Posts Tagged ‘Arts and Entertainment’

Arts & Entertainment

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Best of Manhattan, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, West Side Spirit

roger-mooking copy Armond White’s Best Picks Best TV: Soul Food Roger Mooking’s new show Man Fire Food on the Cooking Channel has solved the soul-food riddle that has perplexed television’s new foodie culture. Mooking, a Canadian with an inviting grin, takes his culinary skill and infectious humor on the road, searching for new ways that assorted cooks [&hellip
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The Sad Art of Missing Out

Written by Christopher Moore on . Posted in Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

chrismoor In NYC, crossing things off your cultural to-do list isn’t easy On July 16, I decided to go to an exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York, so I went online to get additional information. One particularly compelling detail emerged: the exhibition had closed July 15. I missed it. It’s a familiar [&hellip
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Desire at B. Smith’s

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, NY Press Exclusive, Theater

streetcar The cast of Streetcar revival dished on the upcoming revival The company of the forthcoming revival of A Streetcar Named Desire showed up at B. Smith’s in midtown last night to eat, drink and discuss their new revival of the Tennessee Williams masterpiece. Attendees included director Emily Mann as well as Blair Underwood, making his [&hellip
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Clowning Around

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in Arts & Film, NY Press Exclusive, Theater

IMG_0620-p Last Saturday night, while the streets were lined with the stench of stale beer and the remains of Kelly green party favors, something magical was taking place in the East Village where a crowd of people were crammed tightly into a small, dark space. Most sat, a few stood. Songs of the old school variety [&hellip
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Best of Manhattan: Arts and Entertainment

Written by admin on . Posted in Best of Manhattan, Special Sections

Best Triple Threat on Broadway: The Three Billies of Billy Elliot David Alvarez, Kiril Kulish and Trent Kowalik: all three have singing, acting and—most importantly—dancing chops. Little wonder that they consistently upstage veteran Broadway actors whenever they show up on the scene. Consider the Tony Awards celebration at Radio City Music Hall last June, when [&hellip
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