Tag Archives: New Haven Free Public Library

Elm City Whodunit

New Haven mystery novels

Peer into New Haven’s fictional case files with this page-turner, originally published September 19, 2012.

A few years ago, the New Haven Free Public Library distributed a hand-out: “Check Out These…

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This Week in New Haven (August 25 – 31)

Odyssey: A Greek Festival

This Labor Day weekend, New Haveners don’t have to work too hard to find ways of enjoying themselves. Friday, a four-day cultural bonanza begins; Saturday, a fan-favorite film…

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Off Book

Ives main library exterior

As the reggae band warmed up, dozens of people flocked to the grass, eager to snag a prime spot for spreading out picnic blankets and setting up beach chairs.

It was a warm, humid evening in Westville, just right for …

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This Week in New Haven (August 4 – 10)

Kings of Harmony

This week blends great aspects of small-city living. There’s diverse music inside and out, a probing film screened at a central civic resource and a fun museum event for the kids, even as a…

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Future of Print

Class underway

It sounds like someone’s polishing a thick window, but there’s an undertone like shots fired from a far-off laser-blaster, plus whirs and beeps and digital squeaks.

This tiny commotion is coming from a cubic foot of futurism…

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This Week in New Haven (July 14 – 20)

Photographed by Paul Duda

Remarkable sights and sounds mark this midsummer week. There’s a movie involving the value of movies; an exhibit of photographs that play with realism; and musical performances running the…

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This Week in New Haven (June 9 – 15)

Ruben Studdard and Lalah Hathaway

This week, New Haveners are drinking to science, getting writing advice from an accomplished novelist, bobbing heads to a seminal musician and absorbing insights from über-successful entrepreneurs…

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This Week in New Haven (May 26 – June 1)

"One Day" by Fethi Meghelli

The city’s tracklist this week is a zany assortment of local, legendary and liturgical. Its album art adds even more dimension, ranging from sunny to subterranean, with a skip…

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This Week in New Haven (May 5 – 11)

Events have a way of spreading out and multiplying this week in New Haven. An unusual interactive art project quintuples its presence throughout the city; a festival of new plays from up-and-comer playwrights…

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This Week in New Haven (April 21 – 27)

Face-painted kids at Cherry Blossom Festival

The city hits an impressive stride this week with four of its annual keystone cultural events happening in as many days. The first of them is distinctively artisanal and intellectual; the…

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