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Scene on Your Screen Special Edition: Interview with Compagnia de' Colombari

Bobby Asher, Arts & Ideas Director of Programming, interviews Karin Coonrod and Kyle Sanna from Compagnia de’ Colombari about their production More Or Less I Am, performed in 4 parts.

Activist Songbook Virtual Choir #2: Survival Is Resistance

Inspired by Kao Kue, Boone Nguyen, and Carol ZouBy Byron Au Yong and Aaron JafferisFeaturing Diane Phelan

Activist Songbook honors organizers and organizing through collective music-making. Material...

Scene On Your Screen, Ep. 4

This week, our tours program manager, Denise Santisteban, and our curator of Ideas programming, Elizabeth Nearing, share details on our upcoming NEA Big Read events, free dance and storytelling...

Sell Yourself with Story: 3 Tips for Job Hunters

Thinking about changing careers? Seeking a new job? Looking to advance into a leadership position? Cynthia Rojas recommends using storytelling as a tool to showcase your accomplishments and value.

SONGWRITING AS RADICAL IMAGINATION: AN ACTIVIST SONGBOOK DISCUSSION

Joined by Activist Songbook Composer Byron Au Yong and Lyricist Aaron Jafferis, a panel of artists/activists will discuss music and its role in activism and democracy. Joined by a panel that includes...

Scene On Your Screen, Ep. 3

Our director of programming, Bobby Asher, and the executive director of the New Haven Pride Center, Patrick Dunn, share the coming week's programming: 3 food events including a Mother's Day brunch (...

A Perfect Pairing: Brews & BBQ

Award-winning chef and New Haven native Jason Sobocinski moves from the screen of the Cooking Channel's "The Big Cheese" to the Festival's virtual stage for a lesson on beer and BBQ. Jason, a...

Activist Songbook Virtual Choir #1: "We Will Break Free"

Inspired by Susan Hayase, Tom Izu, Masaru Edmund Nakawatase, and Mike Ishii
By Byron Au Yong and Aaron Jafferis

Based on the true story of Masaru Edmund Nakawatase, this song emerges from the...

Scene On Your Screen, Ep. 2

Welcome to Episode 2 of Scene on Your Screen, a weekly update on our virtual Festival programming. Today, our director of programming, Bobby Asher, is joined by our director of marketing, Lara...

Scene on Your Screen, Ep. 1

Welcome to Episode 1 of Scene on Your Screen, a weekly update on our virtual Festival programming. Today, our director of programming, Bobby Asher, is joined by spoken word poet Aaron Jafferis of...

We're Going Virtual!

Co-Directors Liz Fisher and Tom Griggs share the Festival's re-imagined 25th anniversary programming. Starting in just a few weeks, you'll be invited to interact online with Ideas speakers who are...

New Haven Heroes

As we continue to adapt to social isolation, the Festival strives to maintain hope and positivity. Today, we are recognizing four New Haven Heroes who are going above and beyond to help our community...

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