Ready, Set ... Bowl!

by Lucy Gellman | Nov 24, 2015 12:10 pm

Lucy Gellman PhotoEvery November for 19 years, studio potter and teacher Margie Haggerty has changed up her routine just a little bit. She still spends time in the studio and at the wheel, hands wet and shiny with clay. The glazes that she cooks up and tempers for students don’t vary all that much. And several nights a week, she still prioritizes what she calls “the business end of things” for classes at Creative Arts Workshop (CAW), where she has worked a second job for almost 20 years.

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Tobira Quartet Riffs On Season Changes

by Adam Matlock | Nov 24, 2015 6:46 am

Adam Matlock Photo“We’ve been on tour for three weeks — coming from Brazil and Argentina to here — from summer to winter,” said pianist Satoko Fujii, closing the first set by her Tobira quartet at Firehouse 12. “I even got a little influence in the music,” she added, referring to a quote from ‎Antônio Carlos Jobim’s classic “The Girl From Ipanema” that made its way into a thunderous piano and drum duet.

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Most Miraculous Organ

by Joe Markley | Nov 20, 2015 6:05 am

In a single respect, the city of New Haven has achieved a central socialist goal which a conservative like me can celebrate: Great culture is available to all, at little or no cost. Two outstanding art galleries, a host of magnificent musical offerings, and even much theater are all free of charge.  What holds down attendance is not opportunity but interest.

Among local concert series, the most remarkable and least known may be the organ recitals in Woolsey Hall, which I can recommend with no fear they will be overrun, and one of which takes place this weekend.

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