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President of the New York Public Library Discusses Past, Present and Future

Jack Ford talks to New York Public Library President and CEO Tony Marx about the past, present and future of the nation's largest library system.

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November 21, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
John Turturro and Dianne Wiest are off-Broadway in a classic Russian tragi-comedy.
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Daniel T. Allen  |  November 18, 2011 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
Filmmaker Robert Weide has made a career producing documentaries about his cultural heroes. For his latest film, he gained unprecedented access to Woody Allen.VIDEO
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Sam Lewis  |  November 18, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
The two women hold an important place in New York's radical past, but history has skimmed over their relationship.
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Steve Rosenbaum  |  November 17, 2011 2:29 PM | 1 Comment
As New York City's newly named, first-ever Entrepreneur At Large, how can I help the city's vibrant start-up community make the city a haven for other entrepreneurs? VIDEO
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November 16, 2011 9:30 AM | Comments
It’s something that I look forward to in New York very much. It’s pure pleasure. It’s just pure pleasure for me.VIDEO
Inside of 5 Bleeker St., an abandoned building in Manhattan's Financial District. Nick Carr, founder of Scouting NY, explored the sprawling vacant property in 2010. Photo courtesy of Nick Carr - Scouting NY.
Nathan Kensinger  |  November 16, 2011 4:00 AM | 4 Comments
A new generation of New Yorkers has emerged to document wild explorations in -- and histories of -- the city's hidden corners. On Nov. 20, they'll share their stories.VIDEO
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Paula J. Massood  |  November 14, 2011 6:00 PM | Comments

This year marks the twentieth anniversary of Spike Lee’s “Jungle Fever.” The film is often overlooked, but what it reveals about race relations in New York, most especially Harlem in the late 1980s and early 1990s, is worth revisiting.

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November 14, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
When it comes to a New York sound, it's music to my ears...VIDEO
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Christina Knight for NYC ARTS  |  November 11, 2011 4:00 AM | Updated: November 14, 2011 10:59 AM | Comments
One big fat wedding of art and politics arrived in New York this weekend with the premiere of "Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays."VIDEO
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Sam Lewis  |  November 9, 2011 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
The story of how two strangers conspired to save an abandoned rail in the late '90s and transform it into a vital urban park.VIDEO
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