• The New York City Ballet
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    THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET Ballet, what exactly is ballet your probably wondering well ballet is a classical dance form characterized by grace and precision of movement and elaborate formal technique, often but not always performed on point by the women dancers. Lincoln Kirstein, a very wealth man, founded the New York City Ballet in 1933 as the American Ballet. He imported George Balanchine to New York that year for the purpose of having an American school company in the best Russian tradition. T...
  • History Of Herman Melville
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    Herman Melville was born in New York City on August 1, 1819. He was the third child of eight. Herman went to school early in New York City. His dad used to travel a lot and used to tell him stories which sparked his love of adventure. His father was always on boats and told stories about the giant waves and the ships breaking like sticks. His father also enjoyed talking about Liverpool also, being that it was one of his father's favorite places to visit. His father was an importer of French goo...
  • Homeless Essay Mentally Ill
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    Homeless Essay One of Mayor Guiliani s promises early in his candidacy was to reduce the homeless population in New York City. He has not achieved his goal. There are 90, 000 people in New York City living on the streets. The number is growing more rapidly. In order to reduce this number, the causes of homelessness must be examined. Three main causes that contribute to homelessness are drugs and alcohol, having been battered, and having a mental illness. First, people who become avid drug and a...
  • New York City Great People Culture
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    New York City is the greatest city on earth. I consider myself lucky for being one of few people to be born here. New York City has a vast amount of diversity and culture. This has given me the opportunity to meet people from all walks of life. For example, if you wanted to explore Chinese culture, you won't need a plane ticket, just a Metro card to go in the subway! I jumped right into the cultural salad bowl since I started school. I live in the Bronx and always love every minute of it. Walk ...
  • Save The Last Dance
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    This movie was off the hook! First of all, these are the type of movies that should be known to mankind. Save the Last Dance, is a blend of love and romance with a little piece of hate crimes, racism, and of course most definitely violence. Well to tell you the truth, most of the people dont like love and romance. Save the Last Dance is a nice blending of a little piece of everything so it can entertain the people with different likes and dislikes. Even the people who dont like these types of mo...
  • Countee Cullen York Poetry Died
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    Countee Cullen was a prominent American poet and was known as the "poster poet" of the 1920 artistic movement called the Harlem Renaissance. The Harlem Renaissance produced the first African American works of literature in the United States. There were many leading figures in the Harlem Renaissance such as James Weldon Johnson, Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, Wallace Thurman and Area Bon temps. Cullen was simply an amazing young man who won many poetry contests throughout New York, published two ...
  • York City Olympics Day People
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    "What we need" Summer Olympics a venue that the world looks forward to every 4 years. Various sports that athletes train hard for day in and day out to achieve the coveted gold medal. An opportunity arises the chance for a given city; "your city" to hold the 2012 summer Olympic games. One dilemma, the city that they might pick is in dire need for psychological and physical uplifting. Is this the right opportunity to do so for the city of New York and try to give new life too much changed city a...
  • Eleanor Roosevelt York First Things
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    Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt was born in New York City on October 11, 1884, daughter of lovely Anna Hall and Elliott Roosevelt, younger brother of Theodore. When her mother died in 1892, the children went to live with Grandmother Hall; her adored father died only two years later. Attending a distinguished school in England gave her, at 15, her first chance to develop self-confidence among other girls. Eleanor married her fifth cousin, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. They became the parent...
  • Big Apple City York Streets
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    The City So Nice They Named It Twice: New York, New York When you associate anything with New York City it is usually the extraordinary buildings that pierce the sky or the congested sidewalks with people desperate to shop in the famous stores in which celebrities dwell. Even with my short visit there I found myself lost within the Big Apple. The voices of the never-ending attractions call out and envelop you in their awe. The streets are filled with an atmosphere that is like a young child on a...
  • Myrtle Beach City York Cost
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    Myrtle Beach vs. New York City Picture a beautiful city surrounded by tall skyscrapers soaring into the clouds and the beautiful statue of liberty standing still on the water. You walk down the street passing hundreds of little shops and restaurants, all the while you are taken a back by the breathtaking beauty of the city that you are gazing upon. Now picture laying on the beach at sunset listening to the ocean waves. The air is crisp and the smell of saltwater is bitter sweet. The locations I'...
