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Graphic Comics as a Serious Art Form

Friday, November 8th, 2013
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Art Spiegelman, whose parents survived Auschwitz, but whose mother later committed suicide, grew up in Queens, New York. As a young boy he fell in

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Liesel

The Book Thief – The German Side of the War

Friday, November 8th, 2013
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Based on Markus Zusak’s best selling novel, The Book Thief shows us World War II through the eyes of a young German girl, Liesel Meminger

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The Sound Of Music Hits A High Note
At Westchester Broadway Theatre

Monday, June 24th, 2013
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How do you make a show everyone has seen at the movies or on stage seem new and interesting? In the case of Westchester Broadway

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Itzik Manger and Folksbiene Give Us The Whole Megile

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013
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“Love is not a silly thing, my dear/Like fire it burns all who come near.” Gather ‘round mein kleine kinderlach, my little children, and let

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Train Station

History Comes Vividly Back

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
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Curators, scholars and historians love nothing more than coming upon a treasure trove of never-before-seen materials by a significant figure in their field. Happily, two

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Scary Movies From Around the World

Thursday, October 4th, 2012
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So you’re a diehard scary movie fan, huh? You can brave the real terror whether it be the graphic gory details of Saw or the

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Fire and Ice—Hindenburg and Titanic
At the National Postal Museum

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012
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Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost What is it about the two disasters—the Hindenburg

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Ellen Burstyn, Max Casella

The Atmosphere of Memory

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
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Struggling inside two hours 20 minutes of The Atmosphere of Memory is an intriguing, black comedy-drama about a dysfunctional, primarily theatrical family. Playwright, Jon (Max

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