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George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic TONIGHT on the New Haven Green!

George Clinton says that he is ready to "tear the roof off" the stage TONIGHT on the New Haven Green! The band is all sound-checked and ready to rock!

Our Ladies are Here!

Tonight was the official opening of the festival featuring a sold out performance of "Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour." Don's miss these amazing ladies in their US Premiere!

Getting everything set for Our Ladies

Things are still being built on the New Haven Green, but our crew has now started hanging the lights and prepping the set for "Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour" at the Yale Rep!

Load-In Day 2

Load-In continues on the New Haven Green! We are still working on setting up and rigging the massive First Niagara Stage. It takes a full festival crew plus members from IATSE Local 74 a full 4...

We are starting to build Festival 21!

Our crew started construction out on the New Haven Green today. Trailers are being delivered, trucks are being unloaded and the First Niagara Stage is under construction!

Cooperation Amidst Crisis: May Day 1970 and Its Lessons

On May 1, 1970, a crowd of nearly 30,000 radicals descended on Yale to protest the murder trial of nine Black Panthers. In this talk, Henry Chauncey, then assistant to Yale’s president, discusses how...

Help make Festival 2017 happen!

It is our privilege to bring a world of arts and ideas together for you each summer. A Festival like this, with 200+ events over 15 days takes years of planning - from the big picture to the small...

Festival 21 is Unveiled!

Our 2016 season launched at last night’s kick off party. We’ve come of age. We’re taking our place: in our city, in our state, and on the world stage. Great art meets big ideas addressing pressing...

Rock 'n Roll that Heals featuring Mary McBride

In this event, Mary McBride gives us a window into her work on The Home Tour with an emphasis on her current initiative with young adults at Connecticut Mental Health Center and participating local...

Africa, Ebola, and Global Health Equity

Last year an epidemic of Ebola erupted in West Africa. The story about the epidemic in the US largely alternated between the fears of the disease coming to these shores and the heroic work of...

Angela Bowen From Artist to Activist: A New Haven Legend

This panel discussion among individuals who knew and were inspired by Angela honors not only Angela’s legacy in New Haven and beyond, but also the conviction threading through her multifaceted...

21st Century Art & Politics (Part 1)

Art and politics have a long history of complex entanglement, but in the new millennium, the global artistic scene has exploded with political controversy. In Part 1 of this talk, Graham Sheffield...

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