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.
by Joshua Mamis | Aug 13, 2014 9:35 am | Comments (1)
There’s something Shakespearean about Kinky Friedman.
by Julia Zorthian | Aug 11, 2014 12:40 pm | Comments (2)
DJ Awesome stepped up to the turntable, laptop and mass of wires connecting the equipment to cheers from the audience of over 70 people.
DJ Awesome is 11 years old.
by Lucy Gellman | Aug 8, 2014 12:44 pm
Bob Log III lifted a small black plastic bag above his head, its lumpy, light contents swaying slightly side to side.
“Now who wants to make a party drum?” he growled through his space helmet, its curved face shining in the blue stage light.
The audience whooped loudly, raising their beer glasses and outstretched palms as the bag was passed from Long to the crowd, its small black form crumpling, disappearing, and reappearing as audience members pulled at its contents: limp, brightly colored balloons, just waiting to be filled with air.
by Paul Bass | Aug 5, 2014 2:37 pm
You’ve been home for a couple of years now buddy
But you’re still fighting the war
by Julia Zorthian | Aug 1, 2014 2:51 pm
Each time bassist Jeff Fuller listed a name of a New Haven jazz icon, the roughly 70 people gathered around him broke into applause.
by Paul Bass | Jul 31, 2014 1:07 pm | Comments (4)
Shaquan Chambers and Jasmine Bookert stood on line for an hour for a first taste of a New Haven delicacy—a grilled-cheese sandwich from the Caseus food truck.
by Lucy Gellman | Jul 29, 2014 3:34 pm
Daniel Eugene looked up from the keyboard and smiled, relief washing over his face for a moment as he finished his first song of the night. Somewhere in his throat, the Scissor Sisters were preparing for a game of strip poker with Guillaume Dufay and Thomas Morely, choosing their layers wisely, laying out the snacks, setting up the table.
by Staff | Jul 28, 2014 1:46 pm | Comments (7)
The (old school?) hip-hop duo Salt-N-Pepa outdrew the Temptations and filled the Green at a concert Saturday night.