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Watch This Space

Rick Omonte and Carlos Wells inside The State House

The State House feels like a place where almost anything creative could happen. That’s the way co-owner Carlos Wells and talent buyer Rick Omonte like it. …

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Band Width

“So, who wants to start?” somebody asks. …

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This Week in New Haven (July 31 – August 6)

At Lighthouse Point Park, New Haven

Live music, mindful art and sea kayaking make a splash this week in New Haven. …

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Jazzed Up

Elm City Jazz Brunch

Entering Elm City Market from the Pitkin Plaza side, it seems like a normal morning at the grocery store. …

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Explosions on the Ground

Then, it was organic. Now, it’s organized.

When it threw its first show in the Madison Arts Barn on April 20, 2002, Manic Presents was …

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For the Record

“I don’t know why we didn’t give up,” Frank Sacramone said last night with a laugh, the dark mop atop his head still damp with sweat. His Bethany-based progressive metal band, Earthside, had just finished a …

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Be Dazzled

A superb playlist. Whimsical lighting. Eye-popping outfits. Everybody dancing.

Those are the makings of a legendary party. And that’s a good way to describe …

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Preparing for Liftoff

José Oyola

On Wednesday night, José Oyola & The Astronauts played Cafe 9 as part of Astrophest, a back-to-back mini-festival of local bands organized by Oyola himself. At the end of the night, Oyola unrolled a gently glowing violet-orange flyer…

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The Short Walk

Puma Simone

In the testosterone-driven world of hip-hop, the short walk up to the mic can be the most difficult steps for a woman to make. It’s a walk New Haven native Puma Simone makes regularly.…

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Dive In

Three Sheets pool table

In 2013, fishermen Rick Seiden and Ed Turschmann, who’d sailed the Long Island Sound catching shellfish for twenty years, ran aground—and not by accident.

Seiden and Turschmann had…

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