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  1. IMPRISONED LIGHTNING: Emma Lazarus and the Statue of Liberty

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    Homage to the fierce young Jewish poet who spent her brief time on earth fighting on behalf of her people and all the other Others. Because, as she says: “Until we are all free, we are none…

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    • "ZAKHOR": Orientation Film for the Center for Jewish History

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      A polyphonic meditation on how memory -- writing, reading, documentation of all flavors -- shapes the Jewish soul. As historian Simon Schama observes: "Moses commands us to tell a story. …

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      • Salka Viertel, Every Sunday

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        After 1933, Hollywood became "a ghetto under Pacific palms,” home to refugee artists like Fritz Lang, Thomas Mann, Bertolt Brecht, Arnold Schoenberg. Salka was a brilliant Austrian ex-…

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        • Roz Chast: The Edge of Reason

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          The profound and hilarious artist-philosopher on death, taxes, and bathtime. You may be reminded of Dostoyevsky or Marx (Groucho), maybe Jane Austen's two-inch ivory. So what IS the meaning…

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          • DIA:Beacon Real Space, Real Time

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            "Experiences of space and light, not representations of it." A late summer visit to the palace of minimalism on the Hudson River. Produced with the generous cooperation of DIA:Beacon's…

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            • David Adjaye: Unfolding

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              A walk with David Adjaye and critic James S. Russell through Denver’s new Museum of Contemporary Art as this crisp and elegant project nears completion. David Adjaye has just been selected…

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              • Robert A.M. Stern: Totally Romantic

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                The quintessentially cosmopolitan architect mulls "the continuity of form over time." Thoughts on Thomas Jefferson, the discipline of classicism, Bette Midler, and Stern's new skyscraper:…

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                • Apotheke: The Doctor at the Bar

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                  Behind an unmarked door in New York’s Chinatown lurks Apotheke: an improbably chic speakeasy offering alcoholic/botanical cures for a broken heart, recession-depression, and even hipster ennui.…

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                  • Dr. Oliver Sacks: MUSICOPHILIA

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                    In which the greatest writer-doctor since Anton Chekhov discusses his new book, an investigation into the strange power of music to transform our bodies, minds and souls right down to the neurological…

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                    • The Moth: We are Storytelling Animals

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                      The Moth -- theatre brilliantly reduced to its basic components: one person, one (true) story, a listener or two or two hundred. Time limit: 10 minutes. There's always a theme: on this particular…

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                      • David Bouley's Test Kitchen

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                        How do we balance pleasure and health, science and magic, lush creamy France and the perverse austerities of Japan? Superchef David Bouley cooks the biggest tuna you've ever seen while explaining…

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                        • Alex Katz Paints Ada

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                          A visit with Alex Katz, the man who re-invented realism in a cooler postwar key. He's been painting his wife Ada since 1958 and they are still the most glamorous couple in New York. A Jewish…

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