Akbar Ahmed
Staff Reporter
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Spring lineup stuffed for theater community

After a relatively slow fall theater season, some undergraduates are worried that the jam-packed spring will result in heavy scheduling pressure on the theater community. […]

IRON GROCER NEW HAVEN: Elm City Market vs. Stop and Shop

Grab your jacket, your wallet and that secret part of you that just feels weirdly comfortable in supermarkets — we’re going shopping. The long-awaited co-op […]

After slow start, theater sandbox begins season

On Thursday, students convened at 220 York St. to rap about Pokémon, stage a dramatic reading of the Black Eyed Peas’ song “Where Is The […]

Veteran musicians depart

After 30 years at the School of Music, two veteran musicians will leave the academic world ofYale to focus on their personal careers. The School […]

Of Candy, Children, Barack Obama

An orange bowl of candy was placed on the doorstep. A volunteer patiently waited to usher children around. Tables were strategically placed, a test was […]

Drama dean earns big award

The illustrious James Bundy, dean of the School of Drama and artistic director of the Yale Repertory Theater, received another feather in his cap on […]

House managers hired to increase safety of performing arts

This year, Yale’s Office of Undergraduate Productions has begun a new initiative for additional safety for undergraduate performances on campus. The OUP, which provides artistic […]

Spring mainstage director announced

Now that the director of the Yale Dramatic Association’s spring mainstage production has been chosen, Dramat executive board members say they anticipate that the show […]

Artist returns to talk craft

Photographs of snow, sunlight and children in dark funeral outfits served as the backdrop to a Tuesday lecture at Green Hall by visiting artist in […]

Filmmaker fights for electric car

Known for his successful documentary ‘Who Killed the Electric Car?’, director Chris Paine is now presenting a tale of ambition and innovation instead of conspiracies […]

Romanian history inspires art

To Romanian artist Mircae Nicolae, the urban relics of his country’s socialist past are no eyesores. Instead, they are cultural and historical artifacts ripe for […]