Raven-Symone and I once judged a pet costume contest together in Kips Bay, so we go way back. (True story.)
That made me want to catch her in Sister Act even more religiously, so when Paper's Mickey Boardman was going to see the show for a third time, I persuaded him to take me in his handbag.
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Photographer Peter Lippmann's portraits of jewel-wearing chickens and roosters for the latest issue of Marie Claire are both ridiculous and charming. I know I'm supposed to be mesmer ... More >>
Kathleen Turner might be cursing and smoking up a storm in a play called High, but she's got nothing on the Sister Act gals.
They're dolled up in glitzy habits and putting on Vegas-style revues in Sister Act, the rote but pretty enjoyable adaptation of the 1992 movie comedy about a down low ... More >>
Jacques, looking thirsty.For those who don't know the significance of the year 1534, it marks the date French explorer Jacques Cartier set out to discover a Western passage to Asia and instead landed in Canada -- specifically, in what is now known as the province Quebec. A new cocktail bar, l ... More >>
via New York PostAlleged Russian spy Anna Chapman's British ex-husband Alex is cashing in on the spy cash cow, selling naked pictures of his ex and tales of their sex life to News of the World. (Link is rather NSFW, if you happen to be at work.) The New York Post picks up the pics and doctors ... More >>
Hedge fund swindler Mark Bloom barely made a ripple of news yesterday when he copped to scamming his clients out of $20 million. And why would he? This is the post-Madoff world, where $50 billion stolen from trusting investors is the new threshold for working up a real outrage.
But as he st ... More >>
Helen Levitt has passed at the age of 95. Born in Bensonhurst, she dropped out of high school and went to work as a photographer's assistant. She sought out great artists like Cartier-Bresson and Luis Bunuel, and made friends with James Agee. Street scenes were her metier and she was especially cel ... More >>
About the $14,000 cost of a table at the biennial International Debutante Ball, which took place at the Waldorf-Astoria on Monday night, director Margaret Hedberg told the New York Times, "watches cost more"--watches here meaning Cartier, not Casio. Plus, Hedberg said, "there are a lot of waiters ... More >>