Tag Archives: Kathy Leonard Czepiel

Deck the Boughs

It’s a sunny November afternoon on the New Haven Green. …

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Captive Ingredient

Hiran Abeysekera in the U.S. premiere of THE PRISONER, text and stage direction by Peter Brook and Marié-Hélène Estienne, Yale Repertory Theatre, 2018. Photo by Joan Marcus.

The Prisoner, now enjoying its US premiere on Yale Repertory Theatre’s stage, is more parable than play, though it’s a parable that declines to reveal a clear lesson. …

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Mural Support

One of the most valued items in the Great Hall at the Peabody Museum of Natural History is only 71 years old, a mere newborn compared to the fossilized bones of the museum’s famous brontosaurus. …

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Paperless Trail

Slow down and walk, and you never know what you might notice. But walk with a good tour guide, even a virtual one, and you’ll see a lot more. …

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Orange Juice

New Haven’s street names evoke trees like Linden and Willow, institutions like Temple and Asylum, valuable things like a Bellevue, a Jewell, a Prospect, but none is more colorful than Orange Street. …

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Falling Out

While we may take autumn’s crimsons and golds for granted, hundreds of thousands of tourists are visiting Connecticut this time of year…

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Sonic View

In the “letter scene” of Tchaikovsky’s opera Eugene Onegin, based on a book by Alexander Pushkin, the young and inexperienced Tatiana composes a heartfelt letter…

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On the Rocks

Evans on West Rock

A morning rain has cleared, and the trail up West Rock is slick as I follow Yale geologist David Evans to the top. We’re in search of evidence of the glaciers that…

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Long Range

East Rock Park

What New Havener hasn’t been stunned on a sunny evening by the view of West Rock’s cliffs bathing Westville in their carmine light, or by East Rock’s sheer rosy face, frilled with trees, basking in the glow of the sinking …

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Home Economics

Linda Powell and Tasha Lawrence in The Roommate at Long Wharf Theatre

Americans love roommates. Think Oscar and Felix, Laverne and Shirley, Joey and Chandler. Playwright Jen Silverman offers her own take on this classic relationship…

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