Culture

Mozart classic to be performed for third time in past year

February 11, 2015 • 0
The Yale community seems never to grow tired of Mozart’s most famous love story.
City

Visits from NEA, NEH celebrate New Haven arts scene

February 10, 2015 • 0
Bathed in pink light and flanked by ballerinas, Mayor Toni Harp, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro and University President Peter Salovey faced a crowded ballroom at the Omni Hotel Monday night to celebrate their “valentines” this year — the arts and humanities organizations of New Haven.
Culture

Bulldog Productions season culminates in film showcase

February 10, 2015 • 0
A stopwatch, a stone from East Rock and a tube of lipstick: Each of these objects was the creative impetus for its own short film.
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Culture

Rep play explores Zimbabwean-American culture

February 4, 2015 • 0
For her latest work, actress and playwright Danai Gurira draws on her experiences living on both sides of the Atlantic to delve into the intergenerational dramas of a family split between two cultures.
Culture

Yale alumni tell tale of one name, two lives

February 4, 2015 • 0
One day in 1936, the Peekskill Evening Star ran a cover with two obituaries for two men named Hamilton Fish: one, a New York statesman and the son of a former secretary of state, and the other, a cannibalistic serial killer who met his end by electric chair.
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Culture

YUAG brings out obscure side of Whistler

February 4, 2015 • 0
A new exhibition at the Yale University Art Gallery looks to highlight the lesser-known works of an iconic American artist.
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Culture

Cabaret revives, satirizes Batman series

February 4, 2015 • 0
In an upcoming Yale Cabaret show, two classic superheroes will not save the world — but they will save a beauty pageant.
Culture

Musical sets Broadway classic in Nazi Germany

February 4, 2015 • 0
For his senior thesis production, director Noam Shapiro ’15 explores the history of artistic and theatrical performance in the German concentration camp of Theresienstadt during World War II.
Culture

Yale Press grant seen as shift in arts publishing

February 1, 2015 • 0
For arts and architecture scholars at Yale, a new electronic library project signals a shift toward a more digitized publishing industry.
Culture

Dance groups incorporate new members

January 30, 2015 • 0
As the spring term gets underway, some of Yale’s undergraduate dance companies are concluding their spring auditions processes.
Culture

Konowaloff claims ownership of Night Cafe, again

January 29, 2015 • 0
“The Night Cafe,” the painting Yale University Art Gallery Chief Curator Laurence Kanter called one of Vincent Van Gogh’s most “personal and profound achievements,” is yet again the subject of an international legal dispute.
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Culture

Long Wharf show brings boy into outer space

January 28, 2015 • 0
The Next Stage Residents, a group of resident artists at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre, are producing “The Boy on the Edge of Everything” by Tasmanian playwright Finnegan Kruckemeyer.