By Rory Winston Although you may have heard the legendary skull allegory, few people today working outside the field of comedy are familiar with the name Del P. Close. Yes, he’s the guy who on his deathbed bequeathed his skull to be used as a credited prop in the Goodman Theater’s upcoming rendition of Hamlet. […]
By W.A. Muller Films on the Green is a free outdoor French film festival produced annually in New York City parks by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, FACE and the City of New York Parks & Recreation Department.
With Columnist Joe Alexander & Photographer Patrick McMullan Angelina Jolie confesses of her new film, “Maleficent has a wicked sense of fun. She enjoys being evil and she revels in it.” Her co-star Elle Fanning admits, “I’d much rather dress like a 5-year-old than a 21 year old.”
My colleagues over at the Confidential column of the New York Daily News are reporting that Solange Knowles’ elevator attack on her brother-in-law Jay Z at a Met Gala after-party in the Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel in the Meatpacking District was ignited because the rap mogul had plans to head to Rihanna’s […]
Sampsa’s Street Art: a genre 70 years in the making By Rory Winston It was in 1944 at the height of the holocaust when a locally renowned actor staged a performance in Budapest’s largest theater – one regularly frequented by Nazi officials and soldiers alike. The event took place just a few weeks after the […]
By W. A. Muller “Ladies Who Lunch for a Cure” Benefitting the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation launches “Ladies Who Lunch for A Cure” on May 6, 2014 at a private East Side landmark residence owned by Dena K. Weiner and David Rozenholc. The event will honor Nicole Miller […]
By W. A. Muller Vaneese Thomas, daughter of R n’ B legend Rufus Thomas will be launching her latest album this June 17th, 2014 with a performance at New York’s The Cutting Room – the venue that has propelled several singers to stardom over the years including Lady Gaga.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch : Theater Review / NY / Broadway / Time : 2014 Spring By Rory Winston What would I be writing if Hedwig and the Angry Inch was the name of a real band rather than the fictitious one in the play of that title? Since suspension of disbelief rarely gets […]
By George Wayne The first thing you notice about the brawny Russian-born mastodon Alex Reznik is his immense barrel chest and the sprawling muscled mass that envelops his broad back and thick neck. If he looks like a personal trainer well, that is because he is. What makes him exemplary and the current talk of […]
By Hillary Latos As Antwerp is known for being a hotbed for new designers, the latest Belgian jewelry line to emerge is Laurence Bruyninckx’s customizable, interchangeable, and stackable engagement rings. As a newly engaged woman, the timing couldn’t be more perfect for this talented young star who just launched the luxurious LX collection.
By W.A. Muller Founded in 1812, New York City Mission Society is one of the most vital human services agencies in the city, providing support for children, youth and adults who live in New York’s most underserved communities. Our programs provide participants with the knowledge and life skills necessary to succeed as independent members of […]
By W.A. Muller The Couture Council of The Museum at FIT, created in 2004, is a membership group dedicated to supporting The Museum at FIT, a specialized museum of fashion. The Couture Council helps make it possible for the museum to mount world-class exhibitions of fashion, to acquire important objects for its permanent collection, and […]
By Joe Alexander When American Ballet Theatre opens its spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House on May 12th, Marcelo Gomes will once again capture the attention and imagination of sophisticated balletomanes from around the world.
By Jane Meyer The Broadway revival of Les Miserables has hit the Imperial Theater on Broadway. For those of you who may have missed the original, have no fear for you haven’t missed a thing! There are musicals and then there are MUSICALS and Les Miz is most assuredly in the latter category. After enjoying […]
By John Meyer Lyndon Baines Johnson is not the first President who comes to mind when you think of a civil rights advocate and champion of the poor. His predecessor, JFK, is in fact the president many Americans might associate with the equal rights movement. However, without LBJ, many of JFK’s wishes for our nation’s […]
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By W. A. Muller The New York Women’s Foundation® (NYWF) is a cross-cultural alliance of women working to improve the lives of women and families in New York City. The New York Women’s Foundation funds women-led, community-based organizations that promote economic security, anti-violence and safety, health, and sexual and reproductive rights.
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By Sergey Gordeev Produced by Joe Alexander Looking at Larissa Savveleiev glued to her cell phone while sipping fresh juice at Fabio Cucina Italiana in midtown, you would not guess that she has revolutionized the way dance schools and companies all over the world discover young talent.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]