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Manhattan Nocturne: by Colin Harrison

The story turns on the fate of two illicitly filmed voyeur videos – the saddest and strangest sexual encounters ever conceived.

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29 May 2008 // 7:24 AM

Michael Patrick King takes about two or three season finales' worth of tears and OMG jawdroppers and whacks them together into a big, sloppy, gooey sundae of a film that is, for better or for worse, just like the show … only longer.

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Met Opera success propels ancient art form into a telegenic future

The love affair between opera and digital technology is not only continuing—it’s growing deeper and more expansive. The Metropolitan Opera will deliver eight—

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23 Oct 2007 // 2:51 AM

New York theaters plan some monster hits this season

It’s all about a master and a monster this season in New York. During the 2007-2008 season, two different versions of Frankenstein (both musicals!)

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22 Oct 2007 // 1:52 AM

New York is awash in photojournalism—but is it art?

NEW YORK—The panoramic photograph of a bootless soldier, sprawled almost gracefully in death in Afghanistan, might have made readers pause for a moment if

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Wayne Gorbeas Salsa Picante: Introducing Wayne Gorbeas Salsa Picante

In this compilation dedicated to the work of salsa pianist Wayne Gorbea, Salsa is the focus but there are also excursions into rumba and mambo.

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At Toronto fest, 2 directors talk about their New York-based films

TORONTO—New York, New York, it’s a helluva town. Two films at the Toronto International Film Festival take two different bites of the Big

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Right Livelihoods by Rick Moody

Moody's new novella collection, dealing mostly with post-9/11 paranoia, is ultimately undone by self-imposed limitations.

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2 Aug 2007 // 2:40 AM

New York City is no longer safe from being blown up - on the big screen. Two new trailers for upcoming sci-fi movies - an

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18 Jul 2007 // 8:33 AM

NEW YORK - Harry Potter may be an English wizard, but here in the center of American publishing, he’s about to get an over-the-top

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25 Jun 2007 // 3:11 AM

When Mayor Mike Bloomberg returned from California last Wednesday to make a minor speech about his city’s 311 service, he was bombarded with questions from

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25 Jun 2007 // 12:24 AM

New York dominates political field

WASHINGTON - The Heartland and most of the rest of the country has long had an iffy view of New York, admiring its energy but

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Same Time, Same Station: Creating American Television, 1948-1961 by James L. Baughman

A non-nostalgic history of mass-consumption TV.

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19 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Once Upon a Country: A Palestinian Life by Sari Nusseibeh

Bring together Palestinian philosopher Sari Nusseibeh (1949- ) and Israeli statesman Shimon Peres (1923-) and the first thought that occurs to any longtime observer of the Arab-Israeli conflict is: Get a room.

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	controller.controller: History

Call it what you will, death disco, dance punk, what have you, but the current revival of dance-oriented post punk is one of the more

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