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Despite Honest Attempts at Universality, "Amazing Grace" Falls Short

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 07.17.2016 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

As the curtain closes, Amazing Grace gets a standing ovation, with shouts and tears to boot. Maybe, I missed something. Maybe, I don't understand. It's okay that I don't like it because someone else did. But for me, it is not enough. It's too trapped in "history" to acknowledge the history that resides inside us.

Why I Was Lucky to Grow Up Broke, From Whoopi Goldberg (VIDEO)

Posted 03.10.2014 | Home

When asked about being on welfare, Whoopi Goldberg had some insightful life lessons to share with us. Though Whoopi did not grow up as a child on ...

Worth Kitchen Brings Back the Art of the Dinner Party

Laura Cococcia | Posted 05.28.2011 | New York
Laura Cococcia

Worth Kitchen invites small intimate groups of strangers on Thursday evenings to dine, chat, and enjoy the experience of unique community in that equalizing way that only food can create.

WATCH: Penn Station Turns 100

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Penn Station turned the ripe old age of 100 a few weeks ago and BBC News put together a lovely video in honor of the architectural gem -- or rather, i...

WATCH: A 'Stuff White People Like' Tour Of Brooklyn

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Popular satirical "blog to book" 'Stuff White People Like' has been making fun of ironic tattoos, pretentious coffee and indie music fans since 2008. ...

WATCH: East Village Radio Show 'Chances With Wolves'

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

DJs and childhood friends, Kenan Juska, Kray and Mikey Palms, AKA Chances With Wolves, have a show on East Village Radio with cool premise. Their sho...

This Week's NYC Arts Agenda

WNYC Culture | Carolina A. Miranda | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A car deconstructed and then reconstructed in TriBeCa, an alternative arts space from the '70s gets a tribute in Chelsea and hundreds of artist postca...

New Show Features Photos Of Muslims Who Saved Jews During World War II | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRIBECA -- In the wake of the controversy over the so-called "Ground Zero mosque," a TriBeCa gallery is showcasing photos of Albanian Muslims who risk...

What Could New Yorkers Not Stop Talking About This Year?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York Times has recently put together a list of The Top 110 Things New Yorkers Were Talking About In 2010. Everything from big bashes to influe...

Big Budget Broadway Bullied Cherry Lane Theater To Close

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York Times is reporting that Greenwich Village is losing another longtime institution, the Cherry Lane Theater. The building at 38 Commerce St...

PHOTOS: Masked Activists At Smithsonian Censorship Protest

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The protest over the National Portrait Gallery's censorship of the controversial piece "A Fire In My Belly" by David Wojnarowicz, was attended by over...