Itzhak Perlman

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Week, 9/30/13

    For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.

  • Voice Choices

    September 25, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Hanging With The Tony Crowd

    At an American Theatre Wing dinner at Cipriani the other night, I got to sit with a bevy of Tony award types and wet myself with delight. At my table, Roger Robinson--who's Tony nominated for Joe Turner's Come and Gone--said that, after the bump they got from the Obamas seeing the show, he was stun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    From baseball to hardball: George Mitchell lands in Mideast to probe the deadliest beanball war -- Jews vs. Arabs

    The Wall Street Journal, reporting from Davos, asks (gulp), "Is Capitalism, as We Know It, Dead?" Pumped up from his experience as chief investigator of steroids abuse in baseball, George Mitchell is now in for some really heavy lifting: the testosterone-laden, rage-filled Arab-Jew death dance i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    Fraud at Inauguration!

    The quartet led by Itzhak Perlman at the Inauguration was fingertip-synching to a pre-recorded track, reports the New York Times. Clearly this means that Barack Obama was not properly sworn in as President of the United States.

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    "I, Barack Hussein Obama..."

    12:00 p.m. Well, we have a new Vice-President at least. Biden swears in with J.P. Stevens. 12:03 p.m. Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma and an all-star band play "Air and Simple Gifts" written by Star Wars composer John Williams. Giant crowd is quiet and respectful. 12:08 p.m. Here we go. Chief Justice Rob ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    So How Did The Inauguration Stack Up Today?

    I was right there watching it--in my living room--so no one is more equipped than I am to size up the varying facets of today's historic induction, rating it as if it were an Olympic event. And it WAS, honey. Let's start with the most important thing--Michelle Obama's outfit! It was a bunchy, spark ... More >>

  • News

    October 12, 2004

    Let Libeskind be Libeskind

    Full of ghosts, ground zero's like that hotel in The Shining—and maybe that's OK

  • News

    November 7, 2000

    Double Duty

    Why Is a Planning Commissioner Hawking the Olympics?

  • Film

    November 2, 1999