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CDPAP: Keeping Home Care in the Family

CDPAP: Keeping Home Care in the Family

Home care patients are often uncomfortable letting a stranger into their home to take care of their medical and personal needs. It’s can be an anxiety-inducing experience for patients. Thankfully, there is an alternative: the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP), a statewide Medicaid program that has helped thousands of patients over the last decade. […]

Strategy Learning at Preschool of America, Battery Park City

Strategy Learning at Preschool of America, Battery Park City

BY MICHELE DeMIZIO [Sponsored Content] | The breathtaking backdrop of beautiful Battery Park City is the perfect place to immerse your child in a nurturing, natural and peaceful environment.  As a first introduction to school and society,  Preschool of America at 2 South End is specifically designed and suited to inspire children and connect them […]

SPONSORED: Evolution Enrichment Center unlocks kids’ creativity

SPONSORED: Evolution Enrichment Center unlocks kids’ creativity

Fall is fast approaching, and it’s the time of the year to make your final decisions for your child’s after-school program. The options — from swimming to 3D-printing classes to everything in-between — can be intimidating and overwhelming. How are you to make the right choice when time is of the essence? Evolution Enrichment Center […]

Snapped Shots from the Tribeca Film Festival

Snapped Shots from the Tribeca Film Festival

PHOTO ESSAY BY JENNY RUBIN Demetri Martin with co-star Kevin Kline, at the premiere of the Martin-directed “Dean.” TFF signage at the festival hub (Spring St. Studios, 50 Varick St.), where virtual reality programming took place. A crowd gathers outside Chelsea’s SVA Theater. Ingrid Jungermann, Alex Scharfman and Ann Carr (L to R), from the standout […]

Run To, Run From: Egan Takes On TFF

Run To, Run From: Egan Takes On TFF

BY SEAN EGAN | The weather tells me it’s officially spring, which can only mean one thing — it’s time to hole up in a movie theater and take in all the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF; tribecafilm.com) has to offer. Or at least that’s what I gladly did this past weekend, to ensure you needn’t […]

A Rock Rebel Comes of Age in Tunisia

A Rock Rebel Comes of Age in Tunisia

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW: “AS I OPEN MY EYES” BY PUMA PERL | Vivacious, rebellious, 18-year-old Farah (Baya Medhaffer) loves rock and roll, hates convention, and is a member of an underground band — all of which brings about conflict with her mother, who is insistent that she forget about music and go to medical school. […]

Spock Doc Earns an Emotional Response

Spock Doc Earns an Emotional Response

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW: “FOR THE LOVE OF SPOCK” BY MAX BURBANK | I have no memory of ever watching an episode of the original “Star Trek” for the first time. I do remember my dad and I watching it first-run on a black and white TV, when I was four. By the time I was […]

Noble Color Guard Doc Could Use More Shading

Noble Color Guard Doc Could Use More Shading

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW: “CONTEMPORARY COLOR” BY RANIA RICHARDSON | While spinning batons, rifles, sabers or flags in the air, the color guard performs a joyous dance to celebrate school spirit during a football halftime show, to the tune of the high school marching band. Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne stumbled upon the art form […]

Estonian Women are the Makers of ‘Mother’

Estonian Women are the Makers of ‘Mother’

BY RANIA RICHARDSON | A wry whodunit set in a small town in Estonia, “Mother” revolves around the effort to identify who shot a comatose young man, now receiving round-the-clock care from his increasingly resentful mother. As he lies in bed, friends and neighbors visit and unburden themselves with confessions of their private lives. In […]

The Many Levels of ‘High-Rise’

The Many Levels of ‘High-Rise’

TWO TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS: “HIGH RISE” Director: Ben Wheatley | Screenplay: Amy Jump | Runtime: 119 minutes. Wed., Apr. 20, 8:30pm at the SVA Theater (333 W. 23rd St., btw. Eighth & Ninth Aves.). Thurs., Apr. 21, 9:45pm at Regal Cinemas Battery Park (102 North End Ave., at Vesey St.). Fri., Apr. 22, 3pm at Bow Tie Cinemas Chelsea […]

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