Posts Tagged ‘Russell Simmons’

Simmons Hosts Ceremony To Honor Young Leaders

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Rabbi Marc Schneier, Paramdeep Singh and Russell Simmons. Photo courtesy FFEU. Russell Simmons’ Foundation for Ethnic Understanding cheers its contributors, despite questions of what has been done By Helaina Hovitz On Monday, March 18, over 250 people braved the snow and sleet and traveled to Russell Simmons’ penthouse apartment at 114 Liberty Street. He has owned the apartment, directly across the street from the World Trade [&hellip
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Remembering Adam Yauch and Gunnin’ for that #1 Spot

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts & Film

Gunnin’ For That #1 Spot Directed by Adam Yauch Midway through 2008, something surprising has happened: two films with human dimension and artful expression–Adam Yauch’s Gunnin’ For That #1 Spot and Jonathan Levine’s The Wackness–have flushed the toilet of summer movies. Neither is a special effects extravaganza but they stir emotion by emphasizing the human scale [&hellip
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The Pivotal Moments of Occupy Wall Street

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Compiled by Rebecca Chapman Aug. 23: ANONYMOUS, the hacker organization, endorses #occupywallstreet with a video promoting the upcoming Sept. 17 occupation. Until now, the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement was merely talk initiated by Adbusters, an anti-consumerist, not-for-profit organization out of Canada. Sept. 17:  Zuccotti Park, formerly referred to as Liberty Plaza Park, is “liberated” [&hellip
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