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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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500 Days In, A Portrait Of Sanctuary

 

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Hartford Turns Up For Nelson

 

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Sanctuary Kitchen Moves Outside

  Karima El-Hamraoui and Abir. Lucy Gellman Photos.  Abir was performing alchemy in The Hill. Her hands fluttered over a pile of red and white onion, fine salt and flaked sumac coating the slices. She spoke in quiet tones as she worked, recounting bits of information about her children. A family of sunflowers bobbed deferentially in the background. 

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At IRIS, Summer Language Learning Looks To Art

Lucy Gellman Photos. 

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On The Fourth, An Ode To Immigrants

Omar Rajeh, who owns and runs Mediterranea restaurant on Orange Street, immigrated from Syria in 1989. He called President Donald Trump’s most recent travel ban “a disaster” when asked his thoughts on it.

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“Mules” Take Grand Avenue By Storm

Fatima Rojas' portrait of her daughter on a family hike. "It represents the life, the struggle, the maternity of some of us," she said of the exhibition. Lucy Gellman Photos. 

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Filling The Streets, Thousands Run For Refugees

Nour Alzouabi gets ready to hit the pavement. Lucy Gellman Photos. 

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"I Think We'll Get Through"

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Hamden Lends IRIS A Hand

Hewad Hemat, an Afghani who came to the U.S. with his family in 2014, on a Special Immigrant Visa. Lucy Gellman Photo.

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“You Gotta Know What You’re Doing”

Krikko, at his workspace. Ali Oshinskie Photo. 

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