Sunday, October 13, 2019

Culture

A Lifetime of Entertainment in Just Jim Dale

Jim Dale is a one-of-a-kind performer in his one-man show. Performing on stage isn’t just a profession, it’s a way of life. The roar of a crowd’s laughter can be intoxicating to the person delivering...

Violet Instills Inspiration in Self-Image

Violet (Sutton Foster) embraces the spotlight. The scars we bear can sometimes go deeper than the skin that shows them. What you see in the mirror can resonate down to your innermost feelings; sometimes, those...

Rocky the Musical Fights to Keep Attention

Rocky (Andy Karl) takes on the champ. Adapting a story from one medium to another can be a precarious undertaking. Movies based on books are commonplace in the film industry, and many times fans of...

Rockstar On The Rise: Luke Elliot

Luke Elliot and his band playing live at the Rockwood Music Hall. Lower Manhattan is home to some of today’s biggest names in the entertainment industry. DOWNTOWN had the opportunity to learn a bit about the...

Kinky Boots Dazzles with Radiance

Lola (Billy Porter) lights up the stage. If the economic crisis of the late 2000’s taught us anything, it’s the fragility of the family-run business in the age of advancing technology. An aging patriarch may hold on...

“Child of God” by James Franco is Dark and Gritty

James Franco is no stranger to writing and directing, having showed his chops in several films and documentaries. His most recent masterpiece, Child of God, debuted at the 51st New York Film Festival last year, displaying...