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Buhmann on Art: Joyce Kozloff at DC Moore Gallery

Buhmann on Art: Joyce Kozloff at DC Moore Gallery

BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN | Joyce Kozloff’s latest work — “Girlhood” — contextualizes her ongoing mixed-media cartographic collage paintings with her childhood drawings by incorporating them. This journey into personal childhood exploration began when Kozloff recently discovered a folder of safely stored elementary school drawings in her late parents’ home, after having to face the difficult […]

Trump’s Plummet Predicts Itself

Trump’s Plummet Predicts Itself

BY MAX BURBANK | “I didn’t think Trump could sink any lower, but…” is the beginning of a Facebook post or tweet that I see about once a week. We can all debate the relative lowness of specific Trumpian misadventures. Tweeting “Nobody could have done what I’ve done for #PuertoRico with so little appreciation. So […]

‘Chelsea Bomber’ Found Guilty on All 8 Counts

‘Chelsea Bomber’ Found Guilty on All 8 Counts

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | Ahmad Khan Rahimi, 29, has been found guilty of all charges related to a bomb that exploded on W. 23rd St. that injured 31 people, and for planting another device on W. 27th St. The federal jury took only a handful of hours (two on Friday, then reconvening today) to convict Rahimi […]

Vital in the Present, La MaMa Also Eyes the Long View

Vital in the Present, La MaMa Also Eyes the Long View

BY TRAV S.D. | What to make of the state of the world when pillar institutions (e.g., the government in Washington, ostensibly) become the loose cannons, and experimental arts organizations become anchors of stability? We are thinking specifically of the Downtown theatre La MaMa, which is now about to enter its 56th season as New […]

Why We’re Pink

Why We’re Pink

BY JENNIFER GOODSTEIN (Publisher, NYC Community Media)  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month; a time for us all to redouble our efforts to eradicate the second leading killer of women in America. NYC Community Media and Community News Group’s annual “pink paper” is dedicated to our local resources, researchers, support teams, and survivors — because […]

Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer Brave Hard Choices

Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer Brave Hard Choices

BY EILEEN STUKANE | Life as they know it changes for women when they learn that one of their two Breast Cancer (BRCA) genes — which is supposed to offer cancer protection — has a mutation, a glitch that causes an increase in their risks of developing breast and ovarian cancer. During this October Breast […]

Judy’s Magic Wand

Judy’s Magic Wand

BY PUMA PERL Judy was my mother’s best friend Even her name distinguished her from the other friends Elsie and Gertrude and Ann with their short hair and Brooklyn voices Judy lived in a midtown Manhattan high-rise She worked in the garment district and gave me clothes like those other girls wore Poor boy sweaters, […]

Just Do Art: The Back Again Edition

Just Do Art: The Back Again Edition

AMY STILLER IN “JUST TRUST” | Paint drying certainly is a work in progress — but you wouldn’t disconnect from your electronic devices, schlep to a theater, and buy a ticket to watch it happen. Amy Stiller, however, is worth the trip and then some. The ever-evolving, self-aware searcher’s solo performance drops anchor back at the […]

She’ll Show Cancer: A Survivor Brings Her Story to the Stage

She’ll Show Cancer: A Survivor Brings Her Story to the Stage

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Nancy Rappaport, MD sought solace in long walks or small acts kindness offered by others — but in doing so, setbacks often found a way to assert themselves. Whether getting shooed out of a comforting cemetery, being fined for letting her unleashed dog roam the beach, or having hospital staff insist […]

Cyclist Fatalities Addressed: Route Adherence Stressed, Crosstown Bike Lanes Suggested

Cyclist Fatalities Addressed: Route Adherence Stressed, Crosstown Bike Lanes Suggested

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | For the first time since two cyclists were killed this past summer after being struck by charter buses, bus companies sat down last week with the community, elected officials, the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) and the NYPD. Brandon Buchanan, director of regulatory affairs for the American Bus Association, said […]

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