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November 19, 2014 enewsletter
The Arts Paper Deadlines
Make.Art.Work. Kickoff Event This Weekend
Advice from the Arts Council
2014 Arts Awards Luncheon - Reservation Deadline Monday
More Than A Face at the Sumner McKnight Crosby Jr. Gallery
On the Spiritual In Art at Perspectives...The Gallery at Whitney Center
Inside the Box at Kehler Liddell Gallery
Car Parts by Bart Connors Szczarba
Shoreline ArtsTrail Open Studios Weekend
Bowlathon at Creative Arts Workshop
Arts & Culture Festival at the JCC
Pecha Kucha Tonight
Shaping Humanity with John Gurche
NMS Free Faculty Concerts
Orchestra New England's Colonial Concert
New Haven Improvisers Collective Presents ELECTRONHIC
Music Haven Presents "Rush Hour Concert III"
Andrea Parkins, Nate Wooley and Chris Corsano
New Music New Haven
Performances at Best Video
Wallingford Symphony Orchestra Concert
Performance of Twelfth Night
Picasso at the Lapin Agile at Long Wharf Theatre
See Detroit '67
War at the Yale Repertory Theatre
Volunteers Needed
Six Summit Gallery Call to Artists
Photography Show Call for Entries
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Make.Art.Work. Kickoff Event This Weekend
Making your Life as an Artist with Andrew Simonet and Make.Art.Work 2015 - Preview
Saturday, November 22, 9:30am-1:00pm
Housatonic Community College, The Events Center – Beacon Hall, 2nd floor,
900 Lafayette Boulevard, Bridgeport
Launching the Make.Art.Work. 2015 series in a special event, headlining artist-author
Andrew Simonet discusses the importance of developing professional skills to keep your
trajectory as an artist going forward. Following Andrew, hear from Make.Art.Work. alumni
about their experiences growing their professional skills and building their networks in a
conversation moderated by Make.Art.Work. 2015 instructors Jeannie Thomma and Ryan
Odinak. Learn what’s coming up in this next series and join fellow artist attendees for a
networking lunch with table topics of your choice. Download the free e-book Making Your
Life as an Artist at
Registration fee: $20
To register, click here -
To learn more, visit
Make.Art.Work. is a comprehensive career training program for visual artists in
Connecticut taking place in Fairfield, Hartford and New Haven counties. Make.Art.Work.
addresses essential business and entrepreneurial skills for artists within a supportive peer
environment. As the culmination, artists will collaborate and implement their skills to curate
and produce a group exhibition in their region.
With support of the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, Make.Art.Work. is being managed
collaboratively by the Arts Council of Greater New Haven, Cultural Alliance of Fairfield
County and Greater Hartford Arts Council.
Advice from the Arts Council
Let the Arts Council staff help you find exhibition space/opportunities,
performance/rehearsal space and develop new ways to promote your work or creative
events and activities. Debbie Hesse, the organization's director of artistic services and
programs, will be available for one-on-one appointments. To schedule an appointment call
203-772-2788 or email [email protected] Walk-ins are also welcome.
Thursday, November 20, 1-4pm
Creative Arts Workshop, 80 Audubon Street, New Haven
2014 Arts Awards Luncheon - Reservation Deadline Monday
The Arts Council of Greater New Haven is excited to
announce the winners of the 2014 Arts Awards, the
theme for which is “Small City, Big Art,” a nod to
creativity’s ability to transcend geography and offer
boundless inspiration.
With her compelling documentaries, Emmy Awardwinning filmmaker Karyl Evans has masterfully
shared with us stories of the extraordinary treasures
and institutions that have contributed so much to the
region’s rich cultural history.
Through her work at the Elm City Dance Collective
and elsewhere, dancer, choreographer, and educator
Kellie Ann Lynch has invigorated the local dance
community, challenging both the artists with whom
she shares the stage and those who experience the
yield of her expression.
