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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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NHA Students Shine in Winter Arts Showcase

New Haven Academy dance students perform at the Winter Arts Showcase. Photos Kapp Singer.

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Stetson Readies for MLK Keynote

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A Lamp-Side Stroll Around Spain

The following photoessay comes from Youth Arts Journalism Initiative (YAJI) alum Emma MartinMooney, who graduated from Wilbur Cross High School last year. For the first time this year, a generous grant from the City of New Haven's Department of Arts, Culture & Tourism allowed the Arts Council to offer a series of fall mentorship classes, including a six-week photo class with Chris Randall. Here is Emma's final project from that class, using the framing devices that she learned in New Haven while on a trip abroad.

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Conceivable Abandon

The following photoessay comes from Youth Arts Journalism Initiative (YAJI) alum Jayla Anderson, who is currently a senior studying dance at Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School. For the first time this year, a generous grant from the City of New Haven's Department of Arts, Culture & Tourism allowed the Arts Council to offer a series of fall mentorship classes, including a six-week photo class with Chris Randall. Here is Jayla's final project from that class.

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Young Musicians Take A Page From The Pros

American Modern Opera Company musicians Jonny Allen, Doug Balliett, and and Miranda Cuckson (left to right) in Danielle Storey's chorus class at Wilbur Cross High School. Photos Kapp Singer.

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At Wexler-Grant, "The Christmas Lesson" Gives A Master Class In Grace

The cast during intermission at a recent performance. The school's next show, a junior performance of The Wiz, is set for May 2024. Lucy Gellman Photos.

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Winterfest Finds Joy In The Coldest, Darkest Season

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With “Heart,” New Haven Academy Rings In A Season Of Miracles

Ale Cruz and Jaylah Jones in the world premiere of Heart. Lucy Gellman Photos.

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A Return to HSC: Leadership In Action

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"It's Not Enough:" NHPS Youth & Parents Call For A More LGBTQ+ Inclusive District

HSC teacher Amy Brazauski and her foster son, Alex Lopes. Lucy Gellman Photos.

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