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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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New Haven Reads With Lamont At Book Bank Campaign Stop

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“A Chance To Reinvent Ourselves”

 

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Playlist Drop: Lamont Grooves From Woodstock To “Oldchella”

A week out from Connecticut’s Nov. 6 election, Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Ned Lamont is reaching into the fond recesses of his memory—not for data or talking points on the state's pension crisis and solutions for statewide debt, but for several well-loved songs that help him relax on the campaign trail.

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He'll Sing For Your Vote

<br /> Ned Lamont has already spoken about the role of arts and culture on eco nomic development. But could he also be the governor who sings? The Democratic hopeful and party-endorsed candidate raised that question inadvertently Wednesday, as he received endorsements from Yale unions UNITE HERE Locals 34 and 35 in New Haven’s Scantlebury Park. A

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How Clyde Ramos Framed Joe Ganim

  Screenshot from Facebook.  This is the third piece on the role of arts—rhetoric, photography, film, and media—on the gubernatorial campaign trail. For the previous pieces, click here, here and here.  Joe Ganim is standing on a table or stage—you can't quite tell which—in the dusky yellow light of an old building. The ceiling above him is tile, studded with low lights. He’s looking up and out into a crowd, eyes fixed on some point in the distance. Symphonic strings build under him. 

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He Won’t Overpromise

Lamont at ConnCAT: Sometimes it's ok to be a black sheep. Lucy Gellman Photos. 

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