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Marianne and Leonard: Love is complicated

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | The new documentary “Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love” reportedly may not break much new ground for hardcore Leonard Cohen fans. But it nonetheless paints a riveting and thought-provoking portrait of the artist and Marianne Ihlen, his Norwegian “muse,” from their idyllic time together on the Greek island of Hydra in their […]

BY MICAELA MACAGNONE |   MARKET Summer Ice Cream Blizzard: While the Grand Bazaar NYC runs every Sunday, this weekend it will be especially chill. That’s because the indoor/outdoor market will feature the “best and most unique artisanal ice cream makers.” In addition, as usual, there will be more than 130 artists, designers, craft-makers, vintage […]

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BY MICAELA MACAGNONE |   “SUMMER SENIOR SPACE”   “Exploring the Original West Village”: Join the W. 13th St. Alliance for a lecture by Alfred Pommer, West Village author and historian. A native New Yorker, Pommer has been a self-employed licensed New York City guide since 1990. He has created more than 20 Manhattan neighborhood […]

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BY MICAELA MACAGNONE |   PRIDE LaMaMa gathering: L.G.B.T.Q. artists from New York City, Philadelphia, Paris, Italy and South Korea will participate in Stonewall 50 at La MaMa, at Tony Award-winning venue La MaMa ETC, at 66 E. Fourth St., from May 23 to June 30, as part of World Pride. This weekend they present […]

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BY MICAELA MACAGNONE |   OUTDOOR MOVIES As part of the Parks Department’s “Movies Under the Stars” series, the following selected films will be screened this week. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come, first served basis. People are encouraged to bring blankets. Contact 212-360-1430 or [email protected] for more information […]

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BY ROSE ADAMS | “I’ve always been a rebel,” says Jeremy, or “Germ,” a young poet in Karen Kramer’s latest documentary, “Renegade Dreamers.” He speaks in a low voice, his eyes often wandering. “But I’ve always wanted to take my rebelliousness and channel it more productively through the art of protest.” The same could be said […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | The documentary “The Projectionist,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 28, profiles Nicolas “Nick” Nicolaou, who has owned movie theaters in the city for decades. Through Nicolaou’s story, New York director Abel Ferrara, highlights how the city’s cinemas have changed, and by extension how the city landscape itself has […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | The documentary “Other Music,” about the Village music store of the same name, premiered April 26 at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival and tells the story of the legendary shop for alternative music. Other Music was at 15 E. Fourth St, between Broadway and Lafayette St., for 21 years until closing in […]

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BY ROSE ADAMS AND RICO BURNEY |   TALKS “Why Don’t You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?”: New Yorker writer Patricia Marx and cartoonist Roz Chast speak about their new book “Why Don’t You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?” a collection of Marx’s mother’s one-liners illustrated by […]

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BY CARY ABRAMS | As the red state, blue state gulf widens, certain factors only serve to highlight this phenomenon. Jonas Mekas’s death on Wed., Jan. 23, might be one such event. The New York Times printed a lengthy obituary in the paper the following day, which was expected, as Jonas was certainly deserving. At 96, […]

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