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Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011

Arts

Pictures from a revolution

Using numerous artistic mediums, Jamaica resident Maxine Townsend-Broderick has learned to immerse herself in art as a way of reliving her past. Most notably, she has done a series of paintings, sculptures and prints of her cousin, Maurice Bishop, a former prime minister of Grenada who was assassinated in 1983, during the Cold War era, when his government was accused of being Communist. Comment
Arts

Slam poet to act, paint on York College stage

“unFRAMED,” the autobiographical one man play by Iyaba Ibo Mandingo, will be performed at York College at noon Feb. 24. This will be its only performance in Queens before it moves on to other points in New York state and, hopefully, a run in Manhattan. The writer spoke to the playwright and Brent Buell, the director, as they took a break from rehearsal in Manhattan. Comment

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