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The election of Republican Robert Turner to Congress is significant for several reasons. One is that the result will be widely perceived as a rebuke to President Obama and the Democratic Party, which it is. For some, the issue was jobs and the economy. For others, the administration's hostility to Israel is an important issue, which affected Catholic voters as well as Jews.

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"half awake, half asleep by Maki Kaoru explores perceptual responses to nature. This work presents layers of abstracted, ephemeral images of blossoms, rays of light, and leaves that interact with the surrounding natural elements of LentSpace, drawing attention to the public space."


We will all reflect upon the horrors of 9/11. Who cannot see this monumental Shakespearean tragedy for the drama, human sorrow, and murderous evil it revealed? Perhaps a quiet reflection on a similar time, some years ago, may help us understand this in some perspective.


Kiteya will be hosting an exhibition by the Japanese beads artists mother and daughter duo, Hideko and Yasuko Taniwa from Friday, September 9th through Thursday, September 22nd. This will be their first U.S. exhibition. Hideko, the mother, has been a master of her craft for a long time, and has recently been featuring 3-D beads art, which will be shown in this exhibition. The daughter, Yasuko, specializes in natural stone power jewelry, one-of-a-kind work of art.


As part of our “Art of Intelligence” series we have been collecting poems, prose, art and more from former and current intelligence officers. The following poem is written by John W. Davis, an Intelligence Officer with the US Army.


They are historians of contemporary culture. They are infamous and insightful, funny and profane provocateurs who will resort to fist-fighting if required. They are: Max Blagg, Jim Feast, Susan Scutti, Ron Kolm, Jack Boulware, Chavisa Woods, steve dalachinsky and Clayton Patterson. Hosted by Jody Weiner.


This Summer NURTUREart opens its doors to artists, curators and neighboring galleries, lending them a copy of the gallery keys and allowing them to use the exhibition space (and its roof) for a series of weekly exhibitions, performances, workshops and events. Organized by Gallery Director Marco Antonini, this hybrid between art festival, short-term residency program and neighborhood jamboree is a honest statement of identification with the people that make our community. This round runs September 1st - 5th.  Get ready to be a part of it!


Little Explorers is a drop-in program for children at the Rubin Museum of Art. For the last class in this ongoing series, your little one will complete the jungle collection with jungle animals and passport stamps. You can even print a stamp on a magnet to bring home.


Big City Fishing is an important tradition at Hudson River Park. This free program gives anyone the chance to fish from June to Labor Day, and is appropriate and fun for those as young as five. Also, the program also provides participants with a first hand opportunity to learn about the Hudson River environment.


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