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Phil Kline's "Unsilent Night" featured in Diane Smith's book "A Connecticut Christmas"

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas' presentation of composer Phil Kline's Unsilent Night is featured in author and television journalist Diane Smith's new book, A Connecticut Christmas...

Make an investment in the Festival on Monday November 1 at 8am

First-time donors to the International Festival of Arts & Ideas – don't miss your chance to double (or even triple) your investment in the Festival!

The Community Foundation for...

New York Times on "The D.I.Y. Foreign-Aid Revolution"

Zainab Salbi, Founder and CEO of Women for Women International, served as an inspiration to Lisa Shannon, who founded the organization Run for Congo Women. Click here to read the full story in the...

Festival to present "Visionary Leadership Award" to Zainab Salbi on November 18

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas will present the 1st annual Visionary Leadership Award to Zainab Salbi, Founder and CEO of Women for Women International, on Thursday, November 18,...

Save the Date: Phil Kline's "Unsilent Night" in New Haven December 9

On Thursday, December 9, 2010, join the International Festival of Arts & Ideas
for the 4th annual presentation of composer Phil Kline's Unsilent
Night in New Haven!
Meet at...

MacArthur Foundation Honors Jason Moran

The MacArthur Foundation has named Jason Moran as one of 23 "genius award” fellowship recipients this year. Click here to read the article by Felicia R. Lee in the New York Times.

Jason...

Celebrate the Festival's Fall Fellows on Tuesday October 5

Celebrate the Festival's Fall Fellows!

Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Time: 5:30pm-7pm
Location: 195 Church Street, 12th Floor, New Haven

Light refreshments will be served...

Bill T. Jones to be celebrated at Kennedy Center Honors on December 5

Congratulations to Bill T. Jones, one of the 2010 Kennedy Center Honors recipients. Joining Bill this year on December 5 are Merle Haggard, Jerry Herman, Paul McCartney, and Oprah Winfrey.

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Miguel Zenón to perform in Hartford on Saturday September 4

Grammy Award winner and MacArthur Grant recipient Miguel Zenón will be performing at the Polish National Home, 60 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford on Saturday, September 4. Tickets are $10 each. Click...

International Festival of Arts & Ideas featured in September "Best of Connecticut" issue of Connecticut Magazine

The editors of Connecticut Magazine® have featured the International Festival of Arts & Ideas as the Best of Connecticut® 2010 Winner for Best Festival. More than 200 Best of Connecticut 2010...

Arts & Ideas Fellow Ed Chase receives scholarship from Connecticut Chapter of National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials

Ed Chase of Seymour, one of the inaugural Arts & Ideas Fellows in 2010, is the recipient of a $3,500 scholarship from the Connecticut Chapter of the
National Association of Housing and...

David Leddy's "Sub Rosa" Featured At Edinburgh Festival Fringe

David Leddy's "Sub Rosa" is one of the features of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Click to read articles by Christopher Arnott in the New Haven Advocate and Steven McElroy in the New York Times....

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