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Arts Paper

As the editorially independent arm of The Arts Council of Greater New Haven, the Arts Paper seeks to celebrate, explore, and investigate the fine, visual, performing and culinary arts in and around New Haven.

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State House Launches Virtual Tip Jar

 

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Theater Artists Step Onto Lifesaving, Mask-Making Stage

 

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Closed For Business, Week Four

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Nu Haven Kapelye Plays In Pandemic Passover

 

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Humans Dance, Distantly, In Wooster Square

 

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Actors, Playwrights Cobble A Festival From Quarantine

 

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Atticus Market Springs To Life

 

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Street Lighting, Mural Projects Win Out In Downtown Participatory Budgeting

 

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Live From Online, Artists Jump Into Census Effort

 

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People Get Ready ... For National Poetry Month

 

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Alders Get A Crash Course In Cultural Equity

 

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ECA Students Snag National Writing Awards

Two friends sit in the front seat of a car, thick streams of rain racing the windshield. One opens her hand and then clasps it, an invitation. Water gathers around the car, fog rolls in. They are not practicing social distancing, but this is also a world where COVID-19 does not exist.

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Climate Art, Earth Day Plans, Eco-Activism Jump Into Digital Space

 

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Three Artists Tell The Palestinian Story Three Ways

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Elm Shakespeare Brings The Bard Online

 

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Dancers Keep Moving Through COVID-19

 

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Grief In The Time Of Coronavirus

 

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#TogetherNewHaven Launches With Emergency Relief For Artists

 

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The Moon Shells Are "Ready" To Get Through This Together

 

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Hamden Cops Add Story Time To COVID-19 Community Policing

Officer Angela Vey was making a new kind of house call. She leaned back on the couch and took in her surroundings. On her lap sat Ky, a six-year-old Maltese-Yorkie mix with big, wet eyes. Two girls in matching pajamas pressed into her sides. One of them played with the book on her lap. 

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Symphony Launches COVID-19 Relief Fund

 

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Sopa! Cooks Up COVID-19 Food Donations

 

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Drag Queens, Pride Center Step Up COVID-19 Support

 

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Cole Porter Gets A COVID-19 Rewrite

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Chad Browne-Springer Reminds Listeners To Breathe

 

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"Porch-Ritz" Shift The Lens On Social Distancing

 

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Hamden Rings In Two Minutes Of Togetherness

 

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Do The "Social Distance Dance"

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Olmo Launches Subscription Service

 

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Musicians Play Their Way Through Quarantine

 

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Doors Closed, Library Focuses On Digital Resources

Above: some of the resources offered on Overdrive. Pictured below at left: City Librarian John Jessen. Lucy Gellman File Photo. 

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Connecticut Joins The #AriaHandwashing Challenge

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Curators Take Their Work Online

 

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The Cartoonist Busting COVID-19 Language Barriers

 

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People Get Ready Reads Through COVID-19

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How To Succeed In High School Theater In The Midst Of COVID-19

 

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Long Wharf Announces "Boundary-Breaking" 2020-2021 Season

 

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Arts Orgs Respond To COVID-19 Fears

 

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Six Black Women Preach Taking The High Road

 

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At Dorothy Awards, Heels Click And Hands Clap For The Pride Center

 

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Black Women’s Firsts: Who They Are And How They Got There

 

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Hillhouse Heads Into Oz

 

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Florence Finally Gets Her Due

 

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Artspace Names Lisa Dent As Next Executive Director

 

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With "Skeleton Crew," Collective Consciousness Walks The Line

 

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New Faces At The New Haven Pride Center

 

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In Year Four, Nasty Women Returns To Its Roots

 

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Poets Go To Bat For Mental Health

 

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"We Are Human:" A Look Inside America's First Palestine Museum

 

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A Theater Giant Steps Into Retirement

 

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Betsy Ross Dances Harriet's History

 

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At Stetson, Artist-Entrepreneurs Close Out Black History Month

 

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With “Place, Nations,” YUAG Centers Indigenous Voices

 

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A Puppet Master Passes On

 

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At Mardi Gras, NHFPL Centers Story

 

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Students Find Themselves In August Wilson's Words

 

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15,000 Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women. Now, 15,000 Prayers.

 

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Bregamos Teaches Teens To Spot Dating Abuse

 

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New Haven "Daisies" Pop Up In Norwich

 

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Kallos Musicians Step Out Of The Darkness

 

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WEB Dives Into Community Budgeting

 

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'The Hypogean Tip' Unearths Bridgeport's Past

 

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Jazz Where? Heats Up The New Haven Museum

 

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Gar Waterman And Tom Edwards Merge The Shadows of the Past and Present

 

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Valentine's Day Gets A Sweet Eco Twist

 

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Long Wharf Paints A Portrait Of Resistance

 

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New Haven Reads Fights State Budget Cuts

 

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Arts Army Rallies To Keep Music Haven In State Budget

 

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Greater New Haven NAACP Puts Art & Social Justice Hand In Hand

The following citizen contribution was submitted by Jennifer Blue, assistant Principal at Danbury Public Schools and a member of and volunteer with the Greater New Haven NAACP.

