Monthly Archives: April 2013

We the People Tells Real NYCHA Resident Stories

Earlier this month, Manhattan District Attorney Vance and NYC Police Commissioner Kelly announced that more than sixty members of gangs had been indicted, pulling dangerous people off the streets and out of public housing. “This is a huge step forward … Continue reading

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JR Takes NYC

JR is a name many have heard; it is the name of a French street artist who is known for his global project, Inside Out. After winning the 2011 TED Prize, which granted him $100,000 to use towards “one wish … Continue reading

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Orlando Bloom, Condola Rashad to Star in Broadway’s Romeo & Juliet

Orlando Bloom is back to acting this year with a Broadway production of Romeo & Juliet, directed by David Leveaux. Bloom will star as Romeo opposite Condola Rashad, who will play Juliet. In Leveaux’s version of the play, the doomed … Continue reading

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Google Art Project

Have you heard about Google’s “Art Project”? We hadn’t either, at least not until recently. Google has partnered with 151 “acclaimed art partners from across 40 countries” to bring art to the digital age and therefore to the masses. Works … Continue reading

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That’s a Latte Art!

It’s good to be reminded that it’s okay not to take yourself or your work too seriously. That’s what Mike Breach, coffee artist and “expressionist” is helping to do. Breach is a barista at Smile To-Go, and he’s become a … Continue reading

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4 Exhibits To See This Week

Looking to brush up on your art and culture this week? Consider checking out some of the city’s galleries and museums to see what’s new. Not only are many of the exhibits cheap or free, they also explore myriad cultures … Continue reading

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See Tilda Swinton Sleep at MoMA

Tilda Swinton is an Academy Award-winning actress from Scotland. She’s been praised for performances in well-received films such as Burn After Reading, The Beach, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Deep End, We Need to Talk About Kevin, and Michael Clayton. … Continue reading

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