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Retired Glove Manufacturer Gives Helping Hand to Those in Need

Reporter Rick Karr introduces us to 86 year-old Larry Stanton, who says he didn’t need a college diploma when he started in the business just after World War II because making gloves was in his genes.

A computer-generated plan of the Uni. Photo courtesy of The Uni Project.
August 2, 2011 1:14 PM | Comments
This week's picks include a project to rebuild an experimental art venue in Queens, a portable reading room and Brooklyn's first New England-style clam shack...on the Gowanus Canal.
A video and installation made by Cuban artist Leando Soto. This piece is one of more than 40 works in the “Ajiaco: Stirrings of the Cuban Soul” exhibit at the Newark Museum.
Mahalet Dejene  |  August 1, 2011 5:20 PM | Comments
ODC/Dance returns to The Joyce; explore traditional and spiritual roots of contemporary Cuban art and check out local artists from the Bronx...VIDEO
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Christina Knight for NYC ARTS  |  August 1, 2011 11:05 AM | 1 Comment
Sapphire's first novel was adapted into an Oscar-winning film called "Precious." Her second book, "The Kid," follows her protagonist's son, who faces different struggles.VIDEO
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Kevin Kilroy for NYC ARTS  |  July 29, 2011 3:55 PM | Comments
An interdisciplinary performance that explores the reciprocal influences of Asian culture — and particularly martial arts — on hip-hop, and of hip-hop on Asian culture.VIDEO
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John Farley  |  July 29, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
If you were in New York City in the '60s, there's a good chance you'll remember the psychedelic light shows at the Fillmore East. Allow us to take you back...VIDEO
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July 28, 2011 6:33 PM | 1 Comment
Terrence Malick is a must-see director.
Shel Silverstein's "The Giving Tree."
Kira Cohen  |  July 28, 2011 1:59 PM | 5 Comments
On Saturday, performers will celebrate the poetry and music of Shel Silverstein at Shelebration! as part of Central Park's Summerstage.
Bikers appreciate Park Avenue, sans cars, during 2010's Summer Streets event.
Bridget Leahy  |  July 28, 2011 12:51 PM | Comments
The NYC DOT encourages people to "Play. Run. Walk. Bike" at the fourth annual Summer Streets event.
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Bridget Leahy  |  July 28, 2011 12:23 PM | Comments
Grown on Long Island Day spotlights L.I. agriculture and encourages visitors to enjoy the local harvest in every season.
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July 27, 2011 5:12 PM | Comments
Your kids will love these spots in North Jersey.
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