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posticon Grounded Marks Return Of Kate Maccluggage To The Kitchen

Arts and Entertainment | Friday, April 12, 2019 | By Lesley Greene Print
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Next up at the Kitchen Theatre Company is Grounded by George Brant, a story that examines family, technology, war, and moral responsibility from a uniquely feminine perspective. Performances of Grounded begin at the Kitchen Theatre Company in the Percy Browning Performance Space on April 21st and run through May 5th. Opening night is Thursday, April 25th.

An unexpected pregnancy ends an ace fighter pilot's career in the sky. Reassigned to operate military drones from a windowless trailer outside Las Vegas, she hunts terrorists by day and returns to her family each night. As the pressure to track a high-profile target mounts, the boundaries begin to blur between the desert in which she lives and the one she patrols half a world away.

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posticon Spring Break Special Programs at the Museum of the Earth

Arts and Entertainment | Friday, April 12, 2019 | By Jim Harper Print
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The Museum of the Earth is open 10 am to 5 pm every day during local school’s Spring Break week, April 15 – 19, with special activities highlighting our wonderful "Survivors: Up Close with Living Fossils" exhibit. On Saturday, April 20, the Museum will be hosting its annual “Dino EGGstravaganza”. All activities are included with the price of admission.

The "Survivors" exhibit touch tank, featuring horseshoe crabs and starfish, will be open Monday (4/15) 11 am - 12 noon, Thursday (4/18) 10 am - 12 noon, and Friday (4/18) 10 am - 12 noon & 3 pm - 4pm. In addition to the touch tank, the Museum’s current special exhibit, "Survivors: Up Close with Living Fossils", features other live examples of plants and animals considered “living fossils” and interactive and informative displays about species seemingly forgotten by time.

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posticon 'An Evening At The Caffe Cino' Pays Homage To 1960s NYC Theatre

Arts and Entertainment | Friday, April 12, 2019 | By Lindsey White Print
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cinoCaffe Cino, 1962. Photo by Brian Merlis. Courtesy of Magie Dominic. Acquired from the NYC LGBTQ Historic Sites Project website.
Considered the birthplace of Off-Off-Broadway—theatre that is more experimental and less commercial than mainstream staged productions—the Caffe Cino was a haven for budding playwrights and performers, as well as for the queer community, in New York's Greenwich Village from 1958–1968. From April 18–20, 2019, "An Evening at the Caffe Cino" pays homage to the historic venue in the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts' Black Box Theatre.

Evolving from its start as an intimate coffeehouse and art gallery, the Caffe Cino became a launchpad for the early careers of playwrights such as Sam Shepard, John Guare, Doric Wilson, Lanford Wilson, Irene Fornes, Robert Patrick, Robert Heide, and William M. Hoffman. "An Evening at the Caffe Cino," conceived, curated, and directed by Cornell Department of Performing and Media Arts PhD student Samuel Blake, will feature four short plays that debuted at the Caffe Cino, including Patrick's Indecent Exposure and Heide's Moon, as well as snippets of archival material.

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posticon Baldwin Vs. Buckley: The Faith Of Our Fathers

Arts and Entertainment | Friday, April 12, 2019 | By Cindy K. Greco Print
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"It comes as a great shock, around the age of five, or six, or seven, to discover that the flag to which you have pledged allegiance, along with everybody else, has not pledged allegiance to you."

It was 1965, and early in the debate, when these mesmerizing words of prominent African-American novelist and essayist James Baldwin rang through the high-ceiling debating hall at England's Cambridge University, to a crowd of more than 700 students. At the invitation of the Cambridge Union Society, a "finishing school" for future British politicians, prelates and jurists, Baldwin and William F. Buckley, then-editor of the National Review, represented opposing sides in the debate motion, "Has the American Dream been achieved at the expense of the American Negro?".

On Thursday, April 18, 2019, Baldwin vs. Buckley: The Faith of Our Fathers, a remix of that famed debate, will be presented for one night only at 7:00 p.m. at the State Theatre of Ithaca in downtown Ithaca, New York. Conceived and arranged by Kyle Bass, The Faith of Our Fathers is directed by Cornell University Department of Performing and Media Arts senior lecturer Godfrey L. Simmons, Jr. and will feature projections created by Dehanza Rogers, an assistant professor at Cornell's Department of Performing and Media Arts. A conversation with Bass will follow the show.

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