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“Nightbirds on Ninth Avenue.” Review of “All Gone West”

“Nightbirds on Ninth Avenue.” Review of “All Gone West”

Posted On: April 08, 2015

When a handsome man wants something badly, he grabs our attention. In “All Gone West” by John Attanas, [...]

“Unmoored”; STAGE REVIEW:  You on the Moors Now

“Unmoored”; STAGE REVIEW: You on the Moors Now

Posted On: February 18, 2015

Inspired by four 19th century novels——“Pride and Prejudice” , “Wuthering Heights” , “Jane Eyre” , and “Little Women” [...]

The Charging Bull by Arturo Di Modica is now a film

The Charging Bull by Arturo Di Modica is now a film

Posted On: December 21, 2014

One Sunday night during the late 1970s, while walking on a silent stretch of Crosby Street, suddenly I [...]

“Sex Trafficking and Ghostly Encounters Rig a Jerry-Built Tale”

“Sex Trafficking and Ghostly Encounters Rig a Jerry-Built Tale”

Posted On: December 12, 2014

REVIEW: “The Winter of April” Written by Ricardo Sarmiento Gaffurri and directed by Ramiro Antonio Sandoval, “The Winter [...]

Lou Di Palo Launches a New Cookbook

Lou Di Palo Launches a New Cookbook

Posted On: December 04, 2014

“Of all the stores in all the world, Di Palo’s is probably my favorite.”—Ruth Reichl “Lou Di Palo [...]

“Julie in New Orleans, 1888”

“Julie in New Orleans, 1888”

Posted On: November 16, 2014

Swedish playwright August Strindberg , who wrote “Miss Julie” in 1888, set the drama on a nobleman’s estate [...]

“How Alfo Learned to Love Women”

“How Alfo Learned to Love Women”

Posted On: November 10, 2014

AN OFF-OFF-BROADWAY REVIEW The applause from a sold-out audience enjoying the family friendly comedy “How Alfo Learned to [...]

Fear and Friendship in Chicago, a Review of Nora Casey’s “Not Afraid”

Fear and Friendship in Chicago, a Review of Nora Casey’s “Not Afraid”

Posted On: October 30, 2014

Punctuated with blasts of Heavy Metal songs and packed with ideas, themes, violence, and stage blood, “Not Afraid” [...]

The 4th Annual Ospitalità Italiana Awes New Yorkers

The 4th Annual Ospitalità Italiana Awes New Yorkers

Posted On: October 13, 2014

Planned by Alice Biagini under the auspices of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce (IACC), this event was promoted [...]

An Evening Eyeing Up Monsieur Belange Fashion

An Evening Eyeing Up Monsieur Belange Fashion

Posted On: September 27, 2014

On September 24, 2014 there was a runway show for Monsieur Belange at Alchemical Theatre Lab (104 West [...]

Remembering the Great Licia Albanese

Remembering the Great Licia Albanese

Posted On: August 27, 2014

My father introduced me to Licia Albanese. I was wearing a bib and enjoying strained bananas, while he [...]

“Voices of Swords” Needs to Sharpen Its Points

“Voices of Swords” Needs to Sharpen Its Points

Posted On: August 20, 2014

SPOILER ALERT: This review will reveal plot points in “Voices of Swords” and surprises. Playwright Kari Floren has [...]