Friday, September 30, 2022

The new breed at the National Arts Council.

The National Arts Club is a hell of an institution. Founded in 1898 by a veteran New York Times literary critic and housed in...

Catharine Malandrino gives you cameo.

“Could you please check with the store manager?” I asked as the door to Catherine Malandrino’s Soho boutique was firmly shut in my face....

Dossier Journal arrives at Tribeca Grand. And how…

Thursday night, and where dreams could be wagered and snow fell white, pure and delirious. All the tall and languid had retired to the...

Gen Art Finale at the BLVD, that and a celebrity cluster.

It’s Tuesday evening, closing night of the Gen Art 7 Premiers/7 Parties Festival and I am attempting to survive the final screening and after...

Miss Subway Girl: Then and Now.

Beauty. It is the thing that our society craves and rewards. In Fiona Gardner’s upcoming photo exhibit ‘Meet Miss Subway,’ at Rush Gallery we...

The Curious Affairs of Psychotherapy.

I fired my last therapist because of a poorly-photo shopped advertisement in the back of one of those tawdry, overly glossy gay magazines. By...

Faux celebrities. A make believe experiment at GEN ART.

There is nothing more irritating to those of us who love to drink than an open bar at a well-attended event. On a normal...

‘La Didone.’ – A Sci-fi Masterpiece.

There are many things in life that come with diabolical manifestations, repercussions and metaphors, Elizabeth LeCompte’s Wooster Group’s production of ‘Le Didone’ happens to...

Cinema: Reliving Berlin Nights.

Rene can see dead people.  Really, he’s told me so.  He’s always been able to, even in his youth, it’s just that now, well...

The Impossible Collection comes to Assouline.

 “when editors are bored, they drink” said Moran Bar-Kochva, recalling his old days as a journalist, “and then they decide to do some sort of ranking...

Chuck Bass in Colored Lipstick. XOXO. Gossip Girl.

It seems that Chuck’s rainbow is missing a color. Gossip Girl is part of a vast right-wing conspiracy promoting a uniquely Christian agenda. In this...

OAKY Donkey, Get your Fixx at 1 OAK.

Have you ever heard of that dive bar in the East Village that lets you drink all that you can stomach if it’s your...

JOHN WATERS-“Old Chickens Make Good Soup.”

We love the recession. Seriously, it’s great. Why? Because people maddeningly pant around town, tongues hanging loose like rabid wolves, looking to quench their...

Being Broke, Disillusioned and Suicidal Creates Better Art.

One can imagine that living in Berlin during the long period in which city was bisected by two rival, globe-spanning uber-entities – thereby serving...

Gen Art Film Fest Party #1 – The Park becomes a ‘meet market.’.

  Wednesday night at the Park on 10th Ave. kicked off the Gen Art 7 Premiers/7 Parties Festival. For a minute we thought had we...