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  • Cicada Spectacle Returns After 17 Years

    Cicada Spectacle Returns After 17 Years
    Sometime in coming weeks, in one of the grand spectacles in all of nature, an insect called the periodical cicada will appear by the millions in much of central Connecticut after spending the past 17 years underground. "It is amazing to see millions and...
  • Local Bands Play a Big Daytime Gig in Downtown New Haven May 4

    Local Bands Play a Big Daytime Gig in Downtown New Haven May 4
    A dozen local acts, from punks to bluegrassers to neoclassical dinosaur-song singers, are gathering Saturday (May 4) from noon to 5 p.m. for Kidstock: United Family Musical Festival. The show is held at United Church on the Green, corner of Temple and Elm...
  • Stornoway is a Dinosaur Band

    Stornoway is a Dinosaur Band
    Plenty of bands have had strong Yale connections, and play any number of places on campus when they visit New Haven on tour. You might find name acts at the GPSCY Bar, the Yale Cabaret, an undergrad college attic, the “YBC House” on Dwight...
  • Bank of America expands “Museums on Us” promotion

     
    Bank of America has announced the 14th season of its national “Museums on Us” program, which now includes 150 of the nation’s finest arts, cultural and educational institutions. Designed to increase access to the arts across the nation, the....
  • Visit the Dinosaur Petting Zoo at Yale Peabody Museum on June 18

    Visit the Dinosaur Petting Zoo at Yale Peabody Museum on June 18
    Show the kids a wicked fun time at the Peabody Museum this week with Australian performing troupe Erth's interactive Dinosaur Petting Zoo. Journey through prehistoric Austrailia as you meet some of the dinosaurs and other animals who lived during that...
  • Twelve Shining Moments from the 2012 International Festival of Arts & Ideas

    Twelve Shining Moments from the 2012 International Festival of Arts & Ideas
    SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/chris/Documents/Ten%20shining%20moments%20from%20the%202012%20International%20Festival%20of%20Arts.doc I have no doubt that there were several dozen other such moments. I wasn't at every event in the festival, and...
  • Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice on Jan. 15 at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

    Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice on Jan. 15 at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
    Treat yourself to a two-day celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week, if you're still looking for a way to spend his holiday. The Yale Peabody Museum is hosting its 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy of Environmental and Social...
  • Food Follies: Our fat-filled, sugar-saturated and ultra-processed diets

    Food Follies: Our fat-filled, sugar-saturated and ultra-processed diets
    If, as the saying goes, you are what you eat, then the average American is a Grade A, blue-ribbon hog. That, at any rate, is one of the takeaways from "Big Food: Health, Culture and the Evolution of Eating," a brilliantly conceived exhibition that will be...
  • Annual Manual Listings: Galleries & Museums

    Artspace, 50 Orange St., 203-772-2709, artspacenh.org. It’s the highest-profile gallery in town, thanks to its eye-catching location (the Chamberlain Building in Ninth Square), thought-provoking exhibits, handling of the ambitious annual City-Wide...
  • Yale to Makes "Vast Cultural Resources" Available Online

    Open access is one of the holy gifts of the internet, a boon to scholars and procrastinators alike, though the two aren't mutually exclusive by any means. Yale recently announced it made its “vast cultural resources” available through a...
  • Meteorites Hit Wethersfield Twice

    Meteorites Hit Wethersfield Twice
    After the meteorite strke in Russia Friday we are republishing this April 2012 article about  two meteorite strikes in Wethersfield. Fewer residents these days remember when space invaders landed in Wethersfield. The celestial visitors were...