Arts & Culture


University Art Gallery
(203) 432-0600

A display of about 50 mural-size prints, including works by Botticelli, Durer, and Titian, reflects the expansion of print imagery from the late fifteenth through the early seventeenth centuries.

September 9 through November 30


Passion Play
Yale Repertory Theatre
(203) 432-1234

Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl works the traditional Passion play into different historical contexts spanning four centuries. The three-part production is directed by Mark Wing-Davey.

September 9 through October 11


Benjamin West and the Venetian Secret
Center for British Art
(203) 432-2800

In 1796 the president of the Royal Academy of Arts in London fell victim to a remarkable fraud that made him and other prominent British artists the laughingstock of the art world: the supposed discovery of a manuscript describing the materials and techniques used by the Venetian masters. This exhibit brings together paintings, documents, and satires related to the hoax.

September 18 through January 4, 2009


Rumi and the Whirling Dervishes from Turkey
Institute of Sacred Music
(203) 432-5180

At Battell Chapel, the poetry of thirteenth-century mystical poet Rumi will be read in English and Farsi to the accompaniment of classical Turkish music, followed by the 800-year-old Sema ceremony (which represents the spiritual development possible for a human being) performed by Sufi musicians and whirling dervishes.

October 26, 4:00 p.m.



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