Tag Archives: Yale Peabody Museum

Good Bones


I never got over Brontosaurus excelsus (“noble thunder lizard” for those of us who don’t speak ancient Greek). I don’t know when I first visited Yale’s Peabody Museum, probably at age 4 or 5, but that ginormous dinosaur floored …

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Golden Ages


Differently than the actual 49ers who went west during the Gold Rush, the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs will rush (and pass and kick) for gold this Sunday. The victors’ deliriously opulent Super Bowl rings will be smithed …

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This Week in New Haven (January 20 – 26)

Jules et Jim (Francois Truffaut)

New Haven is full of inspirations this week, like the civil rights hero Martin Luther King, Jr., considered and remembered today through…

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This Week in New Haven (January 21 – 27)

Martin Luther King, Jr.

It’s a week of peace, community, religious thought, great journeys and social concerns befitting the legacy of the great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. That includes everything from the “Religion and Film” series at Yale’s Whitney Humanities Center to a …

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This Week in New Haven (January 14 – 20)

from The Women by Dorothy Powers

Bob Dylan (in a “theatrical biography” at Lyric Hall), Robert Johnson (whose seminal blues style is feted by guitarist Rocky Lawrence), Radu Lupu (the renowned pianist)…

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This Week in New Haven (October 29 – November 4)

The Music Tapes

The happy haunting grounds of New Haven are a fine place to find yourself at the end of October. There are several earth-friendly events to dig this week, from graveyard tours to gardening tips. Indigenous peoples of Paraguay (discussed at …

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This Week in New Haven (Oct 8 – 14)

Ratatouille at Yale Peabody Museum

Poets, pandas, and punk puppets! Oh, my! This week in New Haven takes on mythic proportions—an urban farmer who’s won a MacArthur Grant, a rat that cooks French cuisine, and the dis-tressed classical grandeur of Samson and Delilah. Rising above …

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