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Tania Grossinger – Memoir of an Independent Woman:
An Unconventional Life Well-Lived

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Tania Grossinger was a member of the world of “Mad Men” long before the popular television series immortalized their on-air antics.  Raised in a front

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COMING-Café Society Swing

Monday, October 20th, 2014
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A Tribute to Barney Josephson’s Café Society: “The wrong place for the Right people” In 2011, having created a successful show about Billy Strayhorn for

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A Different Kind of Autumnal Beauty:
Chelsea Galleries Open the Season

Monday, October 20th, 2014
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New York’s Chelsea galleries present the most up to the moment vision of art as it’s being made and understood today. It’s usually complex and

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BIG: The Musical Terrific Production of a Still Problematic Piece

Monday, October 20th, 2014
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In its 10th year and close to its 100th mufti production, the estimable York Theater continues to offer rarely seen musicals in transition and or

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The Madness of King Lear

Monday, October 20th, 2014
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New York has always loved the Shakes. Between Central Park, Bryant Park, Shakespeare in the Parking Lot, and any other of the dozens of groups

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My Career Choice: Tina Angelotti – Krav Maga Worldwide

Monday, October 20th, 2014
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Tina Angelotti is director of fitness for Krav Maga Worldwide, the self-defense training program.  Formerly a competitive gymnast, this southern California native found her love

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Poet’s Corner: “Her Story” – Robin Clark

Sunday, October 19th, 2014
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Her Story At five, her sister left her; Then, her Father turned away; Her Mother grew much colder, As she held her tight that day.

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Karen Finley’s Written in Sand

Sunday, October 19th, 2014
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Karen Finley is performing something sacred at the Baruch Performing Arts Center this month. The performance artist, author, and educator is known for the complexities

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