New York Philharmonic: Philharmonic 360
Park Avenue Armory
Friday, June 29
Better than: Just another night at Lincoln Center, with or without quadrophonic sound.
Upon entering the cavernous Park Avenue Armory's awesome performance space, audience members had to walk around a tableau vivant consist ... More >>
Everyone--I mean everyone--lies on Match.com, OKCupid, Grindr, Manhunt, eHarmony, and every other hookup site/app in tarnation.
The profiles read more like romance novels than confessionals, filled with exaggerations, evasions, wishful thinking, and downright doctoring of evidence.
With every word ... More >>
A Duke University study has found that it can be damaging to young people when historical movies change the facts for entertainment's sake.
A lot of times, people come away from the theater remembering the wrong stuff instead of what's actually in the history books, quoting the Hollywood versions a ... More >>
A reader named Stephen Finch feels Porgy and Bess has been turned into a "light-hearted musical"--he's using hyperbole--so he wants to do the reverse and turn some light musicals into heavy operas.
His ideas are scarily good:
"We went to [Jack White's] mansion--his fresh, huge, gated mansion--I'm talking for real, man, a real-deal mansion, you know? An old colonial huge house. The whole thing, all fresh, was white and red. White house with a big, red chimney!"
Going to find as many excuses to use this picture as possibl ... More >>