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Support FIVE SESSIONS The Play

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Support Five Sessions the play. I am glad to be part of this play by Jaime Estades. Play opens this Friday, March 10, at the Julia de Burgos Theater in NYC's El Barrio and runs until March 26. Support independent theater. FIVE SESSIONS: A War in Therapy tackles issues of race, political correctness, class and passion "Five Sessions"  follows a 24-year-old recent Ivy League graduate and therapist, and her first client, a blue-collar political activist. Dealing with tensions of race, political correctness, socioeconomic differences, and passion, the two characters explore each other's personal challenges. Her supervisor's demands and Wall Street boyfriend contribute to their struggles. WHO: " Five Sessions" by playwright Jaime Estades,  a lawyer, social worker, social policy professor at Rutgers University, and cofounder and president of the Latino Leadership Institute, Inc.  Edward Torres,  theater professor at Wesleyan University in Connecticut

Keeping the Stickball Tradition Alive

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These are some of the faces of stickball players and enthusiasts who are keeping the old school NYC street tradition of playing stickball. Today is the 111TH STREET SALSA STREET PARTY AND OLD TIMER'S STICKBALL GAMES in NYC's El Barrio. For more information on this outdoor festival, check out this link at http://www.salsanewyork.com/events/111th-street-salsa-street-party.htm (photos from a stickball event last week by Ismael Nuñez)
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IMG_8624 Originally uploaded by clarisel . Featured photo from the Puerto Rico Sun photo group at flickr by Clarisel On a wall in New York City's gentrifying El Barrio