Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Culture

The Plight of the People of South Sudan Documented In Moving Images

Photographer Mike Mellia speaking to the crow at Tapir Editions Gallery of TriBeCa. When you see models on the cover of a magazine, there are many things to absorb. Maybe it's simply how beautiful they look. Or...

Tribeca Film Festival Focus: “Preservation”

This is the first of several spotlight pieces by DOWNTOWN photographer and correspondent Leslie Hassler about some of the finer films, filmmakers and talent in this year's Tribeca Film Festival. Preservation follows brothers Sean and...

Chris Noth: Vexed In The City

  New York acting icon Chris Noth grins and gripes about his tempestuous relationship with acting, celebrity and New York. If you’re looking for a poster kid for New York, look no fur- ther than Chris...

Excitement Mounts for Latest Lana Del Rey Release

The cover artwork for Lana del Rey's new single, "West Coast." The excitement about the impending release of Lana Del Rey's new Album, Ultraviolence is building. A few hours ago the singer tweeted out the...

Kristin Hoffman To Hold Listening Party at The Slipper Room

The Slipper Room in Orchard Street will host the album release party of composer and singer Kristin Hoffman’s latest EP, The Human Compass: New Directions tonight at 7. The event will feature a live performance...

New Photo Exhibition By Mike Mellia Examines the Plight of Sudan

Mari Stiletto Malek: Supermodel (Lanvin, Vogue, Lady Gaga, Kanye West), DJ, founder of the Non-Profit Stand for Education Foundation, and child refugee. Mike Mellia's latest photo exhibition, "Our Side of the Story," captures the grim...