| May 3, 2013
| 6:49 AM
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...
| May 5, 2013
| 7:21 AM
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...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Echoes of Egypt: Conjuring the Land of the Pharoahs
Ends Jan. 4, 2014, Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Ave., New Haven, (203) 432-5050, peabody.yale.edu. Colleen Manassa, curator of Echoes of Egypt, gives a tour of the exhibition on...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:05 AM
In Georgia, in this land of cotton, Civil War battlefields, and big mess of traffic in Atlanta, it's hard to imagine that dinosaurs once roamed these hills of red clay millions of years ago.
But roam, they did, something I didn't really learn until I...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 11:35 AM
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...
| 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...
| Apr 17, 2012
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...
| 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...