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Music Makers In Memoirs and Biographies

Friday, November 16th, 2012
by on Reading Around

I know there’s someone on your list who really loves music, be it pop, rock, heavy metal, or jazz. How about gifting a great book

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Then and Now: Artists Who Defined Cultural Movements
Dominate New York’s Fall Art Season

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
by on Playing Around

New York’s fall art season is well underway and in an unusual turn five major museums are presenting a wide range of exhibitions from a

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Design Meets Culture Meets Music:
A Splendid Stay at the Montauk Beach House

Saturday, July 28th, 2012
by on Living Around

Andy Warhol, The Rolling Stones, Rufus Wainwright and Billy Joel. These are just a few celebrated musicians who love Montauk. The furthest point east on

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Andy Warhol’s Film, Chelsea Girls
A Fundraiser to Save the Landmark Hotel

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012
by on Living Around

As part of a larger effort to raise money for the distinguished Chelsea Hotel that constantly faces demolition and evictions, Raymond Foye, an independent curator,

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On Mainstream Complacency and the Need for Gaga

Thursday, February 24th, 2011
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Two of my colleagues at the college newspaper I write for submitted articles this week that both posit and argue the same point: that popular

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Master Class: An Introduction to The Velvet Underground

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011
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A good number of the so-called “classics” never quite seem to live up to the hype. It doesn’t matter if we’re talking about movies, television,

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Borders on the Brink—Snooki to the Rescue!

Friday, January 7th, 2011
by on Reading Around

Borders, the bookstore that has been a mainstay in malls nationwide, is on the verge of bankruptcy. But, not to fear—-Snooki is here! The star

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Barbara Flood—Her Own Best Creation

Monday, November 8th, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

As an adolescent in Manhattan, Barbara’s European parents sent her to the private, conservative, upper middle class girl’s school, Calhoun. Each day, she’d leave a

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