Brenda Dixon Gottschild: African-American Dance and the Measure of Culture

Guided by the premise that dance is a barometer of society, Brenda Dixon Gottschild gauges the pulse of contemporary American performance: using dance as the focus and race as the parameter, she...

Dr. Daphne Miller: The Wisdom & Science of Traditional Foods

Daphne Miller, MD is the author of The Jungle Effect, a unique travelogue of healthy eating. Her understanding of the interconnectedness of food, the environment and health reveal essential clues to...

Ha Jin & David Henry Hwang: The U.S.-China Literary Landscape

Two icons of literature and theater read from their current work and talk about the intersection of contemporary writing and cultural perspectives on China.

Graham Sheffield, C.B.E.: From Soft Power to Global Connectivity-The International Birds-Eye View of Arts & Culture

A major part of the cultural conversation today is about local culture in the global community: culture is part of the toolkit for global understanding, diplomacy, and more. Particularly in light of...

Slate Political Gabfest: The Emily Bazelon Hometown Gabfest

The Slate Political Gabfest was recorded live in New Haven, Conn. on June 27, as part of the International Festival of Arts and Ideas. On the show, David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, and John Dickerson...

Farewell to Festival 2012

Thank you for playing along with us, for partaking in the serious fun, for your attendance, for your volunteer time, and for your support. Most of all, THANK YOU for making this Festival yours!

Rosanne Cash

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love fail

love fail is the newest evening-length theater work from Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang. Sung by the unearthly voices of legendary vocal ensemble Anonymous 4, love fail is a tour de force...

King Lear: Contemporary Legend Theater

This is King Lear as you have never seen it before: Wu Hsing-Kuo, director of Taiwan's Contemporary Legemd Theater, has created a tour-de-force solo performance that fuses time-honored Peking Opera...

The Ben Allison Band with Robert Pinsky

Ben Allison discusses his collaboration with Robert Pinsky, a poet whose words are elegant and tough, full of wild musical energy. Ben Allison is a bassist who draws from the jazz tradition and a...

National Theater of Scotland on WNPR

The cast of National Theater of Scotland's The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart were interviewed by John Dankosky for WNPR's "Where We Live" broadcast live from the lobby of the Study at Yale.

Red Baraat & noori: A double-bill that crosses borders

Tonight, June 24 at 7pm on the New Haven Green