Events for 06/18/2022

9:00am

Tours 2022

East Coast Greenway / Farmington Canal Trail North

In partnership with Elm City Cycling

FREE. Travel North from New Haven to Cheshire and learn about plans to connect the former rail trail to Northampton, Massachussetts.

10:00am

Kids 2022

Arabiqa with Karim Nagi

In partnership with Arts for Learning CT

FREE. Karim Nagi has spent the last 30 years teaching Arab music and folk dance to audiences throughout the world.

10:45am

Kids 2022

Cristina Ruales Fashion Workshop

In partnership with Arts for Learning CT

FREE. Learn the ins and outs of fashion design in this hands-on workshop with renowned designer Cristina Ruales.

11:00am

Stories 2022

Historias inmigrantes con Nestor Gomez

Un evento en español

GRATIS. Néstor “The Boss” Gomez trae las historias de inmigrantes y refugiados de todo el mundo en su espectáculo de narración de cuentos 80 Minutes Around The World.

Tours 2022

Canoe Mill River

In partnership with the New Haven Department of Youth and Recreation

A roundtrip water excursion along the historic 3-mile Mill River.

11:30am

Kids 2022

Storytelling at the Cross Roads

In partnership with Arts for Learning CT

FREE. In this captivating storytelling event for kids, award-winning storyteller and mime Antonio Rocha showcases stories from around the world with character movements, sound effects and voices.

12:45pm

Kids 2022

Cristina Ruales Fashion Workshop

In partnership with Arts for Learning CT

FREE. Learn the ins and outs of fashion design in this hands-on workshop with renowned designer Cristina Ruales.

2:00pm

Tours 2022

Celluloid New Haven

In partnership with Elm City Cycling

FREE. New Haven has had a colorful role as the backdrop to many movies.

Ideas 2022

The Wisdom in Fashion

Film Screening

FREE. A film screening with Jamaican designer Neville Wisdom, whose self-titled clothing boutique in New Haven has become a local favorite.

Stories 2022

Story Workshop with Nestor Gomez

FREE. Learn how to craft engaging stories with veteran storyteller Nestor Gomez, three-time Chicago Grand Slam Champion and author of Your Driver Has Arrived

4:00pm

Ideas 2022

Designing Looks & Wearing Culture

A Conversation with Neville Wisdom and Prajje Oscar

FREE. A panel with Neville Wisdom and Prajje Oscar in conversation with Aaron Peirano Garrison on fashion and identity. 

7:00pm

Juneteenth 2022

Juneteenth: Full Circle

FREE. Celebrate Liberation Day with the Festival in this concert highlighting jazz and the internationally recognized Jesse "Cheese" Hameen.

Fashion 2022

ICONIC Connections Fashion Expo

High fashion meets the Festival in this premiere catwalk event featuring Project Runway's Prajjé Oscar, Neville Wisdom, Ng2 Studios, LaMoo Designs, and Isalina Sanchez.

8:00pm

Stories 2022

Stir the Style: A Storytelling Mashup

Storytellers Nestor Gomez, Shawn Taylor, Nick Baskerville, Terry Wolfisch Cole, and Motoko Dworkin will take the stage for 10-minute performances, each bookended by the indie folk stylings of musical guest Lys Guillorn.