Arts & Culture


Really As It Was: Writing the Life of Samuel Johnson

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

A display celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of Samuel Johnson focuses on what was written about him after his death. Included are James Boswell's correspondence, the manuscript of his Life of Johnson, newspapers, prints, and writings by Johnson's close friend, Hester Thrale Piozzi.

Through December 19



Breaking the Veils: Women Artists from the Islamic World

Institute of Sacred Music 

In an attempt to shatter the stereotypes surrounding women from the Islamic world, Breaking the Veils brings together artworks by 51 women of various faiths who live in Islamic countries and contribute to the enrichment of their cultures.

Through December 11




Yale Repertory Theatre

Who shot Andy Warhol? That's the focus of the whodunit within this new musical by Maggie-Kate Coleman and Anna K. Jacobs. Obie Award-winner Mark Brokaw ’86MFA directs.

November 27 through December 19



Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos

Chamber Music Society 

A performance of the complete Brandenburg Concerti features Yale music faculty, including violinists Syoko Aki, Ani Kavafian, Robert Mealy, and Wendy Sharp; flutist Ransom Wilson; oboist Stephen Taylor; and double bassist Donald Palma.

December 8, 8:00 pm

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