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Lesbian Aims for Council Seat

“I think there will be an opportunity for us to form a progressive bloc and make some major changes on items that people have been looking to get done for years and never have been able to just because of the structure of the Council,” Lynn Schulman explained about her bid for the 29th City Council District seat in Queens in the September 15 Democratic primary. Comment
Art

Two decades after his death, Salvador Dalí persists

In an exhibition that is largely focused on prints but also includes a handful of unique drawings, William Bennett Gallery aims to make another case for Salvador Dalí. Comment
Film

‘Grandmother of the French New Wave’ delivers unique autobiopic

Known as the “Grandmother of the French New Wave,” Agnes Varda has been a prolific director since the 1950s — when she belonged to an artistic circle that included Francois Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard. In her new autobiographical film, “The Beaches of Agnes” (Les plages d’Agnès) 80-year-old Varda pieces together a cinematic scrapbook to recap her colorful life and career. Comment
Art

‘Art Activist’ sheds light on ‘aerosol artists’

Urban Art. Street Art. Mural Art. Aerosol Art. Spray Art. Guerilla Art. Tag Art. Call graffiti what you will — but there’s no denying it’s a big part of life in NYC (whether we realize it or not). That sentiment was expounded by painter/photographer Shell Sheddy. Comment
Around Town

FringeNYC celebrates lucky year 13

What happens every August, exhausts even the most tireless theatergoer, and features more thespians than a barrel full of bloated, budget-busting Broadway babies? FringeNYC. Comment
New York State

Youngwoo scores development rights for Pier 57

The Hudson River Park Trust awarded Youngwoo and Associates the development rights for Pier 57 on July 30, paving the way for the upstart West Village-based developer to realize its innovative design for the W. 15th St. pier. Comment
New York State

1,000 Hell's Kitchen students could be without seats by 2019

Parents and students in Clinton-Hell’s Kitchen face a school overcrowding situation that will see four times as many elementary-age children in the neighborhood as there are seats to accommodate them, according to a report released by State. Sen. Thomas Duane. Comments (1)

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