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Tap Jam Gets Into Its Own Rhythm

 

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Cultural Equity Plan Inches Forward

 

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Lunarfest, Banishing Fear, Dances In The Year Of The Rat

 

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Red Arrow, Sunday, 7 a.m.

 

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Bernie Sanders Takes Concord To Church

 

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How Will Fair Haven Spend $20,000?

 

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Fair Haven Artists Dig Into Transition Report

 

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Downtown To Wooster Square, Brightly Reimagined

 

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Artists Continue the Campaign For Legal Sanctuary

 

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From Orange Street, With (Self) Love

 

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Who Gets To Live On Stolen Land?

 

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Trinity Read-In Honors The Memory Of Toni Morrison

 

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3,000 Run For Refugees

 

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Miguel Mendoza Brings His World To New Haven

 

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Trans Voices Hit The Bar, And Then The Stage

 

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Can Hamden Unteach Racism?

 

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Library Superstar Steps Onto Hamden Arts Scene

 

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The State DMV Now Gives Non-Binary Recognition. What's Next?

 

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Students Take On August Wilson With New Eyes

 

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At Kehler Liddell, Five Artists Enter The Fray

 

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Synth, Streetlights And The Sargasso Sea

 

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25 Years In, Arts & Ideas Tries To Democratize

 

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"Justice For Mubi" Becomes A Rallying Cry

 

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On MLK Day, A Place Where Music Does The Talking

 

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Drums, Dance Set MLK Day Rhythm

 

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The Word Spreads To Whalley

 

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At Peabody, Humanity And Hope Honor Dr. King

 

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The Opioid Crisis Hits The Stage

 

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Metro Students Put New Haven's Black, Latinx and Indigenous History On The Map

If a walker is close to the taco trucks and the Long Island Sound, they can start with engineer William Lanson's nineteenth-century extension on Long Wharf, and the Black genius that transformed commerce in New Haven and built part of the Farmington Canal's infrastructure.

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New Arts Director Has A Vision For Equity

 

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NEA Grants Land In New Haven

 

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A Tale Of Three Masculinities

 

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An Artist Under The Marine Microscope

 

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Library Lends Census Efforts A Crafty Hand

 

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New Haveners Speak Up For Iran's Cultural Heritage

 

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Marjorie Wolfe Gets To The Point

 

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Co-Op Grad Takes The Political Stage

 

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Mayoral Transition Report Pushes For Arts Equity

 

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Can Artists Move The Climate Needle?

 

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Elicker To New Haven: "This Is Your Home"

 

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See You In January!

 

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Our 2019 Top Ten Artistic Moments

 

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New Haven Tests Its FaTE And Gets A Star

 

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Holiday Jam Plays In The Winter Solstice

 

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The Nu Haven Kapelye Bring Hanukkah To Hamden

 

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John Jessen Named City Librarian

 

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First & Summerfield Brings Christmas Home

 

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Hanukkah Stories Burn Bright At The Towers

 

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Music Haven Grooves With The Holidays

 

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Santa Makes Library Detour En Route To North Pole

 

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Kim Weston Dances Into 2020

Kim Weston at City-Wide Open Studios in 2018. Lucy Gellman File Photo. 

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A Mariachi Academy Heads To Sundance

 

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Co-Op Seniors Dance Their Humanity

 

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Black Women Shout Out Their Villages At Long Wharf

 

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On Whalley, “The Night” Belongs To Young Readers

 

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Jazz Where Taps Away The Rain

 

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Artspace Gets Thrown For A (Strange) Loop

 

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Jennifer Davies And The Possibilities of Paper

Jennifer Davies Photo. 

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Douglas Lyons' Search For A New Haven Stage

 

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5,000 Curiosities On The Hunt For A New Home

 

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“Nobody Chooses To Be A Refugee"

 

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City Pushes Asphalt Art With An Eco Twist

 

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Youth-Led Organizing Takes Root Downtown

 

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Elm City Podcasters Break Through The ICE

 

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At Second Transition Meeting, Arts Advocates Push On Libraries, STEAM

 

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At Bethel AME, "Black Nativity" Honors The Past, Looks To The Future

 

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Not Your Mama's Jane Austen. Or Is It?

 

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Welcome To The Fun Home

 

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"Medusa Glow" Is Delish In All The Right Ways

 

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How Rafael Ramos Brought Justice To The Theater

 

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Grainiacs Take On Chabaso

 

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