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Take Magazine stopped publishing with our February/March 2018 issue. All of our print and online articles are archived here.

Jon Bristol and friends at Elmwood Productions. Photo by Paul Specht

Quick Takes: No Strings Attached

West Hartford film studio Elmwood Productions makes movies starring a cast of puppets for a strictly grown-up audience.

Cedric Vise Douglas and Julz Roth, Black Madonna, 2017. Photo courtesy of Beyond Walls and Christopher Gaines of The Littlest Astronaut

Street Take: Black Madonna

Public artwork created by Cedric “Vise” Douglas and Julz Roth for the Beyond Walls Mural Festival in Lynn, Massachusetts.

Laura Cetilia plays an in-store set at Blue Bag Records in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photo by Natasha Moustache

Positive Space

When she’s not playing in symphonies, cellist Laura Cetilia leaves melody behind to explore improvised, experimental sound.


Finished Ayumi Horie pots. Photo by Aaron Flacke

Clay Date

Getting to know ceramicist/activist Ayumi Horie through eight (or so) objects in her Portland, Maine, home.

Sam Paolini, Spring Bizaare, detail, Wrong Brain poster

Quick Takes: Wrong Brain Is Right-On

Thousands of unconventional and underrepresented creatives have a welcoming outlet in Wrong Brain on the New Hampshire Seacoast.

For Misery Loves Co., Aaron Josinsky grows vegetables in his North Fork, Vermont garden that often end up on the menu, like in this Harvest Crudité. Photo by Dominic Perri

Cultivating Misery

It takes a tight-knit village of growers and foragers to make the hip, eccentric dishes of Vermont’s Misery Loves Co.



old school ink

New Haven’s Tattoo Legacy

{ Through Saturday, March 10th, 2018 } Explore New Haven’s mark on the tattoo world with Old School Ink at the New Haven Museum.