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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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Qigong Welcomes The Year Of The Water Tiger

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At Lunarfest, "The Farewell" Strikes A Chord

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Listen: Lunarfest 2022

WNHH Community Radio · Arts Respond With Lucy Gellman | Lunarfest 2022: Year Of The Tiger

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Tai Chi Rings In The Year Of The Ox

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Lunarfest, Banishing Fear, Dances In The Year Of The Rat

 

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Lions, Dragons Ring In Year Of The Pig

 

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Lions Dance In The Year Of The Dog

Dancers from the Wan Chi Ming Hung Gar Institute Dragon and Lion Dance Team  stunned during the parade. Toward the end, one scaled a pole to "eat" a head of lettuice. Lucy Gellman Photos. 

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Year Of The Dog Gets A Local Throwback

On July 11, 1799 the 350-ton merchantman Neptune pulled into Long Wharf with a cargo of Chinese teas, silks, lacquerware, and export porcelain valued at over $280,000. No other sailing vessel of the period would make as much money on a single trip as did this one, constructed at the old Olive Street shipyards and captained by Water Street resident Daniel Greene. 

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