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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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Artists Carve Out Space for Healing

Members of the "Reimagining Freedom" cohort. From left to right: Yaneth Aleman, Jeniffer Perez-Caraballo, Mary Cyriac, Vanesa Suarez, and Nika Zarazvand. Photos Kapp Singer.

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"Black Book" Returns Collective Consciousness To Its Roots

Singleton (in baseball cap) and Ashford at a rehearsal Monday. Lucy Gellman Photos.

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Fair Haven Day Returns To Grand Avenue

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How Mi Lupita Sweetened Up Grand Avenue

In Mi Lupita’s warm Grand Avenue kitchen, 54-year-old Yolanda Guzman Elias and her sister Batriz Guzman Elias were making culinary magic, cutting fresh strawberries and slicing thin meat before a morning rush. The smell of dough hung low and thick in the air, wafting from the storefront to its street-facing front door and windows. The bakery was ready for another day.

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Semilla Collective Centers Joy As Resistance

Members of the Tapacamino Colectivo include Fernando Guadarrama, Gregorio Quiros, Sinuhé Padilla-Isunza, Maria Puente, and Ik' Balam. Lucy Gellman Photos.

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The Stories Within The Story

T. Charles Erickson Photo.

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On Grand Avenue, “Las Flores De Esperanza” Spread A Mental Health Message

Artist Kwadwo Adae. Anna Fountain Photos.

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Hispanic Heritage Shines At Fair Haven School

Abiba Biao Photos.

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Happy Birthday, Bitsie Clark

Frances "Bitsie" Clark, who turned 92 on Oct. 30. Lucy Gellman Photo.

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At ULA's Día de los Muertos, Lost Loved Ones Honored In Fair Haven

Silvana Deigan, an artist and activist who has participated in ULA's Día de los Muertos parade for the last four years. In January, her work was featured in El Arte/El sueño/La Realidad de Migrar (The Art/The Dream/The Reality of Migration) at the New Haven Peoples' Center. Elena Unger Photos.

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