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To make something so beautiful out of the chaos of our world is rare. I'm in awe of this album and not afraid to say so. I remember what my life was like before this album and can only dream of what its going to be like after.
The war on whistleblowers, the treatment of Manning, and now this investigation of journalists are all hallmarks of a White House that promised transparency but has been one of the most secretive -- all to the detriment of the public's right to know.
This week each couple danced twice, first taking on a traditional ballroom number and then a dance style voted on by the audience. With an eclectic mix of routines that included everything from afrojazz to the lindy hop, the night delivered some of the strongest performances yet.
Last week in Manhattan two anti-gay assaults were reported. Despite the fact that New York state legalized same-sex marriage in 2011, and that New York City has a very large LGBT population, last week's events are a sad reminder that homophobia is still alive and thriving in this city.
One of my favorite entrepreneurs of all time is Jimi Hendrix. That might be a surprising statement at first glance, but studying this rock legend's career is instructive for any aspiring entrepreneur.
Minors shouldn't smoke. There is a law already on the books that covers this. Sales to minors are illegal. Enforce it and leave the adults alone.
Today marks Pakistan's historic elections. It's significant because since the country's birth in 1947, it's the first time there's been a transition from one civilian government to another.
The portrait of Juan de Pareja by Velázquez that hangs in a gallery of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan is surrounded by other estimable works, even a few of genius. But this work compels the viewer to look.
When I was a young teenager I was somewhat of a musical entrepreneur. I had many bands including a 16 piece dance band that I had inherited from my brother. I also had several combos that worked around the school dances in our town.
Each year over 500 writers and lovers of mysteries gather in New York City for a black-tie evening to celebrate the winners of the Edgar Awards. However, few lovers of children and young adult books realize that the awards also honors authors in those fields.
Joe Lhota may or may not be the wildest and craziest of this year's mayoral candidates. But he does have the brassiest set of balls.
Tiger Woods wins the Players Championship by two shots when Sergio Garcia puts two balls in the water on 17.
I refuse to do laundry. That's a bit of an overstatement, but I really, really hate to do the wash, and I really, really hate the fold.
On the day the Drama Desk announced a nomination for Bette Midler's one-person show about the Hollywood agent, Sue Mengers, the audience at the Wednesday matinee last week exploded into applause and laughter again and again.
The world's cities are working to increase energy efficiency and parkland while reducing greenhouse gasses. They are also busy implementing pollution controls, green building codes and innovative methods of recycling and managing wa...
It's a big step to take after being insecure but if you have faith, put your worries, doubts, fears and insecurity in the hands of a higher power. In return, you will be taught how to love yourself unconditionally all day, every day...
It is a reasonably warm night in Brooklyn as I sit in a church pew in Brooklyn's Standard ToyKraft listening to Cara Francis remind us that theatre, like war, is often bad, and there are very few of each considered universally good.
Every once in a while I attend a performance that is so remarkable that I forget about ticket sales, fundraising, budget cutting or any other aspect of my job. A recent performance of Le Corsaire by American Ballet Theatre was such a moment.
What is balance? It is defined as finding equilibrium for the body or mind. I've been on a mission to find both.
Spitzer and Matalin debate if Benghazi will prove to be more Whitewater than Watergate. Is Toomey gutsy to chide the Right for opposing his bipartisan bill just to stymie Obama? Are tyrannical feds buying up ammo to undermine gun rights?