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Michelle Michalos  |  May 21, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
The spectacular United Palace Theater hosts a multimedia performance with the music of Philip Glass and the story of a boy who challenges the power of a black hole. VIDEO
Elizabeth Streb and two company members perform "Skywalk" on the City Hall of London on July 15, 2012.
Perry Santanchote for NYC-ARTS  |  May 18, 2012 4:00 AM | Updated: July 19, 2012 5:30 PM | Comments
The Brooklyn-based STREB Extreme Action Company surprised London with their "One Extraordinary Day” of high-flying events, part of the London Olympics' Cultural Olympiad.VIDEO
A woman cooks up fresh tortillas out of a truck on Roosevelt Ave. in Jackson Heights, Queens. Many immigrant food vendors, particularly women, face stiff fines and even confiscation of their equipment, since they often can't afford to buy permits off what tour guide Andrew Silverstein calls the "grey market." Photo courtesy of Streetwise New York.
John Farley  |  May 16, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Enjoy diverse culinary delights with a side of socio-economic and personal history.
Break-out discussion for audience during the April 11 Access Restricted panel, "At the Intersection: Art, Money and Politics."  Photo by Whitney Browne
Brian Goldberg  |  May 5, 2012 8:59 PM | Comments
"At the Intersection: Art, Money and Politics," was the subject of a recent discussion in the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Access Restricted series.
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Lorena Galliot and Julie Percha  |  May 3, 2012 4:00 AM | 18 Comments
What happens when a clueless foreigner meets Williamsburg hipsters?VIDEO
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Perry Santanachote for NYC-ARTS  |  May 1, 2012 11:25 AM | Comments
The author of "The Russian Debutante’s Handbook" and "Absurdistan" closes the PEN World Voices Festival with a pop culture quiz for Salman Rushdie.
Luc Sante. Photo by Evan Sung.
Perry Santanchote for NYC-ARTS  |  May 1, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Though Luc Sante grew up in New Jersey and New York City, the Belgium-born author and PEN World Voices Festival panelist has never stopped feeling like an outsider.
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Perry Santanachote for NYC-ARTS  |  April 30, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
The Parisian writer discovered writing and her love of Nabokov in New York. The critically acclaimed writer is part of a free PEN World Voices Festival lunch talk.
Loosecubes' users can share office space in the company's headquarters in Dumbo, Brooklyn. The company, which connects people in need of space to those who have it, was one of TimeInc.'s top 10 NYC startups to watch in 2012.
John Farley  |  April 27, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Time Inc. has released its second annual list of top start-ups in NYC. Their diverse offerings range from free online coding lessons to ways to create one's own custom beauty product.VIDEO
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Daniel T. Allen  |  April 26, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Nearly 2.7 million Italian-Americans in the New York area represent a cross-section of identities and periods in Italian history -- fueling the debate of what it means to share that common heritage.VIDEO
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