Culturefix is a unique fixture on the Lower East Side's Clinton Street: Part bar, gallery, poetry forum, theater stage, catering business, and event space, the venue hosts a number of far-ranging parties, including comedy nights, tastings, and tech entrepreneur meetups. But what's always on the menu ... More >>
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I don't agree with the protest, mind you. This isn't like that production I just criticized for trying to put a white person in blackface for a black role. Cloud Atlas is expressly a movie that has various races and genders playing each other. That's one of its main points. So I didn't find it j ... More >>
Cassandra (Tia Carrere): You've heard it? Wayne (Mike Myers): Exqueeze me? Have I seen this one before? Frampton Comes Alive?! Everybody in the world has Frampton Comes Alive. If you lived in the suburbs you were issued it. It came in the mail with samples of Tide. Wayne's World 2 (1993) Fo ... More >>
Hollywood used to have a habit of putting slanty-eye makeup on non-Asian stars and passing them off as from "the Orient." Here are some of the more egregious examples:
If you are too poor to buy food but have always dreamed of visiting the South Pacific, don't worry: You can pay for your groceries -- and your next Hawaiian vacation -- with food stamps. Actually, that's not true -- not even close to being true -- but Newt Gingrich, who wants to rep the GOP in the ... More >>
Plus: 'New Prints 2011/Summer' at the International Print Center; Luca Pizzaroni at Fred Torres Collaborations
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 >>
More thoughts on Broadway and the state of theater in New York
I was traipsing with friends around the Village the other night when we came upon a handsome young gentleman leaving a restaurant after a business-related dinner. It was Matthew Morrison from Glee! Who I'd tracked all those years on Broadway when he was making waves in Hairspray, Light in t ... More >>
A cross-section of young/old and avant/traditional gets drunk on everything
Wooster Group revive North Atlantic
Mary Jane's Relaxing Soda provides: sugary sedation in a bottle. About a year and a half ago, Drank came along to teach us all a thing or two about achieving a stress-free state of mind through a lulling combination of melatonin, valerian root, rose hips, and carbonation. Now, it looks like t ... More >>
Above all, a cookbook should be useful and accurate, but that's not why we love them. A great cookbook isn't just a compendium of recipes; it takes you somewhere--into a cook's kitchen, to the South of France, or the South Pacific, or back in time. Following a 1961 recipe for Chateaubriand do ... More >>
Sharyn Jackson is your American Idol host for season eight. On Tuesday, Judge Kara showed some cleavage, last night, we visited Utah, the "the friendliest place on earth." Only if you're white and sad. Poor Tara. Are those tap shoes? "Welcome to Utah," announces Ryan Seacrest, "the friendliest ... More >>
There's no business like Gaynor's show business; under the big top at Hustlaball
Uptown Saturday nights are more fabulous all the time. Meanwhile, back at the Tonys . . .
A review of the Broadway season's best leg-breaking, plus some arm-twisting
South Pacific, Gypsy, and Juno show how 1950s Broadway got 'serious'
Yeah, my hot list, compared with the others, which aren't so hot
Jackson heights was very exclusive. Not only did it exclude Jews ...
A journal within a series of letters within a mystery noveland that's just the beginning
Accidental Tourists Stumble Abroad
Choreography Unspools in Two Downtown Series
The Indisputable Science of Global Warming
Israelis Contemplate the UnthinkableMoving Out
Forget the GovernmentYou Could Be Big Brother