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Aisle View: Sex, Live on Stage

Steven Suskin | Posted 03.31.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

"THIS PLAY CONTAINS NUDITY, SEX & BAD LANGUAGE," says a bold-lettered sign in the lobby at Intimacy, the new offering from the New Group at New York City's Acorn Theatre. The language, as it turns out, is not all that out of line. But bad playwriting? Yes.

A Vacation on Mars With God

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 02.04.2014 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

Zansky's art is a significant and influential read on our days, and it will remain as such for many years to come.

Can You Catch Cutting and Burning from Your Friends?

David Leibow | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
David Leibow

Knowing that self-injurious behaviors are culturally determined and can quickly become habitual increases the importance of prevention.

Gramercy Salon Nearly Scalps Customer

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Talk about wanting to curl up and dye. A young schoolteacher went to a swanky Gramercy hair salon to get blond highlights. By the time she left, part...


Jack Schimmelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jack Schimmelman

Today, everyone in New York City resonates to the beautiful sky that blesses us on this day marked by September 11. It is a beautiful day. It is mis...

Burning Scriptures -- An Opportunity for Peace

Doug Noll | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Doug Noll

Some might say that Pastor Jones would never agree to a dialogue. Until he is approached, we will never know. The job of the peacemaker is to show the parties that talking to each other is politically and emotionally safe.

Satellite Imagery Proves Catastrophic Failure of Joint Rwanda/Congo Military Exercises

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Reported have said that joint military operations between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo have been a catastrophic failure. Now satellite imagery of the Busurungi area in North Kivu clearly shows burned villages.

Ambassador Verveer on Congo's Rape Crisis: Unspeakable Brutality and Highly Emotional Encounters

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Ambassador Melanne Verveer leads the charge against the heinous atrocities in the Congo.