Arts & Culture


Black Sound and the Archive
Irving S. Gilmore Music Library
(203) 432-1775 

For this exhibition, a document written in Duke Ellington’s hand, an arrangement by Mary Lou Williams, and artifacts that belonged to the composer of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” combine with historic sound recordings.

Through July 30


1918 Soldier’s Story
Norfolk Chamber Music Festival
(860) 542-3000

An ensemble of musicians in residence at the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival performs a program featuring sonatas by Poulenc and Debussy and the suite from L’Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier’s Story) by Igor Stravinsky.

August 4, 8:00 pm


Text and Textile
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
(203) 432-2977

An exhibit of books, manuscripts, and historical objects from the thirteenth century to the present show the intersection of fabrics and the written word in literature and politics.

Through August 12


Pompeii: Photographs and Fragments
University Art Gallery
(203) 432-0601

Modern photographs of the city of Pompeii, Italy, are on view alongside fragments of ancient wall paintings and artifacts from the period before the city was destroyed by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in AD 79.

Through August 19

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