| Mar 8, 2013
For many people the defining moment in the Field Museum's recent history was the bid at a 1997 auction that made Chicago home to the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton known as Sue.
But that choice could have far less impact on the Field's future than another...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 9:30 AM
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...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 12:50 PM
I have no doubt that there were several dozen other such moments. I wasn't at every event in the festival, and...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 1:20 PM
"A Weight Loss Horror Comedy." By Laura Jacqmin. Directed by Eric Ting. Through February 10 at the Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Drive, New Haven. (203) 787-4282. longwharf.org
Far be it from me to pre-judge, but the marketing...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Other cities may have had stuff like inaugurations and parades, but nothing can overpower Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in New Haven. Especially when you place some open-minded violinists in the midst of steel-drum thumpers.
The MLK holiday in New...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:30 AM
17th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice: Jan. 20, noon-4 p.m.; Jan. 21, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Ave., New Haven, (203) 432-5050, peabody.yale.edu....
| Jan 2, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Seasons of Change: Global Warming in Your Backyard
at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History through Feb. 24, 170 Whitney Ave., New Haven, (203) 432-5050, peabody.yale.edu
The sign above a suggestion box just inside "Seasons of Change: Global...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 4:32 AM
Bank of America has announced the 14th season of its national “Museums on Us” program, which now includes 150 of the nationâs finest arts, cultural and educational institutions. Designed to increase access to the arts across the nation, the....
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:28 PM
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...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 1:00 PM
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...
| May 31, 2011
| 1:52 PM
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...