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Art 101: Joan Snyder and Russell Roberts solo shows

October 22, 2010


“Brooklyn 2010” by Joan Snyder The works of two abstract painters who are also Jewish New Yorkers are the subjects of solo shows at two Manhattan galleries. The Betty Cunningham Gallery is displaying fifteen paintings by Joan Snyder through October 30, 2010 in an exhibit entitled “A Year in the Painting Life.” The gallery is […]

YK+1: run/walk for wounded Israeli soldiers – New York NY

September 16, 2010


  On Sunday morning September 19, 2010 Dor Chadash will hold a 5 kilometer walk/run in Manhattan’s Riverside Park to raise money for Dror Foundation, which hopes  to raise $20,000 to purchase five physical therapy and rehabilitation bicycles for Israeli soldiers with severe leg injuries or paralysis, at a cost of $4,000 each. Read the […]

Rally tomorrow 9/16/10: museum of what?!! – New York NY

September 15, 2010


American Jews for a Just Peace, Jewish Voice for Peace, Jews for Racial and Economic Justice, and Jews Say No! will hold a rally tomorrow evening September 16th 5:30-7:00 PM in front of the Museum of Tolerance, 226 E. 42nd Street, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues in Manhattan to protest that institution’s alleged Islamophobia and anti-Arab […]

Jewish Museum Sunday 9/12: feminist painting exhibit opens

September 7, 2010


    Untitled (1962) by Lee Lozano (American, 1930-1999) The Jewish Museum This Sunday September 12, 2010 Shifting the Gaze: Painting and Feminism, an exhibit that explores the impact of feminism on contemporary North American painting for past half century, will open at The Jewish Museum located at 92nd Street and Fifth Avenue. The exhibit will […]

Wednesday evening 9/1/10: David’s Harp play Turkish flavored Sephardic and Mizrahi Jewish music – New York NY

August 31, 2010


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Living In Allen Ginsberg’s Old Apartment Is Sort of Like Sleeping With James Franco, Right?

August 25, 2010


Living In Allen Ginsberg’s Old Apartment Is Sort of Like Sleeping With James Franco, Right? Voice-of-a-generation Allen Ginsberg‘s former one bedroom E. 12th St. apartment can now be yours for $1700/month. Imagine watching Franco’s Howl movie in there! The unit has been newly renovated, but the walls may still reverberate with all those howls. Sigh. […]

Q&A with A Film Unfinished director Yael Hersonski at night screenings 8/19-21/10 – New York NY

August 19, 2010


Read the article on “A Film Unfinished first emerged out of my theoretical preoccupation with the notion of the ‘archive’, and the unique nature of the witnessing it bears.” – Yael Hersonski

FringeNYC’s Jewish plays: Jew Wish, Abraham’s Daughters, and Two Girls

August 13, 2010


The New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC), the largest multi-arts festival in North America, with more than 200 companies from all over the world performing for 16 days in more than 20 venues, includes three plays with Jewish characters by Jewish women playwrights. Jew Wish, written and performed by Rachel Evans, opens tomorrow night;Abraham’s Daughters, […]

Monday night: outdoor Tu B’Av singles party

July 25, 2010


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NYC Tu B’av parties Tuesday: music & bowling in Brooklyn or clubbing in Manhattan

July 21, 2010


To read the article click here Yesterday was Tisha B’Av, the saddest day in the Jewish calendar. But six days after Tisha B’Av we celebrate Tu B’Av, the Jewish love holiday. Although the holiday starts Sunday evening July 25th and ends Monday night July 26th, two Tu B’Av parties will be held on Tuesday night […]