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The X Files: Elizabeth Acevedo and the Poetry of Young Identity

On February 1, poet Elizabeth Acevedo was performing in the midtown office of Catholic magazine America. She had hopped straight on a bus from her home in Washington, D.C., to make the 7 p.m. event, which was filled to capacity. Acevedo, … Continue reading

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Crown Jewels of the Tenements: Demetrius Oliver’s Ascending Visions

If you’re wandering through one of the city’s old low-horizon neighborhoods, you might glimpse—near the occasional long-dead TV aerial or defunct clothesline pulley—a vent turbine. Silvery-bright, these spherical fans catch any passing breeze and pull hot air out of attics … Continue reading

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New York Plays Itself: Touring the City’s Celluloid History

If you squint hard enough at the Museum of Arts and Design, you can almost make out the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man lumbering up Broadway, across Columbus Circle, toward Central Park West. At least, that’s how it felt on the … Continue reading

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