Yalie gets his 15 minutes on ‘Price is Right’

February 20, 2009
While most students across campus were in lecture yesterday morning, members of a cappella group The Society of Orpheus and Bacchus gathered at the SOB house to catch the latest episode of “The Price is Right.” But this is no weekday ritual for the SOBs. It was a chance to relive the moment when one »

Bowing for Yo-Yo

January 13, 2009
James Taylor, Alison Krauss, Diana Krall — these are but a few of the world-famous musicians who have collaborated with Yo-Yo Ma, the celebrated cellist who will perform next Tuesday at the 44th Presidential Inauguration. Kevin Olusola ’10 would like to see his name added to that list, and he is nerve-wrackingly close. At the »

Performer Mike Daisey to bring comedy to the Yale Rep

March 27, 2007
Where do the New York transit system, divorce and life in a post-9/11 world collide? Find out this weekend at the Yale Repertory Theater. Monologuist Mike Daisey will perform a piece called “Invincible Summer” starting Thursday and running through the weekend. Daisey said “Summer” tries to engage the audience by telling a personal story and »

Graduation show chosen

February 27, 2007
Although most Yale students will not be on-campus to see this fat lady sing, “A Little Night Music” will cap off the 2006-’07 campus theater season during Commencement weekend. The show, which typically attracts graduating seniors and their families rather than current students, was selected this weekend by the Yale University Dramatic Association board. It »

Nightclubs come out with gay-friendly gigs

December 13, 2006
Just when it looked as if the patrons of Partners had all paired up and the Batmen and Robins of Gotham Citi had stopped flying solo, recently opened “alternative nights” at various New Haven nightclubs have increased options for local gay club-hoppers. A year after members of the on-campus LGBT community began protesting against Toad’s »

Artspace show explores history

November 29, 2006
Curious about what George Washington looks like with his pants down? Interested in seeing photographs of Germans who choose to dress up as Native Americans? Ever wonder what Saddam Hussein’s head would look like on the $20 bill? These are just a few of the subjects chosen by artists now on display at Artspace’s current »

Univ. hosts ‘365 Plays’ premiere

November 15, 2006
When Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks embarked on a mission to write a play a day for 365 days, she titled the first of her plays “Start Here.” Exactly four years later, Parks’ “365 Days/365 Plays” project premiered Monday at Yale, as well as at other locations across the United States. The project consists of »