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Uncomfortable Themes Make For Relevant Revival Are WE at the Cabaret?

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 07.24.2016 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Harrison, Goss and the Kit Kat Girls in Cabaret. Photos courtesy of Pantages Theatre By Karel Charles Karel Bouley I was uncomfortable leaving ...

Let The Skyfall: Hello From My Quarter-Life Crisis

Brie Berman | Posted 07.13.2016 | Comedy
Brie Berman

I've been going through what my hippie friends tell me is a "Saturn return", which is something about the stars and Saturn aligning when you're 29 going on 30 and deciding your life should be shitty for a little while.

Dance and Rejoyce with England's Salt Ashes

Salvatore Bono | Posted 07.06.2016 | New York
Salvatore Bono

"I'm shitting my pants," British singer / songwriter Salt Ashes admitted to me on a late May afternoon in New York about the upcoming release of her d...

Speaking With New York's Best Singer (And The World's) -- Tuelo

Salvatore Bono | Posted 06.16.2016 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Sometimes a singer just comes out of nowhere and makes you question everything you ever listened to before. When you finally hear it, you know. It is ...

'The Voice' Winner Alisan Porter Gets Her 'Fairytale Ending’ After Facing Alcoholism

The Huffington Post | Hayley Cuccinello | Posted 06.01.2016 | Entertainment

Alisan Porter never thought "The Voice" host Carson Daly would call her name, but he did. "It never is the fairytale ending," the Season 10 winner to...

Art Saves Lives. The Wishmaker Simonetta Lein Meets Ryan Nelson, Guitarist and Singer of Gooch And The Motion

Simonetta Lein | Posted 05.31.2016 | Entertainment
Simonetta Lein

We live in a society that puts art as one of the last resources we have but art instead can inspire, motivate, and ultimately save lives. We all have ...

Laurie Anderson: Advice to the Young

Louisiana Channel | Posted 05.31.2016 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"Be loose!" The legendary multimedia artist, musician and film director Laurie Anderson puts it as simply and clearly as that when she here advises ar...

Feel So Bad, So Good: Blues/Soul Singer Julie Rhodes at The Lizard Lounge

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 05.03.2016 | Entertainment
Sheila Moeschen

Julie Rhodes wants to make you feel bad in the best possible way. The crowd sandwiched into The Lizard Lounge, one of Boston's storied, shaggy music v...

'Underneath The Purple Rain' ~ Prince Rogers Nelson (1958 - 2016)

Angela N. Holton | Posted 04.26.2016 | Entertainment
Angela N. Holton

Prince was bold, he was fearless, and wasn't concerned with the opinions of others. He wasn't trying to make friends while here or gain the favors or permission of others. He was here to make music, to change lives, and make an impact on the world.

A Poem about Prince titled "Alas"

Peter Reynosa | Posted 04.25.2016 | Entertainment
Peter Reynosa

Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons, Graffiti in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain), 2009, Zarateman This is a poem I just wrote about Prince, and it is titl...

Honeymoon Suggestions for Six Celebrity Couples

Jane Anderson | Posted 04.14.2016 | Weddings
Jane Anderson

When money's no object and the world's your oyster, how do you choose the perfect romantic break? Even celebrities need a once-in-a-lifetime honeymoon, so here's some inspiration for six newly-engaged high-profile couples.

Brett Randell's Dramatic "Rise"

Bridget Fitzgerald | Posted 03.21.2016 | Entertainment
Bridget Fitzgerald

Singer-songwriter Brett Randell proves with his new release, album "Rise," that he has what it takes to be a mainstream star. He has a warm likeabilit...

Keke Palmer Talks Music and What Her Fans Can Expect From Her Next

Patrice Tartt | Posted 03.21.2016 | Entertainment
Patrice Tartt

Photo Credit: Meredith Truax Keke Palmer is the epitome of hard work pays off, and is definitely among the best at what she does. She is a go-getti...

Watch Jennifer Lopez Strike A Pose As Selena In '90s Photo Shoot

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 03.10.2016 | Latino Voices

In the early '90s Jennifer Lopez was a fly girl -- literally, as a dancer for "In Living Color"-- but by the end of the decade the Nuyorican triple-th...

Meet Celebrity Esha Tiwari: A Journey from Corporate World to Glamour Industry

Anamika Ojha | Posted 02.25.2016 | Women
Anamika Ojha

She was crowned second runner up in Mrs. India Worldwide 2012 as well as awarded Mrs. Beautiful Hair 2012. She was also second Runner-up in Miss India...

Interview: Chrystyna Marie

Anthony Tinsman | Posted 02.22.2016 | Entertainment
Anthony Tinsman

Loaded Gun, the new EP from Chrystyna Marie, will drop at the end of February 2016. Chrystyna was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. Definitely a Blu...

Astoria Characters: The Leaders of the Band

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 02.16.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The map on the wall is punctuated with round red pins that look like Rudolph's reindeer nose. Each one of them, Ben Taylor explains, marks the spot where Beecher's Fault, the band he leads with Ken Lamken, has played.

Live Review: Buster Poindexter A.k.a David Johansen Lead Singer of the New York Dolls, at the Carlyle Cafe

Eileen Shapiro | Posted 02.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Eileen Shapiro

The lead singer of The New York Dolls, David Johanson, forefather of "punk," took his alter-ego, Buster Poindexter, and once again made history in a spectacular one man cabaret performance.

Actress/Singer Meital as Seen Through the Eyes of Famed Photographer Henry Diltz

Ilana Rapp | Posted 02.09.2016 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

What I have here is a combination of talent. Meital is an actress and singer who took Israel by storm. She has toured the world and collaborated with some of the biggest names in music.

How I Got There: Angel Blue

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 02.01.2016 | Entertainment
Lan Anh Vu

Angel Blue is an American soprano singer, Miss Hollywood 2005, and BBC presenter of the BBC Proms and the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition....

Astoria Characters: The New Father

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.19.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Kyle Marshall is still new at this father stuff, and he wants to make sure he's doing a good job.

Nancy Pelosi Looks on as Sara Lowe is Successful as a Career Woman and Mom

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.14.2016 | Women
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their satisfaction? What helps? What...

Rachel Platten Spreads Her Wildfire With The World

Philip Louie | Posted 01.14.2016 | Entertainment
Philip Louie

Singer-songwriter Rachel Platten is just starting to make a name for herself in the music industry. But what many people don't know about the "Fight ...

Astoria Characters: The Family Portrait

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 12.22.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It was art that drew them together. Patricia Boes, the official artist in the family, doesn't remember exactly when it happened. She does recall th...

What It's Like To Have Perfect Pitch

Quora | Posted 12.10.2015 | Arts
Quora

Imagine for a moment that your friends all see the world differently. They can see everything fine, the shapes, the shadows, the textures. The colors are there too: the sky glows blue, the leaves on trees look pretty green, and the earth is a homely brown. All is well.