"yours and hers and mine"

Join us in celebrating singer-songwriter and activist Rosanne Cash as the recipient of our 9th annual Visionary Leadership Award on Tuesday, February 26th. The Award Luncheon and Conversation will...

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Explore New Haven by bike!

Paul Proulx and Laura Burrone from Elm City Cycling discuss some of the upcoming bike tours around New Haven.

Aaron Jafferis on (Be)longing: Personal stories provide people with a pathway to connection.

“Paying attention to folks who might feel excluded and reaching out directly, and also creating entry points for folks indirectly who we might not know are feeling excluded, that’s one...

KeyBank Sponsors Headliner Concert on the Green for the 22nd Year!

"There is nothing more inspiring than the fellowship created as the community comes together on a gorgeous summer night on the Green to sing, dance, and picnic with family and friends....

Behind the Scenes with Manual Cinema

Manual Cinema company member, Julia Miller, takes us on a tour behind the scenes of "The End of TV," their newest production which premieres at the Arts & Ideas June 19-22, 2017.

Go behind the scenes at a rehearsal of (Be)longing.

"The process of putting the show together has been emotional and inspiring."

Taylor Ho Bynum: Music In The Moment

“We need to remind ourselves of what it means to be in the moment and not distracted by all the various distractions of the modern age, and what it means to be together and to be human and...

10 DAYS to Festival 2017!

10 DAYS to Festival 2017! It's getting tougher to cover everything we have to tell you in the time we have left, but Chad thinks he can squeeze in our TREX in and around New Haven in just 10...

Festival Countdown: 15 days!

FIFTEEN DAYS until the Festival, and we only have 15 seconds to share ALL of our Ideas Events with you. Get your IDEAS FAST PASS today to be sure you don’t miss a thing!

A Closer Look: Camille A. Brown & Dancers' BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play

"sneaker-stomping...so elastic, so intricate that the sense of candence and rythm is as visual an experience as it is an aural one."- The New York Times

It's 20 days until the start of Festival 2017!

There are only 20 days until the start of Festival 2017 and Chad Herzog, our Programming Director, is here to tell you all about our signature headline concert series in 20 seconds.

25 days until Festival 2017

25 Days. TWENTY FIVE until new programs start at Festival 2017. Chad's back with an even faster countdown to introduce our ALTAR's Spaces performance series.

Festival Fellow Blog: Activate (Be)longing

Hi! We are the 2017 Fellows at the International Festival of Arts and Ideas. We are a group of 12 (not counting our lovely teacher Sarah Sherban) from all through New Haven. We are banded together...

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