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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.

Stephen Urchick

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Audubon Arts Heads “Into The Woods”

Audubon Arts Photo.

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Fair Haven Parklet Project Takes Root

"When you suddenly realize the trees have names and they have characters the way that you walk around New Haven is very different. You’re like: “Oh, that’s an elm tree!” “That’s a sycamore!” “That’s a sweetgum!” You realize they have personalities." Misha Semenov Photo.

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Too Cool For School

Jessie Smolinski Photos, Courtesy Yale University Art Gallery. 

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Social Enterprise B.L.A.S.T.s Off At Career

Willie Gary, Meridaliz Delima, and Mykell Rivera pitch New Haven Leaders before judges. Stephen Urchick Photos. 

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Elm City Games Does A Party Trick

Stephen Urchick Photos.

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Honest Abe? Racist Abe?

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Year Of The Dog Gets A Local Throwback

On July 11, 1799 the 350-ton merchantman Neptune pulled into Long Wharf with a cargo of Chinese teas, silks, lacquerware, and export porcelain valued at over $280,000. No other sailing vessel of the period would make as much money on a single trip as did this one, constructed at the old Olive Street shipyards and captained by Water Street resident Daniel Greene. 

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Crystal Palace or Bouncy Castle?

Lana Lesley in FIELD GUIDE  created by Rude Mechs. Photo by Joan Marcus, 2018.

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"Critizens" Hit Three Sheets

One of the installations at the event. Stephen Urchick Photo.

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Captive Audience

Joy Donaldson: “What were my people given? A form of Christianity—not true Christianity as we know it today." New Haven Museum Photo. 

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