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Steady Buckets is going steady even in the dog days of summer

Steady Buckets is going steady even in the dog days of summer

BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN  |  It’s the middle of July and in a small room in Milwaukee, Wisc., Macky Bergman is about to address a roster of some of his best high school basketball players before a talent showcase and skills camp for some of the top talent in the country, hosted by Under Armour. For read more here »

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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    With spills and thrills, kids enjoyed the seasonal ice skating rink outside the Standard Hotel in the Meatpacking District.

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Fitting finale for N.A.C. theater as production really ‘Jacks’ it up

BY TIM LALUMIA  |  Fairy tales are tough to do well onstage. Unfortunately, typical children’s theater does a lot of bad fairy tales. Mostly nightmare, less dream. However, the New Acting Company’s presentation of “Jack and the Beanstalk” was anything but typical. The production was original, poignant and shrewdly funny for both children and their read more here »

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‘New Jack’ production of classic folktale at N.A.C.

BY TIM LALUMIA  |  Like spring, the New Acting Company’s latest production at Children’s Aid Society on Sullivan St., is upon us. The similarities don’t end there. Blooming creativity, warm rays of youth and the miracle of transformation should be eagerly anticipated in the upcoming staging of “Jack and the Beanstalk.” This one is sure read more here »

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