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Headlines 9/29/11

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/29/2011 - 09:47
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NEW ALABAMA LAW TAKES EFFECT. Tough on Illegal Immigrants.

DOMESTIC TERROR ARREST. Massachusetts College Graduate.

SUPREME COURT MAY RULE ON HEALTH CARE. 26 States Wait.

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL. 4 Team Comeback Ends in Hours.

CITY ISLAND DOCTOR. Busted For Selling Pot From Home.

HEBREW CALENDAR YEAR 5772. Happy Rosh Hashanah.

Downtown Urban Theater Festival (DUTF)

Submitted by ub on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 22:37

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival (DUTF) is currently accepting submissions for its 10th Anniversary season to be held at the Here Arts Center in SoHo, NYC March 14- 31, 2012.

LAUGH and SMILE

Submitted by ub on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 21:09

Every day a child laughs 300 times a day and by the time we reach

adulthood, we laugh only 15. It's a shame, because a minute of

laughter equals 45 minutes of relaxation, laughter also

moves more than 400 muscles, laughing releases endorphins

the brain's natural sedative that achieves similar effects

those of an analgesic. Laughter also stimulates the spleen,

eliminates toxins, lubricates and cleanses the eyes, vibrates the

head clears your nose and ears, helps digestion and

reduces fatty acids ... So get ready to laugh as much as possible!

;-)

COMMEMORATING "THE ANNE HUTCHINSON YEAR"

Submitted by ub on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 20:52

NEW CALENDAR for “THE ANNE HUTCHINSON YEAR”

Watch for up-coming events now through December, the last month of the “AHY”!

· SUNDAY, September 25: Visit “The Anne Hutchinson Year” table at the Native American Festival, Pelham Bay Park

Noon - 4pm - Get AMH biography, old maps, other info about Anne & the Siwanoys 718-430-1890 Free

A MESSAGE FROM NY STATE SENATOR KLEIN

Submitted by ub on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 20:01

Bullying is no longer confined to the playground. It now can be piped into their homes via the Internet, onto the phones they carry in their pockets and magnified a thousand fold by social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.

This constant harassment is called cyberbullying. The National Crime Prevention Council reports that 43 % of all teens in the U.S. have been subjected to it.

And, sadly, it has proven to be deadly.

Bartow Pell Mansion Museum

Submitted by ub on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 19:53

Historic Wheels Rally for Historic House

Sunday, October 2car rally
1-3 p.m.

Join us for a fun fall afternoon and support Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum!

Antique, classic, and unique cars are invited to rally to benefit BPMM. Join the procession through Pelham, bring a picnic, and see and be seen in your wheels in front of the mansion. Afterwards, enjoy a guided tour of the house on us.

Call for details.

Cost $30 donation per car Registration required. 718.885.1461 info@bpmm.org

First Friday! Music + Bronx Seaside Trolley

NYBG

Submitted by ub on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:21

Pumpkin sculptures of spooky scarecrows, frightening spiders, sneaky snakes, and more designed by artist Michael Natiello await discovery at every turn in the Everett Children Adventure Garden. Youngsters play inside a "gourd-geous" Pumpkin House, put on a scary show at the Pumpkin Puppet Theater, have a "hoot" finding out what owls eat by dissecting pellets, and look for wiggly worms under a rotting log. Kids of all ages are encouraged to wear scary costumes for daily parades through the Adventure Garden. Get your tickets.
Creepy Creatures Weekend

PICTURE THIS... BEFORE AND AFTER

Submitted by ub on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 14:02
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LANDMARK The great old movie houses of the past have largely been carved up, torn down, or turned into something completely different. As a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and restoration of one of few surviving – and still operating – single-screen theaters, we work to ensure that the 90-year-old Pelham Picture House will continue to entertain audiences for generations to come. More details

CITG SEEKS SM

Submitted by ub on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 11:29

The CITG is looking for a stage manager for it's upcoming production of Arthur Miller's The Crucible.

Stage managers are responsible for:

• Arrive to rehearsals and performances early to open theater/office
• Keep an updated contact sheet and rehearsal schedule; call any actor who is late for rehearsal
• Maintaining order in rehearsals, keeping things running smoothly, insuring that people are where they need to be at the appropriate time, prompting when actors are off-book and need a line, taking line notes
• Keeping notes about props, costumes, blocking, and such

Savor The Bronx!

Submitted by ub on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 10:21

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., in conjunction with the New York State Restaurant Association, will present Savor The Bronx!, the borough’s first restaurant week from Tuesday, November 1 to Sunday, November 13th.

The event, produced by the Bronx Tourism Council and co-hosted by the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (BOEDC) and the Bronx Chamber of Commerce, will showcase the borough’s best eateries. They’ll offer special values and discounts like prix fixe 3-course meals, complimentary coffee and dessert, or 20% off the check.