Tag Archives: Yale

Best of … Fall Jazz

Firehouse 12 presents its annual Fall Jazz Series, September 14-December 14. The venue is located at 45 Crown St., in New Haven. Visit firehouse12.com for detailed schedule information. The John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts at Southern Connecticut State University presents Jazz at Lyman Center on Friday, September 27, and Saturdays, October 26, November […]

Elm City Fashion

Photos and text © Gale Zucker Julia Bogardus, co-owner of Knit New Haven yarn store Q: What is your fashion philosophy? A: Make it pop. Q: How did you decide what to wear today? A: See fashion philosophy, above. _ _ Ravon Robinson Q: What is your fashion philosophy? A: I like to be color […]

A story’s threads

The role of costume design David Brensilver The folks who dress actors for stage, television, and film roles are responsible for more than a production’s aesthetic. “We facilitate the storytelling,” Cathy Mason, a costume design assistant at Long Wharf Theatre said during a conversation about the company’s recent production of William Mastrosimone’s Ride the Tiger, […]

Music is Math

Yale Medical Symphony Orchestra makes art from algorithms By David Brensilver Amanda Ray, a graduate student at the Yale School of Nursing who works in that capacity at Yale-New Haven Hospital, pointed out during a recent conversation about the Yale Medical Symphony Orchestra “music itself is math.” Ray, who’s played bassoon with the orchestra since […]

Reintegrate: Enhancing Collaborations in the Arts + Sciences

By Amanda May At first look, the worlds of art and science can appear fundamentally different, while, in reality, they share languages and processes. During the Renaissance, geniuses like Leonardo da Vinci were both artists and scientists. Over history, paths diverged and the fields became compartmentalized and culturally segregated. With a special state grant, the […]

Beinecke Celebrates 50 Years

Collections hold the promise of discovery By Steve Scarpa There was one image Zoe Keller, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library’s public relations manager, kept coming across when researching stories about the opening of the building 50 years ago. “My favorite compares Beinecke to an iceberg – what’s visible is minuscule to what is […]

The Arts Council Sounds Off on… Caro: Close Up

By Amanda May The Yale Center for British Art – specifically, a photograph that showcased Louis Kahn’s beautiful, spare architecture – was featured on the cover of The Arts Paper last month. As it turns out, that architecture issue was well-timed, drawing my attention to the YCBA just in time for a press preview for […]

Art Gallery celebrates completion of project

By David A. Brensilver The Yale University Art Gallery’s official public reopening next month will bring to fruition a renovation and expansion project nearly two decades in the making. Planning for the $135 million project, which has spread the gallery’s collection across three facilities – the “Old Art Gallery,” Street Hall, and the celebrated Louis […]

New Haven Architecture

Photographs and text by Enzo Figueres, Associate, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects Temple Street Parking Garage Temple and George streets Architect: Paul Rudolph Year completed: 1962 While a parking garage may always just be a place to store your car, this Paul Rudolph designed parking garage is more memorable. The shape of the columns, the rhythm […]

Art in treatment

Student paintings aid addiction recovery By Lucile Bruce It’s installation day at the Substance Abuse Treatment Unit. Hammer in hand, T. Wiley Carr and his student Glenn Paskiewicz quietly, skillfully navigate the clinic corridors. They center paintings on walls, tap in picture hooks, hang, level, and step back to look. SATU’s newly painted hallways, once […]