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9/11 opera “Between Worlds” envisages what happened inside the tower

Nick Drake, Independent UK  NOTE – Nick Drake is the librettist of Between Worlds To learn more, please visit ENO. We all remember where we were on 9/11. The planes that flew into the twin towers of the World Trade Center blew a hole in the heart of the world. That day it seemed as […]

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9/11 Museum’s ‘entertainment’ award angers some victims’ families

Susan Edelman New York Post The 9/11 Museum won an award for “themed entertainment” during a ceremony at Disneyland — enraging some victims’ families who complain museum officials have made a mockery of Ground Zero. The Themed Entertainment Association on Saturday honored it with the award for “Extraordinary Cultural Achievement” at its 21st annual Thea […]

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Obituary – Gerard Varlotta, helped build the World Trade Center

Adam Lidgett The Island Now Great Neck resident Gerard Varlotta always wanted more out of life – for his children, for his wife and for himself. “I couldn’t imagine having a better father,” Varlotta’s son, also named Gerard, said of his father who died Feb. 27 at age 87 of natural causes. “He wanted more […]

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