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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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John Farley  |  July 21, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
A free exhibition series explores the development of cartography throughout the city's history, and looks at new mapping technologies.
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Bridget Leahy  |  July 20, 2011 6:33 PM | Comments
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."
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Mahalet Dejene  |  July 20, 2011 4:19 PM | 5 Comments
Out late and in need of a bathroom? There's an app for that! Can't seem to figure what kind of tree you're looking at? There's an app! Need restaurant reservations? Yes, app!
Comedian/musician Reggie Watts, a staple of the international comedy and performance scene, is featured in season two episode three. Courtesy of MADE HERE
Sam Lewis  |  July 20, 2011 10:00 AM | Comments
MADE HERE, an ongoing documentary project, examines the lives of 68 performing artists in New York -- how do they pay rent? What other jobs to they work to survive?VIDEO
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Daniella Greenbaum  |  July 20, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
Think rap and science have little in common? Baba Brinkman disagrees.
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Daniel T. Allen  |  July 19, 2011 12:12 PM | Comments
David Michalek, an artist and photographer, returns to the Lincoln Center Festival with an outdoor video projection guaranteed to make New Yorkers slow down.
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Tim Cusack  |  July 19, 2011 6:00 AM | 4 Comments
The productions of Theatre Askew straddle many contradictions, including popular and alternative; gay and straight.VIDEO
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Mahalet Dejene  |  July 19, 2011 6:00 AM | 2 Comments
In an effort to upgrade my New York City lifestyle, I got a job as a singing waitress on a river cruise. It's hot, exhausting -- and exhilarating.
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Daniel T. Allen  |  July 18, 2011 6:17 PM | Comments
It's the dog days of Caramoor, but there's still good stuff to be seen and heard. Also, see Long Island as painted by three dedicated locals and check out Pilobolus' latest performance (it features flying robots!).VIDEO
Billy Bragg Photographer: Wiggy
John Farley  |  July 18, 2011 6:00 AM | Updated: July 27, 2011 12:30PM | 1 Comment
Billy Bragg is performing at Lincoln Center today -- stop by with an acoustic guitar at 4 p.m for a group warm up and a chance to perform your own material before the show. VIDEO
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