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Cathy Edwards broadens her artistic reach

Cathy Edwards, the Festival's Director of Programming, is broadening her artistic reach. In addition to her programming duties at the Festival, she'll be stepping into the Guest Artistic Director...

Festival's Cathy Edwards to be Guest Artistic Director of Portland, Oregon's Time-Based Art Festival

Arts and Ideas 2008 achieves "new level of creative surprise"

Christopher Arnott of the New Haven Advocate reflects on the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange's performance in 613 Radical Acts of Prayer at the Festival finale. Get the full story here.

New Haven Register: Arts & Ideas 2008 "top notch"

The New Haven Register reflects on the success of the 2008 Arts & Ideas Festival. Get the full story here.

Arts & Ideas, undaunted by weather, "groundbreaking" and "daring"

Christopher Arnott of the New Haven Advocate weighs in on the 13th Annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas. Read his thoughts on this year's Festival here.

Reflections on Muslim Identity

In an article written for the Malaysia Star, Ideas Panelist Huzir Sulaiman reflects on being Muslim in America. Read the full article here.

Video Blog: Mary Lou's Festival Memories & Future Announcements

Check out the BlogFest and read Executive Director Mary Lou Aleskie's festival memories with a video highlight.

New York Times: 'Doors' is "surreal and magical"

Roslyn Sulcas of the New York Times reviews the Apparatus Theater Group's performance of Doors at Arts & ideas 2008. Get the full review here.

Variety: Fishamble's 'Parnell Street' "perfectly pitched"

Variety Magazine leads the charge of positive reviews of Sebastian Barry's play The Pride of Parnell Street. Read the full review here.

Video Blog: Radical Derby

Connecticut RollerDurance captivated the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange and resulted in this quick-witted performance created by the skaters of RollerDurance with associate artistic director Elizabeth...

Barry's 'Secret Scripture' "surpassing beauty"

More high praise for Sebastian Barry's latest novel, this time from the New York Times Book Review. Read the full review here.

Dance Exchange and Fitness Studio team up for Outdoor Fitness Bootcamp

In a one-of-a-kind blend of dance and physical health, Liz Lerman has joined forces with BALANCE fitness studio to create a fitness class for area residents. Held on the Green and accompanied by...