Posts Tagged ‘middle east’

West Bank Story: Lorraine Lévy’s The Other Son

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Film, NY Press Exclusive

otherson-cohenmediagroup Right on time for Halloween arrives Lorraine Lévy’s The Other Son, involving that most nightmarish conceit of all time: children switched at birth and raised by the “wrong” parents.Though the film takes place in the Middle East, its strength lies in the emotional undercurrent of a story that could happen anywhere. Joseph Silberg (Jules Sitruk), [&hellip
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Iraqi Refugees Find Art Outlet on Upper West Side

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Arts West Side Spirit, Breaking News

New Yorkers have a chance to help Iraqi refugees half a world away while simultaneously beautifying their walls with original art. The nonprofit organization Common Humanity, founded by Upper West Side resident Mel Lehman, will show 22 new paintings by Iraqi artists currently exiled in Damascus, Syria. Lehman found a home for the exhibit at [&hellip
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Vallejo Gantner, Artistic Director of P.S. 122

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News

My predictions for 2012 are that P.S. 122 narrowly saves the world from Armageddon. After sweeping in from Lebanon, Rabih Mroué successfully brokers peace in the Middle East, while Young Jean Lee finally answers the bloody questions to just about every problem. It was controversial, many of us were offended—I probably will have to storm [&hellip
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