“These kids are open to all kinds of things,” said Mentoring Coordinator Michelene Jones. “They just want something they can grab onto.” (So please pass this along to your other friends, who might also introduce the kids to great stuff in art, science, literature, business, sports, music, technology, civics, or other realms of knowledge.) A male mentor will be paired with a boy, while a female mentor could be paired with either a boy or girl. Men are in short supply, Jones added.
Work off lunch by walking north to the Lower East Side Tenement Museum (97 Orchard St, between Delancey and Broome), which recreates life in 19th century immigrant New York. It’s best to reserve tickets to the small museum in advance, however, and if you haven’t done so and can’t get in, continue north to the brand new, surprisingly large Ukrainian Museum (222 E. 6th St, between Second and Third Aves) in the East Village, where exhibits range from modern art to folk art.
One of the best treatments for weak or poor eyesight is through the intake foods rich in vitamin A. This type of vitamin is essential for the immune system, skin and eyes to function well. The beta carotene contained in vitamin A is responsible for revitalizing the eye muscles and also aids for the improvement of the eye vision.
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The New York City Ballet opened its fall season at the David H. Koch Theater with a week of Swan Lakes broken only by a trio of new works for the gala on September 19. The version was Peter Martins’s, which, typically, illustrates the choreographer’s adamant conviction that “less is more.” Needless to say, the stubbornly “clean” edition is likely to make a newbie viewer wonder what, indeed, this legendary piece is about.
The 1980s television series 21 Jump Street launched Johnny Depp acting career; Edward Scissorhands, director Tim Burton dark Gothic fairy tale, made him a movie star. But it was Disney Pirates of the Caribbean movies that made him rich. The original film and its sequels grossed about US$4.5 billion in ticket sales.