Reasons To Be Happy," "Reasons To Be Pretty," Lucille Lortel Theatre, Jenna Fischer, Josh Hamilton, Fred Weller, Leslie Bibb, Marin Ireland, Thomas Sadoski, Piper Perabo, Steven Pasquale, "Far From Heaven," "Covert Affairs," Ben Stanton, Stephen Sondheim,,
When Ben Stanton's lights flash up at the Lucille Lortel on Neil LaBute's Reasons to Be Happy, ex-lovers Steph (Jenna Fischer) and Greg (Josh Hamilton) are in a Trader Joe's parking lot and at each other's throat. I suppose I should say they're verbally lacerating each other yet again,...
After more than 20 years of trying to research and discover his family's roots, Rabbi Shull stumbled on a complete family tree, dating back 400 years to his European Jewish roots.
Recognizing the age old connection between art and healing, curator and mixed media artist Barbara Russell aka Ms. B the Doodle Queen has collaborated with Harlem business owner Dr. Jeffrey Chow to present her Under the Radar art series.
The Postal Service back to "celebrate," in Ben Gibbard's onstage words, the 10th anniversary of their only album, Give Up. The live show felt like going on a date with a high-school girlfriend after not seeing her outside of old photographs for 10 years. She might still be gorgeous, and you might still have a crush, but your feelings are fuelled by nostalgia.
Flick Thin Films 30 x 26 inches oil on canvas 2012
"Cuerpos Sagrados" is a series of images where the artist Holly Wilmeth has used the human body together with exotic insects and plants to represent ceremonial plants around the world (peyote, ayahuasca, iboga, etc). It's a personal interpretation of the subject matter, using digital and alternative gold leafing process for...
M9 Colored Pencil on Paper 9" x 12" 2011. Included in the exhibition Shebam! Pow! Blop! Wizz! at Johansson Projects, December 2012.
We came to realize that the international media coverage of Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill was only telling half the story: Most reports were dominated by a narrative of victimization that portrayed Kampala's LGBT people as powerless. This was at odds with what we saw in Uganda.
Battle Armor is the current exhibition at Churner and Churner Gallery of new paintings by Karen Heagle. The works move fluidly through real subjects expanding the realm of Queer Fantasy in space and firing the imagination in every subtle stroke.
On the heels of his most recent show during Hong Kong Basel (Keith Haring -- RETNA) -- I caught up with the modern architect and reigning King of the Pop-Up Art Gallery, Mr. Andy Valmorbida.
Galeria Urban Forms,
Steven P. Harrington,
Brooklyn Street Art,
The city of Lodz in Poland is promoting the work of street artists from around the world as a way of creating a cultural re-invigoration of this city whose population is three quarters of a million. Begun in 2009, the Urban Forms Gallery has installed more than 20 large square...
"I think the art market is very bullish right now," says Lisa Schiff, New York-based art adviser, minutes before the VVIP opening of the 44th edition of Art Basel on Tuesday morning. She is soon proven right: Strong sales began to be reported in the very first hours of the...
Action painting, was described by the art critic, Harold Rosenberg, as a memento of a creative act that once was. "What was to go on canvas was not a picture, but an event," he said. By this definition what remained on the...
The photographs depict the subtle interactions of people at work, in play and during informal moments and in formal community gatherings.
Foundational Work - 2013 Work in progress, Studio la Città - Verona © Michele Alberto Sereni, courtesy Studio la Città – Verona
After I was thrust into the international spotlight as the first Afghan American to win a Grammy award this year, I learned some important lessons about the power of music. Embrace the culture you are from. It's who you are and it is a part of what makes you unique.
This Is Hard, 60 x 50 inches, 2012, graphite and acrylic on canvas. OK. I know this is pretty phallic, but I was really referring to the act of painting.
“Untitled”, 2002. Lightjet print mounted on aluminum, 60”x72” (photo direction: Joel Tauber, shot by Michelle Coe). Part of the art installation, “Searching For The Impossible: The Flying Project”, which includes a 32 minute film: http://joeltauber.com/flying/
Dubai International Film Festival,
Ship Of Theseus,
Transilvania International Film Festival,
UTV Motion Pictures,
Ship of Theseus writer and director Anand Gandhi is one of those remarkable people who seem to know nearly everything and yet doesn't boast about it or try to make you feel small.
Most people know my father, Leonard Bernstein, as an iconic American composer and conductor. However, he was also a dedicated teacher. He sought to use music, fine arts, and performing arts to instill a lifelong love of learning in students.
Blowing whistle against the United States government is not a spectacle. The ongoing explosive expose of the American surveillance state brought back a children's film, a musical comedy, I had watched in 1980 -- Satyajit Ray's Hirok Rajar Deshe.
Art Basel 2013,
Art Basel Installations,
One of the highlights of Art Basel is the Unlimited sector, Art Basel's exhibition platform for large-scale installations, sculptures, paintings, video projections and live performances. This year, Art Unlimited is curated by New York-based curator Gianni Jetzer. This video provides you with a tour through...
Carey Scott Wilkerson,
Elephant Stages’ Elephant Studio,
Seven Dreams Of Falling,
Hollywood Fringe Festival,
What if several characters of a well-known Greek myth were disgruntled with their narrative roles? That's the premise, and it's a lulu, of Carey Scott Wilkerson's Seven Dreams of Falling, directed by Thomas Anawalt.