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Marcelo Gomes at En Avant Foundation

Marcelo Gomes at En Avant Foundation

Offstage, ballet dancers can be unintentionally intimidating; they have an inherent sense of purpose from years of training, they wear clothes as well as they do costumes, and their posture and muscle tone are envy-inducing. This [read more]

Hamlet at Classic Stage Company | Theater review

Hamlet at Classic Stage Company
THEATER REVIEW

The most famous play in western theater has a lot of everything. Hamlet’s first act alone includes a ghost who’s the victim of a crime of passion, tyranny, imminent war, hints of incest and the questionable sanity of the main [read more]

Finding Neverland at The Lunt-Fontanna | Theater review

Finding Neverland at The Lunt-Fontanna
THEATER REVIEW

Finding Neverland never reaches that second star on the right. This assessment is not based on a comparison of the musical adaptation of the film of the same name with other versions of JM Barrie’s story; the new musical, with book by [read more]

Sensory Stories at the Museum of Moving Image | Exhibition review

Sensory Stories at the Museum of Moving Image
EXHIBITION REVIEW

Unless you’re already living in Queens, it’s probably safe to say that it’ll take something pretty spectacular to motivate a trip out to Astoria. Without a doubt, that spectacular-something is the Sensory Stories exhibition at the [read more]

Take Two Film Festival at Anthology Film Festival day three: going out with a bang!

Take Two Film Festival at Anthology Film Festival day three: going out with a bang!

Initially, the idea of spending another evening at the East Village’s Anthology Film Archives for the third day of the Take Two Film Festival was met with some hesitation. The previous two days had not been great, and that was leading to [read more]

Take Two Film Festival at Anthology Film Archives day two: Flat Chested and Shotgun amaze

Take Two Film Festival at Anthology Film Archives day two: Flat Chested and Shotgun amaze

Overall, the pool of films for day two felt a bit weaker, which is the contributing factor to such an unsatisfactory response. There were about four films that bordered on unwatchable, including the last feature-length film of the [read more]

Take Two Film Festival day one: Fancy Dress and Us, Naked stand out

Take Two Film Festival day one: Fancy Dress and Us, Naked stand out

Day one of the Take Two Film Festival at the Anthology Film Archives in the East Village just wrapped up, and they opened with a slate of six films, five shorts and one feature-length film. It was a rangy selection of flicks, which [read more]

Soul Music Podcast Pioneer: an interview with Suzy Chase

Soul Music Podcast Pioneer: an interview with Suzy Chase

Suzy Chase is the creator of The Groove Radio, the #1 longest-running podcast dedicated to deep cuts of 80s soul, funk and R&B. We watched her spin at her monthly DJ residency at Trophy Bar in Williamsburg and chatted with her [read more]

Fromage et Vin with the AFCCV at The French Cheese Board

Fromage et Vin with the AFCCV at The French Cheese Board

Bordeaux sits on the Garonne River, acting as a port city and, most notably, the world’s major wine industry capital. As Bordeaux has been supplying the world with all types of wine since the 8th century, it is only appropriate that [read more]

Milky Chance at Music Hall of Williamsburg| Live review

Milky Chance at Music Hall of Williamsburg
LIVE REVIEW

The German electro-folk duo Milky Chance have enjoyed rapid success since they independently recorded and released their LP Sadnecessary in 2013. The album charted at #17 on the Billboard 200 and the video for their first single, Stolen [read more]

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