Tag Archives: Educational Center for the Arts

Beating Hearts

Even in the din caused by 40-odd hands and sticks, there are distinct patterns that emerge in a drum circle. Consciously or not, pockets of three or four drummers might start syncing with one another, locking eyes and grooves. Other …

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Connect Four

Cafe Istanbul

The four-letter words New Haven likes to say say a lot about New Haven. …

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10 Feet

The Providence Dance Project

Isaiah Providence balances on the noses of his beat-up Chucks under the lights of the Temple Street Garage. He locks and pops and ripples, his four nephews dancing in kind along with him. After a few flips, gainers and other …

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This Week in New Haven (October 20 – 26)

Raul Julia in The Penitent

This week in New Haven is full of familiar formats with new particulars. There’s an annual film festival with nearly 30 events scheduled; a monthly…

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This Week in New Haven (March 24 – 30)

Little Miss Sunshine

Good things come in twos this week in New Haven. A movie double-feature with behind-the-scenes star power whets appetites for a two-day film festival later…

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Reaching for the Arts

Educational Center for the Arts

When we first meet, Educational Center for the Arts director Jason Hiruo tells me about one of the ECA’s star students, Michaela Coppola. Coppola recently earned a place in the extremely competitive All-National…

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This Week in New Haven (June 24 – 30)

An Oversimplification of Her Beauty

Arts & Ideas remains ubiquitous this week. But you’ll also find plenty to do at year-round institutions like the public library, Artspace and various rock clubs. It’s a festive time of year, with dance and music and circus acts, but …

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Leave a Message

Leave a Message

Are they trying to tell us something?

Yes. Yes, they are.

Downtown New Haven is a crazy quilt of quotations, messages, aphorisms, affirmations, slogans and good wishes. Some have…

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This Week in New Haven (January 7 – 13)

Grimm Generation

Enjoy the music. It flows from dance to original contemporary blues to blues/rock to New Orleans R&B to acoustic noodlings. There’s also music to be found in the Latin poetry of Ovid and the tranquil yet provocative paintings and prints …

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