Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Culture

The Dialogue of War in The City of Conversation

Hester Ferris (Jan Maxwell), the colloquial mastermind behind many of the nation's policies.  Conversing can be an art, like a dance between two people getting a feel for each other’s movements and mannerisms. Sometimes saying the...

Simplicity Scores in Buyer and Cellar

Barrett Foa controls the stage and brings multiple characters to life. A normal stage production has numerous elements to break down; set design, lighting, casting, and dialogue are just a few examples subject to scrutiny...

Old Man Canyon and The Modern Electric at Mercury Lounge

The Modern Electric And Old Man Canyon Summer 2014 Tour Two up-and-coming bands are coming to Lower Manhattan’s Mercury Lounge on June 24. The Modern Electric will open the show, a four-man cinematic pop band from...

Normal is Relative in the Impeccable ‘Casa Valentina’

The cast of Casa Valentina entertains themselves and the audience Of all the challenges in life, sometimes the most daunting one can be routine. It’s human nature to avoid the mundane and move into the...

William Tweed, Bringing Down The Boss

State senator William Tweed was riding high in the early months of 1871. By Terry Golway Just a few months earlier, he had pushed through a new charter for the city, creating a four-member board that...

South Street Seaport Front/Row Cinema Annual Film Series

South Street Seaport Outdoor Cinema What's better than appreciating the sunset near the bay? Having a movie ready for you without moving from where you are. Front/Row Cinema, a South Street Seaport See/Change program, is...