A friend sent me this positive review of Barbra Streisand's concert on Friday:
"It was a good show. Her son's singing was very nice. And her sister did a duet with her toward the end.
"I got a great seat from a scalper for 50 bucks 45 minutes into the show, and I was happy. The printed pr ... More >>
by David Drake
The '90s revival has been going on for a couple of years now, and it's hard to imagine a trendier time to be a food-obsessive. Surely there is no better time for a Cibo Matto reunion? Miho Hatori and Yuka Honda's 1994 debut Viva La Woman! still feels like a singular slice of ... More >>
pic by Rob HarvillaFlorence, trying to unlock the Crunked badge with her mind at Terminal 5.
Somewhat interesting: the music venue with the most Foursquare check-ins for 2010 was NY-concert airplane hanger Terminal 5, announced on the Foursquare blog earlier this week. This is a global ranking too, ... More >>
Visa issues alas -- same sorta calamity that torpedoed Joao Gilberto's Carnegie Hall show a few days back. The free Celebrate Brooklyn! gig will go on, though, replaced by a screening of Wim Wenders' Buena Vista Social Club flick, with flamenco dancer Nelida Tirado as the opening act. Full re ... More >>
"Now I'm in Glee and I get to have Slushees and fettuccine alfredo thrown in my face."
Glee's Lea Michele
Born in the Bronx and raised in Tenafly, New Jersey, Lea Michele debuted on Broadway at age eight in Les Miserables. From the time she was 14 until she was 20, she starred in Steven Sater and ... More >>
Sure, forcing food down ducks' gullets sounds harsh, but Sarah DiGregorio held her nose and went to a New York foie gras farm -- and reports that it wasn't so bad. "I don't think it's OK to cut the fin off a shark and throw it back into the water," she says. "If I had seen with my own eyes that Huds ... More >>