PW Picks: The Best New Books for the Week of May 20, 2013
This week, waking up in an asylum, the randy side of WWII, and an electrifying, true plane crash story.
Sat May 18, 2013
WNYC-AM New York
Draco Rosa: A Pop Survivor Returns From The Brink, With Friends
Menudo, the hugely popular Puerto Rican boy band, cycled through dozens of lineups in its decades together - but it's best remembered for the 1980s era that featured two stars in the making.
First Coast Cuba: Our connections and should we go?
The country of Cuba is only 90 miles from the Florida Keys but in many ways we are worlds apart.
Mon May 13, 2013
Is An Economic Crisis Good For Your Health?
One of the most common reactions to earnest recommendations that we overhaul our eating habits, from a diet based largely on red meat and highly processed foods to one more focused on vegetables, fruit and whole foods, is that we can never really be sure what's good for us.
Thu May 09, 2013
The New York Times
T Magazine: On View | A Cuban Art Collective's Revelations in Reverse
Since the early 1990s, the Cuban art collective Los Carpinteros has been creating elegant sculptures, drawings and installations that engage the public with a mix of wry humor and political resonance.
Wed May 08, 2013
Cuba Report: The Year of the Cuban Cigar
Cigar smokers around the world still remember the "dark period" of Cuban cigars, a long stretch of time from around 1998 to 2003 when the quality of construction and taste of their cigars was below par.
NY Post upset with Beyonce for Cuba trip
Singer Beyonce defended her trip to Cuba last month from critics who questioned the vacation.
Acclaimed Performers Come to Bronxville
Thanks to Bob Scott from Friends of the Bronxville Library for the following: On Friday evening, May 10th at 7:00 P.M., The Friends of the Bronxville Public Library welcome back local guitarist Jules Belmont in collaboration with upright bassist Chris Venditti.
Tue May 07, 2013
Cuban Artist Displays at Larchmont Public Library
The content below was submitted by the Larchmont Public Library. Cuban artist Humberto Chavez was recognized on Sunday, May 4, at a reception in his honor at the Larchmont Public Library' s Oresman Gallery by New York State Senator George Latimer.
Mon May 06, 2013
The Indianapolis Star
Palladium CEO embraces her past and plans for the future of the arts
CARMEL, Ind - On a warm spring day in 1968, a nervous 6-year-old Cuban girl boarded a plane with her family, one-way tickets to Miami in hand.
Items from Hemingway's Cuba home go to JFK Library
A new partnership will allow U.S. scholars and the public to get a fuller view of the trove of books and records Ernest Hemingway left at his home in Cuba where he wrote some of his most famous works.
Sun May 05, 2013
Castro niece wins local gay-rights award
Castro, who was to receive an award Saturday night for her advocacy, also defended her country's government, which has been accused of repressing political dissent.
Fri May 03, 2013
New York Post
From Fidel, with love
In the category of dubious distinctions, a Queens-born citizen has just achieved another first: Joanne Chesimard has just become the first woman to make the FBI's list of Most Wanted Terrorists.
Bill O'Reilly: More evidence the far left is out of control in America
Yesterday was May Day, where communists and socialists celebrate their belief that stealing private property is a good thing.
Thu May 02, 2013
Fugitive Cop Killer: Fbi Puts $2M Price on 'Terrorist' Hiding in Cuba
Joanne Chesimard, who killed a New Jersey cop 40 years ago today, then escaped prison and fled to Cuba, has been labeled a terrorist and had a $2 million bounty put on her by the FBI, authorities said Thursday.
Genesee Country Express
Volunteers needed Saturday
Letchworth State Park and the Genesee Valley Greenway are asking volunteers to help clean up the parks Saturday, May 4, to help celebrate New York's second annual I Love My Park Day.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
The Village Voice
Escape - Saint Vitus - 4/29/13
On Saturday night, Cuban metal band Escape played their first NYC gig at Tobacco Road in Manhattan; last night, they played Saint Vitus in Brooklyn.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Washington Square News
Fitness Finds: dancing to a healthier body
With the end of the spring semester comes the stress of impending final exams. Mental crunches behind library walls can replace outdoor fitness and fun.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Hollywood intersects with D.C. at annual dinner
President Obama and the first lady, of course. Because at the roughly 3,000-person affair that is the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, which took place on Saturday, they are the night's biggest draw.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
WNYC-AM New York
So Jerry Seinfeld Called Us To Talk About Coffee
According to Jerry Seinfeld's publicist, the comedian was listening to Coffee Week on Morning Edition and decided he had something to add.