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Janaya Williams

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City Plans Fewer, Shorter Street Fairs

Monday, March 14, 2011

Officials say the move was triggered by complaints from community residents that street fairs create traffic congestion, noise and litter.

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Javits Center Hosts Annual GLBT Expo

Friday, March 11, 2011

The 18th annual GLBT Expo is taking place this weekend at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Midtown Manhattan. Some 200 exhibitors are attending the tradeshow to introduce new products to the gay and lesbian community, and to meet potential buyers face to face.

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First NY Dominican Film Festival Comes To Washington Heights

Friday, March 11, 2011

Armando Guareno programmed the New York International Latino Film Festival for five years before noticing that the city's Dominican community lacked a film festival of its own.

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Brooklyn Historical Society Film Series Pays Tribute To 'Dem Bums'

Sunday, March 06, 2011

The Brooklyn Historical Society wraps up its baseball film series Sunday with a screening of the documentary "Dem Bums: The History of the Brooklyn Dodgers." The film includes archival footage and interviews with former players, including legends like Duke Snider, who died last week.

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2011 Armory Art Show Spotlights Latin American Art

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Latin American artists are in the spotlight at this year’s invitation-only exhibition at the Armory Art Show in Manhattan. Eighteen galleries from Peru, Venezuela, Colombia, Argentina—including a big contingent of galleries from Mexico and Brazil—are exhibiting the best of their country’s contemporary art.

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Armory Arts Week Kicks Off In New York

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Armory Arts Week is officially underway. The annual city-wide week of arts events is expected to draw more than 60,000 attendees and generate more than $40 million in economic activity for the city.

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Contemporary Authors Say Literature Had A Hand In Recent Uprisings

Friday, February 25, 2011

Social networks like Facebook and Twitter may get most of the credit for fueling the recent uprisings in the Middle East and Africa, but a group of authors is making the case that contemporary literature also has a hand in creating change in the region.

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Paul McCartney Tries His Hand at Ballet

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Paul McCartney is writing an original score for a world premiere ballet for the New York City Ballet company's 2011 season.

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Museum Pays Tribute To Public Access Television in New York

Thursday, February 17, 2011

The Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria is paying tribute to the history of public access television with "TV Party: A Panorama of Public Access Television In New York." The series of screenings celebrates the medium unofficially known as the city's "off-off-off-off Broadway."

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Men Bare Their Emotions For The Camera In 'I Love My Woman'

Friday, February 11, 2011

Men don’t talk about love.  That’s one of the myths filmmaker Otis Kriegel set out to disprove when he spent three years asking men on the streets of New York the question:  “Why do you love your woman? He compiled the results into a 12-minute short film “I Love My Woman” showing at the New Jersey Film Festival this weekend, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

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Having a Heart in Times Square

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Times Square has found a heart just in time for Valentine's Day.

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It's New Year's Day For Other Cultures, Too

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Most New Yorkers are aware that Thursday is the start of the Chinese New Year, but fewer know that many other cultures throughout Asia also celebrate the start of the Lunar New Year on February 3. Korean New Year, Tibetan New Year, Himalayan New Year, and Vietnamese New Year are also being celebrated around the city.

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Artists and Chefs Collaborate On Edible Works Of Art

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Artists have been using food as a medium for many years. Now four artists, including performance artist Marina Abramović, are bringing their artistic visions to the table.

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Universities Scramble To Evacuate Students Studying Abroad In Egypt

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Colleges and universities in the area have been scrambling this week to bring students and faculty back from study abroad programs in Egypt after the State Department issued a travel advisory for U.S. citizens in the country.

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Film Festival Highlights Quirky Found Footage

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

If you’ve ever lost track of an embarrassing home video, you could find your antics projected on the big screen this weekend at the Anthology Film Archives.

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Contemporary Artist Wang Qingsong Turns Lens On Chinese Society

Friday, January 21, 2011

Fresh on the heels of Chinese President Hu Jintao's state visit to Washington, the International Center of Photography (I.C.P.) in Manhattan is staging the first U.S. exhibition of one of China's most highly-regarded contemporary artists.

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Snowy Weather A Gift To City's Photographers

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Most people head inside when the weather turns snowy and cold, but for serious photographers, wintry weather can be a dream come true.

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Winter Jazzfest Brings New Projects In Jazz To Stage

Friday, January 07, 2011

Some of the hottest names in jazz are performing Friday night in the West Village at the seventh annual Winter Jazzfest.

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Annual Three Kings Day Parade Comes To East Harlem

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

For many New Yorkers with roots in Latin America or the Caribbean, the holiday season doesn’t end until 12 days after Christmas. On Thursday, El Museo del Barrio in East Harlem is marking Three Kings Day with a festive parade down Third Avenue.

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Blizzard Poses Extra Challenges For The Disabled

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Snow-covered sidewalks may be an inconvenience for many New Yorkers, but they can pose a much bigger problem for people who are disabled or mobility-impaired.

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