by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 12, 2018 1:13 pm
A widow found that the process of watching a loved one die can have moments of beauty. And an amateur bodybuilder’s quest for an idealized outward manifestation of masculinity led him down a destructive path of disordered eating and exercising.
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by Allison Hadley | Nov 12, 2018 7:49 am
It is rare that a concert takes so much time to meditate on its most fundamental element: sound. The triple billing of Stefan Christensen, Weeping Bong Band, and Nathan Bowles Trio all deliberately stayed beyond the paradigm of song and instead lingered in a prolonged meditation of sound itself, and how sound, when extended and distorted, can be all that one needs.
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by Daniel Shoemaker | Nov 12, 2018 7:47 am
A double billing of solo acoustic sets by “cosmic American music” journeyman William Tyler and hyper-prolific garage-savant Ty Segall typified the breadth of what the solo acoustic performance can be.
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by Ted Littleford | Nov 12, 2018 7:40 am
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by Brian Slattery | Nov 9, 2018 7:16 am
Early in John Kolvenbach’s Love Song — running at the New Haven Theater Company on Chapel Street through Nov. 17 — Beane (Christian Shaboo) is subjected to a personality test by Harry (George Kulp). It’s the type of test that Joan (Susan Kulp), Beane’s sister and Harry’s wife, thinks is silly. The sort of thing, she says, that a bored intern writes to fill space in a magazine, and that everyone else takes too seriously. First question: Someone gives you a wrapped present for your birthday. It’s a box. What do you want to be inside of it — a puppy, a songbird, a bunny, or a baby?
That’s where things go horribly, hilariously wrong.
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by Reinaldo Goeyenechea/ La Voz Hispana | Nov 9, 2018 7:14 am
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by Thomas Breen | Nov 8, 2018 3:51 pm
Long Wharf Theatre’s new artistic director said he aims to restore the historic theater company’s soul with a bit more sol.
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by Staff | Nov 8, 2018 12:02 pm
LEAP’s Elvert Eden submitted this write-up:
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by Karen Ponzio | Nov 8, 2018 8:06 am | Comments (1)
New Haven-based record label Fake Four Inc is marking its 10th anniversary through celebration, retrospection and introspection. Fake Four was started by Ceschi Ramos and his brother David in 2008 and became so much more than a business; the brothers are acknowledging this milestone with a show on Saturday, Nov. 10, at Three Sheets New Haven on Elm Street.
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by Ted Littleford | Nov 8, 2018 8:03 am
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