Halloween Happenings: Theater That Will Haunt You

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

halloweentheatre1 As Halloween approaches, check out some thrilling theatrical options around the city:   Warehouse of Horrors: Gowanus ’73:  This interactive haunted warehouse experience, from UglyRhino Productions, explores purportedly true events from Brooklyn in the 1970s. This dynamic production envelops audience members into the scary stories of murders taking place at an underground rave party (with [&hellip
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Six Best Places to Watch the Presidential Debate in New York City

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153333956_480x360 Compiled by Rebecca Temerario Looking for a place to watch the next Presidential Debate? Look no further than NY Press. Head to these locations across New York City to watch President Obama and Governor Romney duke it out on Monday, October 22nd, one last time. Housing Works Bookstore Café 126 Crosby Street http://shop.housingworks.org/   Offering [&hellip
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The Protagonist: “Incensed” Featuring Poet David Lehman

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We often hear creative writers praise each other in and outside their own genres. They frequently shy away from direct, unforgiving critique, even refusing to publicly review any work they don’t admire. Leave that to career critics, they say. They’d rather politely commend other writers’ ingenuity, their…experimentation. Some might say: rightly so — the last [&hellip
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Lorraine Lévy: An Interview with the director of “The Other Son”

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Photo courtesy Cohen Media Group By Doug Strassler   The Other Son, an Israeli film co-written (with Noam Fitoussi and Nathalie Saugeon) and directed by Lorraine Lévy, is a moving drama that hits on plenty of international hot-button issues.  Joseph (Jules Sitruk) is an 18-year-old musician preparing to join the Israeli army for his mandatory military service who lives at home [&hellip
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Now Take Them Out, Devils: How Soon is Then? Band PAWS Get Nostalgic For Two Years Ago

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NTTOD.PAWS By Simon Lazarus Vasta   Cokefloat! [Fatcat; 2012]   The twenty-year nostalgia cycle is a hell of a thing. Since the dawn of modern popular culture, each decade has been accompanied by, and some would say aesthetically grounded in, the pastiche and re-interpretation of the previous generation’s music, fashion, movies, comics, etc. But as we [&hellip
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Column: Self-Defense Classes, Only a Start in Tackling Assaults

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Photo by heraldpost, courtesy of Flickr Commons. By Rebecca Hoffman It was almost two weeks ago that Speaker Christine Quinn held her first free self-defense class in Central Park. This event was in response to an increased number of sexual assaults on women in the city, most notably an incident involving the rape of a 73-year-old woman in Central Park. While free [&hellip
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Lady Smarts: How to… watch the debates with no regrets, or indigestion

Written by Meredith Russo on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Both of them You’ve tried being a model citizen, but now you’re getting frustrated. Discouraged, even. After all, if you enjoyed watching two people talk over one another and twist the facts in their favor, you wouldn’t have moved out of that one bedroom, post-college triple. But alas, that gave you chronic acid reflux, and so does this. [&hellip
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