by Brian Slattery | Jun 17, 2015 3:14 pm
“I dreamt that I was walking with hundreds of people down LA-1 towards Grand Isle,” wrote Nick Slie of Louisiana-based music and theater troupe Mondo Bizarro, about the inspiration for Cry You One. “It was the last day we could all live in Southeast Louisiana and we were parading from New Orleans. Everyone I consider an important part of my Louisiana experience was present, all carrying meat and vegetables. When we arrived at the beaches of Grand Isle, the most renowned Louisiana chefs took our food and placed it in the world’s largest gumbo pot as we all walked towards the Gulf. At the water’s edge were hundreds of rafts, each with a famous Louisiana band. We then decided which raft we wanted to leave on, said our goodbyes and off we went, into the Gulf, never to return to Louisiana.”
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 16, 2015 8:11 pm
Elecya Ward, who hadn’t worked in a garden before, eagerly named what she and fellow New Horizons students had planted in a formerly vacant lot next to the school: “Tomatoes, broccoli, spinach and onions.”
by Lucy Gellman | Jun 16, 2015 2:44 pm
“The spring, the summer, / The childing autumn, angry winter change / Their wonted liveries, and the mazèd world, / By their increase, now knows not which is which,” Titania cried, raising her voice to the heavens as a summer –– or was it winter? Or spring? –– storm unfolded around her bared, gleaming shoulders. Lightning cut through the trees; wind moaned as branches crashed to the ground. She was in full control of her element now.
by Brian Slattery | Jun 15, 2015 11:23 am
“I think the creative process is connected to a little bit of messiness,” Bun Lai, chef and mastermind behind Miya’s Sushi, said at the beginning of the evening. “What I imagined this event was going to look like is nothing like what it’s likely to turn out to be. It’s going to be pretty interesting.”
by Paul Bass | Jun 12, 2015 3:50 pm | Comments (1)
Nature erupted outside outside another New Haven school Friday, where fourth-graders Kamiyah Emery and Sasha Cohen Cox spread the word about the right time to taste the nectar from the honeysuckle they’re tending.
by Allan Appel | Jun 12, 2015 1:38 pm | Comments (2)
“Look,” Chris Ozyck called out. “There’s another whirling disease fish.”
by Freesia DeNaples | Jun 8, 2015 4:28 pm | Comments (1)
Children at East Rock Community Magnet School gathered in a field Monday to witness a ceremony that would certify a habitat right in their backyard as an urban oasis.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 5, 2015 2:59 pm | Comments (2)
Almeta Hudson was skeptical of raised beds being constructed at the Ann Street Community Garden.
“We’re dirt farmers,” Hudson (pictured in black) said.
by Freesia DeNaples | Jun 4, 2015 11:55 am
“Saving the Sound” means, in part, working on the waterways that run through New Haven.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jun 3, 2015 3:08 pm
This silvery menhaden, several inches long, washed up dead on the marshy edge of the Quinnipiac River, as an osprey shrieked warnings into the air.