Here are some street portraits I got around downtown today. I asked each of the subjects for a fact about themselves which others might be surprised by. The responses are beneath each photo. Hannia; Surprising fact: She was born in Norway and has also lived in Canada and Pakistan Calvin and Stephanie; Surprising fact: they […]
Archives for February 2016
As January’s East Coast blizzard picked up steam, 50 Yalies and New Haveners gathered in the cozy Common Room of Luce Hall to talk literature with six African and African diasporan authors: American playwright and novelist Kia Corthron; Nigerian author and editor Okey Ndibe; Nigerian novelist Chigozie Obioma; South African film director and crime writer Margie Orford; Nigerian […]
On Wednesday night, the kitchens at Gateway Community College — yes, there are multiple, glinting with clean, stainless steel surfaces and zillion-burner stoves — were abuzz with activity, Shell and Bones’ new chef Arturo Franco Comacho darting from one end of the space to the other to check dishes that students were preparing for an […]
Tuesday Morning many gathered at 4 Science Park for the Ribbon cutting of the Culinary Arts Program. I happened to be a speaker on the program and had my camera with me. Here are a few images from the event.
We usually hear from artists at exhibitions or workshops. Yet, hardly do we get to spend time with them in their workspace, or with their thoughts, tools, or unfinished work. Recently I got to do just that on a visit to Perry’s studio where I had the opportunity to go through his giant collection of […]
This is a re-post of a portrait series I did in August of 2013. This week’s installment brings us to Orchard and Henry Streets. A while back, I asked for suggestions of where I should go next and this spot was the number one answer. For a variety of reasons, it’s very challenging to get […]
Hey New Haveners! Lucy here. With the crazy weather we’ve been having — some very mild, some not — I’ve been thinking of last spring in a big way. Here are just a few photos that made me wish for those cherry blossoms, April showers and semi-consistent temperatures … even though they’re just around the […]