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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Arts & Culture

Fall Festivals, Leaf Peeping, Classes for Kids and Adults, and More

Delight in fall foliage, autumn festivals, classes for children and adults, and more at Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) this season. Through September, colorful flowers in the Annual Border, Shakespeare Garden, and Fragrance Garden, giant hibiscuses in the Shelby White and Leon Levy Water Garden, and native wildflowers in the Native Flora Garden and other areas continue to display their blooms. As the weather cools in October and November, brilliant fall foliage returns to BBG. New Yorkers don’t need to travel far to witness the dramatic show of colorful leaves throughout the Garden.

Chile Pepper Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary on Sunday, October 1, with a day

“A wonderful fact to reflect upon…when I enter a great city by night, that every one of those darkly clustered houses encloses its own secret,” Charles Dickens muses in the 19th-century classic, “A Tale of Two Cities.” The same contemplative voyeurism inspires Israeli author Eshkol Nevo’s popular novel, “Three Floors Up,” which becomes available in English this October.

Behind the cold, steel-reinforced doors that separate the living spaces in an Israeli apartment high-rise, three loosely

Almost a century ago, President Woodrow Wilson watched approvingly as the title card appeared on the screen, "The former enemies of North and South are united again in defense of their Aryan birthright."

Birth of a Nation was the first movie to play inside the White House. Many credit the film, based on the novel The Clansman, with reviving the KKK and exporting it from New Jersey to Oregon. 

Woodrow Wilson was the first modern progressive Democrat in the White House. The road to the

A festival of ideas and insight from the past for the present

The Leo Baeck Institute (LBI), a New York-based research library and archive that preserves millions of papers and books saved by German and Austrian Jewish refugees from the Nazis, will present a series of seven programs that mine the remarkable history of German-speaking Jewry for insight into present-day concerns ranging from gay rights to the Trump presidency. German-Jewish History in the Now: A festival of ideas and insight

“Heroes of the Holocaust” Exhibit for LI Tolerance Center

The Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County (HMTC) will showcase a special exhibition by 3D pop artist Charles Fazzino entitled “The Heroes of the Holocaust,” in its museum from October 22 through December 8, 2017. HMTC is located on Welwyn Preserve, 100 Crescent Beach Road, Glen Cove, NY. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 12 noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sunday and holidays.

The exhibition