by Karen Ponzio | Mar 20, 2018 12:40 pm
Midway through his set, singer-songwriter Chris Kasper, visiting from Philadelphia, asked the audience at Cafe Nine: “What day are we at, Monday?”
Audience members responded yes. “We’re just getting started,” Kasper said.
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by Brian Slattery | Mar 20, 2018 8:06 am
A boy frozen in time, submerged after a jump into dark water as if in mid-flight. A short history of an ancestor, and how the magic left the family. A corroded Lady Justice standing on top of the world.
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by Raheem Nelson | Mar 20, 2018 8:02 am
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by Anna Russell | Mar 20, 2018 8:01 am
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by Thomas Breen | Mar 19, 2018 12:02 pm | Comments (5)
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy took a trip to the mythical African country of Wakanda on Sunday night. But he wasn’t visiting on official business.
He invited along 50 of his younger New Haven constituents.
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by Thomas Breen | Mar 19, 2018 7:54 am
In between practicing free throws and lay ups, Ricardo Harris watched his 7-year old son play in a pick-up basketball game on the Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Greater New Haven’s renovated court — a resumption of a tradition that took a year-plus break after a fire wrecked the place.
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by Adam Matlock | Mar 19, 2018 7:48 am
Somewhere in the middle of his set on Friday night at College Street Music Hall, during a very Prince-like moment where his four person band joined in on a mid-tempo vamp while being introduced, singer Miguel engaged in the standard banter to the crowd — “How’s everybody doing tonight?” and “is everyone having a good time?”
Then, without warning, the singer said, with no room for misinterpretation: “Fellas, if she didn’t come here with you, keep your hands off her.” And then reiterated: “If you don’t have her express permission, do not touch her. We don’t do that at the Miguel show.”
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by Karen Ponzio | Mar 19, 2018 7:47 am
Daddy Long Legs raised his guitar in the air midway through his band’s opening set. “New Haven, Connecticut, clap your goddamn hands,” he shouted “Come on, we are all so happy to be back here with Barrence Whitfield and the Savages. They’re gonna rip it up. You know that’s right.”
He knew. I knew it. Everyone at Cafe Nine on Friday night knew it. In fact, the ripping up had already begun.
Continue reading ‘Music Moves The Savage Beasts’
by Ted Littleford | Mar 19, 2018 7:46 am | Comments (1)
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by Reinaldo Goeyenechea/ La Voz Hispana | Mar 16, 2018 7:19 am