For decades, arts champion Barbara Pearce has
promoted New Haven as a small city whose cultural offerings make it much larger,
contributing her time, energy, and impassioned leadership to beloved organizations while
insisting that each institution’s strength bolsters the health of the region’s cultural ecology.
Winfred Rembert’s artwork, practiced and developed in the harshness of a Georgia
prison cell, recalls his often brutal experiences as an African American man in the Deep
South, providing for us not just a glimpse into the darkness of our nation’s history, but the
story of one man’s courageous journey toward a brighter future.
Coordinated by Peter Noble, Pequenas Ligas Hispanas de New Haven is an
organization that serves as a bridge to important cultural experiences, connecting young
people who might otherwise not have access to the arts with programs that foster
creativity and greatly enhance lives.
C. Newton Schenck III Award for Lifetime Achievement in and Contribution to the Arts
Having literally changed the skylines of cities around the world, architect Cesar Pelli’s
presence in New Haven has inspired us to look up, to think big, and to celebrate the
visionary work that happens in our small city each and every day.
The 2014 Arts Awards luncheon is scheduled for Friday, December 5, at 11:45 a.m.,
at the New Haven Lawn Club, 193 Whitney Ave., in New Haven. Ticket prices are $85 for
Arts Council Members, $100 for Non-Members. For more information and to purchase
tickets, call the Arts Council at (203) 772-2788 or email [email protected]
More Than A Face at the Sumner McKnight Crosby Jr. Gallery
The Arts Council of Greater New Haven presents
More Than a Face, a group show in the Sumner
McKnight Crosby Jr. Gallery, 70 Audubon Street, 2
FL, New Haven. The exhibition is curated by
Marissa Rozanski and features artwork by Corina
Alvarezdelugo, Janice Bielawa, Jessica Cuni,
Anne Doris-Eisner, Oi Fortin, Barbara Hocker,
Fethi Meghelli, Irene K. Miller and Thuan Vu. More
Than a Face will be on view from November 19,
2014 – January 2, 2015. A public reception will
take place on November 20 from 5 p.m. to 7
Curator Marissa Rozanski says, “This group show
will display works of self-portraiture that do not
depict the face. It is arguable that all works of art
Anne Doris-Eisner
are reflections of the artist’s identity, whether or not the physical body of the artist is
shown. More Than A Face aims to reinterpret the ideas of self-portraiture by highlighting
the symbols used in works of art that speak to the nature of the artist just as much as, if
not more than the face of the artist.”
For more information about More Than a Face please contact the Arts Council at (203)
Sumner McKnight Crosby Jr. Gallery, a program of the Arts Council of Greater New
Haven, is located at the Arts Council offices at 70 Audubon Street, 2nd floor. The gallery
features regional artists in group and thematic shows. Hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday
through Friday.
On the Spiritual In Art at Perspectives...The Gallery at Whitney Center
The Arts Council of Greater New Haven presents
On the Spiritual in Art, a group show at
Perspectives…The Gallery at Whitney Center, 200
Leeder Hill Drive, Hamden. The exhibition is
curated by Debbie Hesse and features artwork by
Colin Burke, Leah Caroline, Jessica Cuni, Kathryn
Frund, Kayla Kirsch, Eva Lee, Evie Lindemann,
Gerald Saladyga and Aicha Woods.
On the Spiritual in Art will be on view from
November 15, 2014 – February 15, 2015. A
public reception will take place on Saturday,
January 17, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. with artist
talks from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
This exhibition includes a crowd participation
component titled, Express Gratitude. The general public is invited to send images that
convey gratitude to [email protected] Selections will be displayed in the
gallery alongside artwork by the participating artists and in an online exhibition.
Jessica Cuni
For more information on this exhibition please contact curator Debbie Hesse via email at
[email protected] or by calling (203) 772-2788.
