by Chris Arnott | Mar 10, 2014 11:40 am | Comments (1)
Two cold? Of all the “twos” on view, the below-32 weather turned out to be the least consequential element of the March edition of the first-Friday culture-bump known as “On9.”
by David Sepulveda | Mar 10, 2014 11:36 am | Comments (2)
Apart from the curious art created by a sculptor with a curious name, Silas Finch’s “Cold Connections” exhibit at The Grove Studio Space for the Arts On9, First Friday event, was notable for the effort involved in staging the large “pop-up” opening if nothing else.
by Allan Appel | Mar 6, 2014 1:12 pm | Comments (11)
LaVanda Bryant considered the custom jewelry store at the corner of Chapel and Orange out of her price range. Then she found bargains on four pieces—because the store’s going out of business. The physical store, that is.
by Lucy Gellman | Jan 29, 2014 2:21 pm
Netta Hadari lifted a “Dominant Tonic” – his first of the evening – triumphantly in the air. Behind him, a string quartet of Music Haven instructors adjusted their bows and music stands one final time, ready to begin Paquito D’Rivera’s fanciful “Wapango” as photographs of their students gleamed in the background.
by Allan Appel | Jan 16, 2014 2:26 pm
Those of you whose math careers peaked in geometry—with reliable theorems offered a degree of predictability in an otherwise uncertain teenage world—might find a new show of strangely animate and hard-to-pin down rectangles and parallelograms on Orange Street a tad disconcerting.
by Gilad Edelman | Nov 13, 2013 4:13 pm
The hot peanut oil bubbled raucously as Ide Ehigiato lowered in the turkey. Then he screwed the heavy lid shut, quieting the din enough for him to explain some basic turkey physics.
by Gilad Edelman | Nov 4, 2013 1:03 pm | Comments (2)
Cradling a glass of Pinot Grigio at their second stop, Thali restaurant, Ben Green tried to temper expectations. “We’ll see—” he said, before Rebecca Miller cut him off.
“It’s gonna happen,” she said.
by Allan Appel | Oct 31, 2013 8:55 am | Comments (24)
The City Plan Commission gave its blessing Wednesday night to the plan to convert the old Coliseum site into a new mixed use development.
by Thomas MacMillan | Oct 17, 2013 5:29 pm | Comments (5)
Nearly 243 years after he died, the specter of a colonial New Havener returned, as an “orphan” found alone on Orange Street.
by Christopher Arnott | Oct 7, 2013 2:00 pm | Comments (1)
They were the scavengers, the squatters, the vagabonds. They were the settlers, the visionaries, the pioneers. They were the artists and musicians who saw a blighted neighborhood as a blank canvas on which they could paint their dreams. A quarter-century ago, they enlightened Ninth Square.
Then, a quarter-century later, a “LAMP” lit their way home.