Tips for Keeping Your Audience Entertained

Organizing an event is a lot of work but it can be extremely rewarding when done properly. Whether you’re planning a small gathering of friends or organizing a public event in the community, there are a few basic ground rules you should follow. Here are a few tips to keep…

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Ken Burns and the New York Experience

The performers were worthy of Broadway. But we were 40 blocks south of the Theatre District in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The actors, in period clothing, played the role of actual New York immigrants in the Tenement Museum, a five story brick apartment building that housed 7,000 people…

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Egypt: Lessons in Democracy

Could 2011 be to the Arab world what 1989 was to Eastern Europe? By Stephen Zunes Together, the unarmed insurrection that overthrew the Ben Ali regime in Tunisia and the ongoing uprising in Egypt have dramatically altered the way many in the West view prospects for democratization in the Middle…

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The Fallen Traveller, Part 4: The New Life

After witnessing a young man’s tragic fall, Darcy Rhyno tries to gauge how close to death he is willing to come, in deed and in word.   4. The New Life On the way down into Barcelona from Parc Güell on the number 24 bus, I told my partner Alison…

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