Perspectives…The Gallery at Whitney Center, a gallery exhibit in partnership with the Arts
Council of Greater New Haven and Whitney Center, is located at 200 Leeder Hill Drive,
Hamden. The gallery features regional artists in group and thematic shows. Hours are
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4 to 7 p.m., and Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m.
Inside the Box at Kehler Liddell Gallery
Image by Alan Shulik, 2014
Kehler Liddell Gallery is pleased to present a holiday show, INSIDE THE BOX, from
Thursday, November 20 through Sunday, December 21, with an Opening Reception
on Sunday, November 23 from 3pm - 6pm. The show will feature work by 22 Kehler
Liddell Gallery member artists: Corina S. Alvarezdelugo, Edith Borax-Morrison, Amy
Browning, Frank Bruckmann, Penrhyn Cook, Rod Cook, Tom Edwards, Julie Fraenkel,
Matthew Garrett, Sara Beth Goncarova, John Harris, Keith Johnson, Sven Martson, Fethi
Meghelli, Hank Paper, Jean Perkins, Joseph Saccio, Gerald Saladyga, Alan Shulik, Mark
K. St. Mary, Gar Waterman, and Marjorie Wolfe.
Traditionally, artists are know to thinks outside of the box, but this unique collaboration of
the Gallery's painters, photographers, sculptors, and installation artists presents diverse
interpretations of what one might find inside the box instead.
The Gallery is located at 873 Whalley Avenue in New Haven, Connecticut. Gallery hours
are Thursday through Friday from 11:00am - 4:00pm: Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am
- 4:00pm. It is free and open to the public. For more information on this show and Kehler
Liddell artists, visit or call 203.389.9555.
Please join the Kehler Liddell Gallery for these upcoming 2015 shows:
January 15 - February 15: Jean Perkins + Group Show
February 19 - March 22: Alan Shulik and Mark St. Mary
March 26 - April 26: Frank Bruckmann and Marjorie Wolfe
April 30 - May 31: Rod Cook and Gar Waterman
Car Parts by Bart Connors Szczarba
Bart Connors Szczarba
November 18, 2014 to February 16, 2015
At the salon: Details
1022 Chapel Street, New Haven, 203-777-4447
Opening recption: Friday, November 21, 5-7pm
Salon Hours: Tues, 10am-4pm, Wed & Thur, 9:30am-9pm, Fri, 9am-7pm, Sat, 10am to
Shoreline ArtsTrail Open Studios Weekend
November 22 and 23, 2014
Visit the private studios of 42 local artists in Branford, Guilford, and Madison, Connecticut
during the Shoreline Arts Trail’s 2014 Open Studios Weekend, Saturday and Sunday,
November 22 and 23, from 10am to 4pm. For specific locations and more information
about this 13th annual event, discount offers and participating artists, pick up a copy of the
Shoreline ArtsTrail map, available in libraries, town halls, Connecticut welcome centers,
and visitors’ centers, as well as at the Guilford Art Center and the participating artists’
studios. Contact Martha Link Walsh at (203) 481-3505 or visit,
and its companion blog or Facebook page, for more information.
Bowlathon at Creative Arts Workshop
Sun 11/23 - 18th Annual Bowlathon, 1:30-5pm, Pottery Studio @ CAW
Help the CAW Studio Potters stamp out hunger at the annual Bowl-A-Thon! Choose a
handmade bowl or mug, fill it with delicious soup and support the Community Soup
Kitchen. The Bowl-A-Thon takes place between 1:30 and 5 pm. Suggested donation: $15
for soup-sized bowls and mugs, $10 for smaller items, and special items at $30 and up.
Creative Arts Workshop
80 Audubon Street, New Haven
203 562-4927
For more info, visit:
Arts & Culture Festival at the JCC
Arts & Culture Festival at the JCC is a series of art, music and author events in November
- December.
