Tag Archives: Yale Center for British Art

Royal Treatment

Though generations of young American girls have never experienced monarchy, they’ve still wanted to be princesses. Fed by movies, toys and countless other influences, they’ve gotten a vivid and alluring sense of what the title confers: fame, privilege, glamor, luxury.…

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This Week in New Haven (January 30 – February 5)

Transgressive theater meets transcendent speech and a whole lot more, including the most-watched television event in America. …

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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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This Week in New Haven (July 11 – 17)

Mark Mulcahy of Miracle Legion

Long Wharf conjures the outside, inside; other stages host bands indoors and out-; and a movie follows a group of outsiders as they try to break in. …

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This Week in New Haven (May 23 – 29)

Robin Hood Springtime Festival

This week’s all over the map, from New Haven to Hamden to North Haven, and it’s “all over the map,” with a church as a movie theater, a video store as a concert hall, a …

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What’s New?

At the Yale Center for British Art—which reopens to the public today after a 16-month closure, signaling the end of a broader conservation and renovation project begun in 2008—the answer to the title’s question is nothing, and everything. …

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This Week in New Haven (May 9 – 15)

Rick Lowe / Project Row Houses. Courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

This week, weekdays are for introducing us to new and renewed things, while the weekend puts the “fun” in fundraisers. …

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This Week in New Haven (April 4 – 10)

Spring Rain (2016) by Amy Arledge

Don’t space out, or you’ll miss some great chances to space out this week, from a big show at The Space to a visit with a spaceman. …

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This Week in New Haven (March 16 – 22)

Narwhals breaching

New Haven finishes its annual thaw this week, just in time for spring. Between author talks, museum exhibits, primo jazz, a dance party and the…

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True Romance

Immanuel Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason (1781) is among the most influential intellectual works ever written, an all the more staggering achievement given how unapproachable it is. Modern English translations from…

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