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Youth Day Project: Last Words Open Mic
Jun
17
7:00 PM19:00

Youth Day Project: Last Words Open Mic

Come join us for our YDP Sponsored monthly Last Words Open Mic on the Third Friday of every month. Enjoy $5 admission, free food, and a place for you to have the freedom to express your talents. We value the youth as well as the youth spirit so bring your talent, bring a fellow young person, and your youthful spirit.

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Literary Happy Hour: Juneteenth
Jun
10
9:00 PM21:00

Literary Happy Hour: Juneteenth

A curated reading and performance series providing a platform for diverse New Haven writers to present work, build a local following, and form a supportive, collaborative writing community. The monthly event unites the strongest writers from disconnected corners of our community-from creative writing students to independent writers, slam poets, journalists, rappers, and stand-up comedians-with an emphasis on recognizing writers of color and other writers belonging to marginalized groups. 

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Elizardi Castro: Made In Puerto Rico "Life Liberty + The Pursuit Of Spanglish" (21+22)
May
21
to May 23

Elizardi Castro: Made In Puerto Rico "Life Liberty + The Pursuit Of Spanglish" (21+22)

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Combining his Puerto Rican heritage with American culture to create a spanglish riot of laughter, drawing inspiration from his childhood, his family and his time as an attorney. This incredible performance will make you laugh out loud no matter where you were "made".

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 Pecha Kucha #27: The Serial Edition
May
18
7:00 PM19:00

Pecha Kucha #27: The Serial Edition

PechaKucha 20x20 is a simple presentation format where presenters show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically and the presenters tell a story along to the images. Pecha Kucha Nights started in 2003 in Japan and now happen in over 800 cities around the world. You will laugh, cry and learn something new! 

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Institute of Sacred Music: Practicing Empathy > Music, Poetry, Dance + Discussion
May
14
7:30 PM19:30

Institute of Sacred Music: Practicing Empathy > Music, Poetry, Dance + Discussion

Join little ray (ISM Artist-in-Residence Kenyon Adams) for a new collaborative work, originally developed at Grace Farms Foundation, exploring modes of empathy through artistic collaboration. Enjoy poetry by members of Adams’ student collective Primary Sources, experience performances by dancers Talli Jackson and Jenna Riegel with musicians led by drummer Jake Goldbas, woodwind artist Pawan Benjamin, vocalist Julia Easterlin, and pianist Fabian Almazan. 

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Miss Havisham's Boudoir: An Evening Of Participatory Theater
May
13
8:00 PM20:00

Miss Havisham's Boudoir: An Evening Of Participatory Theater

Enter the eerie chamber of Miss Havisham’s Boudoir – fine, decrepit, and immobilized in foiled, feminized time. Spectate, participate, and journey into a world of storytelling, memory, and vendettas of the mind.

Enter the Boudoir – dim, dusty, and full of lace. Explore a tattered corner of your heart.

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 CitySeed Farmers Market: Wooster Square > Salad Slam
May
7
9:00 AM09:00

CitySeed Farmers Market: Wooster Square > Salad Slam

Join us for our farmers' market SEASON KICK-OFF and our first festival of the year! Salad Slam - a poetry-infused salute to CT's early season herbs & veggies! Find salad greens and fixin's from CT farms, recipes from farmers, tasting stations, local food trucks and MORE!

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Free 2 Spit Open Mic + Potluck: Hanifa Washington
May
6
7:00 PM19:00

Free 2 Spit Open Mic + Potluck: Hanifa Washington

Hanifa Washington is a singer/songwriter, spoken word artist and Forum Theatre enthusiast who graduated from Beloit College in 2001 with a B.A. in Communications & Russian & Soviet Studies. 

Hanifa first started writing poetry at age 9 and was greatly influenced by her grandfather's quick and copious rhyming tales of life. Her singing roots take us back to Oak Park Baptist Church in Oak Park, MI. Washington jokes, “If Nina Simone, Bob Dylan, and Tracy Chapman all high-fived the resounding clap would be Hanifa Washington.” 

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40 Under 40: My Paris
May
6
6:30 PM18:30

40 Under 40: My Paris

UNDER 40? Join us for a night of fantastic food, drinks and a play all for $40! 
 
A full evening of entertainment for only $40! The ticket includes a buffet of Miya's Sushi, drink tickets for beer, wine or sake and the performance. Come mingle with other folks under forty, enjoy some local food, and see world-class theatre. See you at Long Wharf!

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The Word: Citywide Middle School Poetry Jam!
May
6
6:00 PM18:00

The Word: Citywide Middle School Poetry Jam!

If you were there at the Citywide High School Poetry Jam last Friday, you know how live this was. If you weren't, you have one more chance: The Word Citywide Middle School Poetry Jam comes to New Haven Museum this Friday at 6pm.

Come early (5:40) to catch the Edgewood School jazz band setting the mood. Stay til the end to catch featured emcee Airwrecka Aližka West's incomparable flow.

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New Haven Theater Company: David Auburn > Proof
May
5
to May 14

New Haven Theater Company: David Auburn > Proof

Catherine is celebrating her 25th birthday, mourning her troubled genius of a father, fighting with her long-suffering sister, and dealing with the attentions of a handsome and ambitious math student. When a notebook is discovered in the house containing a brilliant mathematical proof, its authorship, as well as Catherine’s grasp on reality, comes into question.

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Charles Aznavour: My Paris (4-29)
May
4
to May 29

Charles Aznavour: My Paris (4-29)

A new musical about the life and times of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, the artist who captured the gaiety, color, and heartbreak of Monmartre, Le Can-Can, and the world of Le Moulin Rouge. Inhabited by the colorful people he painted, this is the story of a great artist who loved a world that never quite loved him back.

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