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“A Language We All Speak”

by Julia Zorthian | Aug 1, 2014 2:51 pm

Julia Zorthian photo Each time bassist Jeff Fuller listed a name of a New Haven jazz icon, the roughly 70 people gathered around him broke into applause.

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Winfred Rembert Comes Home

by Melissa Bailey | Aug 1, 2014 2:17 pm | Comments (2)

Melissa Bailey Photo Fresh from a national film tour and dinner with Jimmy Carter, Winfred Rembert is preparing to display his colorful carved-leather scenes of cotton-picking and chain gangs to a hometown audience.

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Arnott’s Arts Happenings For Aug. 4-10

by Chris Arnott | Aug 1, 2014 12:08 pm

Quite a lot of reggae this week, not to mention lots of other good summer vibes, such as pie. But this being quirky old New Haven, you’ll also find a slide guitarist in a crash helmet, a string quintet playing grunge, a kids’ radio station amid dinosaurs, Hamlet in Russian and a free porn-rock show by John Valby.

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Lights, Cameras ... Camp!

by Allan Appel | Aug 1, 2014 1:28 am

Allan Appel Photo Jamie Donovan plays six different bass pans at the same time. He stands in the middle of six drums and maneuvers around to get the 12 notes his instrument is capable of. He’s so proficient at it his teacher often calls on him to set an example of the rhythm.

No wonder he’s having a good time this summer. Playing in a steel band for the first time, he feels he always has a part and is really needed.

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Blues, Berries & ... Grilled Cheese

by Paul Bass | Jul 31, 2014 1:07 pm | Comments (4)

Shaquan Chambers and Jasmine Bookert stood on line for an hour for a first taste of a New Haven delicacy—a grilled-cheese sandwich from the Caseus food truck.

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West Rock Teens Raise Banners To Combat The Violence

by Liana Teixeira | Jul 31, 2014 7:53 am

Liana Teixeria Photo Lashae Morrison’s and Queshon McDaniel’s cousin was shot and killed in October, mere feet from the Westville Manor building where they plant flowers and learn about making the world greener.

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Bring Out Your Books. 50,000 Of Them

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 31, 2014 7:50 am | Comments (2)

Thomas MacMillan Photo An assistant state attorney general issued a challenge: Deploy a secret weapon to make young New Haveners healthier, happier, and more successful in school.

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Calming Riverine Views Flow Into Cancer Center

by Allan Appel | Jul 30, 2014 12:17 pm

With a rectangle of surgical tape still visible at the clavicle from her second treatment for pancreatic cancer, Louise Dechesser paused at a photograph of rippling water and pronounced it “interesting and peaceful.”

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It’s Here, It’s Queer—Get Into It

by Lucy Gellman | Jul 29, 2014 3:34 pm

Daniel Eugene looked up from the keyboard and smiled, relief washing over his face for a moment as he finished his first song of the night. Somewhere in his throat, the Scissor Sisters were preparing for a game of strip poker with Guillaume Dufay and Thomas Morely, choosing their layers wisely, laying out the snacks, setting up the table.

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Salt + Pepa + 10,890

by Staff | Jul 28, 2014 1:46 pm | Comments (7)

Chris Randall Photo The (old school?) hip-hop duo Salt-N-Pepa outdrew the Temptations and filled the Green at a concert Saturday night.

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Aug 1, 2014 10:49 pm
Address: 215 West Rock Avenue New Haven, Connecticut
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Aug 1, 2014 10:41 pm
Address: 14 Oxford St New Haven, Connecticut
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