Author Daniel Goldhagen, The Devil That Never Dies: The Rise and Threat of Global
Sunday, November 23, 1:30 PM
A groundbreaking-and terrifying-examination of the widespread resurgence of antiSemitism in the 21st century with book signing.
Location: Guilford Free Library, 67 Park St, Guilford
Contact: Jill Lesage, [email protected], 203-738-0033
Diane Cypkin, A Tribute to the Star of Yiddish Theater: Molly Picon
Sunday, November 23, 2-3PM
Diane Cypkin presents a lecture/concert celebrating the star of Yiddish Theater, Molly
Picon. $6
Co-sponsored by the Jewish Historical Society of Greater New Haven.
JCC of Greater New Haven, 360 Amity Rd., Woodbridge, CT
Contact: Ruth Gross, [email protected], 203-387-2522
Pecha Kucha Tonight
Thatcher Freund on the Power of Stories to Create a Sense of Self,
Andrew Bardin Williams on Placing Literature With Geo-mapping,
Sarah Aldrich on The Blessings of Hitting Rock Bottom,
Mary Ellen Skawinski: All the Presentations I Thought About Giving (And Still Just Might),
Chris George on Welcoming Refugees: Noble Tradition, Now a Well-Kept Secret,
Cari Strand on Better Learning: Via Mastery,
Channing Harris on the Famous Elms of Hillhouse,
Tony J. on the Fun, Follies & Furies of a Sideshow Festival,
Spencer Luckey,
Ray Zhou,
Robin Woerner,
Nadine Nelson…
November 19, 6:30pm
Bentara, 76 Orange Street, New Haven
Shaping Humanity with John Gurche
Thursday, November 20 at 5:30 pm
Free admission
Book signing to follow
Artist John Gurche's new book, Shaping Humanity, focuses on his work for the
Smithsonian's new Hall of Human Origins. The fossil record has shown that human
evolution has not been a process where all of the features we consider human evolved
slowly together in tandem. Instead, some of these features evolved early in human history
and some quite late. This means that each of our ancestors has its own story to tell about
what it added to the human picture. Making sculpture that reflected the adaptive milieu of
each species of human ancestor was Gurche's task, and he details the discussions,
backroom debates and stop-the-presses
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History | 170 Whitney Avenue | New Haven, CT | (203)
NMS Free Faculty Concerts
Neighborhood Music School invites you to its free faculty concert series. The series
includes Friday lunchtime and evening concerts, as well as Sunday brunch concerts. All
concerts take place in the NMS Recital Hall, 100 Audubon St., New Haven.
Sun., Nov. 23, 12 p.m. - Bach’s Bachs
Jennifer Brown, violin; guest Jennifer Trahan, violin; guest Carole Walker, viola; and
Susan Jimenez, cello. Works by Johann Christian Bach, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach
and Carl Philip Emanuel Bach.
Please visit our website at for directions and to learn about
future concerts. To arrange for a large group to attend, please call 203-624-5189.
Orchestra New England's Colonial Concert
© 2014 Melanie Barocas Mayer
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The Colonial Concert is coming! On Saturday, November 29 at 8 P.M.,
the estimable Orchestra New England will present its annual "Concert of Mufick" in the
style of the time of the Revolutionary War. This is the 35th year of a tradition that brings
alive the music of Handel, Haydn, Mozart, and other composers popular in the late 18th
century. The concert will be held at the historic United Church on the Green at the corner
of Temple and Elm Streets in New Haven. The orchestra and soloists will be attired fully in
18th-century finery; the church will be festooned for Christmas and lit in candlelight. This is
a New Haven tradition not to be missed. Tickets (at $35 and $20) are available from
Orchestra New England by calling 203-777-4690 or online at Student Rush tickets $5 at the door.
New Haven Improvisers Collective Presents ELECTRONHIC
Date: Saturday, November 22nd, 2014
Time: 8:30 and 10pm
Cost: $15
Place: Firehouse12, 45 Crown St, New Haven, CT (203) 785-0468
The New Haven Improvisers Collective present their annual performance at worldrenowned performance space, recording studio, and New Haven treasure, Firehouse12.
