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Theater Review (NYC Broadway): Deaf West’s ‘Spring Awakening’

Spring Awakening Deaf West Broadway

This isn't the first show I've seen featuring deaf actors. But it's the first on a Broadway scale, and the first musical. It is, to switch metaphorical senses, eye-opening. Read More »

Theater/Dance Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘Cinderella,’ a Baroque Burlesque Ballet by Company XIV

Allison Ulrich in Company XIV's 'Cinderella.' Photo by Mark Shelby Perry

The latest dance-theater extravaganza from Austin McCormick and his scarily talented troupe transports us into a magical world of tongue-in-cheek glitz and deeply felt emotion rolled densely into a concoction of wonders. Read More »

New Software Spotlight: Adobe Elements 14 with Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements

Adobe Photoshop Elements 14

Useful new features mark these upgrades to Adobe's consumer-level versions of Photoshop and Premiere. Read More »

Language Matters in Life and Business: Disrupting the Climate Change “Brand”


Some scientists have been pushing to replace the phrase "climate change" with a more effective term. Read More »

Interview: Tegan Summer, CEO of Film Production Company Prospect House Entertainment

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'Longevity with a strong constitution are the keys. Don’t stop, network, look out for your friends and family, and stay true to yourself.' Read More »

New York Film Festival Review: ‘Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words’

Ingrid Bergman, Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words

Stig Björkman offers a fresh and intriguing perspective of Ingrid Bergman in a new documentary, shown at the New York Film Festival. Read More »

Pope Francis in the U.S.A. – His Mission Was Pastoral and Not Political


During his visit to the United States, Pope Francis made the most important steps the leader of the Catholic Church can make – Christ-like ones. Read More »

Interdrone: Fifteen Resources to Get You up in the Air with Your Own Drone


Want to become a drone expert? Here are some resources, provided at Interdrone, to get you started! Read More »

Software Review – Corel ParticleShop

Corel ParticleShop

Use Painter-based Particle Brushes in Adobe Photoshop CC or Lightroom to create amazing painterly effects from within those applications. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ by Lewis Carroll, 150th Anniversary Edition Illustrated by Salvador Dalí

Alice in Wonderland Salvador Dali Lewis Carroll

It's a great pleasure to rediscover Lewis Carroll's classic in this modestly priced new Princeton University Press edition, with marvelous illustrations created by Salvador Dalí for a long out-of-print 1969 printing. Read More »