  • Pantomime York City
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    This paper is about pantomime, about it's origin, it's people, how it has evolved, and how wonderful it is. Pantomime is a dramatic performance in which a story is told or a theme developed through expressive bodily or facial movement. The origin of pantomime can be traced back to classical farce and the Italian Commedia Dell " arte. Not all pantomime is silent. The completely silent performance of pantomime was invented in Rome. Pantomime is sometimes used to worship. Mime is a short way of sa...
  • Countee Cullen Chronology Poetry Contest
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    1903 Countee Cullen born in Louisville, Kentucky, according to Mrs. Ida Mae Cullen, his widow. (Cullen sometimes claimed New York as his birthplace; still other testimony had it as Baltimore. ) 1918 Adopted by the Reverend and Mrs. Frederick A. Cullen of the Salem Methodist Episcopal Church in Harlem, New York City. Enters DeWitt Clinton High School, New York City. 1922 Enters New York University uptown. 1923 Wins second prize in national Witter Bynner Poetry Contest for undergraduates for "The...
  • Gossip Girl Blair Kids York
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    From this review: 'Nothing I say in this review can bring justice to master storyteller Cecily Von Ziegesar, whose research comes from her own life as an upper east side, New York City teen. She has a reality-based knack for bringing cigarette-and-pot smoking rich kids into three-dimensional color. As naughty as these characters seem on every page, they are revealed to be real kids wanting to fit into accepted, meaningful lives as much as sleek clothes. ." Rich girl Blair Waldorf is about to dis...
  • York City Place Trip Class
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    One place I would like to visit on a class trip New York City is the one place I would very much like to visit on our next class trip. New York City is very large and has lots of exciting and educational activities, such as going to the theater, museums, landmarks and shopping. New York City is located in the state of New York, only 30 minutes to Newark Airport in New Jersey. It makes a perfect place for a class trip. The tourist season runs the entire year, making visiting time flexible. New Y...
  • York City People Year Schools
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    Personal Writing: Living In Both Texas and New York City Where a person was born or raised often plays an important role in their lives. There are often comparisons between a urban civilization to rural civilization. Humans adopt to different environments that would be the most suitable for their style of living. Society as a whole didn't tell us where civilization should take place. Choosing the right place for a living depends on the matters of self preference and comfort. Throughout the last...
  • Cutting The City Half Cut Employees
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    New York City is overpopulated, and the population needs to be cut in half. The first system proposed is called Operation Actually Thought About. Some of the most important fields of employment will receive a break in this plan. Teachers, doctors, lawyers, and politicians will only have their numbers cut by one-third. One-third may not seem like much of a break, but half of the population has to be cut. Citizens in the immediate families of these important employees will also be allowed to stay ...
  • Catcher Diagram Rising Action
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    There are six parts to a plot of a book. These are the exposition, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution. I'm sure there is no set way to diagram "The Catcher in the Rye", but I believe the following is accurate. In the very beginning of "The Catcher in the Rye", we are given some background information on the setting and situation, and of course Holden Caulfield, the protagonist. We learn that Holden attends Pencey Preparatory, an elite college preparatory school in Ag...
  • York City People Cities Schools
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    Personal Writing: Living In Both Texas and New York City Where a person was born or raised often plays an important role in their lives. There are often comparisons between a urban civilization to rural civilization. Humans adopt to different environments that would be the most suitable for their style of living. Society as a whole didn't tell us where civilization should take place. Choosing the right place for a living depends on the matters of self preference and comfort. Throughout the last ...
  • 1927 Lindbergh Flight Charles York
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    10-30-98 Per: 4 Charles A. Lindbergh Charles A. Lindbergh was born on February 4, 1902, in Detroit, and past away in 1974. Lindbergh was an aviator who made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean on May 20-21, 1927. Other pilots had crossed the Atlantic before him. But Lindbergh was the first person to do it alone nonstop. Lindberghs flight suddenly brought him international fame. The press named him Lucky Lindy and the Lone Eagle. Americans and Europeans idolized the young man...
  • Cordero Guzman 2001 York Due City
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    CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND IMMIGRATION When you think of New York you think of so many different people things. This is due to the fact that New York is build up of people from various cultural backgrounds. People immigrate from all parts of the world to the United States, but to them the land of opportunity is New York. This is due to the multi-cultural society New York consists of. People who immigrate from other countries to New York see it as a land of opportunity were they can earn more money a...