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Cheering for a Mate in Two: A Review of Brooklyn Castle

Hilary Levey Friedman | Posted 02.10.2013 | Entertainment
Hilary Levey Friedman

You might not know how to play chess. Or you might think chess is boring. But that shouldn't stop you from seeing a documentary about some special middle school kids who are pretty good competitive chess players and anything but boring.

Summer's Here and the Time Is Right for Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center

Holly Cara Price | Posted 08.27.2012 | New York
Holly Cara Price

Tuesday June 26 marks the beginning of Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing series, now in its 24th season. The series kicks off A Tribute to Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald by the Nelson Riddle Orchestra.

HuffPost Review: Louder Than a Bomb

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.19.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Like Spellbound and Mad Hot Ballroom, Louder Than a Bomb seems to focus on a youth competition, but in the end it's about changing young lives.

You've Got Homework! (VIDEOS)

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Writing about an educational partnership between the New York City Department of Education and Bard College that allows highly motivated students to c...