The concert marks the 10th year in a row that NHIC has showcased new music at
Firehouse12, beginning with a collaboration with Lawrence D. “Butch” Morris in the year
that this world-renowned New Haven Landmark opened. It celebrates the release of the
New CD and presents new music. The CD is available here:
ELECTRONHIC started with a directive to keep still and leave space. The music was
allowed to present itself and breathe without being forced. Motion gradually crept in and
flourished with rhythms and energetic counterpoint, but plenty of open space remained.
Space is especially evident in the exploratory opener EN and the moody GBR, but it
remains an important element hidden in the avant-rock of Desiccant Highs.
ELECTRONHIC is a driven by the low tones of the Chapman Stick and rhythmic drums,
along with comments, noise, saxophones, theremin, guitars, and the Great Bass
Brett Bottomley – Chapman Stick
Jeff Cedrone – Guitar, electronics, synthesizers
Bob Gorry – Guitar, Electronics, Theremin
Paul McGuire – Saxophones, Recorders, Shawm
Peter Riccio – Drums
Music Haven Presents "Rush Hour Concert III"
photo credit: Kathleen Cei
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Wind down after work with a 40-minute show and a glass of a wine. Explore W.A. Mozart’s
“B-flat Duo for Violin and Viola” (performed by Tina Lee Hadari and Colin Benn) in a
relaxed setting, and discover what makes the music brilliant. Tonight's concert will also be
live-projected from the rooftop of Music Haven! (weather permitting)
5:30 PM
Music Haven
117 Whalley Ave., New Haven, CT
Admission: $8 ($5 students / seniors)
Andrea Parkins, Nate Wooley and Chris Corsano
Friday, November 21st at 8:30 and 10:00 p.m.
Firehouse 12
45 Crown Street New Haven, CT
Tickets are $20 (first set) and $15 (second set)
Tickets are available at or
(203) 785-0468
On Friday, November 21st, Firehouse 12 is pleased
to welcome back accordionist Andrea Parkins,
trumpeter Nate Wooley, and drummer Chris
Corsano in the debut performance of their
electroacoustic collaborative ensemble.
Parkins is a composer, sound artist and improvising
musician whose work has been featured on the
Knitting Factory and Hat Art labels. Her installations
have been presented at venues such as the
Whitney Museum of American Art and The Kitchen
in New York. Nate Wooley is in demand as both a
performer and composer of acoustic music for his
Andrea Parkins
jazz sextet and electroacoustic compositions for
trumpet and amplifier. Corsano has numerous solo records under his own name in
addition to a plethora of collaborations with artists like Paul Flaherty, Joe McPhee, and Bill
Find out more about the artists here:
New Music New Haven
The Yale School of Music presents a New Music New Haven concert featuring three
faculty composers: Martin Bresnick, Aaron Jay Kernis, and Christopher Theofanidis, as
well as works by YSM student composers. With TwoSense (Ashley Bathgate, cello, and
Lisa Moore, piano) and others.
