My sister and I sat with my grandmother while she lay dying a few months ago. Against her pale skin, freckled and dotted with beauty marks, I laid my arm.
It's summertime and the street art is easy. With the assistance of French street artist JR and his project "Inside Out," it's been easier than ever th...
Adamantly, we need lessened public budgets, but why are kids being sent down the plank first and almost alone?
by H. Jack Martin, Assistant Director for Public Programs/Lifelong Learning for Children, Teens and Families, The New York Public Library Who's dea...
This year's rehearsal process served up an especially overwhelming array of challenges and behind-the-scenes mayhem, all intensified by the parallel unfolding of my second pregnancy.
I toured Team Rahm Digital's offices this week and caught a glimpse of the hustle and bustle as they start building a strategy that can maximize the tremendous opportunity to engage this amazing city.
While our performance of "Guys and Dolls" may not win us any Tony's, it nonetheless confirmed my belief in the transformational power of making art with young people, obstacles be damned.
Gil and Maria, husband and wife, are poets. They don't complete each other's thoughts or even their sentences, but they do look over each other's work.
I have known Stu for almost 16 years. I met him the very first day I started teaching. I took an instant liking to Stu. Even then, way back in 1995, Stu knew how to fix the schools.
Cutting funding to the ESFP and other safety net initiatives that may be the difference between life and death closes the door on those who suffer from the plagues of unemployment, homelessness and hunger.
To mangle the Bard, something's rotten. Not in Denmark, but somewhere far closer and dearer to my heart, at that playground for kids of all ages and nations -- the Bronx Zoo.
Thirty percent of our cast members are on the verge of being kicked out, I'm on my way to an expulsion hearing for a 10th grader, and I'm heading into the second trimester of my pregnancy.
Cincinnati's flamboyant wide receiver Chad Ochocinco rode a bull over the weekend in Atlanta. The NFL lockout had better end before he gets stomped to death. By the way, he lasted 1.5 seconds.
Here's Part 1 of a condensed 100-day countdown to our production of Guys and Dolls, in performance at Bronx Prep May 24th-26th.
Rosario Notaro, a compact man with big milk chocolate eyes and the energy of a youngster, doesn't like cookies and cakes; perhaps it's because he's been baking them nearly all of his 74 years.