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New Haven Register: Zainab Salbi to be honored by Festival with award that’s a tribute to Jean Handley

Click here to read the article in the New Haven Register about the Visionary Leadership Award.

Click here for more information about the Visionary Leadership Award luncheon and award...

Ben Allison to perform as part of Ellington Jazz Series on November 12

Bassist and composer Ben Allison joins the St. Luke's and Yale Steel Bands, directed by Deborah Teason, and the Common Ground Ensemble performing music by steel pan virtuoso Andy Akiho, Samuel...

New Haven Restaurant Week returns November 7–12

New Haven Restaurant Week returns November 7–12, when 31 of New Haven’s unique, award-winning and internationally diverse restaurants will offer prix fixe lunch and dinner menus. Participating...

Connecticut College to present "First Love" on November 12

Did you miss it at the Festival? Gare St. Lazare Players Ireland's highly acclaimed, innovative adaptation of Samuel Beckett’s novella “First Love” will be performed at Connecticut College in New...

Phil Kline's "Unsilent Night" featured in Diane Smith's book "A Connecticut Christmas"

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas' presentation of composer Phil Kline's Unsilent Night is featured in author and television journalist Diane Smith's new book, A Connecticut Christmas...

Make an investment in the Festival on Monday November 1 at 8am

First-time donors to the International Festival of Arts & Ideas – don't miss your chance to double (or even triple) your investment in the Festival!

The Community Foundation for...

New York Times on "The D.I.Y. Foreign-Aid Revolution"

Zainab Salbi, Founder and CEO of Women for Women International, served as an inspiration to Lisa Shannon, who founded the organization Run for Congo Women. Click here to read the full story in the...

Festival to present "Visionary Leadership Award" to Zainab Salbi on November 18

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas will present the 1st annual Visionary Leadership Award to Zainab Salbi, Founder and CEO of Women for Women International, on Thursday, November 18,...

Save the Date: Phil Kline's "Unsilent Night" in New Haven December 9

On Thursday, December 9, 2010, join the International Festival of Arts & Ideas
for the 4th annual presentation of composer Phil Kline's Unsilent
Night in New Haven!
Meet at...

MacArthur Foundation Honors Jason Moran

The MacArthur Foundation has named Jason Moran as one of 23 "genius award” fellowship recipients this year. Click here to read the article by Felicia R. Lee in the New York Times.

Jason...

Celebrate the Festival's Fall Fellows on Tuesday October 5

Celebrate the Festival's Fall Fellows!

Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Time: 5:30pm-7pm
Location: 195 Church Street, 12th Floor, New Haven

Light refreshments will be served...

Bill T. Jones to be celebrated at Kennedy Center Honors on December 5

Congratulations to Bill T. Jones, one of the 2010 Kennedy Center Honors recipients. Joining Bill this year on December 5 are Merle Haggard, Jerry Herman, Paul McCartney, and Oprah Winfrey.

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