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Carnegie Hall has reached an agreement with Local One, the union representing its stagehands. As the Voice reported earlier this week, Carnegie Hall's five full-time stagehands--who average more than $419,000 per year--went on strike Wednesday, forcing the cancellation of the non-profit's opening ... More >>
Bushwick will make you art and dinner
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When Leanne Stella moved to Harlem last fall, she was on a personal quest to discover the area's art scene. She quickly realized that her neighborhood was filled with local artists and performers with no space to showcase their work. Enter Art in FLUX, a pop-up gallery that began this spring that gi ... More >>
As the Empire State Pride Agenda starts to mobilize lobbying efforts in Albany, it has become clear that the group will once again focus on GENDA, the Gender Employment Non-Discrimination Act. This decision, however, has prompted questions about the general direction of the organization, which is ... More >>
It's not often you can eat from New York City's top restaurants and help alleviate poverty in the city -- at the same time. Taste of the Nation NYC takes place on Monday, and the star-studded event will feature gourmet fare by top chefs from restaurants such as Ai Fiori and Gramercy Tavern. Hosted ... More >>
This is a great idea! It Ends Today is a non-profit org that promotes anti-bullying awareness in schools and communities by giving scholarships to students who talk publicly about their experiences with bullying and its effects on them. That might not reduce the trauma, but it does help with the e ... More >>
Late late week, Runnin' Scared got word that the pink firearm fiasco might not have been as much a false-alarm as had been claimed: A source told us that Susan G. Komen for the Cure and guns go back a bit, and furnished us with several links suggesting that this might be the case. Since the ... More >>
Tracie Morris and Lili Taylor perform at the Cave Canem benefit
Go fishing on the Hudson River
More thoughts on Broadway and the state of theater in New York
Apparently so, though a piece of legislature is currently being considered to try and put an end to this.
The Bronx Gridlock battle the Brooklyn Bombshells
Good in McDonalds. Bad in war.No, this is not Runnin' Scared's second entry into Mayor Bloomberg's "Poetweet" contest. It's actually a thing. For real. Mission: Readiness, a nonprofit group of retired military leaders, is very concerned about kids becoming "too fat to fight." So concerned tha ... More >>
One of these guys might not be in the bandPaging @1000timesyes: Newly reformed avant-metal doggs Faith No More are hitting up everyone's favorite summertime hangout July 5, though it'll be a paid show, the first of several to support the Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn. Trust me: You'r ... More >>
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Edward Juarez says the mission of his International Immigrants Foundation is "to help immigrant families and children achieve their aspirations for a better life in the United States." But New York attorney general Andrew Cuomo says the mission of Edward Juarez (aka Eduardo Juarez aka Edward ... More >>
We know nobody cares, but New York State is out of money. Or so the Governor says. Governor Paterson and his budget director warned over a week ago that we were about to go into the deep red, but the legislature continued to dick around, and now the Governor announces we will end the month w ... More >>
City Harvest, the non-profit that rescues excess food from restaurants, grocers, corporate cafeterias, manufacturers, and farms to donate to hungry New Yorkers, is running a viral video campaign starring feisty food characters. The "Rescue Food" videos, produced pro-bono by a group of local animat ... More >>
It looks like the Mayor's been playing around with city finances. The Times reports today that Bloomberg's office forwarded $1.5 million in discretionary funds to a couple of nice-sounding non-profits -- Agudath Israel of America Community Services and Ohel Children's Home and Family Services . This ... More >>
Sam Champions guitar-heavy classic-rock sound is doing just fine with no label to back it (yet)
Grace Perez built an influential domestic-violence program. Then she was fired.
Yours truly wasn't the fastest kid on the track team at St. Francis of Assisi Middle School. In fact, he was about the least fast. This was illustrated at the track meet where he found himself in a heat with two competing runners who each had a visible physical handicap. It was kind of race that off ... More >>
Bloomberg and Doctoroff: Reshaping the city's skyline for the Olympics
In Sri Lanka, mothers' breasts ache for phantom children. What will it take to rebuild?
Is Anyone Watching the Iraqi Media Network?
Study Finds Poor Oversight of a Billion Health Care Dollars
Here's a Downer Story for the Media
Public Interest Journalism Is Born Again
Right-Wing Pick for Attorney General Dogged by Record on Gay Rights
A Big Fish Fries the Little Fish in Harlem-Brooklyn Mortgage Scam
State Shuts Down Adult Home Run by Reverend Clarence Norman Sr.