Posts Tagged ‘Arts’

How Cougar Town Became a Prime Destination

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

cougartown When ABC shelved Cougar Town’s third season debut to February, this mid-season shuffle sounded like the death knell for a sitcom that had found a loyal, if limited, fan base, not unlike show co-creator Bill Lawrence’s Scrubs. Lawrence and his cast didn’t take the move sitting down, however; they hunted down as many print and [&hellip
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The History of Middle Age

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

FE&FW-Patricia Cohen book Cover At 51, New York Times reporter Patricia Cohen has hit the ubiquitous halfway point for age. But instead of getting older quietly, Cohen decided to write a biography of middle age in her first book, In Our Prime: The Invention of Middle Age (Scribner). She starts at the beginning, roughly a century ago, when middle [&hellip
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Old Money and Young Dreams

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Dance, Music, Our Town, Our Town Downtown

Coleescola-1 Petula Clark went “Downtown” and The Jeffersons moved on up, but there’s always cause for some commotion when modern cabaret stars boldly cross Manhattan’s equator, as they will in this month’s Downtown Series at Feinstein’s at The Regency. Nightlife promoter Daniel Nardicio has joined forces with Jen Gapay of Thirsty Girl Productions to curate a [&hellip
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Caris Reid: These Are Your Dreams

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in Arts & Film

Caris_Reid_withsrgbprofile Don’t be surprised if you have déjà vu looking at Caris Reid’s artwork. There’s a recognizably eerie nostalgia to all of her pieces. The colors are alternately bright and haunting. Her subjects are beautiful and cold all at once. Where have I seen this before? You’ll wonder. And then it’ll hit you. These are your [&hellip
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Superbowl 2012: The Year of the Music-Savvy Commerical

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in Arts & Film, Music

SuperBowlCommercialsLeadRo Another Super bowl has come and gone with the Giants taking Lombardi home. Going off of last year’s record breaking notch of 111 million viewers, and America’s “just keep gettin’ better” mentality, it’s likely that an astronomical number of people sat down and tuned in last night. At least they better have. Advertisers were charged [&hellip
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