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.
BLMNH co-founders Sy Frasier and Sun Queen standing besides volunteer members from Mu Sigma Upsilon, Sigma Lambda Upsilon, Lambda Alpha Upsilon and Lambda Upsilon Lambda. Abiba Biao Photos.
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Photo.
The poet Sun Queen sits on the steps of City Hall, dressed in white with pops of yellow at her crown and feet. The pages, drawn in electric blue lettering, flap in the wind. She begins to flip through them, revealing a deconstructed poem that is also a prayer.
Adrian Huq (in foreground) and Jaeana Bethea. Lucy Gellman Photos.
10-year-old Emanuel Diaz, who came out to paint last Saturday. Lucy Gellman Photos.
ESUMS teacher Kirsten Hopes-McFadden (in the blue) and Nijija-Ife Waters at Tuesday's gathering. Lucy Gellman Photos.