New Haven Notables: commemoration through mural art

New and returning Directed Studies community members reflect on returning to campus

DS students discuss their experiences with online classes and being back to in-person events.

Vox Church holds first-ever church service at the Westville Music Bowl

The 10-year anniversary of the church brings 2,500 attendees together.

Yale student presents a virtual exhibit on Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’

As the University’s safety regulations still pose a challenge to in-person events, one student presents her online exhibit on the publishing history of Austen’s classic novel.

Yale Symphony resumes full orchestra rehearsals

After a year of unconventional, strings-only rehearsals the Yale Symphony Orchestra has finally returned to normal conditions — save for a few restrictions.

Yale Glee Club, YSO, Yale Bands to present Project 14 in support of Black Lives Matter

The project consists of 14 prerecorded pieces, performed by a pool of musicians from the Yale Concert Band, Yale Jazz Ensembles, Yale Precision Marching Band, Yale Glee Club and Yale Symphony Orchestra.

Yale Quantum Institute artist-in-residence program welcomes DJ Spooky

Yale Quantum Institute selects multimedia artist Paul D. Miller, known professionally as DJ Spooky, for a yearlong residency to be spent integrating quantum physics with fine arts.

2021 Windham-Campbell Festival to take virtual format, span two months

The annual Windham-Campbell Festival featuring the nine Windham-Campbell Prize recipients will be virtual this year, but will also include unique content and span two months.

Second annual Elm City LIT Fest celebrates art from African Diaspora

The festival featured in-person readings, performances, speaker presentations and panel discussions that were also livestreamed on Facebook.

A cappella rush process sees increased interest, COVID-19-related logistical challenges

A surge in interest has presented logistical challenges for recruitment coordinators, who are constrained by pandemic restrictions that some told the News unfairly advantage athletics over performing arts.

Yale Schwarzman Center opens its doors

Yale students were introduced to the Schwarzman Center with lunch in Commons on Wednesday and will now be able to experience the center’s many gathering spaces and arts offerings.