Category: Arts & Entertainment

‘Soft Vengeance’ Screening and Discussion with Documentarian Abby Ginzberg

The documentary “Soft Vengeance: Justice Albie Sachs and the New South Africa,” will be shown at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 8, in the Ceremonial Courtroom in the School of Law Center on Quinnipiac University’s North Haven Campus, 370 Bassett Road....

/ October 1, 2014

2014 Connecticut Hall of Fame Inductees Honored at Capitol

[box]Sen. Len Fasano, Catherine Brubeck Yaghsizian of Wallingford at the Connecticut Hall of Fame Induction in Hartford.[/box] State Senators Len Fasano (R-Wallingford) and Toni Boucher (R-Wilton) honored the 2014 Connecticut Hall of Fame Inductees today at the State’s annual ceremony in...

/ September 22, 2014
QU Theater 2014 2015

Quinnipiac University Theater for Community Announces 2014-2015 Schedule

[box]Quinnipiac University Theater for Community students Alexandra Lorca, standing, and Rosario Corso perform a scene from the play, “Emma,” at the Abingdon Theatre Company during the 2014 New Play Festival in New York City. “Emma” was written by Quinnipiac student...

/ September 2, 2014

Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University Acquires Collection of Political Cartoons from Ireland’s ‘Home Rule’ Period

[box]This image from March 1887 appeared in The St Stephen’s Review, a weekly magazine of political comment that was published in London from 1883 to 1892. The artist, William Mecham (1853 –1902), was an English cartoonist and satirist who used the pseudonym,...

/ August 28, 2014
Gil Simmons and Mike Freda

On the North Haven Green with Gil

NEWS 8’s Gil Simmons visited the North Haven Green this morning as part of WTNH’s “On the Green with Gil” series, where he was presented with the key to the town by First Selectman Mike Freda.

/ July 17, 2014

‘The Minnitts of Anabeg’ to Be Screened Aug. 5 at Quinnipiac University

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University will present a screening of “The Minnitts of Anabeg” with Director Alan Brown at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5, at the Clarice L. Buckman Theater on Quinnipiac’s Mount Carmel Campus, 275 Mount Carmel Ave. This film...

/ June 16, 2014
Willy Wonka Golden Ticket

One Town, One Book

The North Haven Library and North Haven Public Schools present One Town, One Book, beginning in May. The selected book is Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, which was originally published 50 years ago. There are lots of...

/ May 2, 2014
Eamon Loingsigh

Irish-American author to read from new novel at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University June 12

Irish-American author Eamon Loingsigh will read excerpts from his new novel, “Light of the Diddicoy” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 12, at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University. The book tells the tale of Irish gangs on the Brooklyn waterfront...

/ May 2, 2014
Lady Sligo

Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute and Arnold Bernhard Library at Quinnipiac University to display ‘Lady Sligo Letters’

[box]Hester Catherine Browne, also known as Lady Sligo. (By Louis-Leopold Boilly).[/box] Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute and the Arnold Bernhard Library at Quinnipiac University will present the exhibit “The Lady Sligo Letters: Westport House and Ireland’s Great Hunger,” beginning May 1. “The Lady Sligo letters are a unique collection...

/ April 7, 2014
Michael Nabel

North Haven professor to present ‘Mathematical Magic’ at Sigma Xi lecture on March 19 at Quinnipiac University

Michael Nabel, of North Haven, professor of mathematics at Quinnipiac University, will present, “Mathematical Magic,” at 3pm on  Wednesday, March 19, in the Clarice L. Buckman Theater, Room 150, on the Mount Carmel Campus. The event, which is part of Quinnipiac’s Sigma Xi lecture series, is...

/ March 2, 2014
Wally Lamb

Renowned author Wally Lamb to read at Quinnipiac University March 18

Renowned author Wally Lamb will visit Quinnipiac University to read excerpts from his new novel, “We are Water,” at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18, in the Carl Hansen Student Center, Room 225, on the Mount Carmel Campus. The event, which is part of the...

/ March 2, 2014
Author Tom Phelan

Author Tom Phelan to lecture about Ireland’s World War I soldiers, sign copies of his new book May 1 at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

Author Tom Phelan will present the lecture, “Forgotten Heroes: Ireland’s World War I Soldiers,” and sign copies of his latest book, “The Canal Bridge,” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, 3011 Whitney Ave....

/ February 24, 2014