Airforce

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum – The Beginning & Now

Posted August 5, 2012 by Len Rapoport

Article from the USS Intrepid, Photos Courtesy of Intrepid Museum Archives and Len Rapoport According to the Department of the Navy, Naval Historical Center, the USS Intrepid began as 27,100-ton Essex class aircraft carrier built in Newport News, Virginia. She was commissioned in August 1943, and operated in support of the Kwajalein invasion from January […]

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Concert

Serene Moon Concert by Jiaoyue Lyu: Guqin Recital at Weill Recital Hall

Posted June 6, 2014 by Ellen Gilmer

Jiaoyue Lyu, an accomplished Guqin artist and pianist, performed a Guqin concert of exquisite beauty, sensitivity and fine art on June 2nd, 2014, at Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, in New York City. Having studied and played piano since the age of four, she has won numerous awards in competitions throughout China and the world as a pianist. Jiaoyue Lyu performed a program of poetic instrumental selections as well as some pieces with vocal parts. The program included solo pieces along with numbers played by the ensemble, which included the excellent and versatile musicians Zhou Yi, playing pipa, Miao Yimin, playing dizi and other woodwind instruments and Shih-Hua (Judy) Yeh, playing Guqin. Attending a concert of Serene Moon, a beautifully sensitive and mesmerizing virtuoso Guqin performance by Jiaoyue Lyu and her acclaimed ensemble of musicians—all Chinese instrument players of ultimate quality and accomplishment—is a breathtaking and enlightening experience not to be missed.

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Columbus Day

Columbus Day Parade 2018 – Great Day For A Parade

Posted October 8, 2018 by Len Rapoport

Article, Photos: Len Rapoport Columbus Day Parade Oct. 8, 2018 – 74th Year The Columbus Day Parade is one of my favorites.  October has been cold and wet over the years, luckily this year, it was a beautiful sunny day.  This parade is billed as the world’s largest celebration of Italian-American culture.  The parade marched […]

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Entertainment

In 1987 Movie Tee’s Creates A Nightmare On Elm Street 3D Viewer Promo

Posted June 11, 2012 by Len Rapoport

There has been a great interest in horror movies over the years, but none has gained a cult following as the Nightmare on Elm Street series. From Wikipedia I am reprinting their story on the Nightmare Franchise to give you some insight into this phenomena. A Nightmare on Elm Street is an American horror franchise that consists of nine slasher films, […]

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Concert

Premiere Concert of the Ars Longa Quire – A Generous Gift of Celebration in Song

Posted March 17, 2013 by Ellen Gilmer

The premiere concert of the Ars Longa Quire at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Huntington, Long Island, NY, at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, January 13th, 2013, was a beautifully presented and performed program of uniquely combined choral selections. At once in contrast to and complementary of one another, the vocal works included revealed the individual expertise of each singer as well as a subtly refined precision of vocal blending and tonal quality unity. At times, the lilting swell of the glorious choral mix rose to fill the sanctuary, reverberating from the distant architectural heights of the arched English Gothic style ceiling above. Whenever called for by the music, however, the choir members joined to produce a concise, singular note in perfect unison and expertly achieved sotto voce.

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Culture & Art

NYC Easter Parade 2016 – Way Over The Top

Posted March 28, 2016 by Len Rapoport

Len Rapoport, IPA President covers New York City’s Easter Day Parade 2014. With a beautiful slide show of the beautiful Faberge Big Egg Hunt exhibit at Rockefeller Center, Len takes us on a photo tour of the parade, the people and the art. Watch the beautiful slide show that shows over 70 of the designer and artists egg creations and some of the energy and people strolling down 5th Avenue.

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Automotive

2013 New York International Auto Show – Introducing The Mercedes CLA 45 AMG

Posted April 1, 2013 by Len Rapoport

Len Rapoport, IPA’s President gives us a view of the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The video and article will show you some of the hottest new cars to hit the market for 2014 and some currently available at local dealers. A must read article and entertaining video.

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Museums

Human, Soul and Machine Exhibit at AVAM 2013

Posted October 16, 2013 by John Soule

AVAM’s newest exhibition takes on its most complex subject yet: examining the rapid and ever-increasing impact of artificial intelligence, robotics, nanotechnology, genetics, 3D printing and Big Data on nearly every aspect of human life.

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Entertainment

Eddie Murphy To Host 84TH ACADEMY AWARDS®

Posted September 6, 2011 by pressrelease

Beverly Hills, CA – Oscar® nominee Eddie Murphy, whose performing career spans movies, television and the stage, will host this year’s Academy Awards show on Sunday, February 26, 2012, telecast producers Brett Ratner and Don Mischer announced today. This will be Murphy’s first hosting stint on the Oscars®. “Eddie is a comedic genius, one of […]

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