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Classics in HD -- Film School 101 at Symphony Space

Christopher Atamian | Posted 07.21.2014 | Arts
Christopher Atamian

Under the expert curatorial guidance of Ed Budz, the Thalia theater at Symphony Space is offering a remarkable cinematic series this summer. Appropriately if prosaically titled Classics in HD, it includes some of the most memorable films in 20th century film history.

Uptown Showdown: A Short Interview With John Fugelsang About (Fake) Debating

Danny Groner | Posted 05.20.2014 | Comedy
Danny Groner

"I'm arguing that society is getting dumber, and in my act I discuss politicians who keep getting elected by people who vote against their own self-interest. I'll get back to you when I find a connection."

Mike Birbiglia: Talking Sleepwalk

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.23.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The great thing about doing a one-man-show-length monologue, like Sleepwalk With Me, Mike Birbiglia says, is that you can go anywhere you want with it, almost as quickly as you can say it.

Uptown Showdown: Debating Absurdity

Danny Groner | Posted 09.24.2012 | Comedy
Danny Groner

Every six weeks or so, Symphony Space hosts a mock debate that brings together five or six of New York's finest comedians to butt heads in a debate focused on everything from the traditional "Cats vs. Dogs" to the practical "Fashion vs. Comfort" to the absurd "Day vs. Night."

A 'Moderne' Take on a Ghost Story

David Browning | Posted 07.29.2012 | Arts
David Browning

She and Mr. Leonard left the distinction between fact and fantasy, the boundary between sanity and insanity, deliberately unclear, for the audience to reason for themselves.

Sidney Lumet: The Prince of New York City

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 06.12.2011 | New York
Thane Rosenbaum

Sidney Lumet was a quintessential New Yorker -- street smart with a bleeding heart and a head full of immigrant, everyman voices.

Bay Area Rappers Return to NYC Looking For a Win

Len Hollie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Len Hollie

Young Bari, a San Francisco Bay Area rapper is a charismatic crowd pleaser, full of motion and a confident performer in front of the camera.

Stephen Colbert And Others Celebrate To Kill A Mockingbird's 50th Anniversary

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Alex Vadukul | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last night New Yorkers celebrated the 50th anniversary of a singular piece of American literature, Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. The novel that...