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Felon - An American Washi Tale

Alone in solitary confinement, a teenager called out to the men in the hole with him: “Somebody, send me a book!” Moments later, Dudley Randall’s The Black Poets slid under his cell door. Those pages...

Festival 2022 is Loading In

Our crew is busy building the stages and scenery, setting up the lights and sound and assembling the village of tents that all create Festival 2022 on the New Haven Green. The fun all starts this...

The LIT Kwanzaa Celebration

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ELM CITY LIT FEST​​​​​​In accordance with Mayor Elicker’s December 26 health and safety guidelines suspending in-person events to prevent the spread of COVID, the Festival and Elm...

AFTER DINNER STORIES: HOLIDAY TRADITIONS

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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AFTER DINNER STORIES: INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE KEEPERS

Indigenous storytellers Darlene Kascak, Kinsale Hueston, and Anne Jennison share stories of tradition and Indigenous culture during Native American Heritage Month.

ARTS FOR LABOR: The Kennedy Administration

A group of New York musical all-stars, Kennedy Administration holds down a regular engagement at a popular Greenwich Village nightclub, Groove, while racking up milestones internationally. Since 2015...

ART FOR LABOR: Paco Godoy y su Gran Orquestra Internacional

Born in Ecuador, Paco gave his first piano recital at age 5. A musical prodigy, he has recorded numerous CD’s and collaborated with international legendary Latin American artists like Franco de Vita...

ARTS FOR LABOR: Mulan Art Dance Ensemble & Team Leggoo

Team Leggoo
Established in 2011, Team Leggoo is a professional dance company of young, aspiring dancers who train in various styles of dance while pursuing growth and development as teachers,...

ARTS FOR LABOR: AnUrbanNerd (Josh Brown) & Darlene Kascak

AnUrbanNerd (Josh Brown)
AnUrbanNerd has been writing and performing for more than 15 years. He is a Poet, Spoken Word artist and Rap artist with a background in education and engineering. He brings...

ARTS FOR LABOR: Dawn Tallman

Dawn Tallman, The Queen of Gospel Energy was born and raised in Danbury, Connecticut, where she began singing in the house of God from childhood. Later, she expanded her body of work into the R&B and...

ARTS FOR LABOR: The Tines

The Tines are a new outfit helmed by New Haven Connecticut’s S.G. Carlson.The band was formed as a recording project in late 2019 featuring members of Ports of Spain, Laundry Day, Quiet Giant, and...

A Poem by Andres Camilo Madariaga

When we sent out an open call to have workers submit a picture of themselves, we also asked them what essential work meant to them. Here, Andres Camilo Madariaga, restaurant worker & volunteer at the...

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