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Joyce classic to be celebrated for 2nd year Kings County
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Joyce classic to be celebrated for 2nd year Kings County
The 2nd Annual Bloomsday in Brooklyn will take place on Saturday, June 18, along the Fifth Avenue corridor. So it's not literally on the literary d...
Shaw's slight seaside comedy swamped by overproduction
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Shaw's slight seaside comedy swamped by overproduction
"You Never Can Tell" By G. B. Shaw • Gloria Maddox Theater, T. Schreiber Studio, 51 West 26th St., NYC • Thru June 19, 2011) There was, in late 19t...
New CD from old friends Tyrrell, Glackin, Browne
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New CD from old friends Tyrrell, Glackin, Browne
Clare-born P.J. Curtis, whose writing about Irish music I've admired since his essay for the stateside release of "The Bothy Band 1975" LP in 1983,...
A reporter goes from facts to fiction
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A reporter goes from facts to fiction
Readers will recognize Ray O'Hanlon's name as that of the editor of this paper but he's hoping that, over time, his name will become as familiar on...
Shaw classic set to music
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Shaw classic set to music
"A Minister's Wife" • Adapted from George Bernard Shaw's "Candida" by Austin Pendleton (Book), Joshua Schmidt (music) Jan Levy Tranen (lyrics) • Li...
Miles of smiles from WSHSO
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Miles of smiles from WSHSO
Unofficially, it's summertime, and the living is--if not exactly easy--easier. A sure way to keep the creep of the summertime blues away is to play...
A critical thumb's up for crime master
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A critical thumb's up for crime master
Some writers of popular fiction crave critical respectability, while others don't care and laugh all the way to the bank. I don't know which catego...
A boy and his dogs
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A boy and his dogs
“Ivan and the Dogs” By Hattie Naylor • Directed by David Sullivan and produced by George C.Heslin • Origin Theatre Company at Players Loft Theatre,...
Recalling a strange concert from 23 years ago
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Recalling a strange concert from 23 years ago
Two vital mainstays of presenting top-flight live traditional music have retired or will soon retire. Robert Browning, 70, retired this past May 13...
The night Hitchcock came to dinner
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The night Hitchcock came to dinner
[Glen Hansard will be on stage with Joseph O'Connor on Saturday. PHOTOCALL] Between the Lines / By Peter McDermott "Just how important is the fact ...
A play that dare not speak its name
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A play that dare not speak its name
“The Mother** With the Hat” By Stephen Adly Guirgis • Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, 236 West 45th St., NYC • Open-Ended Run) As an active member of th...
The Long Blue Line
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The Long Blue Line
Irma Rivera grew up in the East Village of Manhattan in a Puerto Rican family, was schooled in the City, and joined the ranks of the NYPD in 1982 a...