In exhibit, Kenyan slums hit boutique hotel

From Nairobi, Kenya to New Haven’s most upscale hotel, a new photography exhibition offers a glimpse into adolescence in Africa’s largest slums. The Kibera Photo Project, directed by Tegan Bukowski ARC ’13, is the result of a photography workshop aimed to help children from Nairobi’s Kibera Slums, intended to help them think through the concepts […]

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REVIEW: “Persians” moves a bit slow

It is easy to see why the Greek tragedy “The Persians” is not performed very often: event-wise, nothing actually happens. The play revolves around the Persian court anxiously awaiting the return of their leader, Xerxes, from the Battle of Salamis, where his impetuous orders have just caused the entire Persian army to perish at the […]

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Russian actress, critic talk revolution

For Yale’s Russian film enthusiasts, a Monday night screening provided a glimpse into a period of Russian history unfamiliar to many Americans. Popular Russian actress Darya Yekamasova spoke to an audience of about 40 Yale students, professors and members of the New Haven community in a question-and-answer session after the screening of her new film, […]

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