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Anderson creates some buzz as she reimagines drones

  Things were all abuzz over Rockefeller Park in Battery Park City last Wednesday evening as Laurie Anderson performed her new “The Language of the Future” at the River to River Festival. The performance artist released a small fleet of remote-controlled, camera-equipped drones into the air, which hovered over the audience during her mostly politically read more here »

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Jumping Joey: Shadow Warrior

V PET SET Joseph Anthony, a.k.a. Joey, is a rescue cat from Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn, “but before Sandy,” explained his best buddy, Toni Dalton. “Most folks there are Italian and that is the most popular name in the neighborhood,” Dalton said. “That’s why I named him Joseph Anthony. “He is a real character. He is read more here »

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Ira Blutreich

Isn’t it wonderful…the stock market is going great!

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Check it out: P.S. 41 chess team are national champs

BY A.G. BASOLI | The P.S. 41 chess team made all the right moves at Nashville’s K-12 Scholastic Chess National Tournament, a.k.a. the Supernationals V. Third graders on the Greenwich Village School chess team playing in the K-3 section became national champions at the chess über-tournament in April, snatching a dazzling, hard-fought victory from the read more here »

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G.V.L.L. and Harlem go head to head on Memorial Day

BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN | The third annual Downtown Little League Memorial Day Tournament was three days of action-packed games, with all-star rosters from four Little League programs from across the city. Fielding teams for two age groups — 9 to 10 and 11 to 12 — Downtown Little League, Peter Stuyvesant Little League and Harlem read more here »

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Evan Forsch, Week of June 6, 2013
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Honoring L.E.S. avant-garde with first annual Acker Awards

BY CLAYTON PATTERSON  |  As the tide of gentrification and the money it brings in its wake continues to wash away the creative culture that made the Lower East Side a world-renowned artistic center, I feel the need to somehow save, at least, an impression of what made the L.E.S. such a creative force. Creating read more here »

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Ira Blutreich
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Wild times in Austria

BY CLAYTON PATTERSON  | The recent Wildstyle and Tattoo Messe tour in Austria featured acts like the heavily tattooed Zombie Boy — who appeared in a Lady Gaga video, as well on as a German modeling show — and is hugely popular in Europe. There were also ballerinas and break dancers, and gymnasts and aerialists.

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Evan Forsch
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