While reports of Sean Coffey’s pay-to-play practices have troubled good government advocates, Eric Schneiderman’s comprehensive plan to restore public integrity includes several key measures designed to curtail such conduct. Specifically, the plan calls for much stricter limits on anyone doing business with the state, and greater disclosure requirements.
Chashama presents Touch and Feel My Walls, an artistic collaboration between Isis Swaby a.k.a ISSART and Ashley Cimone. Swaby and Cimone wanted to use their sense of humor and love for the arts to create an interactive experience for all art lovers. The exhibit will showcase touchable pieces by the two that will tantalize more than just your sense of sight. Opening Thursday, August 12th at 7 PM.
Sean Coffey, a plaintiffs’ attorney and self-funding candidate for attorney general, has given at least $150,000 in political contributions to elected officials who later awarded Coffey legal work that netted the multimillionaire and his firm hundreds of millions of dollars in fees, according to a story that appeared in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal.
“Visionary precision, fearless exploration, and unlimited scope have placed the Kronos Quartet at the forefront of contemporary music for nearly 40 years. Friday, August 13th’s far-reaching repertoire features works by Steve Reich, Café Tacuba, and the world premiere of Christine Southworth’s Super Collider. Performed by Kronos with the 14 musicians of Gamelan Galak Tika (Evan Ziporyn, artistic director) using the virtual Gamelan Elektrika, designed and developed by Harmonix’s Alex Rigopulos (of Guitar Hero and Rock Band), Super Collider juxtaposes two sound worlds and traditions, the string quartet and the ancient gamelan, through the unlimited sonic universe of electronics.
(1) Take your Office’s Green Footprint: The website TheGreenOffice.com, an online retailer specializing in green office products, makes available a free Office Footprint Calculator to gauge what kind of effect you and your co-workers are having on the environment and identify how to make improvements.
“The defendant’s reckless attempt to evade the police threatened the lives of the responding police officers, as well as nearby pedestrians and drivers,” said District Attorney Vance. “The severity of this sentence reflects the potentially deadly consequences of the defendant’s actions.
In its first statewide endorsement of the election cycle, Empire State Pride Agenda, New York’s largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, today announced its strong support for Eric Schneiderman for Attorney General. Reflecting broad support for Eric’s record as a progressive champion for LGBT equality, ESPA joins Marriage Equality New York, the Stonewall Democrats of New York City, Gay and Lesbian Independent Democrats (GLID), Lesbian and Gay Democratic Club of Queens and Lambda Independent Democrats (LID) in endorsing his candidacy.
Wearable Collections is a non-profit organization dedicated to textile recycling. Each year New Yorkers discard 386 million pounds of textiles, representing close to 6% of total waste. Wearable collections places textile recycling bins throughout the City allowing them to distribute the donated clothes to people across the world who need it and to raise money for charitable organizations.
STOREFRONT is pleased to announce On Display, a three-person exhibition curated by Hrag Vartanian featuring paintings by Sharon Butler and Cathy Nan Quinlan with sculptural objects by Joy Curtis. On Display offers three challenging new perspectives on abstraction. Each artist employs familiar forms, but in different and idiosyncratic ways. Their work thus embodies an inventive and wide-ranging exploration of crucial elements of visual language: framing, illusion, and ultimately imperfection.