by David Sepulveda | Oct 1, 2014 11:24 am | Comments (1)
Newhallville may not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking about art galleries. And unless you’ve been in the market for new counter tops or imported Tuscany wood-burning ovens, you most likely have never heard of EleMar Marble and Granite—or, therefore the new Gallery at EleMar.
by Lucy Gellman | Sep 30, 2014 12:36 pm
Big Sandy could hear tequila calling his name.
by Khadija Hussain | Sep 29, 2014 1:30 pm | Comments (4)
As professional artist Ryan “Arcy” Christenson outlined an elaborate butterfly, a group of toddlers hurled paint at the wall and older kids added their own up-close touches—which was all part of the point.
by David Sepulveda | Sep 29, 2014 12:54 pm
Some of Steve DiGiovanni’s Bedroom Paintings, now exhibiting at Westville’s DaSilva Gallery, suggest strong sexual content, with brief nudity, as movie rating disclaimers sometimes advise.
by David Sepulveda | Sep 29, 2014 8:24 am | Comments (1)
Ears perked up as U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, one of two guests of honor at Junta’s (Junta for Progressive Action) 45th Anniversary Gala held at the The Ballroom at LoRicco Tower Friday, began to address the audience in Spanish: “I’m not going to say a lot because I can’t speak much [Spanish]. I have to practice,” he said, eliciting a burst of laughter.
by Paul Bass | Sep 24, 2014 10:28 am | Comments (1)
Would you throw Mike Latornica a quarter?
by David Sepulveda | Sep 23, 2014 3:00 pm
Before transforming a 19th and 20th century Winchester rifle factory into luxury apartments, ForestCity developers hit the pause button, seeking a way to preserve and honor the building’s history and generations of Winchester workers.
by Chris Arnott | Sep 23, 2014 2:48 pm
The galleries have it this week. There are new paintings, sculptures and/or drawings to appreciate at Atticus, City Gallery and the Yale Center for British Art. City-Wide Studios 2014 gets its party started. In other arts, Arcadia opens at Yale Rep, hard-working comedians take the mic in the Ninth Square and Wooster Street, and Big Sandy’s still rockin’.
by Jordi Gassó | Sep 23, 2014 2:08 pm
Barbra Streisand, Tina Turner and Judy Garland walked into a bar.
by Allan Appel | Sep 23, 2014 2:06 pm
Most New Haveners know we produced the country’s clocks and its lollipops, its corsets and pizzas, its Erector Sets and Winchester rifles, and, of course, that allegedly history-making first burger at Louis’s Lunch.
But did you know that in the late 19th and first half of the 20th centuries we also made the sure the American people did not go without their rubber booties? Melodeans parlor organs? Combustible wooden matches made over in Westville? And don’t forget those indispensable bird cages for your beloved pet manufactured by the Andrew B. Hendryx Companyover on Audubon Street.