5 months ago | Interviews
“I wonder if she can tell that I’m hard right now,” says comedian Eliot Glazer in opening his YouTube rendition of Next’s 1997 hit “Too Close," the piano playing soft and slow behind him, pink and blue lights hitting him and partner Jenna Rubenste...
5 months ago | Comedy
This weekend celebrates the 17th annual Del Close Marathon, the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre’s (UCB) annual tribute to the man who shaped theirs and so many other comedians’ hysterical deliveries. Del Close, who died in 1999 at age 64, spent m...
6 months ago | Jazz
The goals of Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) can be reduced to one brassy mission: Appreciate, educate and inspire new audiences with programming that celebrates jazz's beautiful, rhythmic and century-plus legacy. More recently, JALC has honed in on...
6 months ago | Interviews
I'm a cold heartbreaker/Fit ta burn and I'll rip your heart in two/And I'll leave you lyin' on the bed/I'll be out the door before ya wake... So begin the lyrics to Guns N' Roses' "You Could Be Mine," Axl Rose proclaiming he could've belonged to a...
6 months ago | Comedy
Caitlin Puckett and Calvin Cole are sitting onstage, recounting the details of their romance. The stage is set for Your Love, Our Musical at Peoples Improv Theater on a warm May night, with hosts Rebecca Vigil and Evan Kaufman inviting an unassumi...
7 months ago | Comedy
The Cocoon Central Dance Team wants to make up a language. Currently, its preferred mode of communication involves recorded clapping and farting sounds; bananas consumed while dancing; blue, full-body spandex (with head caps); diamonds moderately ...