Film conference tackles modern media consumerism
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.”
Visits from NEA, NEH celebrate New Haven arts scene
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.
Rep play explores Zimbabwean-American culture
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.
Yale alumni tell tale of one name, two lives
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.