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First Nighter: Jordan Jaffe's 'Crude' Drills the Oil Industry

While I was watching Jordan Jaffe's Crude, I thought that this is one play I can't see ever being done anywhere in or near Texas. That tells you how uninformed about it I was on going into the small Ars Nova space, from which so much...Show More Summary

Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and Social Justice Films at the Montclair Film Festival

The stars are coming to the Montclair Film Festival in New Jersey, which began on April 29 and runs through May 8. There are dozens of films to see, special events, conversations, parties and panels. With an event this huge, one can be easily overwhelmed. Show More Summary

Love in New York City

New York City... the place I've called home all my life. Doesn't matter how many times I've gone overseas to visit relatives or gone on vacation, NYC has always been my final destination. As I get older though, I hear it and see it more clearly. For one of the loudest and busiest cities of the world, it sure is lonely. Show More Summary

I Lost My Son to ALD. Now I Fight to Save Yours.

ALD. Adrenoleukodystrophy. It's the deadly disease you've never heard of afflicting one in 17,000 people, mostly boys and men, including my son Aidan. He passed away four years ago, on April 29, 2012. He was 7. This brain disorder destroys...Show More Summary

Alexander Hamilton: Father of American Banking and American Burnout

On Tuesday, the musical Hamilton was nominated for a record 16 Tony awards. And three weeks ago, its creator and star, Lin-Manuel Miranda, won the Pulitzer Prize. And it's all, of course, richly deserved -- Hamilton is everything the...Show More Summary

From Lace to Lasers -- The Met Museum's Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology Exhibit

Twenty years ago, designers were using high-tech materials to create neoprene rubber wet suit and bullet-resistant body armor. Now, New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art in its new Costume Institute exhibit "Manus x Machina: FashionShow More Summary

Rensselaer D.A. Should Be Punished for Trying to Sabotage Police Shooting Investigation

The best example of why local prosecutors cannot be trusted to investigate police shootings of civilians is the conduct of Rensselaer District Attorney Joel Abelove, who recklessly and unlawfully has tried to prevent a fair and thorough investigation into a fatal police shooting of an unarmed civilian. Show More Summary

Bartolo Colón: The Dominican With the 2nd Most Wins in MLB

Congratulations Bartolo Colón, the Dominican pitcher who is proving that age does not matter. 42 years old and Bartolo Colón continues to be like that energizer bunny, he just keeps "going and going." On Monday May 2, Bartolo pitched...Show More Summary

Movie Review: Belladonna Of Sadness

If you're like me, you grew up watching Astro Boy (1964) and Kimba the White Lion (1966) on TV--Japanese kiddie anime dubbed into English. What you probably didn't know is that director Eiichi Yamamoto also directed some decidedly non-kiddie...Show More Summary

If You Were Rich, You'd Be a Jerk Too

Disdain for rich people has reached an all-time high. Thanks to the Panama Papers, we know the one percent shovel their billions offshore to avoid taxes and Bernie Sanders excoriates Wall Street for its corruption on a daily basis. Since...Show More Summary

American Psycho: A Bloody Good Show

It takes a bit of time into the first act to accept that you're witnessing a Broadway show about a serial killer, but once you move past that theme, American Psycho really packs a punch. It's not that you ever become desensitized toShow More Summary

Samuel B. Fuller pioneering ways key to Black Economic Empowerment

Samuel B. Fuller taught economic empowerment and entrepreneurship to African Americans in the height of segregation. S. B. Fuller was an American entrepreneur. He was founder and president of Fuller Products Company, publisher of New...Show More Summary

An Open Letter From Syrians Working with U.S. and European Funded Organizations

H.E. Secretary of State of the United States John Kerry T.E Foreign Ministers of all Member States of the European Union We write to you as Syrians working in USG and European-funded organizations on programs promoting local governance,...Show More Summary

Colleges and Universities: Catalysts for Community Improvement

Significant research has been done to examine the social and economic impact of institutions of higher learning on their surrounding communities. Colleges and universities create jobs and add to the local economy through the purchase of goods and services. Show More Summary

It Rained On My Wedding Day -- But It Was Perfect

My husband Adam and I are Long Island natives who basically grew up on the beach, had our first kiss on the beach, spent our summers together sailing to the beach on Adam's sailboat, and got engaged on the beach, so it was no question that our wedding would be held on the beach in Fire Island, NY (our usual sailboat destination). Show More Summary

The Faithful Shopper: Jet Set Jewels

Globetrotting for business or pleasure should be as glamorous as it ever was, even if for safety's sake today we leave our family heirloom diamonds at home. What to wear, then? Jet Set Jewels. Inspired by the classic designs from Europe,...Show More Summary

Astoria Characters: The Gentle Giant

At the front door of Gussy's, there's a big dude with a ponytail and tatts. And a super-size-me grin. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Ozzie's the show producer at Gussy's. The band's about to play, and Ozzie Paul Mortanis, whose illustrated...Show More Summary

Met Gala 2016: Cost to Attend and Celebrities Attending, Like Anna Wintour and Taylor Swift

By Laura Woods, Contributor Today is the first Monday in May, which means one thing: Met Gala 2016 is on. Often referred to as "the party of the year" and "the Oscars of the East Coast," A-listers like Taylor Swift and the fashion elite...Show More Summary

Bringing Local Food Vendors to East Harlem's Historic Open Market  

Vendy Plaza is opening for the 2016 season at East Harlem's historic open-air market place, featuring local street chefs and celebrating New York City's diverse food culture. In addition to supporting new food entrepreneurs, Vendy Plaza...Show More Summary

Innovative Program Reduces the Number of Children In Foster Care

When children are removed from their homes and placed in foster care, it's because a decision has been made that their parents are currently unable to take care of them or unable to keep them safe. But even though those children areShow More Summary

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