After two months constructing the set for the production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Edgerton Park, Carlos Torres said with unabashed pride, that he became “a huge theater nerd.”
Through Achievement First Amistad High School’s summer internship program, which paired him with Elm Shakespeare Co., Torres learned to use obscure power tools, scanned iambic pentameter, splotched paint onto half of his wardrobe and found a passion for working behind the scenes in theater.
The sky is clear in Emitting. A dancer, hair cast in every direction, enveloped in the ghost images of feathers, is moving, moved, and about to move in a long exposure. Photographer Kim Weston has collapsed a long moment into a map of this dancer’s heat and spirit.
Guitarist Kryssi Battalene, going under the name Kryssi B for a solo set at Never Ending Books, thanked everyone for coming out on a Monday night. But she spoke through a tremolo effect, making her voice distant, submerged, the consonants blurring together.
With the house lights dimmed, it was an apt beginning for a night of music that often swelled and floated in surprising yet soothing ways, as four acts ranging from folk to electronic music — Battalene, Sam Moth, Village of Spaces, and Kath Bloom — showed what they could do.
Stephany Brown, Kriss Santala, and Andy Beetham burst into laughter in Cafe Nine, in the time between happy hour and that night’s featured show, when asked how they got the name for their band, La Tunda.
A thousand years from now ... Civilization left 242 years ago. And scientists have returned to go through the rubble at Yale University.
The Time Lab at the School of Science at Yale has been recording all of the history of mankind. So in going through the rubble we’re digging through recorded history of what happened that caused people to leave.