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If Mayors Ruled the World

Cities are home to more than half of the world's population, and are the primary incubators of the cultural, social and political innovations that shape our planet. Benjamin Barber, author of the...

Preparing for 2050: The Changing Face of Race

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New Haven and Yale: Dreaming New Worlds Together

John DeStefano Jr., outgoing mayor of New Haven, and Richard Levin, outgoing president of Yale University, reflect on their 20-year partnership to knit together university and city. At the close of...

Shantala Shivalingappa

A classical Indian dancer whose artistic curiosity has spanned contemporary and traditional forms, Shantala Shivalingappa is widely acclaimed for her vivid, brilliantly musical performances....

Good Ideas

Ideas have enormous power. They inspire, they provoke, they delight.

The thinkers, scholars, adventurers, and artists gathered at this year’s Festival are people with ideas to share. Some have taken...

Freewheelers in the Elm City

A Broken Umbrella Theatre, New Haven’s award-winning ensemble theater company presents Freewheelers.
Broken Umbrella is known for creating original, site-specific theater inspired by the rich history...

There is a "Stuck Elevator" at Long Wharf Stage II

Stuck Elevator is a comic-rap-scrap metal musical prompted by the real life experience of a Chinese restaurant delivery man trapped in a Bronx elevator for 81 hours. The musical follows his...

A Midsummer Night's Dream in New Haven

This Video Blog offers a behind the scenes look at a new collaboration from the team behind the Tony Award-winning Broadway & West End hit, WAR HORSE.

Shakespeare’s inexhaustible A Midsummer Night’...

Meet the Chefs that make our Food Experiences unique!

Dive into one featured restaurant to experience something new—or to rediscover an old favorite! Meet the chefs and peek into their kitchens, watch a food demonstration, and sample delicious...

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