Eight are Great – Following the World’s Elite Film Festivals

Norah Lawlor Picks Her Favorites Industry watchers set your calendars – While there are over 2,000 annual film festivals in the world, only a handful are truly renowned. Attendees have the opportunity to critique each film and gain insight on the latest developments in the industry. These elite festivals also provide access to financing, professional advice, and access to some of the world’s most…

Signed, Sealed, Disaster Delivers

By Rory Winston By the time I went to see Disaster – a (patiche) lampoon that weaves the worst of 70’s music with the worst of 70’s disaster films – hosannas from the best of publications were already emblazoned on the walls of the theatre like those blockbuster quotes that once advertised, well, disaster films…

Events that Matter

By W.A. Muller, Photos by Liam McMullan A Secret Valentine’s Shopping Event Margo Manhattan welcomed guests to her store for a Secret Valentine’s Shopping Event sponsored by Altaneve, a popular Prosecco wine brand. Those in attendance enjoyed champagne, chocolates and the opportunity to preview her jewelry collections on Monday, February 10, 2014. Celebrity guests in…

Big Apple Buzz

By Flo Anthony Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad may have ended their run on Broadway in Romeo and Juliet, but the Shakespeare classic got new life in cinema. The on-stage lovers joined Screenvision for the premiere. National Cinema advertising leader and alternative content provider, Screenvision along with newly formed company Broadway HD (founded by Tony-award…

A Night with Janis Joplin

By John & Jane Meyer A charter member in a dubious club, Janis Joplin is one among a group of rock legends who all died at the age of 27. This list also includes Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, and most recently Amy Winehouse. Janis was a rising star who never lived to see…

Resident Alien

By George Wayne By now you ought to have realized that right about now is the moment to begin planning the perfect spring sojourn and as you would expect yours truly has the perfect Caribbean getaway for you.  It’s one of the last undiscovered gems of the Eastern Caribbean – the pristine, gorgeous and very…

Events That Matter

By W.A. Muller Geraldo Rivera Celebrates the Publication of New Novel Out For Blood: Private Diary of a Gossip Vampire by Mike Walker Geraldo Rivera hosted a book party to celebrate the launch of National Enquirer gossip columnist and #1 New York Times bestselling author Mike Walker’s latest novel, Out For Blood: Private Diary of…

Resident Alien

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By George Wayne

The only succor getting GW through this most harsh and daunting of early New York City winters I have ever experienced in my more than 24 years here as the Resident Alien — my only succor has been fine food. And so this month I have decided to devote all my thoughts on some of GW’s favorite of his very favorite restaurants and salons, some new, some not so new.

Big Apple Buzz

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By Flo Anthony

After a lengthy Christmas holiday in St. Bart, Lauren Silverman, who was impregnated by X-Factor/American Idol mogul Simon Cowell while she was married to another man, has returned to the Big Apple, for the birth of the baby. Sources say the baby boy is expected early this month. Cowell and Silverman have already named the little bundle of joy Eric Cowell. She has two children from her previous marriage………