Lili Roquelin & Bruce Sudano At The Bitter End

I wrote about Lili Roquelin before and am happy to have been able to keep in touch with her and follow her career as she is a very talented singer/song-writer. She reached out to me to help promote a huge show for her on May 2nd here in New York City. Lili is the opening…

Culture Project Gala for Opening of Newly Named Lynn Redgrave Theater on 6/3

Culture Project is set to hold a commemorative gala and naming ceremony for its newly christened Lynn Redgrave Theater (formerly known as 45 Bleecker Street) on Monday June 3 at Stage 48 in honor of the late Ms. Redgrave.   Vanessa Redgrave, Liam Neeson and Ms. Redgrave’s three children Annabel Clark, Ben Clark and Pema Clark serve as Honorary Chairs of the Gala, at…

Andrew J. Nemr: Tip Tap

  Andrew J. Nemr, a protégé of the late Gregory Hines- tap dance extraordinaire is a person worth knowing. Why you ask?  If you have never seen Andrew’s performance, then you are missing out on life and speaking to him is a delight as well. So it’s only fair to be part of his event at The…

Actors and Entertainment Party on 5/2

Do you like music? Acting? Comedy? Are you yourself an aspiring actor or actress? Then you have to attend The Actors and Entertainment Party on Thursday, May 2nd at 7pm. It’s a great place for up and coming actors and actresses to network with industry insiders and the event is being produced by The Set NYC.…

Review: Off The Top Of Our Heads

I showed up a few minutes late to my first time watching Off The Top Of Our Heads as I needed to run around the corner to buy alcohol since it was bring your own and doing things sober is boring. As I walked in, Artistic and Managing Director Marc Adam Smith was just about…

Alacrity Project Presents a Monologue Jam on 12/2

Lower East Side-based theater company, Alacrity Project will present a Monologue Jam on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at the popular venue, Arlene’s Grocery. The Jam is part of Alacrity Project’s A Live Series, which provides self-producing artists the opportunity to perform on a black-box-style stage in an alternative environment, and receive professional video-recordings of their…

Blueprint for Accountability: Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

Culture Project is hosting Blueprint for Accountability: Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, which will take place on Monday, September 24 (7pm) at Culture Project (45 Bleecker Street).  This one night event will feature author, journalist, war correspondent and columnist for Truthdig, Chris Hedges, in an intimate conversation and Q&A about his latest book, Days…

Best Places to Celebrate Fashion’s Night Out

Every year, celebrities, tourists, New Yorkers, and locals get together to celebrate the kick off of Fashion Week. The booze, treats, and discounts flow. You could mingle one moment with a stylist, and the next a mom from Michigan. Retailers open their doors and their budgets to entice you to visit their stores. You can…

IMPACT 2012 Festival

  Running now through August 26th, the IMPACT 2012 Festival consists of documentaries, satirical political comedy, music, theater and new art created by emerging and established artists along with provocative conversations focusing on subjects crucial to the decision making process as we move closer to this year’s election. Presented by Culture Project, home of such…

UCB Ladies Night: Men Welcome

On July 10th, UCB East presents UCB Ladies Night: Men Welcome. It’s an all female variety show that features super funny women without talking incessantly about how funny there are how hard it is to be a woman in comedy. Their guests range from a dance team, to stand ups, to storytellers, to sketch groups.  Plus,…

Conveyor Debuts New Music at Mercury Lounge

The energy coursing through TJ Masters on the stage of Manhattan’s Mercury Lounge is undeniable. The tall, even somewhat awkward frontman for Brooklyn-based band, Conveyor, becomes a charismatic creature of music and movement from the first note played on stage. Legs moving seemingly on their own accord and body tossed from one end of the stage to the…

Bryant Park’s Summer Film Festival

If you’re looking for a fun activity to beat off the Monday Blues, I recommend checking out the Bryant Park Summer HBO Movie Series. Sponsored by Ralph Lauren and Pepsi, the film viewing is free and a “must do” in NYC. From mid June to mid August, Bryant Park turns into an outdoors theater as locals,…

Wyatt Rocks Bowery Electric With Eclectic Sound

“Amazing shit.” This succint compliment addressed to Dana Haynes, keyboardist for Wyatt, aptly described the band’s performance at Bowery Electric on Friday, June 22 as well as the sound of their music in general. A motley combination of powerful lyrics, harmony and a variety of instrumental styles lends a distinctive and personal quality to Wyatt’s…