Archives for May 2017

Leaving the Cake in the Rain: A Celebration of the Music of Jimmy Webb

Mark Butler catches the star-studded Jimmy Webb tribute at Carnegie Hall, a benefit for the Alzheimer’s Association and the I’ll Be Me Foundation: “Jimmy Webb’s music transcends genres and has touched millions.”

The Pictures of Dorian Gray

John Cooper visits a new bar called Dorian Gray, quaffs the namesake brew, and names the literary figures on the walls.

Podcast #39: T’he Emperor Jones’ and ‘Rebel in the Soul’

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Gwen Orel talks with Obi Abili and Ciarán O’Reilly of Irish Rep’s “The Emperor Jones,” and Larry Kirwan, author of Irish Rep’s “Rebel in the Soul.”

Enda Walsh’s ‘Arlington’ leaves an aftertaste

Gwen Orel says “Arlington” repeats on her, like acid reflux. That’s probably what Enda Walsh had in mind.

Enter Enda Walsh’s “Rooms” for an interesting hour of introspection

On a dreary New York afternoon this Saturday I took a diversion for an hour into the “Rooms” of playwright Enda Walsh.

Tribeca Film Festival: The Lovers is a Screwball Valentine

Suze Sylvester attends the Tribeca Film movie “The Lovers,” and finds it a “screwball comedy of a valentine.”

Tribeca Film Festival: ‘The Public Image is Rotten’

Mike Fitzpatrick finds the dcoumentary ‘The Public Image is Rotten’, is a new departure with regards to the career of John Lydon and his cohorts.

Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Pilgrimage’

Mike Fitzpatrick finds “Pilgrimage” a rare, box-ticking, dramatic action movie– set in the 13th century.