Events for 06/14/2022

3:00pm

Ideas 2022

The Passage: A Research Podcast Project on Identity, Dreams, Age & Race

Virtual Event with HKETONY Arts activator Fellow Hollis Ngai

FREE. A 2022 HKETONY Arts Activator Fellow at the Festival, Hollis Ngai interweaves interviews, stories, and memories into a podcast that presents a fresh perspective on cultural identities, the American dream, hopes, and race in New Haven.

Tours 2022

Lost in New Haven

FREE. Remember the old Anchor neon sign, or the Rubber Match’s distinctive fonts? These iconic New Haven artifacts aren’t lost forever!

5:30pm

Ideas 2022

Cultivating Community through Business Entrepreneurship

FREE. Business entrepreneurs Alisha Crutchfield-McLean, founder and owner of BLOOM, Jason Sobocinski, founder and owner of Black Hog Brewing Company, and  New Haven’s newest lifestyle hub, unite for a seminar on how to build a brand and connect with community.

6:00pm

Stories 2022

WordFest Youth Poetry Slam Finals

Co-presented with the Word

FREE. See rising stars of the spoken word world and cheer on the next generation of poets.

7:00pm

Music 2022

New Haven Symphony Orchestra Young Composer Project

In partnership with the New Haven Symphony Orchestra

See the next generation of composers fill the stage with their works.

Food 2022

Long Table Dinner: Food, Fellowship & Stories

Celebrate food and fellowship among friends and family with music by singer-songwriter Lara Herscovitch; stories from Mark Scerra, ChaChanna Simpson, and Laconia Therrio about human commonality; and nourishment from Soul de Cuba Cafe, Olea, Claire’s CornerCopia, and Olmo Kitchen.

7:30pm

Tours 2022

Super Moon Paddle Tour

In Partnership with the New Haven Department of Youth and Recreation

The supermoon, or Strawberry Moon, will light up the sky, and you can experience it firsthand from a kayak!

Dance 2022

Dallas Black Dance Theatre

CONNECTICUT PREMIERE

Virtuosic dancers perform modern, jazz, ethnic, and spiritual dances that get at the heart of the African American experience.