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Ron and Laura Take Back America Rocks NYC

Get ready New York City - Ron and Laura Grawsill of Bakersfield, California are going to be taking over for the next week. Fresh from a run in Los Angeles and winning 16 awards and nominations on the festival circuit, Ron and Laura Take...Show More Summary

Not My Type of Type

I was in my twenties when I banged out my first novel on my mother's portable Olivetti typewriter, and I mean "banged." We were like boxers from different weight divisions, that typewriter and me - my heavyweight hands coming down hard on its flyweight keyboard, the typebars jamming in clusters that had to be pulled apart whenever I worked too fast. Show More Summary

Interview with 'Tuck Everlasting' Star Sarah Charles Lewis

What would you do if you were offered the chance to live forever? Would you? That's the question that eleven year old Winnie Foster has to answer after discovering the magical secret of the Tuck Family in the beloved tale, Tuck Everlasting. Show More Summary

Interview with 'Tuck Everlasting' Star Sarah Charles Lewis

What would you do if you were offered the chance to live forever? Would you? That's the question that eleven year old Winnie Foster has to answer after discovering the magical secret of the Tuck Family in the beloved tale, Tuck Everlasting. Show More Summary

Pensacola Is Manhattan

PENSACOLA IS MANHATTAN I was born in Pensacola, Florida but lived all over the country most of my life and always considered the Navy beach town home. The Panhandle is a curious place because although it is paradise most of the year; there is a winter and direct flights from any place other than Atlanta are hard to come by. Show More Summary

Pensacola Is Manhattan

PENSACOLA IS MANHATTAN I was born in Pensacola, Florida but lived all over the country most of my life and always considered the Navy beach town home. The Panhandle is a curious place because although it is paradise most of the year; there is a winter and direct flights from any place other than Atlanta are hard to come by. Show More Summary

Black And Blue Velvet

Ah, the 1980s! Ronald Reagan was president, the Evil Empire was on the ropes, and everyone was singing the praises of traditional family values. Into this culturally conservative milieu, David Lynch threw a hand grenade called Blue Velvet (1986). Show More Summary

A Five-Borough Feathered Love Affair: Field Guide to the Neighborhood Birds of New York City

Photo Credit: Courtesy Amazon.com As winter officially turned into spring, Leslie Day was in Fort Tryon Park at the northern tip of Manhattan signing her latest book, Field Guide to the Neighborhood Birds of New York City. Dr. Day and her collaborators have chosen to devote their efforts to information about birds in the five boroughs exclusively. Show More Summary

Astoria Characters: The Actor Who's Wooing the World

Actors make their living manufacturing emotions at a moment's notice. Happy. Sad. Surprised. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Toney started acting in elementary school. Toney Brown does them all flawlessly, but there's one he doesn't have to fake: wide-eyed enthusiasm. Show More Summary

What New York Taught Me About Change

I've been in New York City for just over two years and I've already lived through three apartments, three jobs, and two relationships. While I was fairly warned that this city is all-around intense, I couldn't have imagined how true this statement would turn out to be for me. Show More Summary

Autism Without Fear: On Darius McCollum, and the Necessary Resignations of Allen Cappelli, Charles Moerdler, and Andrew Alpert

Darius McCollum, the notorious train/bus thief with Asperger's, is back in the news...for a different reason than you might expect. No, Darius was not arrested for the theft of a subway train or a bus. He's actually sitting in prison again awaiting charges after his last arrest. Show More Summary

William Miller: The Other Farmer from Upstate New York Who Spawned a Major Religious Movement

If you were raised in the Seventh-day Adventist Church like I was then there is a strong possibility that you experienced some permutation of the following question, "Adventists... same as Mormons, right?" Actually no, not even close. Show More Summary

On the Culture Front: The Effect, She Loves Me, RadioLoveFest, and more

Lucy Prebble's "The Effect" asks both playfully and pointedly, "what's the difference between an emotion we feel organically and one that can be produced chemically?" Set in the clinical atmosphere of a new drug trial and focused on two of the participants, the structure feels very deliberate and focused. Show More Summary

First Nighter: Timothy Olyphant in Kenneth Lonergan's "Hold On to Me Darling," Marin Ireland in Martyna Majok's "Ironbound"

With his new Hold On to Me Darling, at the Atlantic, Kenneth Lonergan has written one of the season's most head-scratching plays. That's if it's not the most head-scratching entry, as directed--but not necessarily thoroughly helped along--by Neil Pepe. Show More Summary

On the Culture Front: Music from the Underground, Part Five

Album art for Nic Nassuet's "Eleutherios." I love cross-genre explorations and their ability to make you rethink a song, an album and even artist's entire output. When Miles Davis took on Cyndi Lauper's "Time After Time" in the last few years of his life, he unearthed a deep melancholy that turned a hollow sound into one of haunting resonance. Show More Summary

Out of Network, Out of Options: How New York is Separating HIV Patients from their Doctors

When actor Charlie Sheen appeared on the Today Show to reveal his positive HIV diagnosis, he shared the stage with his physician of four years: Dr. Robert Huizenga. While watching, I was struck by the relationship between patient and doctor, because it is one I have seen countless times throughout my own medical career. Show More Summary

A Secure Future

Across the country, the gap between what Americans currently have in retirement savings and what they will need is a whopping $6.6 trillion. And for New Yorkers, the future looks especially bleak: more than half of our workers are projected...Show More Summary

Despite Rhetoric of Criminal Justice Reform, Benefits Are Slow to Come for Those Aging in Prisons in New York State

Photo credit: Hudson Link Fishkill Correctional Facility, a medium security prison in the Hudson Valley about 90 minutes north of New York City, is home to a unique though perhaps prescient housing program - the 30-bed Unit for the Cognitively...Show More Summary

She Loves Me: How Sweet It Is

If you see too much Broadway theater, some shows might begin to blend together and seem a little predictable or unsubstantial. But She Loves Me does more than just ward off the haters; it's a lovely and gentle reminder that Broadway has always packed the same punch and has long been a reliable vehicle for consistent, unwavering beauty. Show More Summary

Every Year is an Election Year

co-written by NYC Council Member Helen Rosenthal; Art Chang, board member of NYC Campaign Finance Board; and Steven Choi, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition. It's amazing how much power elected officials have over our day-to-day lives. Show More Summary

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