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Yale Art Gallery and Lunch

dosaIf you haven’t been the Yale Art Gallery, put it on your list. Last week I took visiting family there. We ambled through the galleries, and took in two current exhibitions that could not be more different from one another, small, cerebral minimalist works from the Vogel collection and bold, cartoony Red Grooms murals of artists.

Afterwards, we went for lunch at Thali Too, the vegetarian Indian restaurant. Our waiter recommended the Pagoda. It’s like a delicious vegan eggplant parmesan. Rounds of grilled eggplant sandwich soft tofu. A moat of deeply spiced tomato-honey sauce circled the eggplant. And there was sautéed spinach beneath the eggplant. Deep-fried okra shards garnished the top. It was a great dish to share, warm and comforting, and lively. READ MORE

Michael Bolton Needs to Button His Shirt


Following the publication of his autobiography last year, and his pirate captain persona on Andy Samberg Saturday Night Live shorts, how does the world see notable New Haven native and pop culture punchline Michael Bolton these days?

Well, here’s a press release from a prestigious gig he’s bagged for this December in Switzerland. READ MORE

New Lucius Song “Hey Doreen,” Free Show at BAR Aug. 7


Those girls and boys known as Lucius, with their big pop sound and coordinated outfits, return to Connecticut once again on Aug. 7 for a free Manic Productions show at BAR. They just announced the release date for their debut full-length Wildewoman, out Oct. 15 on Mom+Pop. Check out “Hey Doreen,” a new song from the forthcoming release, below.