Make (2014) by Susan Clinard

New Haven’s arts scene really outdoes itself this week. A young but important literary festival offers unparalleled opportunities to bask in the…

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