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Jan 26, 2019

Executive director of the Clinton Housing Development Company, he’s lived in the neighborhood for 50 years and offers this advice about burglary: “When they steal your underwear, it’s time to go.” Tales of Hell’s Kitchen at the Irish Arts Center with music from Jacob Tilove.

Jan 20, 2019

She’s a composer and vocalist who’s performed with pretty much every orchestra on earth. He’s a composer best known for his electronic music, especially an early work, Silver Apples of the Moon. “Lawyer and Other Lawyer to Wed,” runs pretty much every NY Times wedding announcement. How did it omit theirs?

Jan 13, 2019

A writer and producer for TV, movies, comic books, and video games, he is best known for creating the series Arrow and co-writing the feature film Green Lantern, but his heart belongs to Billy Joel. “There’s no scientific or rational explanation,” he tells the UAlbany Alumni Association. Doctors are working on...

Jan 5, 2019

“It’s the short words that are the hardest,” he tells the English Speaking Union. Love? Death? No. Shorter. Run and go. “I worked on the verb to run and it took me nine months, and one of my colleagues spent over a year on the verb to go.” Life at the Oxford English Dictionary, plus music from Lee Dionne.