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Sculptor Sergio Furnari Recreates an American Icon

Posted on 06. Dec, 2009 by .

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Queens-based artist Sergio Furnari has stayed afloat during the recession by working on projects abroad. But Furnari got another chance to create an American icon on American soil when two Indiana restaurateurs commissioned a remake of his life-sized sculpture of 11 ironworkers eating lunch on beam during the construction of Rockefeller Center, which is based […]

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Theater with a difference at St Francis

Posted on 06. Dec, 2009 by .

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The Communication Arts Department of St Francis College teamed up with the Theater Production Workshop to perform The Antigone Project on Dec. 3. There were two showings of the unique theatrical offering at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m at the Maroney Forum for Arts, Culture & Education in Brooklyn Heights. The play was commissioned by […]

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New York Can Wait

Posted on 13. Nov, 2009 by .

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Eleven stories high above Vegas, I waited. It was close to 7am, and I hadn’t slept yet, and instead of laying in bed with the blinds closed I sat cross-legged on the hotel desk and watched what was below. My friends had left hours before for a flight back to New York. They were most […]

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A movie A week: 'Outrageous Fortune' (1987)

Posted on 02. Nov, 2009 by .

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Welcome back to ‘A movie A week’! As promised last week, there is a link between ‘Rachel Getting Married’ and ‘Outrageous Fortune’. In this case, the connection is pretty clear-cut. Both films place women as their central characters and the actresses in both do amazing jobs of it.

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An Oasis of Comfort along a Relentless Stretch

Posted on 01. Nov, 2009 by .

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Here, amongst the office for an Urdu weekly, a large mosque and a travel agency that specializes in tickets to Pakistan is Bukhari Restaurant and Sweets. This restaurant is the closest thing this stretched-out immigrant enclave in Brooklyn, known as ‘Little Pakistan’, has to a central area. Inside Bukhari, you can find are heavy plates […]

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Art, according to artists

Posted on 19. Oct, 2009 by .

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What is art? Artists should be the ones able to best answer that question. A number of artists around the fashion district weigh in on what art means to them. Get their honest and thoughtful responses in this Blip episode.

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