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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...

Stir The Style

We’re breaking the “rules” of narrative events with Stir the Style, exhibiting every method of storytelling imaginable -- from spoken word to poetry to folktelling to personal narratives to rap and...

OPEN MIC NIGHT

Come out to Open Mic Night at the Festival Center for an evening of listening and being heard. The show will be emceed by professional performing artist and mentor Influence (Sharmont Little), with...

DARREL WALLS

Multi-Grammy-nominated Gospel songwriter and vocalist Darrel Walls is the eldest of the four siblings comprising The Walls Group, a Houston, Texas based singing quartet raised on the tradition of...

THE LEGEND DRAG SHOW

Drag royalty are descending on New Haven, ready to WORK this town into a fun-filled and informative tizzy. In this legendary mainstage event, drag performers and educators will display drag...

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