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Heathers: The Musical at New World Stages | Broadway review

Heathers: The Musical at New World Stages
BROADWAY REVIEW

The brand new New York musical Heathers, based on the cult 1989 dark comedy of the same name, manages to cover most of the important moments of the film – no details spared. The murder of ultimate popular girl Heathers Chandler in [read more]

Rocky: the Musical at the Winter Garden | Theater review

Rocky: the Musical at the Winter Garden | Theater review

The iconic story of small-time South Philly boxer turned local hero, Rocky Balboa, is brought back to life in this dazzling, high-tech musical adaptation that packs a whole lotta punches.   Directed by two-time Tony Award-winner, Alex [read more]

Machinal at the American Airlines | Theater review

Machinal at the American Airlines | Theater review

Last night actress Rebecca Hall and the Roundabout Theater Company previewed Sophie Treadwell’s 1928 play Machinal at New York City’s American Airlines Theater. Since its induction in 1965, the Roundabout Theater has [read more]

NYC: 5 best Christmas markets 2013

NYC: 5 best Christmas markets 2013

It’s Christmas time in the Big Apple, which means shops are packed, sleigh bells ring from Central Park carriages, and inhabitants range from Santa to Scrooge. With the holiday just around the corner, here are New York City’s 5 best [read more]

NYC: 5 independent bookstores to visit for Christmas 2013

NYC: 5 independent bookstores to visit for Christmas 2013

East Village Books  East Village Books is the quintessential New York bookshop – tiny, low ceilings, full of eclectic and entertaining reads. Located in the heart of East Village, this little used book store specializes in classic [read more]

The Night Alive at the Linda Gross | Theater review

The Night Alive at the Linda Gross | Theater review

Conor McPherson’s latest theater piece The Night Alive opens this Thursday at the Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater in New York City’s Chelsea District. Founded in 1985 by renowned director David Mamet [read more]

National Book Awards ceremony 2013

National Book Awards ceremony 2013

Literary fans and press crowded the Cipriani Ballroom on Wednesday night for the 84th annual National Book Awards. Located on Wall Street in Manhattan, literature’s bright stars and leading figures were in attendance for the [read more]

National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 2013

National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 2013

The National Book Awards Week opened last Monday night with 5 Under 35 at the powerHOUSE Arena in DUMBO, Brooklyn. The event, now in its eighth year, honors five young fiction writers selected by past National Book Award winners and [read more]

VH1 host You Oughta Know concert at Roseland Ballroom

VH1 host You Oughta Know concert at Roseland Ballroom

Last night VH1 filled New York City’s Roseland Ballroom for the inaugural You Oughta Know series live concert. The franchise, started in 2005 with the intention of highlighting up-and-coming artists, has spotlighted such acts as [read more]

Concert review: My Morning Jacket at Capitol Theatre

Concert review: My Morning Jacket at Capitol Theatre

When My Morning Jacket come to town you know where the place to be is, and last night it was at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY, where the band played the first of three sold-out shows at the venue. My Morning Jacket has set off on [read more]

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