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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.

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Nolo Turns Up The Heat

 

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Barbeque And Beer Land At District

 

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Movie Nights Return to Hamden Town Center

  Isabella Maddelena, Charlotte Martinez, and Myra Gupta get ready for the movie. Ariel Shearer Photos.  A gaggle of children bounced and swayed on stage at Hamden Town Center Park while a crew hurried to inflate a giant outdoor movie screen before sunset. Top 40 tunes rang out over the field as more families arrived, hauling wagons filled with colorful blankets and coolers, nudging their children to join those on stage for the chance to dance and win prizes. 

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“Five White Guys” Tells A Story Of What Change Could Be

Ned Lamont and David Stemerman at Tuesday's forum. Tim Herbst is pictured in the background. Lucy Gellman Photos. 

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Arts Make It Onto The Campaign Trail

More public concerts on city greens. New arts funding in urban school districts. A cut to state line item funding to benefit smaller museums that really need the money. 

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Clock Shop Factory Winds Back, Then Looks Forward

Bill Kraus in the factory earlier this month. He called his long relationship with the building "A labor of love, sometimes unrequited." Lucy Gellman Photos. 

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Ives Squared Draws A Crowd—And A Protest

Lucy Gellman Photos.

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Festival Peers Into “Positive Proximity”

Dar Williams on her book tour. “I grew up with a downtown and a lot of people grew up with a downtown, and there are all sorts of economic arguments for why it’s so important to have that collection of stores who sponsor little leagues, have apprentices," she said in her talk last Sunday. Photo Courtesy of the artist and her website . 

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Welcome To "Ives Squared"

After years of planning, renovation, and funding from the Elm City Innovation Collaborative and City of New Haven, Ives Squared will open at the New Haven Free Public Library on June 27. Lucy Gellman Photos.  

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Welcome To The Beeracks

“We are all soldiers trying to get our brands out there,” Armada Brewing Co.'s John  Kraszewski said earlier this week. “It’s a building that’s housing soldiers. The beeracks. The beer soldiers.” Lucy Gellman Photos. 

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