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Cynthia v. Vera

BY JULIE RAISCHE
The Atlantic Theater Company’s staging of The New York Idea left me with a far different impression of the characters than the reading we did in class. After reading the original with its overbearing stage directions …


Old Town

BY CHANI GATTO-BRADSHAW
The bar looked out of place – rightly so, it’s been around since 1892 and its authenticity is evident. The outside paneled glass is a hundred years old, the décor is made up of wood siding, ancient tiles and posters from the early 90s …


Why build on empty land when you can build on water?

BY IMAN BADWAN
When I first moved into Abu Dhabi, I found it astounding how a desert turned into such a large city, a city that even had greenery. That was my impression in the 90s, when the landmark of the Corniche was the volcano fountain …


La Voice del Opera

BY AYAZ KAMALOV
To hear something is really great ability for everybody. We hear and listen to different things: sounds, noises… music. Music – what is it? A combination of notes, 12 of them …


Mission New York

BY USAMA HUSSAIN
My first two days in New York have been a whirlwind but in New York it’s business as usual …


reporting on the bagel, from new york city

BY SORA YANG
the city that never sleeps. or was that tokyo…?fashionable people, so i’ve been told. like paris…? lots, and lots, and lots of people. (not as many as china) and bagels. i had my first-ever bagel today, my first ever meal, from dunkin’ donuts. …