Arts + Education = Educational excellence

This week has been designated by Congressional resolution as Arts In Education Week. For these seven days we will celebrate the powerful influences of dance, music, theatre, and visual art in the lives of students, as well as their larger communities. The good news is, there is a lot to celebrate.

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Marvel(lous) literary criticism amid the broken limbs

Hi, everyone. I made the mistake of offering to write some columns for Nick. Now he has made the mistake of accepting the offer. So, I thought I’d start with something I actually know a little about — constructing a plot to tell a story. So, I might as well cause a kerfluffle right off the bat to tell you that the Marvel universe of movies is beginning to irritate me, and most especially the latest installment, “Infinity War.”

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'Nuncrackers' showcases uproarious lead-in to Christmas season

The Little Sisters of Hoboken have a TV special in mind. And from that concept, the hysterical story of ‘Nuncrackers’ was born. ‘Nuncrackers’ — a dinner theater production of the Summit Theatre Group — is the story of an inaugural special put on through cable access television.

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