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Writer’s Circle Traces A Career Across Genres

by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 24, 2014 2:07 pm

Allan Appel dumped an entire career worth of books and magazines onto a desk in the Institute Library—and proceeded to take his audience through a decades-long, hodgepodge literary journey.

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Arte Inc. Turns 10

by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 24, 2014 12:07 pm | Comments (1)

Markeshia Ricks photo Arte Inc. celebrated 10 years of serving the New Haven community Thursday night with food, music and dancing at an anniversary and scholarship reception.

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They Spoke Art

by David Sepulveda | Oct 24, 2014 8:19 am | Comments (1)

DAVID SEPULVEDA  PHOTO With tires inflated and last-minute mechanical adjustments complete, Matt Feiner stood atop a brick planter to give instructions to the 30 cyclists about a ride with an unusual mission—an art-studio mission.

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Sneak Peek! Haven Collective To Open In East Rock

by Lucy Gellman | Oct 23, 2014 12:37 pm

Lucy Gellman Photo On Friday evening, Melissa Gonzales is planning to throw open her door, stand at the front of a pristine, clean-smelling storefront, and greet New Haveners from East Rock and beyond as she looks out from her news digs on State Street.

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Arnott’s Arts Happenings Oct. 27 to Nov. 2

by Christopher Arnott | Oct 23, 2014 8:15 am

Spirits abound. Paramount records from the 1920s resound. The Fleshtones and Los Straitjackets raise the dead. Three Mo’ Tenors and a German boys choir hit the eerie high notes. And the Boetian isle of Aulis is strangely still. Oh, and there’s no lack of proper Halloween shows. Eek!

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Viewers “Swoon”

by David Sepulveda | Oct 22, 2014 3:45 pm | Comments (5)

David Sepulveda Photo Splashing wheat paste in all directions, international street artist Swoon took only minutes to complete what in another era may have been considered an act of vandalism, not art. But she came to New Haven by invitation—and left her mark.

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Music Haven Duo Departing

by Staff | Oct 20, 2014 4:20 pm

Paul Bass PhotoA wife-and-husband team responsible for building one of the city’s most vibrant new-ish arts not-for-profits is preparing to leave the stage.

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“Our Town,” The Sitcom

by Aliyya Swaby and Markeshia Ricks | Oct 20, 2014 10:38 am

T. CHARLES ERICKSON PHOTO After watching the new revival of Our Town at Long Wharf Theatre (reviewed here by Christopher Arnott), two Independent reporters—one who had repeatedly seen and read the play before, one who hadn’t—regrouped at Atticus Bookstore Cafe to hash out their divergent reactions. Excerpts of the conversation follow:

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Edelstown

by Chris Arnott | Oct 20, 2014 10:36 am

T. CHARLES ERICKSON PHOTO Gordon Edelstein’s new Long Wharf Theatre production of Our Town is a magically normal, splendiforously matter-of-fact, divinely human interpretation of a world theater classic that, for all its self-consciously naturalistic tendencies, has a latter-day reputation of being formal and stuffy. This rendition, honoring the Long Wharf’s 50th anniversary, is mortal, moral and resplendently casual.

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Printmakers Make An Impression

by David Sepulveda | Oct 17, 2014 11:18 am | Comments (1)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTOS With regard to the community of artists now showing at Christopher Martins State Street restaurant, exhibiting printmaker Evie Lindemann said that the printmaker defies the stereotype of the lone artist often working in isolation.

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