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So Funny I Forgot To Laugh

Due to a trumped-up promotional email that came my way, I recently fell under the impression that the local Funny Bone (comedy club) had finally moved their open mic onto their own actual premises.  Well, I was wrong, it’s still … Continue reading

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Alle Menschen sind Brüder

I saw a picture on the cover of a magazine (shown at left), and I was immediately struck by the familiarity of this face.  The dude’s name is Shael Polakow-Suransky, and he’s deputy chancellor of the New York City public … Continue reading

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Quoting Tony Bennett Quoting Winston Churchill

Exploring the Arts is a foundation singer Tony Bennett set up with his wife, Susan, to fund arts education in New York public schools. Recently, Mr. Bennett was quoted as saying:  “The cuts in arts education have been devastating.  Whenever … Continue reading

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