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Harlem – News April 29, 2011

Inside the urban paradise
Inside the urban paradise (New York Post)
In a city filled with attractions and entertainment, Central Park — the emerald jewel of Manhattan — draws more visitors every year than Broadway, the Yankees or the Empire State Building combined, a new study of the park has found.
Mayor’s PlaNYC anticipates growth (New York Post)
Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced updates to his sustainability plan that contains hundreds of initiatives to help the city brace for an increase of more than 1 million residents by 2030 while reducing greenhouse gases and implementing other green measures.

The boy from Harlem, New York, who will protect the Queen at the Royal Wedding (Daily Mail)
The skateboarding, punk-loving boy from Harlem, New York, who will protect the Queen at the Royal Wedding By David Gardner Last updated at 11:06 PM on 28th April 2011 Denton John will have a front row seat for tomorrow’s Royal Wedding – as the only American protecting the Queen.

City Council Eases Alternate Side Parking Rules (WNYC)
The City Council has voted to give New Yorkers a tiny break from alternate side parking rules.

Keith Wright Takes Up Marrow Donors’ Fight (NY Daily News)
Harlem State Assemblyman Keith Wright has a lifesaving bill to promote when the state Legislature returns to Albany next week, our Frank Lombardi reports in his Uptown News column today: The legislators return from a two-week hiatus Monday, and the following day Wright will go to bat for victims of leukemia, sickle cell anemia, lymphoma and other …

9/11 Responders' Generosity Hailed in New Documentary
9/11 Responders’ Generosity Hailed in New Documentary (DNAInfo)
A nationwide aid campaign manned by Sept. 11 recovery workers takes the spotlight in “New York Says Thank You,” a Tribeca Film Festival documentary holding its world premiere Thursday night.

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May 4, 2011: Luis Camnitzer: Las Galerias at El Museo Del Barrio

 

Part of El Museo’s FOCOS series, which highlights groundbreaking, mature, yet underrecognized artists, this traveling retrospective highlights three decades of work by Uruguayan conceptual artist and writer Luis Camnitzer. Born in 1937 in Germany, raised in Uruguay, and working in New York for the past three decades, Camnitzer creates works in a variety of media — including installation, printmaking, drawing and photography — that expose our collective indifference to the violence governments inflict on individuals. A pioneer of conceptual art, Camnitzer critiques current political realities with a perspective informed by his first-hand experience of dictatorships in Latin America.

May 4, 2011: Luis Camnitzer: Las Galerias at El Museo Del Barrio
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 16:28:44 GMT