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Master Class: The Art of Dying
George Harrison’s Best Solo Songs

Sunday, March 9th, 2014
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The reasons for The Beatles’ break-up were legion. During the sessions for The White Album, after learning Paul McCartney was playing the drums on his

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Master Class: “The More I Learn, The Less I Know” –
George Harrison’s Best Songs with The Beatles

Thursday, March 6th, 2014
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Last week marked the occasion of what would have been George Harrison’s 71st birthday. In commemoration, I have compiled two lists of his greatest songs

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Linda Fairstein’s Death Angel Explores
The Darker Side of New York’s Central Park

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
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For New Yorkers and tourists alike, Central Park is a revelation – 840 acres, 1.137 square miles of green surrounded by the ultimate urban landscape

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An Unbalanced Evening in Crazytown

Monday, July 22nd, 2013
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Jude Treder-Wolff’s play Crazytown: My First Psychopath, presented as part of the 14th Annual Midtown International Theatre Festival, is one woman’s light account of a

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Barbara Cook at 54Below

Thursday, April 25th, 2013
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“I was nervous about this show,” Barbara Cook confides. “I’m not singing any of the things people associate with me.” Ms. Cook, it seems “just

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The Rolling Stones Rock & Roll Circus: The Main Event

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012
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Some moments in the history of rock and roll defy the imagination, and The Rolling Stones’ Rock & Roll Circus is certainly one of them.

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The Rolling Stones Rock & Roll Circus:
The Opening Acts under the Big Top

Monday, December 24th, 2012
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Some moments in the history of rock and roll defy the imagination, and The Rolling Stones’ Rock & Roll Circus is certainly one of them.

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The Magical Mystery Tour Is Waiting to Take You Away

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
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“When a man buys a ticket for a magical mystery tour… He knows what to expect. We guarantee him the trip of a lifetime.” So

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