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WITHOUT HABITS: A PATH TO PURPOSE

We spend so much energy trying to cultivate healthier habits. But what might our days feel like if, instead, we question and cut out just one habit for a short period of time? What discomfort...

CITIES OF PEACE: HEALING THE TRAUMA OF CONFLICT THROUGH ART

Join visionary and inspiring leaders, Dr. Ellen Frank—founder Cities of Peace, an innovative peace and visual arts program that honors the history and culture of world cities that have suffered...

ANTHROPOCENE: STAGING THE FUTURE

An·thro·po·cene: /ˈanTHrəpəˌsēn/ the current geological age, viewed as the period during which human activity has been the dominant influence on climate and the environment.



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WORDS RECLAIMING WORLDS

FEATURING NEW HAVEN / NORTHEAST WRITERS AND SPOKEN WORD ARTISTS KEONA-MARIE, DUKE PORTER, YEXANDRA DIAZ, AND PAUL BRYANT HUDSON




Poets and other creative writers from...

WE KNEW HAVEN: A YOUTH ACTIVIST PERSPECTIVE

FEATURING NEW HAVEN YOUTH ACTIVISTS MIA JOSEPH, LIHAME AROUNA, KELLY PINOTS, AND SHAWN MURRAY asking the questions: What do you imagine your New Haven to look like? How do you feel your identity...

400 YEARS OF INEQUALITY: A PEOPLE’S OBSERVANCE FOR A JUST FUTURE

2019 is the 400th Anniversary of the arrival of the first Africans to be sold into bondage in North America in 1619 at Jamestown. Mindy Fullilove, MD and representatives of the 400 Years of...

KEEPERS OF THE CULTURE

Supreme Easy A.D. of the Legendary Cold Crush Brothers and Nikki D the first female emcee signed to Def Jam Records engage in an in-depth conversation sharing a rare glimpse into the birth of Hip...

KEEP DINING IN: Alison Roman

Alison Roman is known as much for her keeper recipes as her wry Instagram voice and effortless style. Roman’s recipes set today’s trends and will show up as tomorrow’s classics: vegetable-forward...

Split Tooth: Tanya Tagaq

Fact can be as strange as fiction. It can also be as dark, as violent, as rapturous.

Veering back and forth between the grittiest features of a small arctic town, the electrifying...

HOW THE ART OF EXPERIENCE EMPOWERS CULTURE CHANGE

In the Age of Experience, how can one drive actionable social change through deepened physical and digital live story-sharing systems? A leader in immersive experiences, Mikhael Tara Garver will...

CONFRONTING IDENTITY: AN ARTS & IDEAS FELLOWS TOWN HALL

It has become a Festival tradition for our high school Festival Fellows to begin our Festival and Ideas program with their own Town Hall. Join them this year as they explore the themes of Jhumpa...

LIVING FOR THE CITY - JONATHAN HOLLOWAY

As a Festival Director in Europe and Australia, Jonathan Holloway has repeatedly reinvented the ways in which festivals explore, reclaim and celebrate their city for all those who use it, from the...

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