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2013: excavation review

I love reliving the year through this now annual summary of attendance at live performances and the occasional film screening. For this listing, all that’s required is my entry into […]

Sondheim, Company, Paley, and Serendipity

Company: Original Cast Album (1970) + Chance + Zelig-like friend Stephen Paley This is a post about serendipity: new friends, old passions, theatrical design, and Stephen Sondheim. I am surrounded […]

film feature: arty o’ the irst art

[re-posting of a 2010 set of musings, inspired by yet another re-viewing of this masterpiece courtesy of a December 5, 2013 showing on Turner Classic Movies] So I’m listening to […]

2012: excavation review

[featured image caption: Grand Central Terminal circa 1935-1941. Crop of image from NY Municipal Archives.] So when I say almost every day that I’m off to the theatre, some may doubt me. […]

event musings: welcome to kutsher’s

Welcome to Kutsher’s: The Last Catskills Resort Caroline Laskow, Ian Rosenberg Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 7:30pm JCC in Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue “With us it was never absentee ownership, […]

film feature: the astonished heart

The Astonished Heart (1949) Film Events at the Walter Reade Theatre Coward on Film — part of Noël Coward in New York  May 11, 2012 165 West 65th Street On the […]

event musings: may 2012 storycode

May 2012 StoryCode Forum Guidestones and PunchDrunk Jay Ferguson, Colin Nightingale, Peter Higgin Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 7pm Film Society of Lincoln Center, Film Center Amphitheatre, 144 West 65th Street series […]

event musings: the standbys

2012 Tony Awards Film Series: The Standbys Stephanie Riggs, Merwin Foard, Ben Crawford, Aléna Watters Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 2pm The Paley Center for Media, 25 West 52nd Street […]

event musings: judy: a legendary film career

92YTribeca: Judy: A Legendary Film Career John Fricke presents clips and history Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 12 noon 92YTribeca, 2000 Hudson Street (at Canal) event site  “People always expect […]