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Friday, April 04, 2008

We honor the memory of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., on the 40th anniversary of his death. Also: Anika Noni Rose, now starring in the new revival of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." Elisa Albert on her debut novel, The Book of Dahlia. And Please Explain is all about crying!


Elisa Albert and Anika Noni Rose

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

We honor the memory of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 40th anniversary of his death. Civil rights photographer Bob Adelman and National Book Award winning novelist and essayist Charles Johnson have collaborated on several books about Dr. King, including Mine Eyes Have Seen and

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Anika Noni Rose in “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”

Anika Noni Rose plays Southern seductress Maggie in the new revival of Tennessee Williams’ “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” James Earl Jones, Phylicia Rashad, and Terrence Howard co-star.

Event: “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” is at the Broadhurst Theatre
235 West 44th Street (between 7th and 8th ...


The Book of Dahlia

Elisa Albert’s debut novel is The Book of Dahlia. The main character, Dahlia, is a 29-year-old pot-smoking underachiever who finds out she has brain cancer.

Event: Elisa Albert will be speaking and signing books
Sunday, April 6 at 7 pm
85 East 4th Street ...

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Please Explain: Crying

Get out your tissues - Please Explain is all about crying. What are tears made of? How did crying evolve? Is it a uniquely human phenomenon? Does it have health benefits? Vassar psychology professor Randy Cornelius has been developing an evolutionary theory of weeping that focuses on tears. Tom Lutz, ...

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