Tag Archives: artspace

CWOS celebrates ‘Crystal Anniversary’

Festival offers nod to ’98’s inaugural City-Wide Open Studios By David A. Brensilver Over the course of the past decade and a half, City-Wide Open Studios has become one of New Haven’s more important visual-arts programs. Fittingly, this year’s festival celebrates, by way of its “Crystal Anniversary” theme, the very reasons the event was started […]

Season preview

By David A. Brensilver Asking the leadership of an arts organization to identify a few “highlights” from a season’s worth of programming is a bit like asking the father of identical twins which he prefers. This is the problem with offering readers any kind of region-wide season “preview” or “overview.” And that’s exactly what I’m […]

Exploring the “tangible and tactile”

Exhibit examines the storage and dissemination of the printed word Written by Steven Scarpa There is a quiet hum inside as a few patrons wander the new books section and clerks busy themselves at their computers. A few people quietly thumb through paperbacks. An older woman tutors a woman in her 30s. “To subside means […]