Arnott Archive Update: Arts & Ideas Edition

I’m currently chronicling events at the 2013 International Festival of Arts & Ideas for several different publications, so before the fest ends this Saturday (June 29), I thought I’d better get them straight.

I did a preview story on the festival which ran on the cover of the print edition of the New Haven Advocate, and can be found on the website here.

I’ve also been doing a diary of sorts for, covering Arts & Ideas events as they happen. The early entries are here and here and here and here and here.

There’s also a stand-alone review of the Bristol Old Vic/Handspring Puppet Company production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, here.

For the Daily Nutmeg, where I’m called “Lead Writer,” I did a preview story here.

And a mid-fest round-up here.

I’ve also been touting A&I events in the Daily Nutmeg’s Monday calendar columns, here and here and here.

I’ve also been doing a photo-and-caption box of a different Arts & Ideas image nearly every day during the festival, which runs at the bottom of the e-mail edition of the Daily Nutmeg sent to subscribers. (To sign up for the free email subscription, go to

This past weekend, I attended two Arts & Ideas events which I ended up writing about for the New Haven Independent. I may do more stories for that august online periodical this week. Coverage of the Kronos Quartet on New Haven Green (including the last-minute crisis when U.S. Airways smashed Wu  Man’s pipa) is here.  A review of Le Train Bleu’s performance of John Luther Adams’ songbirdsongs in Yale’s Marsh Botanical Garden is here.

Last week, I appeared on an episode of the Colin McEnroe show expressly devoted to the festival. That show, featuring numerous festival artists and A&I Exec. Dir. Mary Lou Aleskie, is archived here.

Finally, there’s been some blogging at my own sites, with over half a dozen recent items at New Haven Theater Jerk. Of the last ten or so posts, at least half a dozen pertain to the festival, including full reviews of My Friend’s Story and The Quiet Volume.

If my A&I coverage ends up anywhere else, you’ll be the first to know.