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The legislation in question is called the Omnibus Public Land Management Act. It was passed by both houses of Congress and signed into law by President Obama in the spring of 2009. The Act protects some two million acres outright as wilderness in nine different states (California, Colorado, Idaho, Michigan, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Virginia and West Virginia) and requires the Bureau of Land Management to prioritize conservation on another 26 million acres of mostly Western lands.

There are at least four lights in L.A. There’s the cruel, actinic light of late July. Its glare cuts piteously through the general shabbiness of Los Angeles. Second comes the nostalgic, golden light of late October. It turns Los Angeles into El Dorado, a city of fool’s gold. It’s the light the tourists come for – the light, more specific, of unearned nostalgia.

A fabulous lineup of new features and short films from around the world, plus special events, filmmaker Q&As, workshops, opening and closing parties, audience voting, the NYICFF Awards Ceremony, and more. All events are expected to sell out. Full lineup and a downloadable brochure are now available.

A grassroots group of parents has reserved space on city hall steps this Thursday at 1 PM to protest proposed budget cuts on behalf of our kids!

Born in Nigeria, Marcia Kure has had nine one-person shows and over forty exhibitions in Nigeria, Germany, the US, Spain, the Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, Japan, Canada, Austria and Switzerland. She has exhibited at The New Museum, New York, The Newark Museum, the 7th Sharjah Biennale, the Spelman College Museum, and the 2nd Seville International Biennial curated by Okwui Enwezor. Reviews have appeared in the New York Times, Frieze, Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art, African Arts and Flash Art. In the fall she made a project for Esopus Magazine.

“In a desperate gamble, the defendants devised an elaborate scheme involving disguises, a staged burglary and insurance fraud to escape their financial troubles,” District Attorney Vance said. “Thanks to the quick work of our Office and the NYPD, it is clear that crime does not pay.”

Eat, drink, and bid with the PS3 Community at a live auction event Sat. April 2, 7-10pm. The auction for the arts is an online and live auction to benefit PS3. Get some stunning prizes including dazzling dinners, theater tickets, and even a juice cleanse. At the live event: food by Fatty 'Cue (whole pig roast), live music by the PS3, open bar with specialty cocktails from Ward III, and 100+ silent and live auction items!!!!

Eli Klein Fine Art is pleased to present Wang Yang’s first solo exhibition in New York. Opening Thursday March 3rd, Into His Dreams, a new series of acrylic on canvas paintings in a variation of scales. 

Downtown Independent Democrat's President Jeane Wilcke will be honored Wednesday, March 2nd at the 5th Annual Women’s Awards! All invited. Presented by The Women’s Democratic Club of NYC, Jim Owles, Democratic Club, Broadway Speaks OUT and Yetta Kurland.

“In its twelve years, The Armory Show has become an international institution, and every March, artists, galleries, collectors, critics and curators from all over the world make New York City their destination. The concept of a week of arts-related events grew organically, and was formalized with the support of the city in 2009.”