Baseball Fans Celebrate Jackie Robinson NO. 42, April 15th
Apr15

Baseball Fans Celebrate Jackie Robinson NO. 42, April 15th

I was and am a baseball fan because of 42. Jackie Robinson Day is April 15. All major league players will wear NO 42 on this day. It signals the impact that Jackie Robinson had on baseball as a player and as the first Negro to play in major league baseball. His story is as relevant today as it was in 1947. His talent and his personality lifted baseball and the country on its march to equality. The movie “42” is now playing on the big...

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Standard of Living – and the photojournalists
Oct19

Standard of Living – and the photojournalists

When the government plays a role to raise the weak and underprivileged it’s typically due to a call to action.  In the past, the call came from a single frame – the photograph. During the mid-1930s, Margaret Bourke-White, like Dorothea Lange, and Arthur Rothstein , photographed drought victims of the Dust Bowl. Bourke-White turned her camera to the southern part of the United States as she and her husband, Ernest Caldwell...

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‘Ordinary Miracles-The Photo League’s New York”
May11

‘Ordinary Miracles-The Photo League’s New York”

The newly released film “Ordinary Miracles-The Photo League’s New York” produced and directed by Daniel Allentuck and Nina Rosenblum with contributing producer, Mary Engel, is a documentary film about the importance of the New York Photo League to the historical legacy and social conscience of New York starting in the late 20s. Relaunched in 1936, iconic League photographers are presented with hundreds of their most...

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Star Making Moments
Feb06

Star Making Moments

As Valentines hits us in full swing, Hollywood and Lincoln Center are revving up their own Superbowls. This weekend’s Superbowl demonstrated how one extremely dedicated, provocative and sensational person, Madonna, can almost steal the show. From the urban beats of Tebows’ Cherry Creek North to the 50 yard line at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, the half time show featuring Madonna exhilarated fans similar to how the...

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