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Good and Mad


A photo/video essay. To see all 14 images/gifs, check out the email edition.

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This Week in New Haven (March 4 – 10)


March comes in like a lion, with primal roars and a communal pride. …

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Indie Production

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As a Trinity College undergraduate in 1973, I was thrilled to discover Cinestudio. I was already a movie enthusiast, but that was a far different era, before the growth of multiplexes much less streaming services. My exposure to film …

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Baby Talk

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Laughter outshines tears in the New Haven Theater Company’s production of Cry It Out, at least for anyone who has ever given birth to or cared for a baby. …

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Leap Away


Tomorrow is Leap Day, which occurs every four years.

Or does it? …

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Palate Intrigue


There are nine vegetarian entrees at Lalibela, the Ethiopian place on Temple Street, and it turns out you can try at least eight of them at once. Just order a double of the Lalibela Vegetarian Combo (usually $17.95 …

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This Week in New Haven (February 26 – March 3)


Jump for your preferred joys—and also Leap Day. …

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Indie Rock


On a recent Sunday at Jazzy’s Cabaret, Fernando Pinto was getting nervous. The Afro-Caribbean “supper club” and music venue was booked back-to-back with a brunchtime fashion show and the latest installment of Pinto’s East Rock Concert Series—and the fashion show …

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Tick Tock


At first, Hamdenite Lisa Maloney thought she had tendonitis in her wrists. But when the pain spread to her right knee and then her ankle, she realized something was terribly wrong. …

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Universal Language

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This month marks the beginning of the Year of the Dragon, the only mythical creature of the 12 animals represented in the Chinese zodiac. Despite its reputation in Western literature as a brutal and ferocious creature, China’s legendary dragon is …

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