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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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Long Wharf Gives Birth To A Unicorn

"In Africa, we dance for nothing!" Joseph Kazadi exclaimed at one point in the show, ushering in dancing to Shakira's "Waka Waka." Lucy Gellman Photos. 

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Outsiders Come To The Stage

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In Small Quarters, A Business Takes Off

In a living room nestled deep in New Haven’s Dwight neighborhood, a financial plan was hatching. M. smoothed out pink polar fleece and checked a sequin to see if it was sewn on tight enough. Beside her, Elizabeth Nearing googled prices on beds for infants, drawing out a sort of list in the air with her second finger. She checked Etsy, then Pinterest, then Etsy again. $150 seemed like a reasonable number. 

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There's A Map For That

You're a party planner at Yale University, in search of a new caterer for your next event. You’d love for them to be a fresh face, reflective of the diverse city in which you live. So you go online to a google map, and search all of the city’s restaurants owned by people of color, until you’ve found just the right one. 

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