Dave Gil de Rubio

In addition to being editor of Massapequa Observer and Hicksville News, 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).

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Preaching The Gospel Of Theater

Broadway and Beyond TV highlights importance of the arts Theater can be a life-changing experience. It’s a message that producer Catherine Schreiber embraces with every fiber of her being. As someone who has been nominated for...

Bringing Bigfoot To The Masses

Man versus nature at center of new Max Brooks novel Bigfoot. Say the name and the reaction you get will range from outright derision with the word hoax being liberally thrown around to people who honestly...

Two Great Tastes That Go Together

Stony Hill release finds G.E. Smith teaming with Philly soul legend If you ask G.E. Smith to describe himself as a musician, he humbly answers, “I’m a bar band guy.” And while there’s truth to this...

G.E. Smith’s Best Bits

The quintessential in-demand sideman, G.E. Smith has played a significant role in the kind of seminal music happenings that make him the musical equivalent of Forrest Gump. Here are a handful of situations that stand...

The Tree From Which The Apple Falls

Siempre, Luis documentary shines light on Lin-Manuel Miranda’s pop When we first meet the subject of the new HBO documentary, Siempre, Luis, he is having a matter-of-fact conversation with his doctor during a 2018 follow-up visit...

The Man Behind The Curtain

Space limitations prevent a list of the myriad accomplishments Luis Miranda, the star of the new HBO documentary Siempre, Luis, has achieved in the public and private sectors that include playing a major role in...

The Horrors Of Early Onset Alzheimer’s

Ice Cream In the Cupboard film reflects disease’s reality According to the Alzheimer’s Association, up to five percent of the more than five million Americans with Alzheimer’s have early-onset familial Alzheimer’s disease (EOFAD). While this disease...

Sasquatch Research

For his new book Devolution, author Max Brooks did a deep dive into a number of books that would be able to give him a handle on credibly writing about the controversial subject that is...

Labor Day Activities During COVID-19

Things to do in an age of social distancing With the pandemic still looming over everyone, finding recreational activities to do while rocking masks and practicing social distancing has become quite a challenge. The following are...

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Tune In To Audiobooks

Crazy drivers, fussy kids and endless traffic can make road trips to see relatives seem like a nightmare, but thankfully, there’s reprieve in audiobooks....

Local Band Has Hart And Soul

Close to 70 people went to the public library in Westbury in July for a free performance from Levittown’s own Hart & Soul Band. Founded in...

Creating College Friendships In The Time Of COVID-19

As many colleges reverse course merely days before they were set to begin in-person instruction, and as some abandon their plans after already having...

Feinstein Institute Grant Funds Fertility Decision Tool

Grant will help female cancer patients to plan for future family-building Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Assistant Professor Catherine Benedict, PhD, has been awarded a...

Panera Offers Free Breakfast To Veterans And Military On Veterans Day

Panera Bread, makers of bread items, soups, salads, sandwiches, pastas and more, announced that its Long Island, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island locations owned...
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