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Leaps and Bounds

New Haven Ballet

The sun set hours ago, and the dark winter evening outside makes the bright ballet studio seem stark, severe. Tonight, the students of the New Haven Ballet school are practicing for their annual production of The Nutcracker, just like …

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This Week in New Haven (October 10 – 16)

Work by Mariah Isely displayed during Alternative Space Weekend 2015.

Those with active imaginations won’t have to imagine staying active this week. There’s medieval roleplaying and …

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Gold, Plated

Scallop Ceviche at Le Petit Cafe

French bistro Le Petit Café is one of the most lauded restaurants in the country. Zagat rates its food the best in Connecticut, and the New York Times has bestowed its highest rating…

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Something in the Water

Mill River, New Haven

New Haven: the birthplace of the hamburger and, arguably, home to the finest pizza in America. But for centuries it was Crassotrea Virginica—the eastern oyster, a.k.a. the Atlantic oyster—that was the pride of New…

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This Week in New Haven (May 30 – June 5)

Everything is Dada - Yale University Art Gallery

Beginning on a reflective but also festive note with the Memorial Day holiday, this week in New Haven carries that duality forward with …

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This Week in New Haven (May 16 – 22)

My Paris at Long Wharf Theatre

Pathos, glee, experience, questioning, ritual, discovery and catharsis—all are at hand this week in New Haven. …

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This Week in New Haven (February 1 – 7)

2014 IRIS Run for Refugees. Photographed by Uma Ramiah.

A minor American holiday and a major American non-holiday put people in front of their TVs; a major non-American holiday pushes them out into the streets; and a fulfilling …

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A Rare Bird

Stony Creek Brewery

Located near rail, freeway and river, Stony Creek Brewery receives visitors every which way: train, car and boat (also kayak and paddle board).…

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This Week in New Haven (July 27 – August 2)

Beer taps at College Street Music Hall

This week pours out cool sounds and effervescent brain-ticklers before coming to a frothy, foamy head this weekend.…

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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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