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Global Movement Of Organic Farms Seeks To Educate And Inspire

published about 2 hours ago
Global Movement Of Organic Farms Seeks To Educate And Inspire
Traveling the world affordably, exchanging your labor for room and board on an organic farm? Sounds like a crazy idea but for 80,000 intrepid volunteers that crazy idea is their perfect adventure.

Justin Bieber Detained by Customs at LAX

published about 2 hours ago
Justin Bieber Detained by Customs at LAX
Sorry folks, but it doesn't look like he's being deported. The singer was held for "routine secondary questioning," spending two hours at the airport while his entourage waited for him, after he arrived on a flight from Tokyo

Movie Review: ‘Desert Riders’ Examines Abuses in the Camel Race Industry

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Movie Review: ‘Desert Riders’ Examines Abuses in the Camel Race Industry
The documentary “Desert Riders” details the horrific lives of children who work as camel jockeys in the Middle East and South Asia.
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Movie Review: ‘Tanzania: A Journey Within,’ an Emotional Travelogue

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Movie Review: ‘Tanzania: A Journey Within,’ an Emotional Travelogue
Sylvia Caminer’s “Tanzania: A Journey Within” documents a trip a young American woman takes with her Tanzanian friend, back to his homeland.
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Movie Review: In ‘Grand Slammed,’ an Aspiring Pitcher Goes Nowhere Fast

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Movie Review: In ‘Grand Slammed,’ an Aspiring Pitcher Goes Nowhere Fast
In “Grand Slammed,” an aspiring pitcher is hampered by bad luck and bad friends in his attempt to reach a better life.
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Opera Review: Robert Ashley’s Shape-Shifting 1968 Work, Revived

published about 4 hours ago
Opera Review: Robert Ashley’s Shape-Shifting 1968 Work, Revived
Opera as the composer Robert Ashley defined it, his spoken multimedia interrogation of Anne Opie Wehrer, is revived at the Whitney Museum.

Museum and Gallery Listings for April 25-May 1

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A critical guide to exhibitions and installations in the New York area.

Inside Art: More Public Art for Governors Island

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Inside Art: More Public Art for Governors Island
Governors Island is expanding its displays of public art, with installations by Mark Handforth, a sound piece by Susan Philipsz and a concrete structure by ... more

ArtsBeat: Video: Andy Warhol, ‘Hedwig’ and ‘Snow White’

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A look at some of the cultural highlights in New York this week.

T Magazine: The Insider | Advice From, and For, First-Time Filmmakers

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T Magazine: The Insider | Advice From, and For, First-Time Filmmakers
Fifteen talents making their directorial debuts at the Tribeca Film Festival share tips and tales from the front lines.

Motherlode Blog: The Dumb Jock Stereotype Can Be a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

published about 6 hours ago
Motherlode Blog: The Dumb Jock Stereotype Can Be a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
Thinking about the stereotypes about “dumb jocks” and academics may cause student-athletes to underperform on tests.

T Magazine: Feeling For | In Madrid, An All-Organic Menu Meets Striking, Surrealist Design

published about 7 hours ago
T Magazine: Feeling For | In Madrid, An All-Organic Menu Meets Striking, Surrealist Design
Mama Campo, a restaurant and market in the old neighborhood of Plaza de Olavide, boasts pieces by 40 designers, including Tom Dixon and Patricia Urquiola.

Modern Love: My Illness, the Third Partner in Our Relationship

published about 7 hours ago
Modern Love: My Illness, the Third Partner in Our Relationship
Her curiosity was piqued; she became a voyeur, wanting to know where the scar would be.

Social Q’s: Dial Down Your Anger

published about 8 hours ago
Social Q’s: Dial Down Your Anger
Questions of etiquette in difficult situations.

Spirits of The Times: Bourbon’s Masters of the Craft

published about 6 hours ago
Spirits of The Times: Bourbon’s Masters of the Craft
Small, independent distillers have presented the spirit as an attractive option to those who have moved toward vodka and single-malt Scotches.

Pairings: Bourbon’s Affinity for Ginger

published about 7 hours ago
Pairings: Bourbon’s Affinity for Ginger
Three cocktails combining two crisp and refreshing ingredients.

Hungry City: Rosette on the Lower East Side

published about 9 hours ago
Hungry City: Rosette on the Lower East Side
At Rosette, on the Lower East Side, the most interesting dishes have a slightly through-the-looking-glass cast.

Chat & Chow: Making ‘Famous Nathan,’ a Film at the Tribeca Festival

published about 13 hours ago
Chat & Chow: Making ‘Famous Nathan,’ a Film at the Tribeca Festival
Lloyd Handwerker discusses his documentary “Famous Nathan,” about Nathan Handwerker, his grandfather, who started Coney Island’s quintessential hot-dog stand.

Table Talk

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Lolita's back, with a bar Ten years ago this month, Valerie Safran and Marcie Turney popped open the door of Lolita, a Mexican BYOB on ... more

T Magazine: Feeling For | In Madrid, An All-Organic Menu Meets Striking, Surrealist Design

published about 7 hours ago
T Magazine: Feeling For | In Madrid, An All-Organic Menu Meets Striking, Surrealist Design
Mama Campo, a restaurant and market in the old neighborhood of Plaza de Olavide, boasts pieces by 40 designers, including Tom Dixon and Patricia Urquiola.

T Magazine: Happenings | Designer Miles Redd Channels Matisse for a Worthy Cause

published about 10 hours ago
T Magazine: Happenings | Designer Miles Redd Channels Matisse for a Worthy Cause
At Design on a Dime, the nonprofit organization Housing Works’ annual benefit for people who have H.I.V./AIDS, the designer has created a room that is ... more

Shopping With Joey Roth: Japanese Design: Conflict in the Far East

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You expect it to be simple, but there’s a “crazed energy,” too.

Currents: Shows: Jewish Designers and Modernism

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Currents: Shows: Jewish Designers and Modernism
A San Francisco exhibition looks at the relationship of 34 famous Jewish designers and architects to the most important aesthetic movement of the 20th century.

Deals: Discounts at Gretel Home, John Robshaw, A+R and Miraval

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Deals: Discounts at Gretel Home, John Robshaw, A+R and Miraval
Deals on kitchenware, lamps and pillows.

Measles Outbreak: Why Vaccination Is So Important

published about 5 hours ago
The number of people diagnosed with measles is on the rise in the U.S., with 129 cases this year alone.

Frugal Traveler: Global Entry and Company: Worth the Price?

published about 6 hours ago
Frugal Traveler: Global Entry and Company: Worth the Price?
Programs like Global Entry, T.S.A. PreCheck and CLEAR can save you time at the airport — for a cost. The Frugal Traveler looks at whether ... more

T Magazine: Feeling For | In Madrid, An All-Organic Menu Meets Striking, Surrealist Design

published about 6 hours ago
T Magazine: Feeling For | In Madrid, An All-Organic Menu Meets Striking, Surrealist Design
Mama Campo, a restaurant and market in the old neighborhood of Plaza de Olavide, boasts pieces by 40 designers, including Tom Dixon and Patricia Urquiola.

In Transit Blog: A Maine Lighthouse Welcomes Guests

published about 7 hours ago
In Transit Blog: A Maine Lighthouse Welcomes Guests
For the first time, the Cuckolds — a pair of granite islands a half mile off the coast of Southport Island, Maine — will be ... more

Vote for the Week in Pictures: April 17 - 24

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Vote for the Week in Pictures: April 17 - 24
Vote for the best image from the Week in Pictures. The winning image will be displayed next week.Last week's winner: