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In Conversation with HOME Creator Geoff Sobelle

 

Hear Geoff Sobelle expound on the inspirations leading to HOME in this recent podcast by Berkeley Rep. Sobelle discusses the imaginative and literal construction of the project and the magic that...

Quiz: What Festival performance should you see?

The Festival starts in less than a week, so we made you a quiz to see which Show you should go see!

Toto Kisaku, Artist in Residence: "Human in Plural"

"Human in Plural / Plural in Human" is a way in which we identify ourselves. Through this perspective, sizes, colors, religions, social classes, and race are only names, not identities in themselves....

Conductor Alasdair Neale is Ready to Take the New Haven Symphony Orchestra to New Heights

Alasdair Neale will officially take over as music director and conductor of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, the fourth oldest in the country, July 1, shortly after he is introduced to the community...

Polar Punk: CBS 60 Minutes Profile of Tanya Tagaq

The sounds of Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq"It's not for everybody," Tagaq says, but her unique music, a blend of an ancient art form with elements of punk rock, heavy metal and electronica, has...

Meet Our Fellowship Students: Yoselin, Emily, Natalia, Daniela & Maya

The Arts & Ideas’ Fellowship Program gives students the opportunity to immerse themselves in the arts by way of activities and seminars. Over a period of six months, they share their personal stories...

A Message from the Avangrid Foundation

The Avangrid Foundation, the primary charitable arm of AVANGRID, is proud to be among the family of founding and current supporters of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, now spanning more...

Pete Seeger | Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Kronos Quartet celebrate the music of Pete Seeger in Music for Change: The '60s - The Years that Changed America. Learn More >

Pete Seeger’s contribution to folk music, both in terms of its revival...

Social Justice Through Theater Opens Eyes to Reality and Change

On Wednesday, March 20th, our Artist in Residence Toto Kisaku visited Quinnipiac University class “Drama 101: Introduction to Theatre”, taught by none other than Arts & Ideas’ own Lousie Endel...

Get ready for Festival 2019!

Summer 2019 is just around the corner and we can't wait to party with you! See you June 8-22.

See the Full Festival Line-Up >

Visionary Leadership Award Luncheon reflection

On what would have been her father Johnny Cash’s 87th birthday, Rosanne Cash was warmly welcomed with applause at the 9th annual Visionary Leadership Award luncheon. She was humbled and inspired by...

Toto Kisaku, Artist in Residence: on "Identity"

Does the acquisition of an identity change our being? Does looking for and discovering our identity strengthen or weaken our capacity for personal and community development?

When I talk about this...

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