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Opening Friday, January 14th NY Studio Gallery presents Hotter Than July: A Sexploration, a journey into what feels good and what gets us off. This group exhibition represents sex without judgment or shame.


 

Tonight at 7 PM on the South Side of Union Square, join a wide array of progressive groups in New York City in holding a candlelight vigil in honor of the victims of Saturday's terrible tragedy in Tucson, A.Z. Gatherers will be remembering those that lost their lives, keeping those who were injured in their prayers and speaking out against the violent rhetoric that has been slowly consuming our nation.

 


Cure that holiday hangover and ease your way into the New Year with the first Comedy Below Canal of 2011! On Thursday January 13th line-up of our faves hits the stage this week including Chuck Nice (Best Week Ever), Costaki Economopoulos (The Economonologue), Dave Hill (Dave Hill Explosion) and more.


In its latest example of hypocritically exploiting and abusing the public property under its jurisdiction to promote private corporate interests, the NYC Department of Parks has announced a partnership with NBC TV in which it will drape “capes” over more than 30 historical monuments to promote a fantasy action show, "The Cape".


 
Naama Kates has finally arrived as star of the new film "The Ten Commandments of Chloe," a breakaway film by Princeton Holt. It’s about a young woman's ambition and drive in show business, and the toll it takes.
 

Irvin Morazan’s solo exhibition of photography, collage and sculpture lends itself to a myriad of mythologies, superstitions and sub-cultures. The works are conduits for mythical beings and gateways into absurdity, forming bridges between artificial and natural worlds. 


Under the Radar is an annual theater festival that spotlights international artists ranging from emerging talents to masters in the field. The festival is a wild mix of works by ensembles, solo artists, writers, and creators. The ultimate go al of UTR is to offer a crash course in theater that is exciting, independent, and experimental, created by some of the most dynamic artists working today.  Running from January 5th through the 15th.


Come check out two outstanding at acts at the Mercury Lounge this Friday at 7:30 PM. Sami Akbari (sami.the.great)’s recent EP, Nothing Left to See, features five original songs written by Sami and a cover of Sting's "Roxanne."...


1976’s Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was intended to protect people and the environment from exposure to dangerous chemicals. But the standards at that time dictated that only those chemicals deemed an “unreasonable risk” were subject to testing and regulation. When the law went into effect, some 62,000 chemicals escaped testing and most have remained on the market ever since.


 

"On this humbling day, I look forward to serving as the people's lawyer for all New Yorkers. By building upon the aggressive, but fair approach to law enforcement we've come to expect from this extraordinary office, my goal is to create the best public interest law firm in the country."