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In a City That Walks, Choosing Amputation for a More Active Life

In a City That Walks, Choosing Amputation for a More Active Life Prosthetic limbs are an increasingly common sight in New York. But what sets Adam Taylor’s situation apart from most is that he elected to have his right leg…

Sharing Their Visions, Two Filmmakers Find Love

Sharing Their Visions, Two Filmmakers Find Love Their rapport was so easy on their first date, he thought they would shut down the bar. But she was tired, and told him so, and went home. {$excerpt:n} Source: New York Times

F.Y.I.: Why Some Fire Engines Have 2 Drivers at the Wheel

F.Y.I.: Why Some Fire Engines Have 2 Drivers at the Wheel The F.Y.I. column explores the issue of trucks in which a firefighter at the back steers the rear, as well as the evolution of the Harlem Hit Parade. {$excerpt:n}…

Big City: Shia LaBeouf and the Pitfalls of Celebrity Activism

Big City: Shia LaBeouf and the Pitfalls of Celebrity Activism When the president is the product of celebrity culture, what is the value of the movie star who denounces him while accepting an Oscar? {$excerpt:n} Source: New York Times

Character Study: At Melody Lanes in Brooklyn, Shoes and Attitude

Character Study: At Melody Lanes in Brooklyn, Shoes and Attitude Marianne Carr Falsetta is the gatekeeper at Melody Lanes, a bowling alley in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. You got a problem with that? {$excerpt:n} Source: New York Times

Photos: John Kander’s Kid Victory Musical Opening Night

Photos: John Kander’s Kid Victory Musical Opening Night John Kander and Greg Pierce’s newest work follows the return of a teenage boy who was missing for several months. {$excerpt:n} Source: Playbill

Brandy Norwood to Return to Chicago Role

Brandy Norwood to Return to Chicago Role The Grammy winner will step into the musical’s national tour in April. {$excerpt:n} Source: Playbill

Chicago’s Court Theatre Announces 2017–18 Season

Chicago’s Court Theatre Announces 2017–18 Season The lineup includes a Louis Jordan musical tribute, an Arthur Miller classic, and John Strand’s political drama The Originalist. {$excerpt:n} Source: Playbill