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Great Apes  & Griffins

Great Apes & Griffins

At the American Museum of Natural History, you can learn the science behind imaginary creatures in 'Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids' — a glorious new exhibit that takes a scientific approach to legend.

A Mighty Empire, downsized

A Mighty Empire, downsized

As always at a Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) exhibit, computers facilitate the learning.

Six Tips and Tricks for Better Outdoor Photos

Six Tips and Tricks for Better Outdoor Photos

Taking photos of — and with — your child is a great way to save and share your outdoor fun. Here are some tried-and-true tips for photographers of all ages.

Indianapolis: A Charm for Children

Indianapolis: A Charm for Children

More than you’d imagine!

Bringing Back The Arts In Queens

Bringing Back The Arts In Queens

When school districts’ budgets are under-funded, often the first thing to be eliminated is arts education. When that happens, in comes the Center for Arts Education (CAE).

MAD (Music And Drama) ABOUT BOOKS
The Cultured Canine of Avery Fisher Hall

The Cultured Canine of Avery Fisher Hall

When philanthropist and dog enthusiast Karen LeFrak decided to write a book introducing children to the beauty of an orchestra, it was music to the ears of the New York Philharmonic.

'eebee' Talks to Toddlers

'eebee' Talks to Toddlers

'eebee’s adventures', created by New Yorkers, is a new DVD series that is based on the concept “every baby learns by doing.”

Motherhood on Stage

Motherhood on Stage

The trials of motherhood have been turned into novels, poetry, and war stories for friends. But if you are an actress, it is natural to write yourself a play. That is just what Amy Wilson has done, in her one-woman show, Mother Load.

Shame & Neglect

Shame & Neglect

What has become of the sanctity of the library? Am I just a blind devotee to the magic of these places, or have things changed?

Happy Birthday, Jamestown!

Happy Birthday, Jamestown!

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, Virginia, America's first permanent English settlement.

Behind the Curtain

Behind the Curtain

You may have been to these places, but they have special behind the scenes tours.

Big Brother Ed

Big Brother Ed

Former mayor Ed Koch recently collaborated with his sister, Pat, on their second children’s book.

PAVE-ing the Way for Future Artists

PAVE-ing the Way for Future Artists

In today’s climate of ever-shrinking funding for the arts, one need only turn to a city in southern Westchester to understand the power of vision and commitment.

Bourne Identified

Bourne Identified

British choreographer and director Matthew Bourne has adapted Tim Burton’s movie, 'Edward Scissorhands', for the stage. We caught up by email to discuss Edward and other muses.

Curtain up!

Curtain up!

The (almost) new A Class Act also offers New York City kids something unique in its acting classes — the opportunity to train with Broadway professionals.

Lights, camera . . .

Lights, camera . . .

Kids are involved in drama classes throughout the city, but City Lights Youth Theatre occupies a special niche.

Singing for Somers

Singing for Somers

Somers has a star in the making. Meet Kristi Nicole, 15.

Anime: What's Safe for Kids?

Anime: What's Safe for Kids?

Anime (also known as Japanese animation) is not like most cartoons for kids, and care has to be taken when allowing them to view it.

Behind the Bat

Behind the Bat

Yankee games make for great family outings, but their hour-long behind-the-scenes tour adds an extra thrill for young baseball fans (and moms and dads).

Life Imitating Art

Life Imitating Art

The American Museum of Natural History has launched “A Night at the Museum” sleepovers.

The King Has Returned

The King Has Returned

The renowned 'Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs' exhibition has reached its only Northeast destination, and its final stop on the current U.S. tour.

Jolly Holiday

Jolly Holiday

For those parents who bemoan the loss of childhood, the Broadway 'Mary Poppins' is the perfect antidote.

Paradise Found

Paradise Found

The mega Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, Bahamas, satisfies so many needs (except those of the budget traveler) that it seems niggling to criticize anything.

Under the Winter Sky

Under the Winter Sky

Winter is a great time to cozy up under the stars, and there’s a great place to do so right nearby.




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