| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:05 AM
July 25: Long Splice, 5:30 p.m., Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, (860) 767-8269. ctrivermuseum.org; Hope Road, 6 p.m., Esker Point Beach, 900 Groton Long Point Rd., Groton, (860) 441-6600. grotonrec.com; Long Island Sound, 6:30 p.m., Vece...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 7:11 AM
Quinn: You said funk was about soul and anger. I have plenty of both. Look at me. Look at my life. I’m furious.
Mercedes: Let’s be honest. When white people try to be funky, you end up with KC & the Sunshine Band.
Artie: I love “...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:31 AM
“The Art of Andres Chaparro” will be at Project Store Fronts — New Haven Jazz Festival, 756 Chapel St., from Tuesday, Aug. 13, to Saturday, Aug. 17.
An opening reception will be on Thursday, Aug. 15, from 5 to 8 p.m. with live jazz...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Stephan Shay's first road race after graduating college was the Stratton Faxon New Haven 20K on Labor Day in 2009.
That was the second year the race honored his older brother Ryan, who collapsed and died during the Olympic marathon trials in New York...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:35 AM
The spirits were high as arts leaders and corporate, foundation and political brass turned out for a penthouse gathering at The Study hotel in downtown New Haven Monday night, They were there to hear the results of the economic study that Quinnipiac...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:57 PM
The Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway is the most important recreational asset developed in the state in the past two decades. Or so I thought, despite never having been on the trail south of Farmington. Saturday, I got to bike the southern corridor....
| Jun 30, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Several of the Arts & Ideas offerings this year had relatively long runs for such a festival: Seven separate days of performances for Freewheelers, eight days for A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Quiet Volume, nine for Stuck Elevator, and a full-...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Spent the afternoon at the Shubert, watching a bunch of young male Brazilian dancers, Compagnie Kafig, cavort and spin and headstand and flip and dance divinely amid obstacles such as wooden legs, projection screens, drinking glasses and each other. The...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 10:38 AM
According to cofounder Nancy Shea, Ideat Village was over and done with last year, and everybody should have known that.
Shea says she's been inundated with emails asking when certain Ideat traditions, from the unjuried Orbit gallery exhibit to the live...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Midweek at Arts & Ideas offers live shows by bands (generally locally based) on New Haven Green, but not for the throngs which come out for the weekends. The excitement is largely indoors at the theater performances.
I saw The Quiet Volume, a text-heavy...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 10:25 AM
A fine first day of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas 20013. I saw two musical theater workshops, a talk by two winners of the Governors’ Arts Awards, and two renowned acts play live on New Haven Green.
I make this point fiercely and...