Tuesday

Evacuation Day: New York's Former November Holiday | The New York Public Library

Evacuation Day: New York's Former November Holiday | The New York Public Library:





 ""Evacuation Day" and Washington's Triumphal Entry in New York City, November 25, 1783 . Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division."




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Saturday

Rare Silent Film With Black Cast Makes A Century-Late Debut : Code Switch : NPR

Rare Silent Film With Black Cast Makes A Century-Late Debut : Code Switch : NPR:



"A rare, untitled 1913 silent film is the subject of a new exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The exhibit, 100 Years In Post-Production: Resurrecting A Lost Landmark of Black Film History, tells the story behind the silent film's production.

The film features
Bert Williams, one of the era's famed black entertainers and the first black Broadway star. He performed in blackface on the stage, and does the same in this film, a romantic comedy with a large black cast of actors."



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Thursday

At Hasidic Gottlieb's Restaurant, Start With the Challah, End With Noodle Kugel | Village Voice

At Hasidic Gottlieb's Restaurant, Start With the Challah, End With Noodle Kugel | Village Voice:



"Gottlieb's has been in the same storefront since 1962, when it was opened by Zoltan Gottlieb, a Hungarian immigrant who came to this country after cooking in concentration camps in Germany. The menu has not changed much over the years, and the place specializes in Eastern European staples, like Hungarian goulash and stuffed cabbage, and pastrami and corned beef sandwiches. "We have microwaves now," says third generation owner, Menashe Gottlieb. "Although, we don't ever use them.""





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Wednesday

2014 Margaret Mead Film Festival Trailer





Thursday, October 23 through Sunday, October 26

$10-$15
Call 212-769-5200 to order


The Four-Day Festival Will Screen More Than 40 Films and Feature Forums, Performances, and Lively Parties How do traditions help cultures survive and thrive? The 2014 Margaret Mead Film Festival, themed “Past Forward,” explores how cultural touchstones can serve as important guides for modern life. This year, more than 40 films from 28 countries will focus on how tradition moves cultural values forward while seizing relevance to support contemporary life issues.
Dates:
  • Thursday, October 23, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
  • Friday, October 24, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, October 25, 2014 @ 10:00 am
  • Sunday, October 26, 2014 @ 10:00 am


Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024
American Museum of Natural History
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