Posts Tagged ‘Angela Barbuti’

Ironing Things Out With the Iron Chef

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Dining West Side Spirit, Eat & Drink, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

morimoto Morimoto speaks about angry chicken, tofu battles and his new Tribeca restaurant By Angela Barbuti Chef Masaharu Morimoto is most widely recognized for being an Iron Chef. So much so that people are known to start “screaming and giggling” when they see him around town. You don’t have to travel far to catch a glimpse [&hellip
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Ode to Joy: Joy Behar on uninformed voters, Fred Armisen and Limoncello

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Arts & Film, News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, TV, West Side Spirit

JOY BEHAR By Angela Barbuti Joy Behar says she will never retire. Why should she? Not only is she a co-host of The View, one of the most popular talk shows in the nation, but she also has her own show, Joy Behar: Say Anything, where she is, as the name implies, allowed to speak her mind. [&hellip
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Asner’s Still Having Fun, This Time on Broadway

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts West Side Spirit, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

GraceCort Theatre By Angela Barbuti Ed Asner is still acting in his eighties. But his quick wit and unique outlook on life make him able to transcend the age gap. An entertainer for all generations, he has played endearing roles for the younger set such as Santa Claus in Elf and Carl in Up. But others will [&hellip
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This Brat Pack Member Is Always Packing

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts West Side Spirit, Books, Our Town, West Side Spirit

ws_andrewmccarthy_headshot.tiff ACTOR AND TRAVEL WRITER ANDREW MCCARTHY ON ‘PRETTY IN PINK,’ and HIS NEW BOOK By Angela Barbuti Andrew McCarthy will forever be part of the iconic group of teenage actors from the ’80s known as the Brat Pack. And to this day, people still talk to him about it. After an audition on the Upper [&hellip
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How Michael Ian Black and Meghan McCain Blurred Party Lines in New Book

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, NY Press Exclusive, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

McCain_Black_SexyB_mech.indd By Angela Barbuti In the lobby of WYNC’s offices on Varick Street, Michael Ian Black is chatting with Meghan McCain. It seems as though they are old friends catching up between sips of iced coffee. They’re not. Actually, they only met in person less than a year ago, but in this short time they have [&hellip
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A ‘Smashing’ Star: Meet Megan Hilty

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, TV, West Side Spirit

The character Ivy Lynn on Smash, NBC’s new musical drama series, wants to be a star. Megan Hilty, the actress who plays her, already is. Having made her debut in Wicked a decade ago, the 31-year-old has also starred in 9 to 5 and just wrapped a role as Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes [&hellip
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Playing Host to Celebs and Newcomers Alike

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Arts & Film, Our Town, Theater, West Side Spirit

ot2 By Angela Barbuti Tucked away on West 72nd Street between Broadway and Columbus Avenue is the 130-seat Triad Theater. Inside, actors make their Off-Broadway debuts, celebrities take the stage with friends and audiences are always entertained by an eclectic variety of shows, from Erotic Broadway to the smash hit Celebrity Autobiography. We spoke to owner Peter [&hellip
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