Shirley Kirsten 
Member since Aug 8, 2009

Grad, NYC HS of Performing Arts, Oberlin Conservatory, NYU (Master of Arts) Piano blogging at http:/ performances at

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Re: “Seymour: An Introduction

Seymour is a good friend of mine. I interviewed him at his Manhattan apartment in 2012 and covered him in my blog numerous times. . The movie is fantastic and inspiring.…

Posted by Shirley Kirsten on 03/17/2015 at 11:48 PM

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Re: “In the 15th Assembly District, Six Candidates Appear to Have a Shot at the Top Two Spots

Why no mention of SB562--Single Payer CA. Wicks has NOT come out for. She is backed by OPPOSING, corporate lobbyist, Howard Dean. Follow the money. This is a candidate who is capitalizing on her past fundraising-- has no elected office experience, and is CASHING in on favors to DEMS who have received $$$ support. She's also a Charter School backer- receiving money from pro-charter school lobbyists. My vote has been cast, and not for Wicks. Yes, she's an outsider driving her campaign with big $$$$!!! AD 15 deserves better!

Posted by Shirley Kirsten on 05/17/2018 at 7:59 AM

Re: “'Joy' Is as Entertaining as a Household Chore

I hope I'm logged in. I can't agree with your review. I thought the movie had depth and therefore would have benefitted from deeper layers of analysis, instead of teasing, sardonic one-liners. I strongly recommend the Times Talks interview of Lawrence and David O. Russell, by Maureen Dowd,

Posted by Shirley Kirsten on 12/30/2015 at 2:34 PM

Re: “Seymour: An Introduction

I saw it at Landmark Albany Twin and was moved beyond words. GO! a.s.a.p.…

Posted by Shirley Kirsten on 03/22/2015 at 1:03 PM

Re: “Eleanor Roosevelt's Great Lesbian Love Affair

Let's hope the run is extended at the Berkeley City Club. A second wind on the East Coast would be even better!

Posted by Shirley Kirsten on 01/22/2015 at 8:56 AM

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