Dave Gil de Rubio

In addition to being editor of theNassau Observer, Dave Gil de Rubio is a regular contributor to Long Island Weekly, specializing in music and sports features. He has won several awards for writing from Press Club of Long Island (PCLI), New York Press Association (NYPA) and Fair Media Council (FMC).

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Adelphi Goes InsideOut With The Massapequa Philharmonic

Consider David Bernard to be the Johnny Appleseed of classical music. Given his role as conductor of the Massapequa Philharmonic, a position he’s held for six years, it comes as no surprise. The zeal he...

Psychedelic Furs Return With First New Album In Three Decades

With the release of last year’s Made of Rain, it was officially 29 years in the making of a follow-up for the Psychedelic Furs’ seventh studio album, 1991’s World Outside. During that time, grunge and...

Tim Butler Of The Psychedelic Furs’ Fave Bassists

What’s old is new again. So it goes with the Psychedelic Furs. While the band’s name may sound strange to anyone who wasn’t tuning into WLIR back in the ‘80s, the Furs managed a major...

Hector Elizondo Is All About Trying To B Positive

A consummate character actor, Hector Elizondo has been plying his trade for nearly 60 years, appearing on stage and racking up roughly 157 credits in film and on television. Along the way, the 85-year-old's experiences...

The Oscar For Best Picture Goes To…

This year’s array of Best Picture nominations include reboots (Nightmare Alley, Dune, West Side Story), first-time adaptations of both novels (The Power of the Dog) and short stories (Drive My Car), coming-of-age-films (Belfast, Licorice Pizza)...

David Broza’s Fave Singer-Songwriters

For someone who grew up in a musical household in Haifa where famous names like Harry Belafonte, Pete Seeger and Odetta came by to see his folk singer mom, David Broza was a reluctant bard...

Santana Sparks Creative Fire With Blessings And Miracles

When Carlos Santana released 1999’s Supernatural, the then newly-inducted Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s eighteenth studio album, it represented the Mexican native’s commercial pinnacle thanks to a handful of hit singles and an array...

How Companions in Courage Keeps Hope Alive

Nonprofit provides inspiration for children’s hospital patients When NHL Hall of Famer Pat LaFontaine founded Companions in Courage (CiC) following his 1997 retirement, it was with the goal of creating a foundation to raise funds to...

Rita Moreno Goes For It

In New American Masters Documentary You would think in an entertainment career spanning 70-plus years, someone would have had the bright idea of shooting a documentary about the indefatigable Rita Moreno. After all, she is in...

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5k Run To Benefit Stepping Stones Lighthouse Set For October 14

The Town of North Hempstead is proud to partner with the Great Neck Park District and the Great Neck Historical Society for the Annual...

Senior Digest—Full Issue—August 16, 2017

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Mother Cabrini Italian Feast

Through September 1 Brentwood Mother Cabrini Italian Feast @ LIE Exit 53 Wick Road. Free. Saturday, 4-11 p.m.; Sunday. 4-11 p.m.; Monday, 4-11 p.m. http://mothercabrinifeast.org This slice of Little Italy...

Making Magic On Broadway: Al Pacino And His Love Affair With The Theater

One of the greatest American actors, Al Pacino’s greatest love has always been live theater, a place where he found a home early on....

Living With Chronic Disease

I’ve written candidly in this space about living with a blood cancer, Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, since 2010. According to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, almost 180,000...
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