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Artists, scholars discuss pioneer record label

October 29, 2014 • 0
Last night, a group of music industry executives and cultural scholars gathered to celebrate the legacy of one of America’s first record labels.
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New magazine promotes short stories

October 29, 2014 • 0
A new undergraduate publication has recently made its way onto Yale’s literary scene.
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Play to revisit Salem witch trials

October 29, 2014 • 0
Penned during the 1950s, "The Crucible" is set in colonial Massachusetts during the Salem witch hunts — when members of the community accused each other of witchcraft, leading to a number of incarcerations and even executions.
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Exhibit honors graphic design legend

October 29, 2014 • 0
Located in the library’s Memorabilia Room, “Paul Rand: Pioneer by Design” opened on Sunday and features a variety of the designer’s works, including magazine advertisements, illustrations for children’s books and writings on design theory.
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Students transform mythical tale

October 29, 2014 • 0
"Eurydice" is based on the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, but looks at the story from Eurydice’s perspective as she journeys through the underworld.
Culture

New grant promotes Chinese scholarship

October 29, 2014 • 0
A newly funded initiative from the department of East Asian languages and literatures aims to make pre-modern Chinese texts more accessible to scholars.
Culture

Allen Forte, pioneer of music theory, dies

October 20, 2014 • 0
Allen Forte, a former music theory professor at Yale and an internationally renowned leader in the field, died in his Connecticut home on Thursday morning. He was 87.
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Art School promotes sustainability

October 17, 2014 • 0
Meatless Mondays are not the only way Yale is promoting sustainability.
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“Harbor” opens Jook Songs’ season

October 17, 2014 • 0
Jook Songs, Yale’s oldest spoken word group, will kick off its season this weekend with a discussion of racial identity and history.
Culture

Oliver Stone discusses atomic bomb

October 16, 2014 • 0
An Academy Award-winning filmmaker and a Cold War historian came together Wednesday night to present a glimpse into the history of the atomic bomb.
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YCBA celebrates founder Paul Mellon ’29

October 16, 2014 • 0
Tuesday called for celebrations dedicated to founders of all stripes, including the Yale Center for British Art’s own Paul Mellon ’29 and his wife Bunny.
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New play examines anarchy, metaphysics

October 15, 2014 • 0
A new undergraduate production will take audiences to the depths of London’s secret anarchist societies while exploring philosophical questions of life and religion.