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Connections Made At Two “‘Ville” Openings

by David Sepulveda | Nov 26, 2014 2:13 pm

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO Newhallville’s Gallery at Elemar and Westville’s Kehler Liddell Galllery held art exhibit openings last weekend. Both are group shows, with connections—and unity—between them.

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A Different Kind Of Pussycat Doll

by Lucy Gellman | Nov 26, 2014 11:57 am

Bathed in flashing pink and green light was a pint-sized, shop-window ready Miss Pussycat—literally. Her head was on a mini mannequin popping out from behind a curtain. She appeared to cheers and loud, ringing claps from the audience. Someone waved a metallic baton. The warmup act, The Simple Pleasure, hopped up and down wildly in their gym shorts and tank tops, spraying sweat as they pumped their fists in anticipation. The DJ If Jesus Had Machine Guns perfected his single dance move of the night. 

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School Cookbook Authors Publish, And Eat

by Allan Appel | Nov 26, 2014 11:53 am

Allan Appel Photo Who says publishing isn’t a sweet industry any more?

It is when you’re bringing out a cookbook and you get to eat red velvet cake, chocolate balls, mud pie, popcorn, and cookies galore, based on your own family recipes.

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The Owl Grooves

by Brian Slattery | Nov 25, 2014 3:05 pm

“It’s the applause that feeds the soul of a musician,” Rick Reyes said, with grace and humor, after a round of it came his way. The crowd at the Owl Shop was getting bigger, and Pasofino Social Club was just getting warmed up.

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Beer: It’s What’s For Dinner

by Lucy Gellman | Nov 25, 2014 3:02 pm | Comments (1)

Lucy Gellman Photo Jason Sobocinski always has a good story up his sleeve. Sometimes, he’ll wax poetic on the unexpected tameness of Fourme d’Ambert, a French blue so mild it’s almost green. Or he’ll describe new beer he’s been working on, like a granola brown ale that integrates several of the same ingredients Chabaso bakery uses in its artisan spent grain bread.

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Portraits Without Faces

by Allan Appel | Nov 25, 2014 1:52 pm

Anne Doris-Eisner Everybody knows that a face can conceal far more than it reveals. But what if you asked artists to contribute a revelatory self-portrait—no physiognomies allowed?

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Einstein Meets Picasso

by Allan Appel | Nov 25, 2014 12:21 pm

He’s conquered the space-time continuum! He’s aged not a bit! He’s as cute and disheveled as ever. He’s back and waiting for the world to recognize his genius, giving us the skinny on how energy equals mass times the speed of light. Squared.

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“Accidental” Art Comes To Parking Garages

by Allan Appel | Nov 24, 2014 12:05 pm | Comments (10)

Allan Appel Photo Green, blue, tangerine, tomato red, lavender, pop out lime, and yellow. This spectrum of colors soon may be a well-recognized pattern in our town—and in that order, from bottom to top—as you ascend from level to level on all city parking garages.

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Arnott’s Arts Happenings for Nov. 24-30

by Chris Arnott | Nov 21, 2014 12:01 pm | Comments (1)

It’s homecoming week for New Haven-raised musicians. It’s also a time to honor such old and worthy traditions as 18th-century tribute concerts, live stagings of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, and visits from one of the most foremost electronica/puppetry duos in the nation. Oh, and Thanksgiving is in there somewhere too.

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There’s A New Movement In Town

by Lucy Gellman | Nov 21, 2014 11:46 am

Giulia Cardillo Photo Midway into the third movement of Robert Schumann’s Märchenerzählungen, David Perry was well on his way to constructing an alternate universe—a place where Schumann’s fairy tales could spring to life at the surprising change of a note, a new thought emerging from the belly of a clarinet or flurry of piano keys.

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Bright lights on all night and part of day by new Yale colleges construction site
Nov 26, 2014 11:08 pm
Address: Sachem St. And Mansfield St New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 4

On the perimeter of the new Yale colleges construction site, huge very...

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The Bridge on East Rock Road
Nov 26, 2014 11:02 pm
Address: East Rock Road New Haven, Connecticut
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The new bridge connecting Eat Rock Rd. with East Rock Park Rd. is shaping up to be a very...

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