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Astoria Characters: The Saw Lady

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Does Natalia Paruz's tune come from heaven or hell? It emanates from a saw -- the carpenter's tool that's used to cut wood.

Art [Hearts] Dance: Joseph Cornell and Karen Kilimnik Come Together in a Romantic Ballet

Marina Cashdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

In the recent documentary about Alice Neel made by her grandson Andrew Neel, Neel said about her paintings, "I go so out of myself and into them [the ...

Culture Zohn: American Idiot: Does It Speak Across Generations?

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2010-04-30-zohnpull.jpg I had worn my short, black, pointy booties, tight black pants and a semi see-through black sweater, but from the moment I entered the theater I was worrying, "Am I too old for American Idiot?"

New York Fashion Week, Day Four: Victoria Beckham (PHOTOS)

Jim Shi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jim Shi

Simply put: Beckham has got it going on. In the collection of dresses and gowns she presented on Sunday, there were no signs of growing pains one might normally expect from a relatively new designer.

Giving Thanks for Action

Bob McKinnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob McKinnon

When habitual distractions trump deliberate actions we focus on politics instead of policy, the selfish vs. the selfless, and the "urgent" vs. the important. We much change the action-distraction equation.