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Corsair Propels Local Artists

by David Sepulveda | Jun 16, 2016 6:42 am | Comments (6)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO Proclaiming that “this isn’t just another project,” Andy Montelli, Post Road Residential founder and developer of Corsair, a new luxury residential complex at 1050 State St., has not only embraced a slice of New Haven manufacturing history in the project’s creation, but commissioned some of New Haven’s best-known artists and artisans for site-specific installations at Corsair that highlight local manufacturing and the spirit of a people building a nation.

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Wobbling Roof Revue Takes Over Never Ending Books

by Brian Slattery | Feb 16, 2016 1:39 pm | Comments (1)

Kira Baum Photo Musicians Paul Belbusti (a.k.a. Mercy Choir) and Lys Guillorn have split a lot of bills together. They even did an EP in 2013 called Trouble, in which Belbusti wrote the music and Guillorn wrote the words for the first song; then, for the second song, they switched roles. So in November, when Belbusti asked Guillorn if she wanted to collaborate in putting together a month-long Friday-night residency at Never Ending Books on State Street — a “variety show,” according to Belbusti — she agreed.

The result is the Wobbling Roof Revue, which features 28 acts performing 20-minute sets each across four Fridays in March, in a lineup that ranges from musicians and storytellers to a tarot reader, a comedian, and a trivia meister.

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