YSO show to headline Halloween weekend
At the stroke of midnight this evening, those lucky enough to have secured a ticket to the Yale Symphony Orchestra’s most popular performance of the year will enjoy a night of music, humor and excitement, as prepared by their peers.
Play to revisit Salem witch trials
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.
Exhibit honors graphic design legend
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.
Students transform mythical tale
"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.
New grant promotes Chinese scholarship
A newly funded initiative from the department of East Asian languages and literatures aims to make pre-modern Chinese texts more accessible to scholars.
Allen Forte, pioneer of music theory, dies
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.
“Harbor” opens Jook Songs’ season
Jook Songs, Yale’s oldest spoken word group, will kick off its season this weekend with a discussion of racial identity and history.
Oliver Stone discusses atomic bomb
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.