One of the pieces of embroidery Z brought with her when her family fled Afghanistan. Z asked the Arts Paper not to use photographs of her or her father.
Alex Lopes Photo.
Image Courtesy of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas. Mindy Tucker Photo.
Participants at the Liberation Table. Abiba Biao Photos.
Adrian Huq Photo.
Hollis Ngai introducing his podcast project. Screenshot from the event.
A former president of the American Library Association (ALA) and veteran of guiding libraries through transitions has been tapped to lead the New Haven Free Public Library for the next six months. As she comes into the system, Maureen Sullivan is focused on meeting and retaining staff, centering the library’s educational role, and making sure the city knows just how vital its public library system is.
Xavier Langley, wearing his newly released trucker hats. Abiba Biao Photos.
Zofia Filipczak Photos.
Kot performing earlier this year, at the Le Duc des Lombards in Paris. Marion Ruszniewski Photo.
Darbar India's location in downtown Branford. The restaurant is moving after 30 years. Amelia Stefanovics Photos.
Monk Flake Family performing on stage.
Mural displayed at Creative Me Daycare, featuring signature character Joy the Black Boy. Abiba Biao Photos.
Suyane Oliveira, who leads the Lavender Lit Book Club at the New Haven Pride Center. Benie N'sumbu Photo.
Makeda Murray Photo.
Longtime participants Allie Perry and Ginger Chapman. Abiba Biao Photos.
Yale students lying down on the Cross Campus field. Abiba Biao Photos. A sea of Yale University students packed Cross Campus last Friday, enjoying the spring weather while learning about environmental advocacy.
Teresa Joseph and her daughter. Lily Sutton Photos.
Splits and Schitt's Creek references. Glitter and Lady Gaga. Thickly powdered cheekbones, fierce dance routines, and an ode to ballroom that had the audience cheering as they learned the history of an era through movement.
Lucy Gellman File Photo. "Mother Divine" is pictured below.