LINDA LAUREN – Pet Psychic

LINDA LAUREN – Pet Psychic By: Jane Pontarelli This month’s column is something really different for you my loyal followers. Allow me to introduce you to a fascinating lady, Linda Lauren, the psychic. I meet Linda a few years ago on a cold and rainy night at the Carlyle Hotel, she invited me and my friends…

URBANITE – Hershey Felder

URBANITE – Hershey Felder The Power of a Singular Performance  By: Kristen Oliveri   For any actor, the thought of being onstage for over 90 minutes without a single interruption or moment of reprieve might send some into a tailspin; others a fit of rage. But for Hershey Felder, performing alone in a one man show…

Summer Starts with Summer Strand

Summer Starts with Summer Strand

Hello Summer Strand, creator of Summer-Fit.com Summers relationship with her girls is very special. Their love and devotion means the world to her, she cooks for them every day, makes sure they stay on top of their training, and spends oodles of time, telling them how much she loves them. Their health and well-being are…

From Tragedy to Musical Comedy

From Tragedy to Musical Comedy

By Barry Bassis. On the current season of the exciting television series “The Americans,” Frank Langella is the formidable Soviet spy chief. On Broadway in The Father, he is just the opposite: an elderly man suffering from dementia. While Langella, at 78, is only two years younger than the character he plays, the actor appears…

Powerhouse Performances

Powerhouse Performances

By Kristen Oliveri.   Know their Name: Eclipsed Tony-nominated play Eclipsed has been dazzling audiences since its debut on Broadway at the Golden Theater in March after a limited run at the Public Theater. This female-led and directed production, the brainchild of actor and playwright Danai Gurira, presents a powerful message to empower women and…

Stew to Perfection

By Rory Winston   Whether Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye or the recently departed legend Prince, many an icon has suffered at the hands of an abusive father, their respective relationships having left a distinct mark on both their lives and their creative output. Another artist who could easily lay claim to a similar set of…