Head over Heels for Hedwig

Hedwig and the Angry Inch : Theater Review / NY / Broadway / Time : 2014 Spring By Rory Winston What would I be writing if Hedwig and the Angry Inch was the name of a real band rather than the fictitious one in the play of that title? Since suspension of disbelief rarely gets…

RESIDENT ALIEN

By George Wayne The first thing you notice about the brawny Russian-born mastodon Alex Reznik is his immense barrel chest and the sprawling muscled mass that envelops his broad back and thick neck. If he looks like a personal trainer well, that is because he is. What makes him exemplary and the current talk of…

Reshaping the Art of Jewelry

By Hillary Latos As Antwerp is known for being a hotbed for new designers, the latest Belgian jewelry line to emerge is Laurence Bruyninckx’s customizable, interchangeable, and stackable engagement rings. As a newly engaged woman, the timing couldn’t be more perfect for this talented young star who just launched the luxurious LX collection. The first…

Making a Difference in NYC

By W.A. Muller Founded in 1812, New York City Mission Society is one of the most vital human services agencies in the city, providing support for children, youth and adults who live in New York’s most underserved communities. Our programs provide participants with the knowledge and life skills necessary to succeed as independent members of…

THE COUTURE COUNCIL OF THE MUSEUM AT FIT

By W.A. Muller The Couture Council of The Museum at FIT, created in 2004, is a membership group dedicated to supporting The Museum at FIT, a specialized museum of fashion. The Couture Council helps make it possible for the museum to mount world-class exhibitions of fashion, to acquire important objects for its permanent collection, and…

Marcelo Gomes Danseur Nobel & Choreographer

By Joe Alexander When American Ballet Theatre opens its spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House on May 12th, Marcelo Gomes will once again capture the attention and imagination of sophisticated balletomanes from around the world. ADDITIONAL RELATED POSTS:NYC BALLET’S…FJK Dance Open…Lavo’s RivieraSummer Starts with…“CATS”…Hip Hop Film…The Lion of Twin…Francesca Lana

Go All The Way

  By John Meyer Lyndon Baines Johnson is not the first President who comes to mind when you think of a civil rights advocate and champion of the poor. His predecessor, JFK, is in fact the president many Americans might associate with the equal rights movement. However, without LBJ, many of JFK’s wishes for our…

Events that Matter

By W. A. Muller Love Heals 2014 Gala Raises Over $600,000 Love Heals, the Alison Gertz Foundation for AIDS Education raised over $600,000 at their gala event at The Four Seasons Restaurant. John Demsey, Group President of T he Estée Lauder Companies and Chairman of the M•A•C AIDS Fund, Danielle Snyder, Co-Founder and Creative Director,…

The New York Women’s Foundation

By W. A. Muller The New York Women’s Foundation® (NYWF) is a cross-cultural alliance of women working to improve the lives of women and families in New York City. The New York Women’s Foundation funds women-led, community-based organizations that promote economic security, anti-violence and safety, health, and sexual and reproductive rights. ADDITIONAL RELATED POSTS:Social Justice,…MONIQUE…