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Exclusive Interview: Voyage Sonique Violinist Augusta McKay Lodge on Performing in the Green-Wood Cemetery Catacombs

Augusta McKay Lodge (photo credit: Casey Leigh Photography)

The award-winning musician discusses her career and upcoming concerts in the Catacombs: "This will go at the top of my unusual venues list, that's certain."

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Concert Review (NYC): Pianists Christina and Michelle Naughton in the Green-Wood Cemetery Catacombs (27 Aug 2018)

A program of American and French piano music performed by the twin Naughton sisters capped a magical night at Green-Wood Cemetery, a short walk from Leonard Bernstein's grave.

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Book Review: ‘The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn’ by Robert P. Watson

hms jersey prison ship ghost ship of brooklyn

Severely underfed, beaten, deprived of food and water as punishment for infractions big and small, and afflicted with rampaging fevers, thousands of prisoners died on British prison ships off Brooklyn during the Revolutionary War. Robert P. Watson draws on the accounts of survivors to paint a lurid picture of this hellish but little-known aspect of the war.

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Theater Review (NYC): ‘A Life Behind Bars’ Written and Performed by Dan Ruth

A longtime bartender's fury at nearly everyone, from NYC health inspectors to an intrusive and homophobic landlady, recollected in tranquility and conveyed with measured energy and often at breakneck speed, delivers not bitterness but symphonic tension and release – and laughs galore.

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