Aleta Staton on Teaching & Theater

Meet our new Community Engagement Manager, Aleta Stanton, in this second half of our interview in which she talks of how her 35 years of teaching experience has shaped her life. Her passion and...

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Visionary Leadership Award Luncheon reflection

On what would have been her father Johnny Cash’s 87th birthday, Rosanne Cash was warmly welcomed with applause at the 9th annual Visionary Leadership Award luncheon. She was humbled and...

Toto Kisaku, Artist in Residence: on "Identity"

Does the acquisition of an identity change our being? Does looking for and discovering our identity strengthen or weaken our capacity for personal and community development?

When I talk...

Senator Chris Murphy congratulates Rosanne Cash on her Visionary Leadership Award

On February 26, 2019 Rosanne Cash was presented with the Visionary Leadership Award at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas. Senator Chris Murphy shares his congratulations to Rosanne...

Aleta Staton on Teaching & Theater

Meet our new Community Engagement Manager, Aleta Stanton, in this second half of our interview in which she talks of how her 35 years of teaching experience has shaped her life. Her passion and...

Aleta Staton on Art & the Community

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas is excited to introduce our new year-round Community Engagement Manager. As a part of our dynamic team, the candidate needed to be a hard-working...

"yours and hers and mine"

Join us in celebrating singer-songwriter and activist Rosanne Cash as the recipient of our 9th annual Visionary Leadership Award on Tuesday, February 26th. The Award Luncheon and Conversation will...

Toto Kisaku, Artist in Residence

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas is proud to welcome its first official Artist in Residence this January. The Festival looked for an artist who is passionate about the ways arts and...

Rosanne Cash: Don't Be Bullied into Silence

Join us at our annual Visionary Leadership Award Luncheon and Conversation on Tuesday, February 26th. The Award Luncheon raises money toward the dynamic and inspiring programs presented at the...

Rosanne Cash: 9th Annual Visionary Leadership Awardee

Join us on Tuesday, February 26th for the 9th annual Visionary Leadership Award Luncheon and Conversation. The Award Luncheon, which draws over 400 attendees from across the region, raises money...

Join the High School Fellowship Program

Do you like drama, drawing, dancing, or even just doodling? Or would you rather read, recite, rehearse or write?

Are you interested in improving your skills in public speaking, presenting,...

Arts & Ideas Makes Time to Vote

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas, based in New Haven, Connecticut, stands with hundreds of leading companies and small businesses from coast to coast in support of a vital common...

RISK, ANXIETY, AND GENEROSITY - DEFINING THE CULTURE OF MONEY FROM SHAKESPEARE TO TODAY

What does a venture capitalist have in common with a Venetian man brought to life by Shakespeare more than 400 years ago? Our panel features experts in both economics and the Bard drawing...

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