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Brooklyn Celebrates Ten Years of AFROPUNK

The AFROPUNK Festival returns to Brooklyn for the 10th year for a weekend of live music, vibrant art and good vibes.

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Gabe Johnson, The New York Times  |  July 17, 2013 4:38 PM | Comments
It was supposed to be a summer fling. In 1989 Lincoln Center celebrated its 30th birthday by staging a big-band dance party on the plaza for 20 nights.VIDEO
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July 17, 2013 4:25 PM | Comments
Dunes vs. views, Bill de Blasio, engineering for future storms, lessons from great cities and midsummer night swing.VIDEO
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July 12, 2013 4:22 PM | Comments
This week on the show: Dunes vs. views, engineering for future storms, lessons from great cities and midsummer night swing.VIDEO
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July 8, 2013 2:58 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: a proposal for NYC parks, big money for bridges, the history of Greenwich Village, sculptor Gary Weisman, and art from Superstorm Sandy.VIDEO
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Chantel Simpson  |  June 26, 2013 5:24 PM | Comments
Peter Max discusses his love for the universe and how he goes about creating his iconic pieces.VIDEO
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Chantel Simpson  |  June 26, 2013 5:23 PM | 1 Comment
A new arts education program takes an interactive approach to teaching New York City students and children everywhere about the performing arts.VIDEO
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June 26, 2013 5:23 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus, we begin our interviews with the candidates for New York City mayor and preview a new PBS documentary about a Broadway classic.VIDEO
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June 21, 2013 5:19 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus, we begin our interviews with the candidates for New York City mayor. Democratic candidate and current city Comptroller John Liu joins Rafael Pi Roman to discuss a fair wage, stop and frisk, and why he's "the most thoroughly investigated candidate in the history of New York." VIDEO
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June 21, 2013 5:13 PM | Comments
Hosted by Sigourney Weaver, the film explores the Botanical Garden’s history and stunning plant collections.VIDEO
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June 19, 2013 2:54 PM | Comments
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary year of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” speech, MetroFocus examines the story behind the letter King wrote from a jail cell in Birmingham, Alabama a few months before the famous speech.VIDEO
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