At the Yale-China Association, illustrator Michael Sloan is bringing Hong Kong’s authentic street markets to life.

Yale-China captures Hong Kong’s local flavor

September 25, 2013 • 0
The Yale-China Association’s newest art exhibit brings Hong Kong’s street markets to life on Temple Street.
The senior exhibit featured works by 23 art majors graduating this year, including Amelia Sargent's '13 "THE PARTY," above.

Senior arts show highlights diversity of media

April 24, 2013 • 0
“Practice: Yale Undergraduate Senior Projects in Art 2013” presents the senior theses of the 23 art majors graduating this year.
Puppets are the main characters in “Avenue Q,” and seven of the production’s 10 actors serve as puppeteers.

‘Avenue Q’ on Elm Street

April 4, 2013 • 0
Yale’s stages have recently been home to singing pirates, vibrators and a 45-year-old Hollywood star as Hamlet. This week, it’s on to singing, dancing, cursing and lovemaking puppets.
The Yale Gilbert and Sullivan Society’s production of “The Pirates of Penzance” stars Peter Minnig ’13 as Frederic, a young aristocrat who is released from his indenture to pirates.

A still-modern major musical

March 27, 2013 • 0
For our generation, the ambiguity of “pilot” and “pirate” in British pronunciation might spark an Internet meme; for W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, it’s the beginning of an opera.

Peace through music

February 27, 2013 • 0
“When you play music, you can’t offend anyone or hurt people, but you can make people feel your passion,” said Siwar Mansour, an 18-year-old Palestinian violinist and ukulele player in Heartbeat: The Israeli-Palestinian Youth Music Movement.
The Dramat's Freshman Show, "The Laramie Project," uses the murder of a gay college student in Laramie, Wyo., in 1998 as a lens to examine themes of intolerance and loss.

With ‘Laramie,’ a heavier freshman show

February 22, 2013 • 0
This weekend, the Yale Dramatic Association will stage its annual Freshman Show featuring an all-freshman cast and crew.

‘Reintegrate’ merges arts, sciences

November 16, 2012 • 0
On Tuesday, the Arts Council announced that it will give $10,000 to each of seven Connecticut-based teams of artists and scientists to conduct collaborative, cross-disciplinary projects.

ROUNER: May the force be against this

November 16, 2012 • 0
Star Wars was about good and evil. It was about growing up thinking you’re alone, but realizing you have the ability to fight for what matters. And now, Star Wars has fallen to the dark side — a money-making scheme that takes our story’s heroes and puts their heads on PEZ dispensers.
Merve Emre GRD '15 prepares for her role as Hedda, the female lead of show, “Hedda Gabler.” The show was peformed Monday evening, and professors and graduate students acted out the show.

English dept. profs stage play

November 13, 2012 • 0
“But no one does that!” English and Theater Studies professor Joseph Roach, playing the character of Judge Brack, exclaimed.

Ballot initiatives present generally progressive results

November 7, 2012 • 0
Although President Barack Obama’s re-election dominated media coverage Tuesday night, several states around the country also made news by voting on particularly divisive social justice issues — and moved in a largely progressive direction. Maine, Maryland and Washington legalized same-sex marriage after long and bitter battles, and Minnesota voted not to define marriage as a »