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    New York Thought: Smart Things to Do in NYC This Weekend

    Vintage taverns, justice and It's a Wonderful Life, and a Billy Strayhorn commemoration highlight our picks for the best smart things to do in NYC this weekend. Read more »
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    New York Thought: Smart Things to Do in NYC This Week

    New York's disappearing storefronts, an (uns)silent film night, and why we fall for conspiracy theories highlight our picks for the smart things to do in NYC this week. Read more »
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    Made in America

    Troy Segal

    As Thanksgiving—America’s very own holiday—looms, let’s stuff ourselves with knowledge about our national heritage. Here’s a feast of upcoming talks, shows and celebrations all dealing with U.S. icons and institutions, social issues and celebrities. Read more »
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    What’s Cookin’: Food Talks and Events in New York City

    By Troy Segal

    The holiday season in general, and Thanksgiving in particular, turns our thoughts to feasting. Whether you like to cook, or just love to eat, here’s a banquet of food-themed tours, activities, and talks around NYC, guaranteed to stimulate the intellectual (as well as the literal) appetite. Read more »
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    Art Parties: Live Music and More at NYC Museums

    By Troy Segal

    Think art institutes and museums are always solemn, silent places? Au contraire. With music and (often) ample libations, many New York museums turn art viewing into party time. Here are our keynotes for special nights at the museums featuring live music and more. Read more »

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Sayed Kashua

Sayed Kashua discusses his new book, Native: Dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian Life, a selection of essays from his widely popular Haaretz column that explores, with intimacy, apprehension and satirical wit, the contradictions of modern Israel and the nuances of everyday family life.