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Mobile Marsh Moves Elderly

by Allan Appel | May 29, 2015 12:04 pm

Allan Appel Photo If you see some of our shoreline marsh moving along area highways, it shouldn’t be cause for environmental worry. Well, at least not yet. It’s there for artistic and fundraising purposes.

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Risk Taking, One Day At A Time

by Lucy Gellman | May 28, 2015 2:56 pm | Comments (2)

Lucy Gellman Photo “The privilege to take risks is obligatory,” artist Daniel Eugene proclaimed Wednesday night, his eyes widening slightly as he took a sip of tea and walked toward the front of Studio Feruvius, his light-dotted work space at Erector Square. He cocked his head slightly to the side, assessing a new free-form hanging of drawings, and picked up his thought. “I need to be taking risks,” he said.

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Library Attacked

by Allan Appel | May 28, 2015 12:43 pm | Comments (4)

Allan Appel Photo Four five-foot red and blue creatures with stubby and odd facial markings have landed on the roof of the Ives Main Branch of the New Haven Free Public Library (NHFPL). But you don’t need to be afraid.

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Carpenter, 97-Year-Old Celebrate First Art Show

by Allan Appel | May 26, 2015 2:18 pm

Allan Appel Photo A carpenter who returned to his drawing pencils after more than 40 years at the urging of his wife. A woman who cut painting classes in high school, convinced she was awful, is now flourishing and wouldn’t miss a painting class for the world. A woman who picked up her first brush at age 90 has four works in her first group show, at age 97.

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“Gollum” Romps In The Uncanny Valley

by Brian Slattery | May 25, 2015 10:35 am | Comments (1)

Gollum: Monsters of Ruin and the Techno-Sublime at Artspace on Orange Street draws from a lot of disparate elements: punk, computer animation, even old cartoons. What pulls it all together is that it’s creepy, like the better psychological horror movies out there, or the bad dream you can’t shake, and aren’t quite sure you want to.

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Palmyra Artifacts Survive ISIS—On Chapel Street

by Allan Appel | May 22, 2015 2:31 pm

Yale University Art Gallery As the world frets about whether ancient sculptures will survive the sledgehammers of the newly arrived conquerors of Palmyra, Syria, a sense of what’s at stake can be found here in New Haven.

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“101 Threads” Stitch Artists Together

by David Sepulveda | May 21, 2015 8:38 am | Comments (4)

Courtesy RAHEEM NELSON One can now add threads to the ceremonial ribbons Mayor Toni Harp has been cutting across the city lately — 101 of them, to be exact.

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Blue Door Opens New Artistic Worlds

by Lucy Gellman | May 19, 2015 3:34 pm

Victor Agran Giovanni Battista Piranesi’s winding and cavernous Carceri, reimagined and rendered in bright watercolor for the year 2015. The late New Haven Coliseum, captured gracefully in stages of its demolition. Floating, torso-less anuses blooming into dahlias. A fantasy plane of strings and one blown-up, unattached molar, suspended in a universe that is not quite of this world or the next.

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Modern Monuments Woman Delivers Cultural First Aid

by Allan Appel | May 15, 2015 8:45 am | Comments (1)

Jihadis and other zealots around the world are destroying the cultural heritage of those they disagree with. It has happened before, during World War II and the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, to name a couple instances. But today there’s a concerted new international effort to provide a kind of cultural first aid and disaster planning, in advance, to museums, archives, and archeological sites under threat.

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Cape Verdeans Paint Conversations

by David Sepulveda | May 14, 2015 2:58 pm

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTOS Amid the cubicles and display walls at the Arts Council of Greater New Haven’s Sumner McKnight Crosby Jr. Gallery, the spirit and pride of the Cape Verdean culture is revealed through an exhibition of artworks by nine artists.

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Backup on Broadway
May 30, 2015 12:48 am
Address: Broadway And Elm New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 4

The Traffic Light at Elm Street where Broadway traffic comes into it is not timed well...

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Illegal Dumping
May 30, 2015 12:47 am
Address: 22 Lynwood Place New Haven, CT
Rating: 4

there is trash dumped on the sidewalk and furniture blocking the sidewalk

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