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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Vote for the Festival at Blue State Coffee This Weekend

Blue State Coffee is currently collecting suggestions for worthy local organizations - this progressive coffee company will donate 5% of their quarterly profit to the four groups who receive the...

Executive Director Mary Lou Aleskie points out the highlights of free stuff at the Festival

By MARY LOU ALESKIE
Executive Director

Let's face it. The Festival really is all about free stuff. So much stuff that if I took the time to tell you about every detail here, we...

All Tickets On Sale April 7

Starting Tuesday April 7 at 9:30am, all ticketed Festival events will go on sale to the general public. You will be able to order tickets online or at the Shubert Theater Box Office (203-562-5666...

Last Chance to Buy Discounted Tickets - April 3

The Festival Member advance sale period ends this Friday April 3 – you only have three days left to purchase discounted $25 tickets for all performance programs! Becoming a Member is easy:

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Friends Night at the Shubert Theater on Thursday April 2

If you are (or would like to become) a Festival Member, and would benefit from personal insight into the 2009 Festival programming, join the Festival staff on Thursday April 2 from 5:30pm to 7pm...

"Foodie Tours", More Discounted Events On Sale To Members March 24

Starting on Tuesday March 24, Festival Members will be the first to be able to purchase tickets to seven different Foodie Tours , which typically sell out well in advance of June. And tickets to...

Dance Workshops this Weekend

This Saturday, March 21 and Sunday March 22, the public is invited to take part in
the final weekend of workshops hosted by the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange:

Saturday March 21 from 8pm...

Tiffany Hopkins talks about video production for the Festival

By TIFFANY HOPKINS
Multi-Media Producer

One of the great joys of working for the Festival is the opportunity to meet so many interesting people and truly compelling artists. A few...

20th Anniversary of Premiere of Mark Morris

Today is the 20th anniversary of the premiere of Mark Morris' Dido & Aeneas. The International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven is the only place where Dido & Aeneas is scheduled...

Reflections on a recent Really Real Dance Workshop

By ANDRIA MATTHEWS
Community Programs Manager

On February 21, an incredible group assembled for a dance workshop, Process, Principles and Performance with the Dance Exchange and...

Festival Announces “Favorite Poem Project”

Celebrate poetry during the 2009 International Festival of Arts & Ideas! The public is invited to attend an organizational meeting for the "Favorite Poem Project" on Friday March 13 at 9am at...

Executive Director Mary Lou Aleskie reflects on a night at Town Hall

By MARY LOU ALESKIE
Executive Director

The tunes were there Little Rootie Tootie, Crepuscule with Nellie,'Round Midnight...the ones we immediately associate with Monk...but the...

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