Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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Authentic Message or Gaga Flair?

There are a lot of musical mini-sensations around these days, but it is hard to see which of them, if any, is blessed with...

Annabel Vartanian: Navigating the Fame Game.

You may have read about her on Page 6 of The NYPost - overblown stories concerning her involvement in NYC nightlife, her reported anorexia...

352 Bowery Luxury Living and Gallery 151 Dance Co go Green.

A wall of glass encases the face of 352 Bowery and peering in from the sidewalk, scantily clad twenty some things of downtown Manhattan...

Semi Precious Weapons- ‘Bite Down.’

It’s a Saturday night and I’m looking at the screaming kid with the ‘Suzi Quatro/ Adam Ant’ make up and blonde white mohawk. Looking...

Patti Smith belts it out for the American Folk Art Museum at Espace.

This past Saturday I had the sheer pleasure of being entertained, nay mesmerized by the immortal Patti Smith who with her...

Valerie Geffner shocks Fixx.

It’s Thursday night, I’m underneath The Mercer awaiting a performance by Valerie Geffner and there is hardly any room to move. Unfortunately, there...

Atarah Valentine.Caught between darkness and lightness.

Coming to watch Atarah Valentine sing is like coming to watch theater. A Chekhov production with pathos, unrequited love, whirling vignettes, the wailing of...

Players Give Lifetime Achievement Award To Kevin Spacey

It’s said you can judge a man by the company he keeps. Acting/Producing/Directing juggernaut Kevin Spacey keeps very good company indeed. Monday night saw Spacey receive...

If only Frank Zappa had sounded like Electric Black…

A lot of bands begin their journey haphazardly enough, perhaps inviting a few acquaintances to their first gig and putting up inscrutable fliers here...

Molly Crabapple Feasts us on the Erotic, Burlesque and Victorian.

In an era where we are surrounded by the massive hordes of fans who rush to the nearest Barnes and Noble to obtain a...

The Midtown International Theatre Festival Skims the Sky’s Surface.

The Midtown International Theatre Festival celebrated its tenth anniversary season at the Bleecker Street Theatre, yesterday Sunday, June 28. On the cobblestone corner of...

Dennis Hopper; My Goddamn Tribute To A Legend

Dennis Hopper dead: An actor remembered for a trailblazing career that challenged character roles and Hollywood perceptions and bravado. It has to be said, we’ve...

John Berring, HK Famous pop star: ‘Meet Me in Hell’

Making their foray into the entertainment world is Texan import, John Berring, a musical theater major who since relocating to NYC’s Hell Kitchen has...

Serious Moonlight- a very serious affair!

Adrienne Shelly was a minor but beloved Hollywood presence until her life was tragically ended in 2006, so it is fitting that so many...

‘Ladylike,’ Swedish babes sing as sweet as they look.

Louise Tomassino, Miranda Hortlund, Isabelle Filling and Valerie Wigardt are the four Swedish “Euro-Class” babes who make up Swedish pop band “Ladylike”.  Based in...