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Why Does New York Honor So Few Women in Monuments?

BY TEQUILA MINSKY | The March weather was brisk, but with sunny skies the day mostly cooperated with the desire of participants to soak in the rare women who merited statuary recognition in New York. “I’m disgusted that every public dedication for bridges, roads, airports are named for men,” Vilma Nelson said of her reasons […]

BY TEQUILA MINSKY | On December 3, students from M.S. 256, which is housed in the Joan of Arc Educational Complex, walked the few blocks from their Upper West Side location to their school’s namesake — the Joan of Arc statue at the foot of West 93rd Street and Riverside Drive. They were to be a part […]

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Founders Fest takes liberties, to plumb their depths BY SCOTT STIFFLER  |  More memorable (and intriguing) than 1,787 years’ worth of history lessons, the Founders Festival bills itself as a “Theatrical celebration of the work of the founding fathers…and mothers.” The eighth year of this Metropolitan Playhouse presentation offers eight works (most of them world […]

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