Paul Tiange Zhou: The Peony Pavilion, a Glance, for a large ensemble of strings, winds,
and percussion
Liliya Ugay: Third World Fable for violin, cello, and piano
Christopher Theofanidis: Kaoru for two flutes
Aaron Jay Kernis: Second Ballad for cello and piano
Martin Bresnick: Prayers Remain Forever for cello and piano
Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:30 pm
Morse Recital Hall (within Sprague Hall)
470 College Street (corner of College St. and Wall St.), New Haven
Free Admission
Info: 203 432-4158 |
Performances at Best Video
Best Video Performance Space
1842 Whitney Ave. Hamden, CT
(203) 287-9286
Film screening: Mon., Nov. 24, 7 PM, $5
"Babette's Feast"
The film series in collaboration with Temple Beth
Sholom, "A Rabbi, A Priest and A Minister Walk Into Best
Video Performance Space," features powerful films with
the theme of religion and society. In this simple yet
sumptuous Oscar winning film, two beautiful daughters of
a devout, self-denying clergyman carry on his austere
teachings by sacrificing their youth and passion to faith
and duty. That is, until the arrival of Babette, a
mysterious refugee from France’s civil war. This film will
raise issues of art and duty, self-indulgence and selfdenial, asking the question: can or should there be a
Film Screening: Thurs., Nov. 20, 7 PM, $5
"Seven Days in May"
“Seven Days In May” (1964), which stars Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas, is a historic,
perhaps prophetic film. In director John Frankenheimer’s thriller, Frederic March plays a
president targeted for removal from office by a Pentagon clique because he is seen as
“soft on Communism,” a description applied to President John F. Kennedy in right-wing
circles at the height of the Cold War. Christopher Sharrett, a Professor of Film Studies at
Seton Hall University will introduce and discuss the film.
Wed., Nov. 19, 8 PM, $5 cover
Songwriters' Circle: Mark Mirando, Dick Neal, Laura Joy
Mark Mirando started his music career in New Haven Connecticut playing in the legendary
“Dogs”, a group that was well know for their originals as well as carefully chosen, well
crafted covers. Dick Neal is a student of music, songwriting, record production, and live
performance. A multi-instrumentalist (guitar, 5-string banjo, mandolin, dobro, slide), he has
been privileged to make a living as a musician and to work in a wide variety of musical
settings and styles. Chicago-based singer-songwriter Laura Joy draws comparisons that
range from Joni Mitchell to Alison Krauss. Laura’s percussive finger picking and buoyant
voice have graced audiences from as far as the Sun Belt to the streets of Manhattan.
Fri., Nov. 21, 8 PM, $5 cover
Singer-Songwriters: Becky Kessler (of Violent Mae), Sam Perduta (of Elison Jackson)
Becky Kessler has scored plaudits for her work fronting the duo Violent Mae (with Floyd
Kellogg) while Sam Perduta has won acclaim as the songwriter and frontman for the band
Elison Jackson. Violent Mae won Best New Band at the 2013 Connecticut Music Awards
and was recently honored by The Deli Magazine as one of New England’s Top Emerging
Artists. Elison Jackson's EP “I Do Believe She Flew Out The Drainpipe,” which came out
in 2012, received a rave review on from Chip McCabe as “hands down one of the
best things you’ll hear out of the CT music scene this year.”
Wallingford Symphony Orchestra Concert
The WALLINGFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 40th Annual Holiday Concert will be
presented Sunday, November 30, 2014, at 2:00 PM at the Paul Mellon Arts Center on
the campus of Choate Rosemary Hall, 333 Christian Street in Wallingford, Connecticut.
This concert will feature well-known guest soprano Kerry Holahan and the United Girls
Choir of Greater New Haven.
Tickets will be available at the door or in advance at Gallagher Travel, 369 Center Street,
Wallingford (203-265-2856), by calling the Wallingford Symphony phone line 203-6972261, or by visiting
Ticket prices: Adults $27, Seniors $24, and Students $15. All seats are general admission.
Performance of Twelfth Night
If Collaboration be the Food of Love
Elm Shakespeare Company, Co-Op High School, and SCSU join forces for Twelfth Night
How many New Haven institutions does it take to put on a Shakespeare play? The Elm
Shakespeare Company presents Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare and directed by
Artistic Director James Andreassi as part of Co-Op High School’s Co-Op After School
program. Participants include cast and crew from Co-Op High School and designers from
SCSU’s theatre department. Support from Dwight Hall at Yale and the Shubert Theater
round out the list of partners for this first-time collaboration.
