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Dorrance mesmerizes with ‘Myelination’

Myelination is a biological process crucial to brain function. It is also the title of a sensational work by choreographer Michelle Dorrance. Dorrance and her company, Dorrance Dance, performed...

Canadian Inuk artist Tanya Tagaq explores the powerful outer limits of human expression

Canadian Inuk vocalist Tanya Tagaq is a wildly inventive artist who seems to master any medium in which she creates. Her music is like nothing you’ve heard before: a blending of punk, folk...

Michelle Dorrance taps moves that energize, electrify

Michelle Dorrance would be considered a tap phenomenon even if all we knew of her was virtuosic footwork. But as her movement skills have developed and matured, so has her musical acumen and...

SYDNEY FESTIVAL: WHAT WILL HAVE BEEN

Brisbane-based circus arts company Circa is one of Australia’s greatest cultural exports — a groundbreaking ensemble of circus artists constantly stripping back and reinventing their...

Daniel O‘Brien, hand-balancer and aerial straps artist, Circa ensemble

Australian circus artist Daniel O'Brien comes from Maryborough, three hours north of Brisbane. He started gymnastics at six years old but gave it up at 15. However, he later he moved to...

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...

Geoff Sobelle builds a HOME at the International Festival

I hadn’t intended to get married when I left the house this afternoon.

But by 5pm, I had a new husband – a stranger I had never met – who drank wine and toasted me with a...

'Tell 'Em About the Dream': Kronos Quartet Explores Moment MLK Went Off-Script

Kronos Quartet performs a piece based on King's iconic "I Have a Dream" speech in Music for Change: The '60s - The Years that Changed America. Learn More >

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Announcing Festival Co-Directors!

Tom Griggs, Chad Herzog, and Liz Fisher appointed Co-Directors of the Festival.

YQI welcomes Spencer Topel as second artist-in-residence for the upcoming academic year

Following the successful launch of the Yale Quantum Institute Artist-in-Residence Program in Summer 2017 and the overwhelmingly positive reception of the artistic residency of Martha Willette...

On NPR: The message of (Be)longing began with the voices of Blacksburg

'(Be)longing' Explores Gun Violence, 10 Years After Virginia Tech Shooting

“Big Read” Takes Up Immigration

By Lucy Gellman, New Haven Independent

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