California Closes Out Summer At Lyric Hall

California Closes Out Summer At Lyric Hall
BY Brian Slattery | September 9, 2015 | New Haven Independent
NEW HAVEN >> “Happy Labor Day, everyone. Good to see some of you are wearing white. It’s the last chance of the summer season.” So Alex Burnet of Laundry Day amiably kicked off a night of music to a full house at Lyric Hall, on, of all things, the Monday of Labor Day weekend.  … read more

Where He Is, Music Intervenes

Where He Is, Music Intervenes
BY Lucy Gellman | AUG 3, 2015 | New Haven Independent
A high school student who had ever only thought of New Haven as a rough place. A teenager whose voice had been stifled by adversity for years, but had a “rip your face off” kind of quality to it when she opened her mouth and sang. An Afghan war veteran who …read more

Intervention, the musical version, at Lyric Hall in New Haven Friday

Intervention, the musical version, at Lyric Hall in New Haven Friday
BY Joe Amarante | July 7, 2015 | New Haven Register
NEW HAVEN >> Adam Christoferson’s Friday night music show at Lyric Hall should be a moving event — for all involved. The therapist/songwriter’s new LLC organization, Musical Intervention, scored a grant from the Arts Council of Greater New Haven to showcase songs written and performed by youth, veterans and others who have had difficult-but-inspiring life stories.  New Haven-raised Christoferson, 31, originally … read more

Professor B and the Army of Love VIDEO

Professor B and the Army of Love – Tough Times video shot on location at Lyric Hall
The new album release Tough Times on HMG records is a beautiful mixture of positive vibes about life that will warm your heart. A signature vintage sound, with across the board influences of rock, rhythm and blues, country, jazz, and gospel, unleashed on a roots reggae vibe. From an inspiring story, this artist takes his music over the top, and succeeds in capturing your conscious. (BMI)   Music Makes a Difference ….. shot on Location @ Lyric Hall 2015 Watch the video!

 

Lyric Hall Brings More Movies, Better Beer To Westville

Lyric Hall Brings More Movies, Better Beer To Westville
BY Thomas Breen | JUL 9, 2015 | New Haven Independent
A young, handsome doctor in a white lab coat hunches his shoulders and stares across the screen at his colleague. In between them stands a maze of tubes and wires, a half-filled beaker secured tightly to a metal post, and a tray of dark, gelatinous liquid holding … read more

‘Paintings on Salmon’ exhibit latest addition to thriving New Haven art scene

‘Paintings on Salmon’ exhibit latest addition to thriving New Haven art scene
BY Jason C Diaz | APRIL 22, 2015 | New Haven Register
Resident Noé Jimenez 25, who graduated from Hamden’s Paier College of Art in 2011, said he is very content with the art he is now producing. “I like where I am right now with my work, and I’m glad that I went through something like that … read more

Noé Jimenez Paintings at Lyric Hall

Noé Jimenez Paintings at Lyric Hall
BY Sarah Fritchey | APRIL 2015 | Critics Picks, Artforum.com
Thirty-six paintings by Noé Jimenez hang in clusters around the salon of this Vaudeville theater. Sporting irregular, petal-shaped manes of striped wood that seem to expand and contract from their centers, the works suggest… read more

Effort Underway to Save New Haven’s Lyric Hall

Effort Underway to Save New Haven’s Lyric Hall
BY Randall Beach | MARCH 5, 2015 | New Haven Register
John Cavaliere will be the first to tell you he has always been “a dreamer.” But dreams don’t pay the bills, especially in today’s economy.
And so now, Cavaliere, who 10 years ago bought … read more

Wine & Fun May Mix In Westville, Not On Grand

Wine & Fun May Mix In Westville, Not On Grand
BY Aliyya Swaby | DEC 10, 2014 | New Haven Independent
Westville’s Lyric Hall will now have permission to sell beer and wine at its shows, while a Grand Avenue restaurant may serve, too—minus the live entertainment. That is the upshot of decisions made Tuesday night by the Board of Zoning Appeals. The board unanimously approved licenses allowing Lyric Hall and Grand Avenue restaurant La Cabana to serve beer and wine. But community complaints led the board to nix the part of La Cabana’s … read more

Macbeth, The Murder Ballad

Macbeth, The Murder Ballad
BY Brian Slattery | DEC 9, 2014 | New Haven Independent
MacCoy is a small-time drug dealer somewhere in Appalachia. Little Lady is the mother of his unborn child. They’re hot for each other and desperate to improve their lives. MacCoy’s uncle has a better thing going. So early in the play, Little Lady convinces “Mac” that they have to kill him and take over. Sound familiar? …read more