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This Week in New Haven (August 19 – 25)

Cast of Shake-It-Up Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet ay Long Wharf

Change is nearly constant this week. A major new railroad station officially opens as the field of women’s tennis stars at the New Haven Open at Yale narrows daily. Long Wharf hosts a radical reimagining of a classic play in …

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This Week in New Haven (August 12 – 18)

Wayne Escoffery

It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing. The New Haven Jazz Festival swings through town this week, and tennis rackets will be swinging fast and with great precision starting Friday at the…

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This Week in New Haven (August 5 – 11)

Explosions in the Sky

New Haven’s calendar this time of year seems pretty open at first blush. Many Elm Citizens are using up accrued vacation days with reckless abandon, and Yale is still quiet.…

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This Week in New Haven (July 22 – 28)

Pop & Op at Artspace

Magical comedy, disco nostalgia, mandolin modernists, a Tennessee Williams play set in Tokyo, bonsai trees at a literacy event… we’ve entered the fantastical netherworld of July in New Haven. Anything can happen, from read-ins to art installations (including Pop &

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This Week in New Haven (July 15 – 21)

Kisses

You’ve got to love the libraries. They are your salvation during this time of year, when many other city institutions are on vacation or have scaled down their activities. At New Haven’s main Ives library on Elm Street or at …

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This Week in New Haven (July 1 – 7)

Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone

Independence is where it’s at this week in New Haven. Out of the thrall of the interconnected and overwhelming International Festival of Arts & Ideas, which ended Saturday, the city is once again a far-flung and random grab bag of …

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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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This Week in New Haven (June 17 – 23)

Haven String Quartet

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas began on Saturday and runs through June 29, with numerous events scheduled each day (except Mondays). That cultural omnipresence…

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This Week in New Haven (May 13 – 19)

"Columbus in the New World" at Yale Center for British Art

This week in New Haven begins with the jamming Alpaca Gnomes and ends with the klezmer band Nu Haven Kapelye, with jazz and punk and symphonies in between. There’s a high school youth…

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This Week in New Haven (May 6 – 12)

Trevor Powers a.k.a. Youth Lagoon

The school year is winding down, which means there’s a lot of concerts and performances marking the culminations of several years of study. Thespians at the Yale School of Drama stage full productions of new works by their classmates, as …

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