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Playing It Back

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In order to understand what happened in the Crown Heights neighborhood of New York City in August of 1991, you need some context. …

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Space to Reflect

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In Kehler Liddell Gallery’s reflections, the works of artists Liz Antle-O’Donnell, Ana Henriques and Mark St. Mary weren’t created to reflect one another, though in some ways they do. …

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Comic Effect

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Comic book titles gravitate toward big cities even when they’re being coy about it. Superman’s Metropolis is an optimist’s New York; Batman’s Gotham is a cynic’s. Iron Man and the rest of the Marvel crew just call it New York. …

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Gone Bust

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It’s easy to miss the empty pedestal near the summit of East Rock. Situated on a patch of grass where Farnam Drive meets its first overlook and turns toward the summit, the granite pillar is marred with graffiti. Bolt anchors …

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Piecing Together

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Two mosaic peacocks perch on a table at Mediterranean restaurant Rawa. The image is exquisite in the manner of peacocks, but particularly in the manner of mosaics. Each detail, each transition of color, in the life-sized tail feathers is rendered …

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Leaps and Bounds

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This 2016 feature returns just in time for New Haven Ballet’s first live performances since the onset of the pandemic.

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Raising Glass

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The cool light of a winter afternoon electrifies the colors in each stained glass piece Sara Bennett holds up to her window. There are candy canes and holly sprigs, rainbow hearts, honeycombs, daisies, Poké balls (from Pokémon), a shamrock and …

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Formative Experience

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What do you picture when you think of tai chi? Shirley Chock thinks she knows: a group of senior citizens practicing slow movements in a park. But that’s just “a tiny sliver of what it’s about,” Chock says. …

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Shopping Center

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One of the area’s best venues for holiday shopping may also be one of its best-kept secrets. …

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Above and Below

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In Above Us Only Sky, now on view at the Perspectives Gallery in Hamden’s Whitney Center retirement community, Lydia Viscardi’s Coverup series both obscures and reveals. …

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