Category Archives: Art and Museums

Interview with the founders of Shakespeare Downtown

November 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We interviewed the founders of the new

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The only song with lyrics on Pink Floyd’s double album Endless River

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Canstruction 2014

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Is a real performing arts company coming to Battery Park?!

October 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer One of the hidden agendas of BatteryPark.TV has been to recruit performing arts to Downtown. Right now, all of the cool stuff,

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Downtown Dance Festival: Day 2

August 18, 2014- The second day of the Downtown Dance Festival featured

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Interview with Pace University leaders

February 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed the Dean of Pace University’s College of Arts and Sciences, Nira Herrmann, and her Chair of Performing Arts, Jorge Cacheiro, about their college, and the newly constructed classroom building on … Continue reading

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What is FIKA’s chocolate master Håkan Mårtensson up to for Halloween?

October 12, 2014- Chocolate master Håkan Mårtensson is creating some

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The best art is edible

May 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I am starting to realize that the best chefs are actually artists: not metaphorically, but literally.

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The 2011 9/11 Memorial Police Bagpipe Parade

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9/11 Spotlights

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The Summer of 2014 in photos: Downtown Manhattan

 

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Pier A plans are “A slap in the face to Italian Americans”

Update: June 25, 2011 The oyster bar wins It appears as if the BPCA is not backing down on its subversive plans to turn Pier A into a for-profit bar (see below). John Fratta, leading opponent to the bar plan … Continue reading

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NYT gives good review to Downtown Dance Festival

August 22, 2014- If you think that some restaurant reviewers are overly critical, try reading the arts sections and reviews of dance theaters.

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Battery Dance Company Presents The 33rd Annual Downtown Dance Festival

August 17, 2014- The 33rd Annual Downtown Dance Festival kicked off tonight.

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Downtown Dance Festival: Day 3

August 19, 2014- The third day of the Downtown Dance Festival

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12,000 Patriots died in British prison ships

July 4, 2014- By Steven Greer In New York Harbor and the East River, 238 years ago, 12,000 Patriots died in British prison ships, mostly from small pox (per History Channel). Few people know this on this July 4th because … Continue reading

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Manhattan was epicenter of American Revolution

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The Fraunces Tavern and Museum

The Fraunces Tavern and Museum in nearby Broad Street and Pearl Street is a Federal historic site. George Washington and many other important figures of the Revolutionary War made the Fraunces their “hang out”. The museum is now hosting a … Continue reading

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The River to River festival: What is it and who is getting rich?

June 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The River to River Festival kicks off June 19th and lasts through the 29th. Some promotional fliers mailed out were nondescript. It was not clear what the event will be about, who the … Continue reading

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At Museum of Jewish Heritage, a Passing of the Torch

June 18, 2014- WSJ reports, “Robert Morgenthau, nearing age 95, is passing the torch. The former Manhattan district attorney, who retired from

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