LOST: Redemption

The battle between good and evil has ended, at least for the survivors of Oceanic 815. Their journey through purgatory, their supernatural redemption. I'm not sure if I understand, if we're meant to truly understand. Much of what is experienced in life  is left unanswered in death, especially for those left behind. Those still breathing …

The Judgment of Paris presented by Company XIV

An unlikely performance space resides in a gallery/dance studio on Bond Street. Bond Street Brooklyn that is; unassuming on a half-residential half-industrial street. If Austin McCormick's work makes a splash, the hustle and bustle of Smith Street may have some healthy competition in livening up this dead zone. The set design is gorgeously orchestrated in …

Avenue Q

puppets sing on stage alongside visible men and women, right there in clear sight they stand. human monochromatic cast of characters. i liked the idea. the songs were hilarious. the play, eh, a play.

Anna Wintour

September is born upon editorial conception in March. Anna Wintour: shrew and mastermind behind Vogue feared, revered, scorned. Fashion stops at will on her command; loved ones will admit they're amused by the high priestess' choice of profession, and if RJ Cutler's show offers anything, it's a glimpse inside the heart, not all ice and …

quarter bar

Friday night I met Kristin and Sheila for an al fresco drink in the garden at Quarter, a watering hole in Sunset Park. My recollection of this neighborhood is filled with residential shopping essentials: bakeries, meat markets, deli, hair salon, pizzeria...apparently times are changing everywhere. In fact on the corner of 20th & 5th Ave, you'll …