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Filmmaker shocks with new docudrama

October 12, 2010 • 0
Two dozen stones hit a woman covered in blood. The image may disturb some, but the director behind the camera said that is exactly the point. “Nobody makes a movie about the stoning of a woman thinking it’s going to make a killing at the box office,” filmmaker Cyrus Nowrastehsaid at a lunch on Sunday.In »
Students protest President Levin's $350,000 raise outside Commons
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Students ridicule Levin for raise

October 8, 2010 • 690
Students held a mock cocktail party in Beinecke Plaza on Thursday to “congratulate” President Levin for his $350,000 bonus and “celebrate” the recent $400 increase in expected student contribution toward financial aid. The students offered martinis and distributed 350 flyers during the half hour protest. About two dozen students attended the event, which was coordinated »
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At the School of Architecture, teaching via travel

October 5, 2010 • 0
For graduate students in the School of Architecture, the field trip has grown up. Most four- to eight-day trips for School of Architecture students, which ended early last week, brought students to foreign destinations such as India, Italy and Brazil; two stayed domestic, travelling to Los Angeles and Massachusetts. Each trip came after an extended »
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‘Leete Island’ explores land, family

September 21, 2010 • 0
A woman with shoulder-length cropped hair struggles with a long Victorian dress; a child, on a rocky shore, stares out at an endless expanse of water. These are two of the 13 photographs by School of Art digital photography lecturer Benjamin Donaldson inan exhibition titled “Leete Island” that opened Monday at the Davenport Art Gallery.The »
The Yale Repertory Theatre’s production of “The Servant of Two Masters,” a modernized version of Carlo Goldoni’s original 16th-century play, combines comedic antics with strong dialogue.
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Rep serves up hilarity in ‘The Servant of Two Masters’

March 23, 2010 • 2
A roasted chicken flying in the air, butterflies in a sparkling blue sky, actors running on stage with swords drawn — the latest play at the Yale Repertory Theatre is a light 18th-century comedy that serves up these sundry offerings in a spectacle complete with masks, ruffs and buckles. “The Servant of Two Masters,” which »
Knip's "River Landscape with Distant Hills"
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Exhibit explores Romanticism

February 16, 2010 • 0
Though John Constable’s “Cloud Studies” have always been associated with British Romanticism, a group of earlier cloud studies by Dutch painters on display at the Yale Center for British Art show that artists across the English Channel were also studying the heavens. Figure drawings, portraits, landscapes and cloud studies from five European countries are on »
The Art Department’s undergraduate art exhibition opened Thursday night in Green Hall. showcasing a hodgepodge of artwork created by students in all art classes from the fall semester.
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Art show features majors and non-majors alike

January 15, 2010 • 0
In front of a wall in Green Hall covered with black-and-white digital photographs stands a blood-red nylon rose on a stick. A series of crimson and indigo portraits form the backdrop for a white sculpted hand holding a lightbulb, while a mechanical contraption in the gallery drops marbles through a pipe and into a bowl »
The coed sailing team competed in the Admiral’s Cup hosted by King’s Point Merchant Marine Academy and finished fourth overall.
The coed team squeaked into the national semifinals after finishing sixth overall at the NEISA Dinghy Championships last weekend.