Tag Archives: New Haven Reads

Spell Cast

This year’s New Haven Reads Spelling Bee, happening tonight, attempts to virtually capture the magic captured in this pre-pandemic story from 2018. 

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This Week in New Haven (October 21 – 27)

Photographed by Michael Marsland at the 2015 New Haven Reads Spelling Bee

It’s the normal extraordinary mix of cultural depths and delights—until the weekend, when, with Halloween less than a week away, the delights become paranormal. …

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Extended Family

On the phone from Changsha, China, David Youtz, president of the Yale-China Association, describes the city: skyscrapers 60 to 70 stories high, traffic congestion, Western goods…

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Spell Cast

2015 New Haven Reads Spelling Bee

Williwaw: “a sudden violent gust of cold land air common along mountainous coasts of high latitude” (Merriam-Webster). …

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This Week in New Haven (October 15 – 21)

The Office cast shot

Depending on the day, the word “office”—as in, a place a person works—can refer to the White House, a sidewalk, an 18th-century palace or even a fictional paper company branch in Scranton, PA. …

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This Week in New Haven (February 5 – 11)

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Between a sober history talk and a good-vibes dance party, or a theater geek-out and a hockey showdown, or a popular fantasy thriller and a thrilling vocal display, there’s something for everyone…

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This Week in New Haven (October 23 – 29)

Luis Antonio

Fictional frights like monsters meet factual ones like climate change, though Halloween itself is yet to come. …

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This Week in New Haven (October 17 – 23)

Psst. Spaces known for quiet—libraries, museums, art studios—turn up the volume. …

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Turning the Page

photo courtesy New Haven Reads

This story, originally published on February 7, 2013, explores an organization dedicated to those who are a little lost for words.

You might remember a series of commercials from the early 90s featuring adorable young…

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This Week in New Haven (October 21 – 27)

Minus the Bear

Like many a horror flick, this week before Halloween starts out pretty normally. Then strange things start to happen. Talk of witchcraft reaches your ear.…

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