“This is a one-of-a kind experience for our students to immerse themselves in the world of
professional theatre,” says Co-Op After School Program Director Kjerstin Pugh. “I’m
working with these Co-Op and SCSU students the same way as my Elm Shakespeare
team,” adds Andreassi. “Everyone involved is top-notch. I can’t wait for New Haven to see
this show!”
Performances are November 21 and 22 at 2:30pm and 7pm in the Mainstage Theater
at Co-Op High School (177 College St, New Haven, CT) and tickets are available at the
Picasso at the Lapin Agile at Long Wharf Theatre
Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and
Managing Director Joshua Borenstein and in association with Jonathan Reinis
Productions and Stephen Eich, presents Steve Martin’s Picasso at the Lapin Agile,
directed by Edelstein, running November 26 through December 21, 2014 on the Claire
Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck Mainstage Theatre.Tickets are $25-75.
What happens when Picasso and Einstein walk into a bar? Intellectual fireworks, verbal
gymnastics, amorous intentions, and the arrival of a mysterious man in blue suede shoes.
On an October evening in 1904, Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso end up at the same
small bar in Paris - the Lapin Agile. The two young geniuses, joined by an eccentric cast
of characters, spar over art and science, their respective libidos, where inspiration comes
from, and the promise and dreams of the 20th century. Steve Martin brings his zany and
profoundly intelligent brand of humor back to Long Wharf Theatre. --– No joke is too low
brow and no idea too high brow to be considered in this crowd pleasing comedy.
For more information about Long Wharf Theatre, visit or call 203-7874282.
See Detroit '67
Collective Consciousness Theatre is producing it's
season opener, "Detroit '67" by Dominique
Morisseau and directed by Raphael Massie at
Erector Square in New Haven. It plays through
Sunday Nov. 23. Tickets are on sale at
Tickets are $25 for adults, $10 for students. The
location is Erector Square, 315 Peck Street, New
Haven. You can park in the main parking lot, signs
and ushers will direct you toward our studio
entrance. There is limited seating of 50 per
performance, so get your tickets in advance.
This is a beautiful new play by a fantastic young
playwright, delivered by local talent. Please come
out, you won't want to miss it.
War at the Yale Repertory Theatre
YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing
Director) presents the world premiere of WAR by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by
Lileana Blain-Cruz, November 21–December 13 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel
Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they
attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two
strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. WAR is
a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the
landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in
the present.
Tickets for WAR range from $20–98 and are available online at, by phone at
(203) 432-1234, and in person at the Yale Rep Box Office (1120 Chapel Street). Student,
senior, and group rates are also available.
Volunteers Needed
City of New Haven Department of Arts, Culture & Tourism seeks volunteers for its annual
tree lighting event on the downtown Green. The event is scheduled for Thursday,
December 4 from 4-8pm (rain date Friday, December 5). Contact (203) 946-7172 for more
Six Summit Gallery Call to Artists
Call to Artists: REALITY AND METAPHOR II- Six Summit Gallery at the multi-million dollar
Shoreline Medical Center with JURORS: Adrien Broom and Jerry Weiss Dec 15thsubmission deadline More info here
Photography Show Call for Entries
35th Annual Photography Show: History and Process
Saturday, January 10 - Sunday, February 8, 2015
Entry Deadline: Friday, December 5, 2014
This group art show highlights the history of photography as well as the development and
evolution of the camera. All subjects and styles will be considered. Noteworthy processes
and printing techniques are of particular interest to the jury. Artists should make note of
any distinctive presentation of the artwork if applicable, since this is one of the aspects of
a piece that will be reviewed. Alongside contemporary photos, the exhibition will include a
display of vintage cameras as well as early photographs, such a daguerrotypes and
tintypes. Cash prizes include Juror’s Selections and Student categories.
The juror is Robert Gurbo, Curator of the Estate of André Kertész and the André and
Elizabeth Kertész Foundation.
The entry prospectus with specific information is available at the Gallery’s website For further questions, please call the Gallery at 203.972.1895.
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