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The Unbearable Lightness of Prague

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.20.2014 | 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 06.13.2014 | 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

TakePart.com | 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...