Mark Demaio is one of our favorite talents and the SoHo Journal is beyond pleased to announce the opening of his show “Absurd Notions” at SYNCHRONICITY Fine Art. Always the absurdist, Mark Demaio presents a collection that is the perfect juxtapose of whimsy and pain. His subjects— goblins, dolls, and circus freaks— are surprisingly relatable, and hauntingly so.The show will run through October 2nd, 2010. We’ll see you there.
Christopher Henry Gallery proudly presents Knitting is for Pus****, its first solo show of Polish-born New York-based artist Olek. Hundreds of miles of crocheted, weaved, and often recycled materials, forms, and spaces are the fabric from which the wild and occasionally functional structures of Olek’s fantasylands are born.
Kid Flix Mix is an eye-opening and highly entertaining mix of animated and musical short films from around the world, perfect for our youngest audiences. Lineup features audience favorites from the past two festivals including Lost and Found, Hedgehug, Aston's Stones, Mermaid, Booo, Electric Car, and more.
Heat generated by underground volcanic activity can and has been harnessed for electricity for over 100 years around the world. Utilities can capture the steam from underground water heated by magma and use it to drive the turbines in geothermal power plants to produce significant amounts of electricity.
“It simply isn’t enough to talk tough on crime—you have to both be tough and be smart,” said Eric Schneiderman. “I have spent my whole career trying to rid our streets of illegal guns and our neighborhoods of drugs. And I won’t rest as Attorney General in my effort to do everything that I can to keep our communities safe. I’m proud to stand with these leaders of Central New York and look forward to working with them to find tough and smart ways to end the cycle of violence.”
“Half of all complaints that come into my Office’s Immigrant Affairs Program involve individuals who fraudulently pass themselves off as attorneys, or who provide legal advice when they are not licensed to do so,” said District Attorney Vance. “These defendants concoct schemes that defraud trusting victims. The District Attorney’s Office will continue to aggressively prosecute individuals who cheat and steal from immigrants.”
“I have great respect for Mr. Donovan, but I believe we have an honest difference of opinion on how to approach illegal activity taking place on Wall Street that affects homeowners, consumers, and taxpayers across the state,” Schneiderman said today. “I hope he will join me in a courteous and high-minded discussion of our respective positions on this important issue, because the impact it has on New Yorkers is enormous.”
In a powerful endorsement, El Diario editorialized today in support of Eric Schneiderman for Attorney General, calling him “smart, decisive and fearless” and citing his lifelong "willingness to defend vulnerable individuals and communities." El Diario la Prensa is the largest and oldest Spanish-language daily newspaper in New York City, it currently has 300,000 daily readers.
“The city’s worst landlords can no longer hide from responsibility while their buildings fall into dangerous disrepair,” said Public Advocate Bill de Blasio. “If you’re looking for an apartment, check for your potential landlord on the Watch List first. And if you’re living in a Watch List building, our call-in hotline and field organizers are here to help to you navigate the process of reporting bad conditions and getting them resolved.”