Dance Workshops this Weekend

This Saturday, March 21 and Sunday March 22, the public is invited to take part in
the final weekend of workshops hosted by the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange:

Saturday March 21 from 8pm...

20th Anniversary of Premiere of Mark Morris

Today is the 20th anniversary of the premiere of Mark Morris' Dido & Aeneas. The International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven is the only place where Dido & Aeneas is scheduled...

Festival Announces “Favorite Poem Project”

Celebrate poetry during the 2009 International Festival of Arts & Ideas! The public is invited to attend an organizational meeting for the "Favorite Poem Project" on Friday March 13 at 9am at...

Jason Moran's Town Hall Performance Receives New York Times Accolades

Click here to read the review of "IN MY MIND: Monk at Town Hall 1959" by Ben Ratliff.

Jason Moran and Rupa & The April Fishes On Sale To Members March 10

Two new music events will go on sale to Festival Members on Tuesday, March 10, 2009 for $25 each:

Jason Moran returns to the Festival on June 23 to perform IN MY MIND: Monk at Town Hall...

Dance Workshops This Weekend

This Saturday, the Festival will be introducing Wally Cardona and his new project Really Real, and exploring ideas for developing dances for this summer’s Festival. Following Wally Cardona’s...

Volunteer Corps Meeting Announced For February 18

Learn how to become a 2009 Festival Docent. RSVP by February 16.

2009 Theater Programming Announced In Variety And The Hartford Courant

The announcement of the Festival's 2009 theater programming appeared in both Variety and The Hartford Courant:
Arts & Ideas fest announces slate
Offerings include '...

$25 Tickets For All Performance Events On Sale February 2

The dazzling array of artists and thinkers that will be a part of the 2009 Festival are going to be announced on January 30 at the culmination of "Sneak Peek Week"- the 2009 International Festival...

Arts & Ideas Fest knows you can't wait, so here's a "Sneak Peek"

Click here to read the article from January 22 in the New Haven Register about "Sneak Peek Week".

"Sneak Peek Week" Tickets On Sale January 5

There will be limited availability. "Sneak Peek" events are discounted for Members of the Festival – purchase your Membership today!

Economy Testing Creativity of the Arts

Executive Director Mary Lou Aleskie was quoted in the New York Times "Culture" section on Sunday December 14. Click here to read the article online.