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November 21, 2011

Beethoven: More Than Just a Ringtone

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On the long journey up the stairs at Carnegie Hall i got to thinking there wasn’t much about Beethoven i knew, besides that his first name was Ludwig.  As i got to my seat next to Nick i couldn’t help but feel squished. Suddenly the music started and I was transported into the music forgetting […]

November 6, 2011

The Hidden Art

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When watching the Tokyo String Quartet I couldn’t help but look around at the people in the audience.  Half the people had their eyes closed and were just listening to the sounds.  I genuinely think that these people were missing out on most of the performance.  The things that struck me the most were the […]

September 26, 2011

The Wonder(ous) Wheel

Filed under: Site Creative,Site Observations — samueljenk @ 3:01 pm  Tagged

August 23rd was the day.  The day I finally had the courage to do it. My name is Dennis Karishnakov and I am 12 years old.  I live in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn, at 1401 Surf Avenue, Apartment 4A with my grandmother, parents, sister and brother.  I go to school at IS 139 […]

My Trips to Coney Island and The High Line

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There are two New York City landmarks that stand out as creations of their time and neighborhood.  As a class assignment, we were asked to visit these two sites, Coney Island and the New York City Highline.  Both provide recreation different ways.  The High Line started as an abandoned railroad track and was repurposed as […]

September 16, 2011

FTW

Filed under: Reviews — samueljenk @ 4:49 pm  Tagged

This past Thursday night we were all privileged enough to see the documentary titled “Facing The Waves.” It told us the story of the Von Dutch co-founder Bobby Vaughn, his recent struggles and how he plans on “bouncing back” from those struggles. The main controversy that surrounded Vaughn was the justified homicide charge against him […]

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