What's On This Week: June 18-21

The next week of Festival 2019 has so much in store: sensational performances, discussions of art and purpose, plus unforgettable experiences of food, music and workshops. Scroll through some of...

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Festival Featured as USA Today "Travel Destination" in Connecticut

To kick off the summer travel season, USA Today's Travel staff tracked down free events and attractions in every state (and the District of Columbia). The International Festival of Arts &...

Festival Artists are all around

Cathy Edwards
Director of Programming

May 8, 2009

I went to Sprague Hall this past Sunday, May 3, to hear Concerti Grossi of the Baroque, performed by music students working...

Festival Featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer "Travel" Article

The International Festival of Art & Ideas was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer's "10 for the Road" article in the Travel section, detailing festival and events within driving distance...

Festival Featured As Weekend Getaway in Time Out New York

Time Out New York features the International Festival of Arts & Ideas as a weekend getaway in the Travel section this week, pointing out "Circus", Mavis Staples' concert on the Green and Ideas...

U.S. Premiere of "Ivanov" Featured in New York Times "Summer Stages"

The "Summer Stages" section of the New York Times, "a national guide to the places where sunscreen meets Strauss, Shakespeare and Santigold" features the U.S.
Premiere of "Ivanov" at the...

U.S. Premiere of "Circus" Featured In American Theatre Magazine

The May/June issue of American Theatre Magazine features the U.S. Premiere of "Circus" at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas at the top of an article with listings of 227 festivals...

Choreographer Wally Cardona Shares a Favorite Poem

From WALLY CARDONA
Choreographer, Really Real

Men are accustomed to traveling the world, looking for rivers and mountains, new stars, birds of gay-colored plumage, monstrous fishes,...

Favorite Poem Project

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas, in association with the Connecticut Library Consortium, will officially launch the "Favorite Poem Project" at the Connecticut Library Association...

Don't Miss Out - Become an "Ideas Insider" Today!

All Ideas events at the Festival are free, but you can purchase an Ideas Insider Pass today to guarantee your seat up to 15 minutes before the scheduled start time of all Ideas events. As an added...

Festival Selected as a Blue State Coffee Cause

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas has been selected as one of four local causes by Blue State Coffee to receive a donation of 5% of their sales this fiscal quarter. The donation will...

Eileen Wiseman on the G-20 and the Festival

By EILEEN WISEMAN
Ideas Program Curator

From their highly protected meeting place in London this week, the leaders of the world's 20 richest countries had their collective finger on...

Festival Member Ticket Sale Extended Through April 6

The Festival Member advance sale (discounted $25 tickets for all performance programs, plus Foodie Tour tickets before the public on-sale April 7 at 9:30am) will be available through Monday April...

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