by Lucy Gellman | Nov 21, 2014 11:46 am
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.
by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 12, 2014 1:17 pm | Comments (14)
Bright lights beam through the neighborhood before dawn. Hundreds of cars beep at once in a parking lot. Power bar wrappers scatter on the streets.
by Paul Bass | Oct 28, 2014 5:29 pm | Comments (28)
Ryan Boyko sat by an open rear window late Thursday afternoon, inches from the East Rock backyard he may not enter, continuing by laptop to try to help Liberia contain the Ebola epidemic.
by Lucy Gellman | Oct 23, 2014 11:37 am
On Friday evening, Melissa Gonzales is planning to throw open her door, stand at the front of a pristine, clean-smelling storefront, and greet New Haveners from East Rock and beyond as she looks out from her news digs on State Street.
by Paul Bass | Oct 19, 2014 2:44 pm | Comments (48)
To translate a prize endorsement into votes, Dannel P. Malloy came to New Haven Sunday seeking to convert skeptical independent-minded voters like Eric Hermes.
by Lucy Gellman | Sep 15, 2014 11:01 am | Comments (5)
Step one: Raise a pig. Name it Wilbur, or Charlotte, or Bubba if you’d prefer. Give it a long, good life.
Pick it out of a lineup when the time is right. Make the first cut. Then gut with honor, lifting the glittering organs to the heavens.
by Lucy Gellman | Sep 8, 2014 3:05 pm
Having just thanked the audience for “being here on this dog day of summer,” Ian and Dustin Meadows lifted their guitars like offerings for a third time, launching into the first verse of their new song “Julianna.”
Their lyrics (You only have to be a song Juliannaaaaa…) traveled to nearby booths, where New Haveners Pat Kane and Channing Harris exhorted the values of DoCoMoMo and the New Haven Preservation Trust to passing visitors.
by Lucy Gellman | Sep 4, 2014 11:15 am
Four years ago, members of the folk band Red Molly had a problem: They were down a guitar player, and searching for the member who would make their group complete again.
by Thomas MacMillan | Aug 8, 2014 7:20 am | Comments (1)
Surveying the spiral spine of a new play structure his company is installing in New Haven, Spencer Luckey marveled at his good fortune: He gets to doodle for a living, making far-fetched plans for enormous dreamscapes, and then sees them come to life in cities across the globe.
by Paul Bass | Aug 6, 2014 7:12 am | Comments (12)
To find proof of why the government needs to force food labels to list “teaspoons” instead of “grams” of sugar, Marlene Schwartz set off in the aisles of Romeo & Cesare.