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This Week in the Voice: The Success of Bronx Success Academy 1


This week in the Voice, Steven Thrasher examines the methods of the Success Charter Network and its polarizing CEO Eva Moskowitz. The Bronx Success Academy features “a half-time psychologist, a speech therapist, a music instructor, and even a chess teacher.” Would you believe that it’s working?

Food man Robert Sietsema has dinner with a rich sense of history at Delmonico’s, “the city’s first real restaurant.”

Jesse Serwer reminisces about The Stretch & Bobbito Show before their upcoming reunion at (le) poisson rouge. It’ll be a celebration of the Columbia University radio program that gave “Nas, the Notorious B.I.G., Jay-Z, Big Pun, DMX, and the late Big L some of their earliest exposure.”

R.C. Baker checks out P.S.1’s ‘Only the Lonely’ by performance artist Laurel Nakadate who “has co-starred in her own photographs and videos, improvising roles with men she has found lurking around truck stops, gas stations, or on Craigslist.”

J. Hoberman watches Cold Weather, “a slight movie with a long, circuitous fuse.” Elsewhere, Karina Longworth takes a look at “Cults and Ingenue Fever at Sundance.”

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