This is Why We Festival (pt.2)

Thank you for being a part of the 24th International Festival of Arts & Ideas! We explored what makes us human through amazing sounds, fantastic places, and moving ideas.

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Dorrance mesmerizes with ‘Myelination’

Myelination is a biological process crucial to brain function. It is also the title of a sensational work by choreographer Michelle Dorrance. Dorrance and her company, Dorrance Dance, performed...

Canadian Inuk artist Tanya Tagaq explores the powerful outer limits of human expression

Canadian Inuk vocalist Tanya Tagaq is a wildly inventive artist who seems to master any medium in which she creates. Her music is like nothing you’ve heard before: a blending of punk, folk...

Michelle Dorrance taps moves that energize, electrify

Michelle Dorrance would be considered a tap phenomenon even if all we knew of her was virtuosic footwork. But as her movement skills have developed and matured, so has her musical acumen and...

SYDNEY FESTIVAL: WHAT WILL HAVE BEEN

Brisbane-based circus arts company Circa is one of Australia’s greatest cultural exports — a groundbreaking ensemble of circus artists constantly stripping back and reinventing their...

Rosanne Cash: 9th Annual Visionary Leadership Awardee

Join us on Tuesday, February 26th for the 9th annual Visionary Leadership Award Luncheon and Conversation. The Award Luncheon, which draws over 400 attendees from across the region, raises money...

Daniel O‘Brien, hand-balancer and aerial straps artist, Circa ensemble

Australian circus artist Daniel O'Brien comes from Maryborough, three hours north of Brisbane. He started gymnastics at six years old but gave it up at 15. However, he later he moved to...

Join the High School Fellowship Program

Do you like drama, drawing, dancing, or even just doodling? Or would you rather read, recite, rehearse or write?

Are you interested in improving your skills in public speaking, presenting,...

Arts & Ideas Makes Time to Vote

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas, based in New Haven, Connecticut, stands with hundreds of leading companies and small businesses from coast to coast in support of a vital common...

RISK, ANXIETY, AND GENEROSITY - DEFINING THE CULTURE OF MONEY FROM SHAKESPEARE TO TODAY

What does a venture capitalist have in common with a Venetian man brought to life by Shakespeare more than 400 years ago? Our panel features experts in both economics and the Bard drawing...

I’LL BE YOUR QUBIT! THE ENTANGLEMENT OF QUANTUM PHYSICS AND ART

How do you envisage something that would be altered simply by your own observation of it? Join Quantum Physicist Michel Devoret and Visual Artist Martha W. Lewis to investigate the relationships...

GERMANY AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

How was Germany able to transition from the “sick man” of Europe in the 1990s into the political and economic predominance within the European Union it is today? Director of the Yale Program in...

CURATION AND THE DEMOCRACY OF ARTS

Curators play a significant role in shaping the visual dialogue of our times, in ways that are often mysterious or obscure in the minds of the museum-going public. Keely Orgeman and Justin Brown...

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