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This week's Kickstarter picks include a documentary on a boxer from Spanish Harlem and a couple of performance artists bringing change to Wall Street (of the nickel and dime variety).VIDEO
WNYC's Brian Lehrer hosted a weekly series, "The New Littles," to highlight the city's diverse and evolving neighborhoods. The show solicited artistic representations of ethnic enclaves including "Little Thailand" and "Little Mexico."
This week on Kickstarter: block parties, George Plimpton...and phytoremediation (using plants to get rid of toxins -- duh).
It might be understatement to say that Maira Kalman's exhibit at the Jewish Museum revels in the quotidian. "When I see things, I fall in love with them," says the writer and illustrator. Kalman's first career survey, titled "Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World)," spans 30 years and showcases an outright passion for the otherwise invisible details of the everyday.VIDEO