Tag Archives: New Haven

Stone Ages

A photo essay.

The Peabody Museum calls its new David Friend Hall, opening to the public this Sunday, a “state-of-the-art gem and mineral gallery.” I call it a…

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Creative Writing

Tim Parrish still remembers being an MFA writing student at the University of Alabama, where one professor, upon reading his work, “turned red, slammed his fist on the table,” threw Parrish’s papers back in his face and yelled, “‘This is …

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Work, and Play

Installation work by Jesse Peck

A photo essay.

The “Game On!” theme of this year’s City-Wide Open Studios has meant lots of games to play, especially last weekend at the expansive Goffe Street Armory. …

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This Week in New Haven (October 17 – 23)

Psst. Spaces known for quiet—libraries, museums, art studios—turn up the volume. …

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Creature Features

Yale has gaggles of gargoyles—on 34 buildings, in hundreds of styles, peering over doorways, crouched on windowsills, jumping out of unexpected places, whimsically yet macabrely giving earthly…

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Makers’ Mark

J.R. Logan has seen a lot of broken drones in his day.

The makerspace Logan co-founded, MakeHaven, opened its doors in early 2012, and by 2015 a small band of drone enthusiasts had arrived…

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This Week in New Haven (October 10 – 16)

Work by Mariah Isely displayed during Alternative Space Weekend 2015.

Those with active imaginations won’t have to imagine staying active this week. There’s medieval roleplaying and …

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Rising Tide

There’s something about the moment of a shipwreck—the strange incongruity of smoke and fire on water, of splintered masts and snapped riggings on glassy sea. …

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School of Thought

Desks? Tables.

Chalkboards? Whiteboards.

Grades? Benchmarks.

Report cards? Progress reports. …

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Mark Celentano and William Celentano Jr. at Celentano Funeral Home

For 90 years on Elm Street, the Celentano family and its funeral home have seen people come and go.

They’ve seen the city change. Seen its factories emptied. Seen highways cut through…

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