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He had just graduated from high school. He was a talented point guard for the James Monroe Campus basketball team, and had dreams of going to St. John’s University. more
The coronavirus pandemic will likely be remembered for how much it isolated people from one another. At the same time, however, it may also be seen as a period that helped many new communities come together. more
A street renaming might normally be all in a day’s work for the Bronx Rising Initiative. But on July 7, it also was part and parcel with naming 10 recipients of the Brandon Hendricks Scholarship. more
Penny Prince, a professor at Lehman College, has produced and directed musicals at the school for years. She’s written songs, worked with composers, and blocked out where actors would stand on stage. But for the first time this spring, Prince did all that without ever seeing her students’ faces. more
Her signature soprano carried through the great spaces of Carnegie Hall, the Miami Music Festival, and the Manhattan Opera Studio over the past decade with classic pieces like Mozart’s “Le nozze di Figaro” and “Pamina” — pieces we know better as “The Marriage of Figaro” and “The Magic Flute.” more
Jazz and the Balkans don’t seem compatible. The music is rooted in humidity, dancing, history and communication between souls, while the land is that of mountains, snow, a fierce language, and fierce people. But for Alma and Rale Micic, Belgrade and New Orleans are not that far apart. more
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