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Soterios Johnson

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Les Miz, Heathers and Woody Allen on Broadway

Friday, April 04, 2014

Almost 30 years after it opened, "Les Miserables" is back on Broadway, and it comes in the middle of a packed and eclectic musical season. Here are picks from two top critics.

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Used and Abused: The Life of a Muse

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Many painting and sculpture masterpieces wouldn't exist if it weren't for a model who posed for hours, or even days. But life for these muses didn't always go well.

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Jasper Johns Shows His Regrets

Friday, March 21, 2014

American artists rarely express regret in their work, but a new show at MoMa featuring Jasper Johns, perhaps America's most celebrated living artist, grapples with darker material.

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Low Graduation Rates Inspire a High-Tech Prize

Monday, March 17, 2014

WNYC

There's new prize money available for web developers to tackle a perennial education problem: how to improve the retention rates of students in community colleges.

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On Stage: Fifty Shades and Satchmo

Friday, March 14, 2014

A parody of an erotic best-seller and a teenager's hand-puppet possessed by Satan are just two of the most recent Broadway offerings.

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'Cosmos' Comeback: Life, the Multiverse and Everything

Friday, March 07, 2014

WNYC

Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about his reboot of Carl Sagan's ground-breaking, beloved television series.

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What to See — or Skip — in Art 'Chaos' Weekend

Friday, March 07, 2014

With two art fairs, the Whitney Biennial and dozens of exhibits in New York this weekend, how's an art lover to choose? Start with the Brooklyn Museum show marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.

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Gauguin’s Prints Are Sexy, Too

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

A new show at MoMA highlights the French artist’s rarely-seen woodblock prints and woodcarvings.

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Art With A Stigma: Italian Futurism in NYC

Friday, February 21, 2014

The art movement has never before had a retrospective at an American museum, largely owing to its ties to Mussolini and the controversial views of its founder, who denounced museums, women, film and even pasta.

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Queens Museum Gets Very Real With Homeless Art

Friday, February 07, 2014

A gallery at the Queens Museum is stocked with 22 bunk beds. That's where the audience sits for a performance by formerly homeless people about their experiences.

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Sochi 2014: Get To Know Team NYC

Friday, February 07, 2014

The Winter Olympics are underway in Sochi, Russia. The U.S. is sending 230 olympians - the most for any nation in the history of the winter games - to compete in events from bobsledding to curling. Here are the 42 who hail from the tri-state area.

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Sex and Sports Hard to Stage; Theater Producers Keep Trying

Friday, January 31, 2014

New and upcoming plays about boxing, baseball, kung fu and characters engaging in multiple affairs show that sex and sports are the hot topics this season. But don't get too excited - turns out they are both tough subjects to translate onto the stage.

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Backlash Over Flood Insurance Hits Congress

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

WHYY
NJ Spotlight

A bill in the U.S. Senate to delay rate hikes for homeowners in flood-prone areas could be voted on as early as Wednesday.

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Degenerate Art: Hitler's War on Modernism

Friday, January 17, 2014

An upcoming museum exhibition and film remind us that German dictator Adolf Hitler declared a war on modern art, branding it as "degenerate," seizing it from private owners, and often selling it to help finance the Third Reich.

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One NY Artist: Hanksy

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Most people have heard of British street artist Banksy. Well, New York City has Hanksy. He's been putting up his pun-based work on city streets for last two and a half years.

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Haiti Slams Charity Run by Olde Good Things Antique Chain

Monday, December 30, 2013

The store is operated by the Church of Bible Understanding, and the owners tell customers that part of the proceeds go to pay for an orphanage the group runs in Haiti. But an AP investigation found that conditions at the orphanage run by the group are so poor that the Haitian government has said it should close.

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Art Talk: The Four Art Shows to See Before the Year is Over

Friday, December 20, 2013

2013 was the year when New Yorkers stood in line for up to eight hours to go through a rainy, dark room. It was also the year when a painting of a tiny bird from the 1600's drew record crowds to a local museum. And when a famous rotunda was filled with anything but light.

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Ten Reasons Why New York Ruled the Music Scene in 2013

Thursday, December 19, 2013

It was a year when Beyonce surprised fans with an unexpected new album. And she made history becoming the first woman to hit number 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with her five studio albums. Her husband Jay-Z and pop star Lady Gaga also had new records out. And a teenager from New Zealand, Lorde, became a hit. But John Schaefer, host of WNYC's Soundcheck, says it was New York that ruled the music scene in 2013, and he has a list of ten reasons why.

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Chemical at Goodyear Plant Linked to Cancer in 50 Workers

Monday, December 16, 2013

The substance was made by DuPont and there is new evidence that the company knew ortho-toluidine caused cancer in animals since the 50s.

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Art Talk: What Happens When the Art Dealer Steals the Show

Friday, December 13, 2013

Museums usually mount exhibits featuring one artist. Or a period in history. Or an art movement. But for the first time in its history, the Museum of Modern Art is devoting an exhibition to an art dealer. 

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