by David Sepulveda | Oct 31, 2014 3:02 pm | Comments (2)
Less than 24 hours after New Haven-based graffiti artist Dooley-O (pictured) paid homage to his “heroes”—New York graffiti legends about whom books have been written—a mural he worked on for a full day was covered over by some of those very same legends.
by Lucy Gellman | Oct 31, 2014 2:17 pm
At the wide-mouthed entrance to the Hall of Dinosaurs, Sabina Lee was stirring a deep pot of bright orange witches brew, ladling it out to visitors who dared try the concoction.
by Allan Appel | Oct 31, 2014 10:55 am
A mother devours her children. Yet washing them thoroughly and boiling them in a large pot of water may not have been the very best cooking method. They tasted just like mud pies and gave the poor old dear indigestion.
by Remsen Welsh | Oct 31, 2014 8:44 am
Remsen Welsh, a home-schooled 8th grader, plays the role of Rebecca Gibbs in the revival of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town at Long Wharf Theatre, which closes Nov. 2. She is keeping a diary of the experience. This installment is from the day of a student matinee.
by Lucy Gellman | Oct 30, 2014 12:57 pm | Comments (1)
Warmed up by a short burst of applause, Martin Lehmann was ready to become a magician again. Spurts of whispering stilled in the audience. He raised his hands. The 130 members of the Windsbacher Knabenchor—the Windsbach Boys Choir—looked back with relaxed but determined faces, ready to launch into a version of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy’s Warum toben die Heiden? (video above) like the audience had never heard before.
by Chris Arnott | Oct 30, 2014 11:40 am
State elections are this week, and you’ve got some clear choices on the arts calendar as well. In that democratic spirit of community, facing major social issues and spreading multicultural awareness, there’s an Elm City Music Festival, a fundraiser for a dance collective, international film festivals, an environmental foodie talk, propaganda health posters, and even a set of nerd-conscious jokes. Diversity! Community! Vote!
by Lucy Gellman | Oct 29, 2014 1:02 pm
Erector Square was buzzing. But not in the historical sense. No metal sets or boys’ toys as far as the eye could see.
by Brian Slattery | Oct 28, 2014 4:12 pm | Comments (3)
Dannel Malloy has lied to us, over and over. Dannel Malloy always tells us the truth. Tom Foley has our backs. Tom Foley will ship our jobs to Mexico.
by Ike Swetlitz | Oct 28, 2014 12:15 pm | Comments (4)
Giant scissors in hand, the chicken crossed Church Street—to get to work grilling some other chickens in the cause of serving healthful food that tastes good.
by David Sepulveda | Oct 28, 2014 12:14 pm | Comments (2)
After days of working with Westville parents and children in her giant puppet-making workshop, artist Muffy Pendergast found time to create her own papier-mâché costume featuring a head of ornamental kale, nestled in the mouth of a giant cornucopia.