by Lucy Gellman | Sep 2, 2014 2:53 pm
Ricky Draughn leaned into the microphone, members of his ensemble behind him poised at their instruments. “We gonna take it back to like ... 1972,” he declared with a laugh as they launched into a soulful version of Aretha Franklin’s “Rock Steady.”
by Allan Appel | Sep 2, 2014 7:17 am
Bill and Pat Julianelle didn’t let distinct male and female starting lines separate them on Monday.
The Julianelles were among some 7,000 runners who signed up to participate in the 37th annual Faxon Law New Haven Labor Day Road Race—the first one to have separate gender-specific start lines.
by Staff | Sep 2, 2014 7:11 am
Joan Cavanagh, director of the Greater New Haven Labor History Association, submitted the following report:
by Allan Appel | Aug 15, 2014 8:37 am | Comments (1)
A display of anonymous public art floated into town the other day. It was not by Believe In People (BIP). It wasn’t even on a wall. It was both pretty and smelly.
Then it was gone.
by Jordi Gassó | Aug 15, 2014 7:50 am
Streaks of green, violet and vermillion adorned a wall in Room 118. The variegated mural, of seven human figures raising their arms toward the sky, seems to pulsate with kinetic energy — a tie-dye starburst of color.
by Paul Bass | Aug 14, 2014 4:39 pm | Comments (1)
En route to transforming a pork belly into a work of art, Eric Meas, a master chef who survived the killing fields of Cambodia and the U.S. prison system, got “the sauce out of the way first.”
by Allan Appel | Aug 14, 2014 2:31 pm
A local art school that’s closed in August wants you to look only through the windows at its two summer exhibits.
by Thomas MacMillan | Aug 14, 2014 11:31 am
Photographer Jim Goldberg left New Haven as a young man, disillusioned with the failures of urban renewal. Forty years later he has returned to look at the “Model City”—and its denizens—with a fresh eye.
by Paul Bass | Aug 13, 2014 5:12 pm | Comments (31)
Two New Haven-born entrepreneurs passed the 100,000-view mark Wednesday—and sparked a national discussion on hip-hop’s portrayal of females—with a break-out video entitled “Walking White Women Through Yale.”
by Jordi Gassó | Aug 13, 2014 12:08 pm | Comments (2)
A brassy melody spilled out into the Ninth Square. Inside the 9th Note restaurant and nightclub, lone men in suits nursed their drinks by the bar. A young couple played eight-ball on a red-felted pool table. Friends ate steak and traded jokes. No matter the patrons’ disposition, heads had to perk up whenever a daring riff came from the man with the trombone — Steve Davis, a bebop virtuoso.