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2010 Stories by Sharyn Jackson

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  • SMALL WONDER

    published September 1, 2010

    Selene Luna has proven that not all celebs need to be five-foot-ten to get ahead. The pint-size performance artist appeared last night at Bergdorf... More >>

  • CIVILIAN UNREST

    published September 1, 2010

    Documentary theater-makers The Civilians have turned everything from crazy Christians to misplaced items into subjects for musicals imbued... More >>

  • LIGHTS UP

    published August 25, 2010

    When performance artist Ann Liv Young appeared at P.S.1 back in February, her trash-talking Southern blonde alter ego, Sherry, made fun of... More >>

  • SEND IN THE CLOWNS

    published August 25, 2010

    The circus left town a while ago, but two festivals beginning today deconstruct the spectacle by dedicating themselves to one aspect alone:... More >>

  • HEARTBREAKER OF GLASS

    published August 18, 2010

    Cathy Cervenka knows her power ballads. The self-proclaimed “ ’80s-obsessed” founder of Cathyland, a rock tribute collective, has... More >>

  • SUBWAY TERROR

    published August 11, 2010

    Ah, summer nights in New York City, when the humidity evaporates just enough to enjoy a feel-good movie on a lawn or a rooftop—like The... More >>

  • POETIC LICENSE

    published August 11, 2010

    In 1986, Time magazine called poet Charles Bukowski a “laureate of American lowlife,” who provided his reading public “Henry... More >>

  • SOLO FLEX

    published August 4, 2010

    German photographer Martin Schoeller must have been quite the American Gladiators fan. His latest exhibition, Female Bodybuilders,... More >>

  • 'C' IS FOR CYRUS

    published August 4, 2010

    When Neal Medlyn heard that Miley Cyrus didn't know any Jay-Z songs because she only listens to sad indie music, he was inspired. Already working... More >>

  • STILL PROUD

    published July 27, 2010

    Just because Pride Month is long over doesn't mean touting our gay history has to stop. Museum of the City of New York keeps the good vibes going... More >>

  • HONESTLY, ABE

    published July 27, 2010

    Fringe season is once again upon us, but if you don't feel like risking it with any number of sci-fi musicals or memoirs about artists' processes,... More >>

  • DUMPSTER DIVING

    published July 27, 2010

    If movies screened on rooftops and free Shakespeare in every park aren't enough only-in-New-York summer traditions for you, now you can swim in... More >>

  • SUNSET, SUNSET

    published July 20, 2010

    One of the creepiest May-December romances of all time gets screen time tonight when the New York City Parks Department plays Sunset... More >>

  • THAT TIME OF THE MONTH

    published July 13, 2010

    Anyone who's attempted trainer Jillian Michaels's workout video 30 Day Shred knows that doing something physical every day for a month... More >>

  • TIME STANDS STILL

    published June 29, 2010

    Bianca Leigh might be fresh off a killer season, as a core member of drag troupe Shim Mamsir and with starring roles in the Talking Band’s... More >>

  • MARCH OF THE FLIPPERS

    published June 15, 2010

    Ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-Ariel is en vogue once again as mer-culture dominates Coney Island at the 2010 Mermaid Parade. King Neptune Lou Reed and his... More >>

  • PRESIDENT OF OZ

    published June 15, 2010

    Do pay attention to the man behind the curtain when it's President Obama. For The Whiz: Obamaland, choreographer Nicholas Leichter has... More >>

  • BEST OF THE FEST

    published June 8, 2010

    BAM's alternative film fest, BAMcinemaFEST, is back for a second go-around, and if you missed the first week of festivities, don't worry:... More >>

  • TICKED OFF

    published June 8, 2010

    Bug-phobes beware: A giant tick will be selling raffle tickets tonight at Dixon Place. No, it's not a far-fetched outreach effort to diversify the... More >>

  • JUNG LOVE

    published June 8, 2010

    Here's a theory on why therapists do so well in New York. Something about brushing 8 million shoulders on a daily basis tends to make one wonder:... More >>

  • CHANCES ARE

    published June 1, 2010

    When writer Augusten Burroughs read Role Models, John Waters's new memoir about the people who inspired him, he said: "How did somebody... More >>

  • BALLS TO THE WALL

    published June 1, 2010

    With so many drag shows to choose from, you know you're at the right one when you spot historian Joe E. Jeffreys there behind his DV camera. For... More >>

  • BET ON ODD

    published May 11, 2010

    In the age of Facebook, where it feels like everybody knows everybody else online, it's easy to forget that there's still a whole segment of sad... More >>

  • TALK TO THE VAG

    published May 11, 2010

    New Yorkers are getting a treat. The L.A.– and Berlin–based queercore drag legend Vaginal (Creme) Davis is imposing her "terrorist drag"... More >>

  • NORTH BK BITES

    published May 11, 2010

    A sure sign that nightlife in Williamsburg is strong: I've been to so many of the restaurants that will be doling out samples at Taste... More >>

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