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Astoria Characters: The Lady of the Lights

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 02.25.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It is the light of the sun that brings Barbara Barrow to life. Intently, she watches the flakes fall from the sky. There are no rays today. It looks as though a baker is shaking powdered sugar over an ice-skating rink.

Beyond Beds and Meds: Accepting Nothing Less Than Transformational Change

Chantel Garrett | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics
Chantel Garrett

We must collectively take urgent action -- as the road ahead for people living with serious mental illness and their families is still a long one, riddled with obstacles on all fronts: social, scientific and political.

Anticipating the Golden Globes: One High Tea and Two Lunches

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.13.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

When a fan tells him she's tongue tied, Martin Scorsese becomes wildly animated: "Why? You don't need to be. It's just me," and gives her a hug. You c...

Harry Belafonte Makes History at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.09.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In 1935, at age 5, Harry Belafonte saw his first movie, Tarzan, and knew he never wanted to be one of those people from Africa. This bit of personal h...

Why Glenn Close Should Be 'Cruella' Again

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 10.01.2013 | Entertainment

To many fans, Glenn Close is Cruella de Vil. The legendary actress portrayed the iconic villainess in both 1996's "101 Dalmatians" and 2000's "102 Dal...

This Is Not Glenn Close In 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'

Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment

CORRECTION: Disney confirmed that this is not a photo of Glenn Close in "Guardians of the Galaxy." An erroneous Getty Images caption was the cause of ...

Good News, 'Damages' Fans

Posted 07.17.2013 | TV

"Damages" has made its way online for free viewing. The drama starring Glenn Close and Rose Byrne has landed on Crackle. Right now, just Seasons 1...

Auctioning Off Patty Hewes

Glenn Close | Posted 09.16.2013 | TV
Glenn Close

Ms. Hewes is the mighty litigation lawyer that I had great fun playing over five seasons of Damages. I decided to auction off pieces of her wardrobe in order to raise money for an organization that is very close to my heart -- Bring Change 2 Mind.

"42" and "Damages: The Final Season" Make For a Very Special DVD Release Day

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

DVD Review Jackie K Cooper ...

Brian Williams' Deadpan: Crazy for Crazy at the Nantucket Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.02.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

As emcee at the Nantucket Film Festival's Tribute ceremony, at a former casino in Siasconset, on the island's far end, mild mannered Brian Williams br...

Rose Byrne: Ellen & Patty 'Should've Got Together' On 'Damages'

Posted 06.04.2013 | TV

"Damages" may have ended months ago, but Patty Hewes and Ellen Parsons left a lasting impression on viewers -- including Kelly Ripa. When Rose Byr...

Obama, Celebrities Meeting At White House For Mental Health Conference

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Monday that he wants to end the stigma of mental illness and enrolled the star power of actors Bradley ...

Fountain House Symposium Honors Author Andrew Solomon

Jim Luce | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact
Jim Luce

New York City has an annual event that educates the public on mental health that I believe is the finest in America. This symposium - and luncheon - ...

Kon-Tiki at The Explorers Club and in Battery Park City

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.14.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The new Kon-Tiki was shot in both English and in Norwegian with the actors fluent in each language. Last week, in anticipation of the film's opening and an exhibition of the raft, The Weinstein Company hosted a luncheon for a small group at The Explorers Club.

Kinky Boots: High Kicks for Everyone

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.07.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Here is a musical on Broadway with a philosophy a girl can love: Kinky Boots starts with a rousing tribute "The Most Beautiful Thing," to shoes.

You'll Never Guess This Madonna-Loving Screen Legend

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 03.19.2013 | Style

Glenn Close is a talent to be reckoned with. Over the course of her career, Close has garnered six Oscar nominations, three Emmys, three Tony Awards a...

List Of Post 50 Actors Who've Never Won Oscars

Posted 02.20.2013 | Fifty

Julianne Moore has been nominated four times, but she hasn't taken home a trophy.

And The Best Actress In A Drama Is ...

Posted 01.13.2013 | TV

Claire Danes won big at the Golden Globes 2013, taking home the award for Best Actress in a Drama Series for her performance on "Homeland." The actres...

Best Actress In A Drama Series Winner Is ...

Posted 01.13.2013 | TV

The Best Actress in a Drama Series at the Golden Globes is Claire Danes. The "Homeland" actress beat out MIchelle Dockery for "Downton Abbey," Juliann...

12 Things We'll Miss From 2012

Posted 12.28.2012 | TV

As this year winds down, we're looking back at the good, the bad and the ugly of TV in 2012. Not only did Liz Lemon finally tie the knot after year...

TV Stars React To Golden Globe Nominations

Posted 12.13.2012 | TV

The Golden Globes incite a variety of reactions from the nominees. From the sleeping to the grateful, many TV stars shared their feelings about the ho...

Exclusive: Former U.S. First Lady Rosalynn Carter, Actress Glenn Close and Activist Jessie Close Speak Out About Mental Illness

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 01.15.2013 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

The bottom line: education, early intervention, community support, and love from friends and family are essential to bringing more understanding -- and less stigma -- to mental illness.

The 10 Scariest Movie Characters Without Costumes

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 12.29.2012 | Entertainment
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

You don't need a costume to scare others. Here are 10 characters that were downright spooky without makeup.

Ann Roth: Reluctant Honoree at the Hamptons International Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.09.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

How do you pay tribute to a star in the film industry, playfully dubbed "The Meryl Streep of Costume Design"?

Claire Danes Wins Best Actress In A Drama Series Emmy

Posted 09.23.2012 | TV

Claire Danes took home the Best Actress in a Drama Series Emmy for "Homeland." Danes beat out out Emmy favorite Glenn Close, "Downton Abbey's" Mich...