Category December 2013

SCSU’s Folio literary magazine

Creativity can sometimes be difficult to express in a school with thousands of students. It’s easy to become just another number in a head count and get lost in all the stress of schoolwork and part-time jobs. It seems as though there is never any time to just sit in front of a blank piece […]

(Public) Space exploration: Laura Clarke of Site Projects champions public art

Laura Clarke, co-founder and executive director of Site Projects, recalls standing on the Whitney Avenue overlook in 2007, her fingers in the chain link fence, watching Slovenian artist Matej Vogrincic work on his untitled installation in the abandoned Farmington Canal below. Responding to the location and informed by his recently acquired knowledge of New Haven […]

Holidays in the City

Many things can boost your holiday spirit, like the sweet taste of hot chocolate on a cold night and the sound of a young Michael Jackson singing, “Give Love on Christmas Day.” The New Haven Green lights up the town and children are on their best behavior hoping to check off everything on their gift […]

Exploring the work experience: New Haven hosts Connecticut at Work

Today, Connecticut Humanities, the state National Endowment for the Humanities affiliate, will host a daylong conference at Wesleyan University in Middletown to kick off its statewide Connecticut at Work initiative. Inspired in part by the Smithsonian Institution’s traveling exhibition The Way We Worked, the Connecticut Humanities program has been designed to foster regional dialogues about […]