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Coming Full Circle

Ilene Angel | Posted 07.09.2014 | New York
Ilene Angel

My life choices didn't seem like some horrible mistake, and the heartbreak of romance gone awry, which inspired the song in the first place, seemed like a small price to pay for the redemption of this full circle moment -- in this iconic space -- in New York -- more than a decade later.

A Little Gay Jewish Boy: "Life Is a Cabaret?"

Robert Levithan | Posted 07.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Robert Levithan

I have spent most of my adult life distancing myself from my Jewish identity. On many levels this isn't that surprising: My father's family had a history of 'passing' as gentile in order to secure employment denied Jews in early 20th Century America.

Astoria Characters: The Lady of the Lights

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 04.27.2014 | 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.

WATCH: Ryan Phillippe's Deleted Gay Kiss Scene Leaks

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.03.2013 | Gay Voices

Time to sprinkle on some glitter, lace up your dancing shoes and get under the moon and the spoon because the gay old days of Studio 54 are back as a ...

Grace Jones Planning To Write A Memoir

AP | Posted 11.18.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — Grace Jones, who once vowed she'd never write a memoir, has changed her mind. The model, actress, singer and Studio 54 legend has an...

The Shift in Luxury Travel 'White Gloves & Silver Service' are OUT & 'Style' Is IN

Hope Gainer | Posted 08.25.2013 | Miami
Hope Gainer

White gloves and silver service are out. Pink sunglasses are in. That is according to co-founders, Serge Dive and Sarah Bell of LE Miami, a unique n...

Galliano's Addiction -- Death by Dior: Part Two, The Vanity Fair Scoop

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 08.04.2013 | Celebrity
Alison Winfield Burns

Galliano describes "hearing the rustle of the taffeta" and "being able to smell the perfume on the girl." The glee that once was Galliano's shines through still, alive and well. Galliano brings fairy tales to life, although he's been very close to losing his own.

Dragging Out My Mustache (VIDEO)

Joanne Spataro | Posted 06.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Joanne Spataro

My most beloved mustache-wearing activity is drag karaoke. Singing as a 1970s man who likes to meet other men in meat trucks on New York City piers is thrilling. It is my homage to the LGBT peeps who Travolta-armed at Studio 54 into the early hours. It's all done with love.

Lost Warhol Photos To Be Displayed In NYC

Susan Michals | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts
Susan Michals

One of the most iconic faces of the 20th century is about to be rediscovered. On May 3, lost images of pop art icon Andy Warhol will be unveiled in Manhattan for the first time in public in an exhibition sponsored by Interview Magazine, which the artist founded in 1969 .

GUESS WHO?

Posted 04.23.2013 | Arts

Flipping through the catalog for Christie's upcoming Andy Warhol sale is like examining the personal scrapbook of a Studio 54 regular. The Pop Art kin...

The Best Party Of All Time?

Posted 01.18.2013 | Arts

In her memoir Lorna Luft famously wrote: "Studio 54 made Halloween in Hollywood look like a PTA meeting." The renown nightclub, located on 254 West 54...

First Nighter: Maria Stuarda at the Met, Donna McKechnie at 54 Below

David Finkle | Posted 01.03.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

In setting Maria Stuarda to music, Gaetano Donizetti did some of his most beautiful writing, not just for the title character and her prevailing adversary Elizabeth I. Throughout, Donizetti also imagined any number of ensembles

Stage Door: Harvey, Jackie Hoffman

Fern Siegel | Posted 08.19.2012 | Arts
Fern Siegel

The star of Harvey is a 6-foot-tall white rabbit we never see. He's a pooka, a mischievous creature of Celtic lore. But every night at the Studio 54 Theater, Broadway gets a pinch of magic.

'Harvey' Reviews: 'He's Nothing Like Jimmy Stewart'

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 06.15.2012 | Home

Thursday night, The Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of playwright Mary Chase’s 1944 Pulitzer prize winning play "Harvey" opened to an array o...

Curtis M. Wong

Liza Looks Back: Minnelli Shares Intimate Details About Her Upcoming Show, 'Hot In Cleveland' And Judy Garland

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2012 | Gay Voices

She's captivated standing-room-only audiences across the globe, nabbed an Oscar for her role in a celebrated Hollywood musical and held court amongst ...

Incomparable Woman Behind the Lens - Rose Hartman on Rose Hartman

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 03.19.2012 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

2012-01-18-Screenshot20120118at11.07.23AM.jpg 'It takes a few seconds to get the image," Rose Hartman likes to say, "Plus 35 years of work to produce the results that I can in my best pictures."

Patti Hansen Returns to Studio 54

Patti Hansen | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Patti Hansen

Last week, I was lucky enough to relive some very fun days at one of my favorite clubs, Studio 54. I have to give a big thank you to SiriusXM for throwing such a fun party, I just loved everything about the night!

PHOTOS: Studio 54 Reopens For 'One Night Only'

Posted 12.19.2011 | New York

Studio 54 opened its doors for "One Night Only" on Tuesday and celebrities from Cameron Diaz to Clive Davis came out for the special event hosted by S...

A Look Back: Grace Jones at Studio 54, 1978

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

"A Look Back" is a daily column that highlights a moment from fashion's fabulous past. Today's pick is a photo of actress and singer Grace Jones at St...

Get Me Out of the '80s Blondies

Miranda Levenstein | Posted 06.07.2011 | Food
Miranda Levenstein

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"Brief (and Unmoving) Encounter"

Gwen Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Gwen Davis

A genuine thrill shot through me at the beginning of the staged Brief Encounter at Studio 54. But for all the projections of train and trestle, any real electricity is absent.

'Working Together'

Michael D. Eisner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael D. Eisner

Over the past two years, I've been at work on a project about a concept that's fascinated me for decades: partnership. From my marriage (43 years and ...

Ultrasuede: In Search Of Halston Part II

Eric Gaskins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Eric Gaskins

This film has stayed with me the whole weekend after having seen it on Friday night. That's usually the sign of a good film, but in this case I'm not altogether convinced.

Ultrasuede: In Search Of Halston Part I

Eric Gaskins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Eric Gaskins

Last night's world premiere of the Whitney Sudler-Smith's documentary "Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston" was obviously a much sought after ticket. ...

Studio 54's Anniversary: Iconic Pictures (PHOTOS, POLL)

LIFE.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

To celebrate the anniversary of New York's legendary Studio 54 (it opened April 26, 1977), LIFE.com takes a look back at the wild scene at the club: t...