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Irish Rep’s Glittering Gala Celebrating Yeats: Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker, Olympia Dukakis

William Butler Yeats, The Irish Rep, YEATS: The Celebration, Irish Rep Benefit Gala 2015

The one-night-only show will include performances by Gabriel Byrne, Olympia Dukakis, Melissa Errico, Colum McCann, Peter Gallagher, John Slattery ('Mad Men'), and more. Read More »

Schools Need To Teach More Than Academic Subjects


It is not enough for our children to become academically adept anymore – they need to know how to get through school and move on to a life where they can be successful and happy adults. Read More »

Concert-Theater Review: ‘L’Amfiparnaso,’ a Madrigal Comedy from 1594 by Orazio Vecchi Performed by The Western Wind

l'amfiparnaso western wind

Voices simulate the ringing of bells and the knocking-on of doors as effectively as they convey the desperation of foiled lovers, the comic scheming of the servant class, and the self-satisfied prancing of the smug. Read More »

FIFA Corruption Scandal – The Empire Strikes Back?


A major sporting event such as the World Cup should happen in countries that have been chosen through an equitable and understandable process. Read More »

Understanding Mexican Drug Cartels’ Increasing Violence

Mexican Cartels

Government officials have a tough fight ahead of them. The ideological component of drug cartels makes their organizational structures resilient. Read More »

Opening Job Opportunities For People With Criminal Records

Ban the Box

As the prison reform movement picks up with changes in federal sentencing guidelines, more ex-offenders will transition to their communities looking for a job. Ban-The-Box is the best grassroots model today. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Broadway): Darren Criss in ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’

Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Belasco Theatre, Darren Criss, Rebecca Naomi Jones

A towering performance by the former 'Glee' star is a revelation. Read More »

Interview: Gene Ha from C2E2 on His New Original Series ‘Mae’


Fabled artist and illustrator Gene Ha talks about his new creator owned project, 'Mae' as well as about diversity in comics and working with Alan Moore. Read More »

What to Expect from the 2015 12-inch MacBook

macbook 12-inch

The newest processor means that MacBook can operate without a fan, making it basically noise free, and virtually eliminating overheating problems. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC-Off Broadway): ‘Tuesdays at Tesco’s’ by Emmanuel Darley with Simon Callow in a Bravura Performance

Simon Callow, TUESDAYS AT TESCO'S, Brits Off Broadway, 59E59 Theaters

Every Tuesday since her mom died, Pauline goes to her father Andy's house to cook, clean and do the wash. It's because of who Pauline insists she is that antagonizes Andy. You see, he never had a daughter and he doesn't want one now. Read More »