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FINDING GRACE IN THE CONCERT HALL: LET ME SEE YOUR HANDS!!!

When I write and talk about one subject much more than another, it’s usually about something I am passionate about, it’s because it means something big, something meaningful, something mind-blowing.  As you all know, one of the things I am…

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ARE THERE PORCUPINES IN CUBA? WEEKEND WORDS ON THE POWER OF WORDS FROM ONE PROUD PORCUPINE #USACUBA

ARE THERE PORCUPINES IN CUBA? WEEKEND WORDS ON THE POWER OF WORDS FROM ONE PROUD PORCUPINE Photo courtesy of the African Wildlife Foundation  By Beth Amorosi Today’s lead editorial in the New York Times about the United States breaking the ice…

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FINDING LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS THROUGH THE MAGIC AND MIRACLE OF MUSIC, ESPECIALLY AT CHRISTMAS

Last Christmas, I wrote something inspired by the Winter Solstice and Illumination-themed Myth of Red Salon, http://www.mythofredsalon.com, an extraordinary performing arts ensemble founded by my dear, beautiful and talented musical angel of a friend, crossover artist Sasha Lazard, http://www.sashalazard.com, who…

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THE ROYALS VISIT A VERY ROYAL TOWN IN FULL REGALIA: NYC AT CHRISTMAS

I am so excited about Wills & Kate being in New York for so many reasons, including one very personal one, and another: that I am now involved with a conservation initiative supported by the royal patronage of Prince William…

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IN THE SPIRIT OF CELEBRATING MILESTONES, TRADITIONS & “THE CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS” AT ITS BEST

New York City at Christmas: The Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Since I have recently posted informal mini-reviews/round-ups of the Video Music Awards, the Country Music Awards and the American Music Awards, I seem to now feel obliged (compelled?) to do…

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UNSUNG HEROES: U2 MINUS ONE; HOW ONE PERSON CAN CHANGE THE COURSE OF HISTORY

LIKE U2, TRUE HEROES ARE NEVER “MINUS ONE” One Life: What One Person can do to Change the Course of History Over the course of my father’s career as a hematologic oncologist at @NYULangoneMedicalCenter, he has always shared highlights about…

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GREETINGS FROM MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY: A BACK-TO-SCHOOL BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE TO #BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

SEPTEMBER 20 & 23, 2014 This past week, I had the privilege of hearing Thom Zimny speak about his work as filmmaker, videographer, and film archivist for #BruceSpringsteen with @Backstreets/#Backstreets Editor/Publisher Chris Philips. Organized and hosted by the #FriendsoftheBruceSpringsteenSpecialCollection @MonmouthUniversity,…

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