Behind the Scenes with Manual Cinema

Manual Cinema company member, Julia Miller, takes us on a tour behind the scenes of "The End of TV," their newest production which premieres at the Arts & Ideas June 19-22, 2017.

Go behind the scenes at a rehearsal of (Be)longing.

"The process of putting the show together has been emotional and inspiring."

10 DAYS to Festival 2017!

10 DAYS to Festival 2017! It's getting tougher to cover everything we have to tell you in the time we have left, but Chad thinks he can squeeze in our TREX in and around New Haven in just 10 SECONDS...

Festival Countdown: 15 days!

FIFTEEN DAYS until the Festival, and we only have 15 seconds to share ALL of our Ideas Events with you. Get your IDEAS FAST PASS today to be sure you don’t miss a thing!

It's 20 days until the start of Festival 2017!

There are only 20 days until the start of Festival 2017 and Chad Herzog, our Programming Director, is here to tell you all about our signature headline concert series in 20 seconds.

25 days until Festival 2017

25 Days. TWENTY FIVE until new programs start at Festival 2017. Chad's back with an even faster countdown to introduce our ALTAR's Spaces performance series.

It's 30 days until the start of Festival 2017!

30 DAYS. That's right. Thirty Days until Festival 2017 kicks off in New Haven. Our Director of Programming, Chad Herzog is counting us down - in just 30 seconds. Here we go.

June is Festival Month!

Welcome to YOUR Festival

There’s so much to experience. We hope you are empowered through the rhythms of BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play, healed through the communal music of (Be)longing, and surprised...

Majora Carter, Visionary Leadership Award Honoree

This year's VLA award was presented January 25th to revitalization strategy consultant, real estate developer, and Peabody Award winning broadcaster Majora Carter.

LA RONDE Review: "the immensity of imagination"

Lucy Gellman of the New Haven Independent ventures through LA RONDE at the New Haven Armory.


In the wake of the 2015 climate change summit in Paris, and increasing acknowledgement of the dangers facing our planet, the push has become more urgent to move toward renewable energy. John Dankosky...


Philanthropist and long-distance bike pilgrim Dan Austin riffs on the impact of bikes given to formerly trafficked women and girls around the world