Culture

Film conference tackles modern media consumerism

February 13, 2015 • 0
Pornography, “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” the aesthetic of Nintendo games and Sacha Baron Cohen are just a few of the topics slated for discussion in an upcoming film conference: “Eye Candy.”
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Culture

YUAG series exposes Dutch art, one painting at a time

February 11, 2015 • 0
A recently established lecture series at the Yale University Art Gallery seeks to offer viewers an inside look at 17th century Dutch Art.
Culture

Yale Cabaret celebrates gender diversity, drag culture

February 11, 2015 • 0
For the Yale Cabaret’s upcoming production — its most unconventional show of the year — performers are preparing to step into new identities, and even new genders.
Culture

YSO gets romantic for Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2015 • 0
The Yale Symphony Orchestra will serenade audiences with pieces from one of history’s most iconic love stories this Saturday.
Culture

“Theatre of Death” creator remembered at Yale

February 11, 2015 • 0
While most groups on campus prepare to bask in the romantic spirit of Valentine’s Day, enthusiasts of 20th-century European theater are celebrating the Theatre of Death.
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.