New Year's Weekend OT
December 31, 2011 7:36 AM - Open Thread - CGar
Wishing a Very Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year to All!


Friday Open Thread
December 30, 2011 8:53 AM - Open Thread - dibs
Has the partying started yet????


Thursday Open Thread
December 29, 2011 8:30 AM - Open Thread - CGar
Revenge of the Dog People, Part II


Wednesday Open Thread
December 28, 2011 8:20 AM - Open Thread - dibs
I got 4 out of 5 Mega numbers for $150.00 If I had the fifth it would be $250,000 and I was off by ONE...it was 43 and I had 42.


Tuesday Open Thread
December 27, 2011 8:17 AM - Open Thread - CGar
Revenge of the Dog People


Weekend OT. 'Twas the night before Christmas...
December 24, 2011 8:04 AM - Open Thread - dibs
GM


Friday Open Thread
December 23, 2011 6:56 AM - Open Thread - BoerumHillScott


Thursday Open Thread
December 22, 2011 6:21 AM - Open Thread - BoerumHillScott


Wednesday Open Thread
December 21, 2011 6:29 AM - Open Thread - BoerumHillScott


MLK Day event at Brooklyn Museum: In MLK’s Footsteps: Education as a Civil Right
December 20, 2011 2:56 PM - Open Thread - rf
I have gone to this event a few times in the past, and it was profound. It's free! And it gets you into the museum for free. But you do have to register.

http://www.wnyc.org/events/wnyc-events/2012/jan/15/mlks-footsteps-education-civil-right/

In MLK’s Footsteps: Education as a Civil Right

Join WNYC’s Brian Lehrer and Jami Floyd, managing editor of The Global Game, for an invigorating afternoon of discussion, performance and personal reminiscence. Singer-songwriter Toshi Reagonperforms live.

Sunday, January 15, 2012
3:00 PM
Tickets: Admission is free, but reservations are necessary.

Seating is first-come, first-served. When the auditorium is full, people will be invited to an overflow room with a live video feed of the event.

This year, WNYC’s annual Martin Luther King Day celebration examines a civil rights battle Dr. King embraced and left for us to finish: equal education for all.

Moderators:

BRIAN LEHRER, host of WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show
JAMI FLOYD, managing editor of The Global Game


Panelists:

CAMI ANDERSON, Superintendent of The Newark Public Schools
FREDRICK C. HARRIS, Professor of Political Science and Director of Columbia University's Center on African-American Politics and Society.
RACHEL MORAN, Dean of the UCLA School of Law
HARVARD SITKOFF, Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire
JOHN A. STOKES, an original plaintiff in the Brown v. Board of Education case
TOURÉ, Journalist and Cultural Critic


Live Performances by

TOSHI REAGON
MANHATTAN COUNTRY SCHOOL

Roberta


Tuesday Open Thread
December 20, 2011 6:48 AM - Open Thread - BoerumHillScott


Holiday Party Loot!
December 19, 2011 2:21 PM - Open Thread - InsertSnappyNameHere
Thanks to everyone who so generously donated gifts for our Good Shepherd Services Holiday Toy Drive. As you can see from the picture, we got a great stash of items to donate. Julie Beck, Development Assistant at Good Shepherd Services, offers a hearty thanks to all those who generously donated this year. And, of course, Cobble and I thank you jackasses, too!