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...

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Festival is an opportunity, and a gift

From Mary Lou Aleskie, Executive Director:

The clipboard on the wall outside my office, as I write this reads "FESTIVAL COUNTDOWN 30 Days remaining until June 14." As if that isn't...

Dublin dance, theater scene a hotbed of new work

From Cathy Edwards, Director of Programming:

I was in Dublin last week to see some performances as part of the Dublin Dance Festival, and I saw a few very interesting pieces, some of which...

Dublin's dance, theater scene a hotbed of new work

Director of Programming Cathy Edwards muses about her recent trip to Ireland to check out new dance and theater offerings. Read it in BlogFest!

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Executive Director Mary Lou Aleskie shares her thoughts on the countdown to the Festival. Join BlogFest! Now!

International Festival of Arts & Ideas Launches The Big Read

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 17, 2008

Contact: Anthony Lupinacci
Director of Public Relations, Shubert Theater
Tel. 203.624.1825

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Festival Founders Honored During Ceremonies at State House

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas' three founders - Ann Tyler Calabresi , Jean Handley and Roslyn Milstein Meyer -- were honored by the Gov. M. Jodi Rell as Distinguished Arts...

Workshops Continue Creation of Arts & Ideas Dance Project

The Liz Lerman Dance Exchange is holding workshops for "613 Radical Acts of Prayer." Free and open to the public, these workshops allow anyone interested to participate in the performance piece...

U.K., Irish Dramas Set For New Haven Arts Fest

Two European theater companies will present the American premiere of their productions at Arts & Ideas. The Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company brings to the stage "Burial at Thebes," June 14...

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