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The Addams Family: an Evilution

The Addams Family: an Evilution

Tee & Charles Addams Foundation Director Kevin Miserocchi presents his new book, The Addams Family: an Evilution, in conjunction with The Museum of the City of New York’s current exhibit Charles Addams’s New York. Charles Addams’s New York is an exhibition of original artworks by the legendaryNew Yorker cartoonist that capture Addams’s quintessentially idiosyncratic and […]

Posted: Apr 7th, 2010
Wicked: From Page to Stage

Wicked: From Page to Stage

Wicked, the Broadway smash musical and winner of 20 major awards, including a Grammy Award and three Tony Awards, is based on the bestselling novel by Gregory Maguire about two witches in the Land of Oz. Bookwriter Winnie Holzman, composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz, and producer David Stone, will discuss the process of adapting the novel to […]

Posted: Oct 28th, 2008
The Duty of Delight: The Diaries of Dorothy Day

The Duty of Delight: The Diaries of Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day (1897-1980), founder of the Catholic Worker Movement and now a candidate for sainthood, has been called the “radical conscience” of the American Catholic Church. Day’s diaries offer a unique window into her life, her religion, and her efforts to respond to the great issues of her day. Father James Martin, S.J., Associate Editor […]

Posted: Aug 28th, 2008
Latinos and the Future of Catholicism

Latinos and the Future of Catholicism

The face of Catholic New York is being rapidly transformed by Spanish-speaking immigrants from Central and South America and the Caribbean, but many Latino Catholics are also turning away from Catholicism to evangelical Protestantism. Rafael Pi Roman, the host and senior editor of WNET/Thirteen’s Emmy award-winning program “New York Voices,” leads a distinguished panel in […]

Posted: Jul 29th, 2008
Designing New York’s Visual Identity

Designing New York’s Visual Identity

Pentagram has designed for the Metropolitan Opera, the New York City Ballet, and the Brooklyn Academy of Music; created packaging for Saks Fifth Avenue and the sign on the new New York Times Building; and conceived of everything from museum exhibitions to the cornerstone of lower Manhattan’s Freedom Tower. Join Museum curator Donald Albrecht and […]

Posted: Apr 3rd, 2008
The Future of Coney Island

The Future of Coney Island

Coney Island, which achieved near-mythic status in the 20th century as the quintessential amusement park and a New York seashore accessible to millions, is today a neighborhood in transition. A coalition of city agencies and the Coney Island Development Corporation (CIDC) are planning to transform the area into a year-round entertainment complex featuring dozens of […]

Posted: Mar 19th, 2008
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