Jonathan and Fatima’s success story today — car parked outside and apartment whose rent they pay on time and which comfortably houses a growing family — was made possible by the very hard work, and very long hours, of many people, coordinating their assistance among many local social service organizations.
Leonard Quart: Three New York memories
I wanted to leave my parochial Bronx and take greater risks, care less about a secure future, and act out some of the wilder dreams I harbored.
LEONARD QUART: Fighting the good fight against aging
I am not ready to acquiesce, and passively spend my days in virtual reality.
Elaine S. Gunn, 86, of Great Barrington, educator and active church member
Elaine went to NYU, completed her education at North Adams State and became a teacher. She taught third grade at Bryant Elementary School in Great Barrington. She went back to school and earned her M.Ed. at North Adams State.
Art in action: A conversation with Shakespeare & Company’s Kevin Coleman
Shakespeare & Company’s Education Director Kevin Coleman is a 2016 Tony Award Finalist for Excellence in Theatre Education. “Creativity is our birthright. All art gives us insights into ourselves, keys to our own creativity, and theatre adds a natural experience of cooperation,” he notes.
PREVIEW: ‘Ugly Lies the Bone,’ intriguing tragicomedy at Shakespeare & Company
This is a new, exciting work by a young woman who sweeps away easy answers, rejects clichés, and challenges the audience.
LEONARD QUART: Spring comes to New York
One often stumbles on to perceptions about city life by accident, so as I set out one day to do some food shopping, a number of things strike my eye.
LEONARD QUART: City of flux
One wants to see some of the grit and buildings on the Bowery preserved. The street had a distinctive personality, and an aesthetic of its own.