Art Exhibition at Focal Point Gallery

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Focal Point Gallery
321 City Island Ave.
Bronx NY 10464
(718) 885-1403

An Exhibition of Art
The Meaning Of Love
February 3rd - February 29th
Opening Reception
Friday, February 3rd, 7pm - 10pm

If you are an artist and would like to take part in the above exhibition
call: 718- 885-1403 to make an appointment to bring in your work.
All work has to be framed and ready to hang.
There is a $20 hanging fee for each framed piece and a 30% commission taken if sold.

Defamation and False Light

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Hosted by: Linda Streitfeld, Director of Programs, National Press Foundation

Special guest: Kevin M. Goldberg, special counsel at Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC, legal counsel to the American Society of Newspaper Editors

What constitutes defamation? When is it OK to publish private facts about a public person? In this hour-long session, we answer these questions and help you understand your rights, know the boundaries and head off trouble.

NEXT: Copyright For The Web

Celebrate Groundhog's Day

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When: February 2, 2012, 6pm to 8pm
Where: Upstairs at Playwright’s Tavern, 202 West 49th St, between Broadway/7th Ave.

Social Media Weekend

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When: January 27 – 29, 2012
Where: Columbia Journalism School, 2950 Broadway, New York, NY

Bartow Pell Mansion

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Thursday, February 9 Orchard Beach Pavilion @7:30 p.m.

Join MoMA Curator Emerita Deborah Wye's fascinating presentation on the grand bathhouse pavilion at Orchard Beach. This landmark structure, highly recognized for its Modern Classical style and Art Deco details, is unfortunately in deteriorating condition.

Headlines 1/25/12

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STATE OF UNION. Economic Fairness Is Common Sense.

NAVY SEALS RESCUE. Hostages Out Of Danger.

GOP RESPONSE. President Dividing America.

EGYPT ANNIVERSARY. Mubarak Falls.

NYC CRACKDOWN. Public Nuisance.

STATE OF THE UNION

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President Obama had an hour of free TV prime time to debut his first campaign commercial of 2012.

Obama said "What's at stake are not Democratic values or Republican values, but American values. We have to reclaim them." We say what is he waiting for?

OSCAR NOMINATIONS

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An unusual Oscar season finds the following niminations, as “The Artist,” a mostly silent tribute to old Hollywood, and “Hugo,” another bit of film nostalgia, joins “The Descendants,” about life and love in Hawaii, and “Midnight in Paris,” about literary Paris, in scoring an array of major nominations, including those for best picture and best director.

Tune in to learn who are the winners: Sunday 2/26/12 @ 7P

http://oscar.go.com/?CID=SEM_N_OSCARS

WANTED: 600 MILLION GLOBAL JOBS

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The world needs to create 600 million new jobs over the next decade to sustain economic growth and maintain social stability, the United Nations International Labor Organization (ILO) said in its annual report on global employment unveiled today.

According to the report entitled ‘Global Employment Trends 2012: Preventing a deeper jobs crisis,’ the world faces the additional challenge of creating decent jobs for the estimated 900 million workers who subsist on less than $2 a day, most of them in developing countries.

Headlines 1/24/12

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GOP CANDIDATES ATTACK. Romney vs Gingrich Debate.

STATE OF THE UNION. Obama Outlines His Plan.

REPUBLICANS BLAME PRESIDENT. Economy.

IRAQ EXPLOSION. Multiple Deaths/Injured.

OSCAR NOMINATIONS. Released Today.