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Fri 12/17, 7:00pm

After Dinner Stories: Holiday Traditions

This event will be streamed on our Virtual Stage, as well as YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook Live.

December is a month full of holidays across cultural traditions. Join us for an evening of festive tales from four different holidays: Hannukah, Kwanzaa, La Posada, and Christmas. 

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2010 VLOG: Box City

Kat Hanney-Cerquone, box city project coordinator and George Knight, festival board member tell us about some of the exciting plans for the upcoming box city project.

Festival Fellow: Rodnesha Williams-Green

     Rodnesha Williams-Green

A Review of Pilobolus

Hi my name is Rodnesha Williams-Green. I am 17 years old, and I am I junior at Cooperative Arts and Humanity Magnet High school. On Friday, April...

New York Times: "A Festival That Caters To Body and Mind"

Click here to read the preview article about the Festival in the New York Times by Anita Gates.

Click here to watch preview videos or find out more information about Moby Dick, A Celebration of Sol...

Hartford Courant: Festival Celebrates Sol LeWitt

Click here to read Roger Catlin's article about the Festival's celebration of Sol LeWitt in the Hartford Courant.

Click here to watch the featured video about the Festival's celebration of Sol...

New Haven Register: Three artistic pioneers make beautiful music together in "Dance"

Click here to read Donna Doherty's interview with Lucinda Childs in the New Haven Register.

Click here to watch a preview video of Dance.

Click here to purchase tickets to Dance.

New Haven Register: David Leddy's "Susurrus" is more than a walk in the park

Click here to read Donna Doherty's interview with David Leddy in the New Haven Register.

Click here to watch a preview video of Susurrus.

New Haven Register: Share the experience - the Festival celebrates 15 years of creative collaboration

Click here to read the interview and watch the video as Donna Doherty of the New Haven Register discusses the Festival with Executive Director Mary Lou Aleskie.

Click here to watch preview videos or...

General Admission Tickets to "Philip Glass: Works For Solo Piano" Sold Out

General admission tickets to the solo piano concert by Philip Glass on Sunday June 13 are sold out. If you are a Festival Member, or want to become a Member, you can be put on a stand-by list, so...

Inside Ideas: Helen Ibbitson Jessup on Khmer Rouge & Iraq

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas is filled with great Ideas panels (which are totally FREE). Helen Ibbitson Jessup, founder of Friends of Khmer Culture and specialist in the art and...

Meet Festival Fellow Joel Suarez

   Joel Suarez

Hello, my name is Joel Suarez, an aspiring filmmaker from New Haven, CT. I am currently a student in Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School and I have been granted the opportunity...

Sushi is a culturally yummy experience with Bun Lai

We at the Festival asked chef and owner of Miya's Sushi, Bun Lai, to answer the following:

Q: Why teach kids about sushi?

A: The reason I like to teach kids how to make sushi is so that I can open...