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Dramat turns Wilde into dream world

October 8, 2014 • 0
“The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde opens Thursday night at the Yale Repertory Theater.
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Exhibit explores slavery, British culture

October 8, 2014 • 0
A new exhibition at the Yale Center for British Art aims to shed light on the complex relationship between 18th-century British metropolitan culture and the transatlantic slave trade.
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Artspace celebrates New Haven art

October 8, 2014 • 0
Hundreds of New Haven students, artists and art-lovers gathered Friday evening to mingle over free kombucha and discuss the 363 works that were put on display to celebrate the city’s vibrant arts scene.
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‘Our Town’ Brings Community Together

October 8, 2014 • 0
To open its 50th season, New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre will stage a production that aims to draw participation from the entire New Haven community.
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Physicist talks sound preservation

October 8, 2014 • 0
Physicist Carl Haber blended art and physics yesterday afternoon, as he discussed revolutionary techniques that can pull sound from fragile and damaged recordings without touching them.
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Dramat’s American classic meets Greek drama

October 1, 2014 • 0
To open its 2014–15 season, the Yale Dramatic Association will bring elements of Greek classics into the work of a legendary American playwright.
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Artist-scholar talks cloud paintings

October 1, 2014 • 0
A Tuesday talk at the Yale Center for British Art used an unorthodox approach to bridge a historical gap between 19th century paintings and modern day sculpture.
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Filmmaker explores Neo-nazism, racial violence

October 1, 2014 • 0
Having received numerous racially-charged death threats in the past, film director and journalist Mo Asumang came to Yale last night to discuss the history of violence in Neo-Nazi groups across the world.
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Scholars talk Indian arts, global trade

October 1, 2014 • 0
A symposium held on Tuesday in the Loria Center aimed to highlight new research in the field of 18th and 19th century Indian art in a variety of media.
Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia will begin next Friday at the University Theater.
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Yale Rep’s ‘Arcadia’ to fuse art and science

September 24, 2014 • 0
For its first show of the 2014–’15 season, the Yale Repertory Theatre will present a marriage of science and art as it stages one of the most widely known plays of the last two decades.
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YCBA curator challenges notions of sculpture

September 24, 2014 • 0
Martina Droth, associate director of research and curator of sculpture at the Yale Center for British Art, challenged conventional categorizations of sculpture in a Tuesday lecture at the Center.
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Yale Dance Theater to celebrate Alvin Ailey

September 24, 2014 • 0
This spring, Yale Dance Theater and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT) group are seeking to provide students with a venue for exploring Ailey’s legacy.