Tag Archives: Yale

Pulp Nonfiction

Black History Month is over, but black history isn’t—especially inside Yale’s 32 Edgewood Avenue Gallery, where, for three more days, some 65 objects give black voices from the past 90 years renewed volume. …

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An Impossible Wicket

Frederick David Watts

Frederick David Watts isn’t pleasant to look at. Nor is he pleasant to ignore. Homeless, he walks the streets of New Haven wearing a patterned bathrobe and a…

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Mining Cole

Cole Porter

He was the top. He was delightful, delicious, de-lovely. Night and day, he was the one. And he was all that right here in New Haven for a little while in the 1910s.

New Haven has chosen an interesting year …

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Yale Away from Yale

Yale Outdoor Education Center

Yale’s New Haven campus isn’t exactly dark in the summertime. It houses everyone from the precocious high schoolers in the Explo program to the crooners…

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Change, Right On Schedule

End-of-School-Year Detritus

With most of the winter snow falling last October, plants bursting into bloom in February, and more May showers than April ones, the weather report has become our least reliable signal of changing seasons.

What’s the surefire method, then, for …

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This Week in New Haven (May 14-20)

Races at The Space Tonight

Yale calls it a year, and there are smart things to do and say in all corners of New Haven this week, from an opera by Cocteau & Poulenc to new ideas for how local farms can partner with health …

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This Week in New Haven (May 7-13)

Art trumps life in town this week, with a founding Situationist artist visiting Yale, two fashion show charity events, the wondrous Westville ArtWalk and all that jazz.

Monday, May 7
The Situationist International group which began in the late 1950s …

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This Week in New Haven (April 2 – 8)

St. Lawrence String Quartet. Photo by Marco Borggreve.

From Mozart to a mindreader, a string quartet to The Streams, Harry Potter rock bands to Shakespearean hip-hop. It’s a topsy-turvy week of wonderment in New Haven. …

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A Wild Semester of Shakespeare at Yale

Shakespeare at Yale

In the words of Shakespeare, she’s a wow!

—Eddie Cantor, “If You Knew Susie” 

Shakespeare at Yale began quietly in early January with a pair of events at the Yale Center for British Art. A small but provocative exhibition of …

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Romance! Surrealism! Funk!

State Ballet Theater of Russia at The Shubert

Most of us know the story of Romeo and Juliet, just not like this. The State Ballet Theater of Russia twice performs Sergei Prokofiev’s presentation of Shakespeare’s bittersweet love tale on Saturday February 18 at 3pm & 8pm.…

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