Tag Archives: Dan Mims

This Week in New Haven (April 12 – 18)

Powerful voices enlighten and entertain us on screens and stages. …

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Coming Undone

When we last withdrew from the saga of New Havener Benedict Arnold, it was early in the morning on September 22, 1780. Arnold was meeting, face-to-face for the first time, the man who’d been receiving his secret messages behind enemy …

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This Week in New Haven (April 5 – 11)

As outdoor cinema and live indoor music return, this star-studded week’s biggest star may be show business itself.

Monday, April 5
The next event in the Yale School of Art’s Photo Pop Up Lecture series—in which “Gregory Crewdson, Director of …

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The Plot Thickens

When we last departed New Havener Benedict Arnold in the spring of 1779, the twice-injured American war hero, then commanding the colonial capital Philadelphia, was under siege, and not by the British. …

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This Week in New Haven (March 29 – April 4)

As the Jewish holiday of Passover remembers an escape from slavery this week, other liberations are celebrated or imagined. …

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Turning Points

The procession was attended with a numerous concourse of people, who after expressing their abhorrence of the treason and the traitor, committed him to the flames, and left both the effigy and the original to sink into ashes and oblivion. 

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This Week in New Haven (March 22 – 28)

Music, family and television history are remembered, while destructive and constructive futures are imagined. …

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Reasonable Doubts

When we last left New Havener Benedict Arnold, it was August 1775. …

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Lots and Lots

Finding and claiming a piece of local history is like panning a river for gold, except, in the Information Age, you can do it from home while wearing your jammies. …

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Paper Trail

On paper, New Havener Benedict Arnold is America’s most infamous traitor.

In the papers, he was so much more.…

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