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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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Imagine with the Festival May 14 - June 27, 2021

Festival 2021 will feature 200+ events—80% free—with luminaries like choreographer Ronald K. Brown, Indigenous theater director Madeline Sayet, and a high drama, high fashion Hair Art show.

Interview with Artistic Director & Choreographer Ronald K. Brown

Get to know dancer and choreographer Ronald K. Brown and EVIDENCE: A Dance Company, which mixes traditional African dances with contemporary music and staging.

New Year's Resolutions: Looking forward with Shelley Quiala

Executive Director Shelley Quiala sets intentions her for the new year,

Looking Back at 2020 with the Festival

2020 has been one of the most challenging of our lifetimes, but in a year of great challenge, we found great creativity. Here are some favorite Festival moments.

Welcoming our New Director of Programming

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas welcomes Malakhi Eason as its new Director of Programming and Community Impact, following an international search guided by Arts Consulting Group.

SANCTUARY: A LATINA THEORY CONVERSATION WITH AUTHORS PAOLA MENDOZA AND ABBY SHER

Podcasters Maria Isa & Jessica Lopez Lyman of Latina Theory moderate a discussion between authors Paola Mendoza and Abby Sher about their new book SANCTUARY.

Artsucation™ Academy Network: Live from Senegal

In this performance, recorded live in Senegal, Hanan is performing alongside the M'BOSSE DANCE COMPANY in a piece she co-choreographered with Baidy Ba.

Kaki King: Final State

Brooklyn-based composer and guitarist Kaki King—a Festival favorite—performed this world-premiere performance, "Final State," in honor of the Festival's Silver Anniversary.

Accrobuffos: William Tell's Turmoil

The Acrobuffos are back with this special world-premiere piece, "William Tell's Turmoil," in honor of the Festival's Silver Anniversary!

25 Years of Arts & Ideas (as told by the people who made it happen)

For the past 25 years we have been lucky to work with so many great performers and through all of those years there have been so many people working together behind the scenes to make it all happen...

Thank You To Our Silver Anniversary Gala Supporters!

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas’ Silver Anniversary Gala honoring founders Anne T. Calabresi and Dr. Roslyn Milstein Meyer was a roaring success! The gala was held on Monday, September...

DINNER STORIES #3 RECIPES FOR LOVE, FOOD, AND DISASTER

Join skilled storytellers as they tell tales of Love, Food and Disaster. Begin with Doug Coffin's aptly named "Recipe for Disaster" as your appetizer, then join Mike Isko as a hearty main course....

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