Scenes From the Advanced Style Book Launch
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This is some ‘Scary’ shit here. Ladies & Gents, just when is it time to halt with the Debuts and Special Appearances for the sake of being seen or noticed. According to this Book Signing, NEVER !!! Hate to say it but some of these Women looked like they were dragged outa’ bed reluctantly and forced to get dolled up for the evening by their Caregivers. I think I’ll PASS.
The Story: NOWNESS and Ari Seth Cohen hosted a little shindig at the New Museum last night in celebration of Cohen’s new Advanced Style book, featuring photos… Read More >>
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Williams’ plays have held pride of place in theater goers’ hearts for so long is another matter. Yes, the dialog is a thrilling mixture of the perfectly colloquial and the poetic. Yes, the passions on display in works like The Rose Tattoo, The Glass Menagerie and, of course, A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof are as blistering as those given voice by any other American dramatist, while the characters Williams brought to life remain, for many of us, as indelible as members of our own families. In the end, though, the appeal and the power of Williams’ very best plays might reside in this: that he manages, somehow, to peel back layer after layer from his characters as the story rolls on, and rather than diminishing these men and women in our eyes, the gradually unfolding revelations — and the playwright’s clear-eyed compassion for his own creations — ennoble and humanize them. Stanley, Blanche and Stella; Maggie the Cat, Brick and Big Daddy; Amanda Wingfield in Menagerie and Serafina in The Rose Tattoo — these and so many other Williams characters are profoundly Continue reading
The trepidation is behind us. We are the fourth years, freed from the bonds of pimping, scheduling, studying, and applying. This is the time of our lives. It is a season of squander, waste, and development. It is today and everyday for the rest of medical school (at this point, a month and change). We worry no longer about what will be, because we can grasp it, taste it. – - Read more
by Jaxon Film Festival
On this day March 3, 1915, a few weeks after its West Coast premiere in Los Angeles, director D.W. Griffith’s controversial Civil War epic The Birth of a Nation opens in New York City. . A 40-piece orchestra accompanied the silent film. … – - Read more
Paul Simon + Shelley Duvall at Studio 54, New York City, 1977 | ©ourtesy of bbook reblogged oldloves: |
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The Observer reports that the so-far mysterious buyer of Sandy Weill’s penthouse at 15 Central Park West is, in fact, Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev: Inside Mr. Weill’s palatial skyline sprawl, for which he paid $43 .7 million in 2007, Mr. Rybolovlev will enjoy 10 massive rooms overlooking Central Park and a 2,077-square-foot wraparound terrace. Brown Harris Stevens broker Kyle Blackmon describes the space in his listing with one line, really the only line, necessary: “The Penthouse at 15 … more !!