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Yes, It's Hot In Here: Former New York Mets Mascot AJ Mass

AJ Mass grew up walking distance from Shea Stadium, destined to be a New York Mets fan. What he didn’t expect to happen was eventually fitting into the Mr. Met suit.

Elizabeth Streb. Photo courtesy of Mary Ellen Mark.
Christina Knight for NYC ARTS  |  December 5, 2011 1:00 PM | 1 Comment
"I tell people, if they can fall from 4 feet, they can do it from 40." A Q & A with a performer and associate artistic director of STREB Extreme Action Company.VIDEO
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Christina Knight for NYC ARTS  |  December 2, 2011 4:00 AM | Updated: Dec. 5, 2011 6:00AM | 1 Comment

“The Nutcracker” is a beloved, classic ballet, but if you’ve seen one performance, you have definitely not seen them all. Check out our list of the season’s best performances.

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Daniel Ross  |  December 1, 2011 4:19 PM | 1 Comment
The Metropolitan Museum's renovated Art in Arab Lands galleries offer one of the world's most comprehensive collections of Muslim art.VIDEO
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November 30, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
When I'm doing bridal designs, I sometimes use floral motifs. Being in this environment really puts me into my element.
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Daniel T. Allen  |  November 30, 2011 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
Bogdan George Apetri, one of the directors featured in New York's Romanian Film Festival, lives and works in New York while continuing to create Romanian films.VIDEO
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November 29, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
A great way to learn about Italian opera from a real enthusiast and the performers themselves.
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Harvey Wang  |  November 29, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
A new exhibit features the Lower East Side's transformation over three decades.
A modestly-sized Felix the Cat balloon became the first in the parade in 1927. Photo courtesy of Bill Smith collection.
Daniel T. Allen  |  November 24, 2011 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
It's as American as apple pie but even the grittiest New Yorkers reserve some amount of affection for it. Here's a combo of historic and fun facts to spice up the 85th Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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November 22, 2011 12:30 PM | Comments
My life in New York City began at age 17 so I can connect on a personal level to the characters in this novel.
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Daniel Ross  |  November 22, 2011 12:17 PM | Comments
For the 10th anniversary of SoHo's Morrison Hotel Gallery, SundayArts interviewed the photographers behind some of music's most iconic images.VIDEO
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