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June 1, 2022

Arts & Ideas cuts prices for New Haveners today only 

Photo | Contributed A performer from the Dallas Black Dance Theatre, scheduled to perform at ticketed events at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas on June 14-15, 2022.

Those with a New Haven zip code get a 10% discount Wednesday only on International Festival of Arts & Ideas tickets at the event’s website. 

Log into the festival’s website at and register to get the discount automatically applied. 

The deal does not apply to $20 student prices, tours or food events and cannot be combined with any other offers. 

Executive Director Shelley Quiala said, “New Haven is the festival's home. I hope that this small gesture is a reminder that the International Festival of Arts & Ideas is first and foremost for our neighbors.” 

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas returns this year as a full event after two years of limited offerings

A total of 85% of the festival’s 200 in-person events are free, including music on the Green featuring the Gospel Picnic, Americana acts the Split Coils & Carrie Ashton, and Latin dance with Orquesta Afinke & Alex Cuba.  

Ticketed offerings include a comedy show with Netflix star Michelle Buteau ($45), a cocktail party thrown by vegetarian Indian restaurant Pataka ($35) and a performance by the Dallas Black Dance Theatre ($45). 

Events for the 2022 International Festival of Arts & Ideas start on Thursday.

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