The Port Townsend Marine Science Center's new Giant Pacific Octopus This story was published in the Port Townsend Leader. She’s friendly, but reserved. She likes to play, but she’s also dignified. She’s a lady, but she also likes to eat fish popsicles. Her name is Eleanora, and she’s a Giant Pacific Octopus. “We’re still getting … Continue reading Meet Eleanora…
It’s the ballerina equivalent of a showdown. For 25 minutes and all three movements of Johannes Sebastian Bach’s “Concerto for Two Violins,” 11 dancers duel in perfect synchronization with the battling tones of the two baroque violins. Eight of the 11 dancers, dressed in pristine white leotards and skirts with their hair pulled back in … Continue reading Putting Your Heart On Stage: NYU Professor Carla Flores Sees Movement and Dance in Everyday Life.
Allison Lichter, the social media editor of The Wall Street Journal, took a break from her busy day to give NYU Journalistic Inquiry a tour of the news hub and answer all of our social media questions. We also got to hear from Ethics Editor Neal Lipschutz, New Jersey Beat Reporter Heather Haddon, and Los … Continue reading Wall Street Journal Tour
Marjorie Mortensen, a 78-year-old vendor at the GreenFlea Market on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, offers much more than the jewelry she has displayed at her booth. She'll trade jokes, give restaurant recommendations, and tell stories about some of the fascinating people she's met being a flea market vendor for 30 years, all while styling some of her costume jewelry and a fun pair of glasses.
The newsroom is a beehive, and while the bright studio sitting center stage might seem like a glaring distraction at first, it soon becomes clear that the filming of the show is merely one part of a larger process.