Culture

Firehouse 12 jazzes up city’s music act

September 25, 2007 • 0
In the 1970s, American photographer Lee Friedlander and his family traveled in their 1966 Chevy Camper for months at a time, in hopes of capturing images of the American West. On one trip through Washington’s Yakima Valley, the Friedlanders stayed with Lee’s Uncle Neil, an immigrant beet farmer who did not understand his nephew’s profession. »
Culture

Immigrant exhibit breaks borders

April 24, 2007 • 0
Walking through the Old City of Jerusalem, modern-day pilgrims follow the Via Dolorosa, or Way of Grief — the course traveled by Jesus in the hours before his crucifixion. Together, the nine “stations” on the Via Dolorosa and the five within the Church of the Holy Sepulchre trace the final suffering of Jesus. The students »
Culture

24 hours of the Bard

April 10, 2007 • 0
In 24 hours, Jack Bauer can rob a bank, hijack a plane, arrest the President of the United States, kill 38 people and get kidnapped, all while saving Los Angeles from a terrorist attack. Over 24 hours this weekend, Old Campus will play host to even more drama when the first annual Shakespeare Marathon hits »
Culture

Printing symposium lays out new angles

March 6, 2007 • 0
Albrecht Durer revolutionized the art of printmaking in the early 16th century with the advent of wood blocks. But in the past 500 years, and especially in the last 40, artists have stretched the limits of printmaking, taking the art form into the digital sphere and beyond. This past Saturday, the newly renovated Yale University »
University

New Deal brought new art to city

December 4, 2006 • 0
Murals grace the walls of buildings around the Elm City such as the New Haven Public Library and the First Church of Christ, but a more concentrated display of the city’s artwork can be seen at a new exhibit at the New Haven Museum & Historical Society. A new exhibit at the museum on Whitney »
University

Univ. institutes official podcast

November 28, 2006 • 0
Yale joined the ranks of Dane Cook, Bill O’Reilly and the Blue Man Group last week with the launch of its first official podcast. Distributed free through Apple’s iTunes Music Store, a podcast is like a radio show that can be played on computers, iPods and MP3 players. Yale’s podcast includes lectures and speeches given »