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London Aisle View: Kidman and Rylance, Stage Door Neighbors

Steven Suskin | Posted 10.11.2015 | Arts
Steven Suskin

The second-biggest surprise of Anna Ziegler's new play, Photograph 51, is that Ziegler has managed to take this dryly historic tale and turn it into an engrossing scientific whodunit, or rather, who'll-do-it.

And the Banned Play On

Glen Roven | Posted 01.18.2015 | Arts
Glen Roven

So far this season at the Met I have seen three sensational shows, The Marriage of Figaro, The Death of Klinghoffer and most recently Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk.

The Unbearable Lightness of Prague

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.20.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

If Prague were a planet, circling and spinning past the sun, it would be one that sends back light to those who take the time to look. A Mercury or Mars, let's say. Rich and purple and alert for steps upon its soil.

My Favorite Year: The Pop Culture Peak That Was 1984

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Thirty years ago! Scary! Yet inspiring. (Certainly most millennials I encounter are ripping off that era as fast as their iPad-laden hands can grab.) For your pleasure and edification, I was there (and then), and I reflect.

Popcorn Preview: Inside Llewyn Davis

Leslie Sisman | Posted 02.10.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) Oscar Isaac (Drive), Carey Mulligan (An Education), Justin Timberlake (Love Actually), Ethan Phillips (The Island), Adam D...

The Drive Dilemma: False Advertising at the Movies

Mark Juddery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

If cinema-goers insist on lawsuits, I can think of a few more deserving movies over the years, including a few advertisements that are plain misleading.

Reimagining Alice, FIGMENT, David Byrne And St. Vincent: HuffPost DC Top 5 For September 28-30

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.28.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 1. "Reimagining Alice" At GooDBuddY This art exhibit features Alice and friends reimagined in glass. The photos loo...

Mozart At The Movies

Posted 01.30.2012 | Home

Today marks the would-be 256th birthday of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Throughout his life, Mozart created more than 600 classical pieces. Thoug...

Intense, Ironic, Iconic: Hahn-Bin Takes Joe's Pub at The Public

Jim Luce | Posted 02.12.2012 | Arts
Jim Luce

Hahn-Bin is the ultimate perfectionist. The theater manager confided to me the musician had arrived ten hours before the concert to prepare -- to get everything just right. And just right it was.

This is It: Michael Jackson's Transcendence

Stephen Gyllenhaal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stephen Gyllenhaal

I went to see This Is It the way one might go see a horror picture. What I encountered instead was an artist at the absolute top of his game.

10 Oscar Best Picture Winners That Inspire | Gina Telaroli | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

This year Oscar turns 80 and with big show less than 5 days away I thought it might be nice to reflect on years past. Thus, I present to you the Top 1...