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April 16, 2015 by admin

Just Kids from the Bronx

Arlene Alda discusses her new book Just Kids from the Bronx: Telling It the Way It Was at the 82nd Street Barnes and Noble. A special invitation is extended to teachers in celebration of Educator Appreciation Week. Ms. Alda will be joined by her husband author/director/actor, Alan Alda. The event begins at 7 p.m. More info…

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April 15, 2015 by admin

Hiding & Seeking: Faith and Tolerance After the Holocaust

Oren Rudavasky’s award-winning documentary about hope for the future  and tolerance for the “other” will be shown tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Jewish Theological Seminary. Mr. Rudavasky will be present to discuss the film. Eric A. Goldman, president of Ergo Media and adjunct professor of cinema at Yeshiva University will provide an introduction and commentary….

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April 14, 2015 by admin

The Words That Fit

Fans of Mad* magazine may remember that publication’s parodic motto “All the words that fit, we print.” As westsidewriter has discovered since starting this blog, including all the words that are fit for a UWS book lover’s consumption is a tall order–especially doing so in a timely way. While WestSideWords goes through some growing pains, we’re…

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