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Theater Review (Off Broadway): ‘The Velvet Oratorio’ by Edward Einhorn & Henry Akona

(L to R): Anna Marie Sell and Andrea Gallo in The Velvet Oratorio. Photo by the production team.

'The Velvet Oratorio' is a celebration of The Velvet Revolution that took place in Czechoslovakia brought to the world stage by Vaclav Havel, the Civic Forum, students and the Czech people. It is enjoyable and humorous reminder of Havel's playful wit incorporating the complex and haunting music of a time of revolution, hope and lasting change. There is nothing more revelatory for us at this time to inspire us. Read More »

Music Review: Marianne Faithfull – ‘Give My Love to London’

Marianne Faithfull - Give My Love to London

Marianne Faithfull's 20th album celebrates 50 years in the music business and pulls together themes and styles from her distinguished career. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘All Relative’

Jonathan Sadowski and Connie Nielsen in 'All Relative.' Photo from the FilmBuff trailer.

Harry meets Grace. Harry loses Grace, Harry meets Maren; they have a fling. Harry loses Maren when he chooses to meet Grace for coffee in Maren's presence. Then the fur flies when Harry meets Maren again at Grace's house. Grace is Maren's daughter. Harry burns with shame ignited by the sparks of anger he sees in Maren's eyes. How he gets out of this mess makes this comedy-drama about relationships, mistakes and love watchable, light hearted fare. Read More »

Graphic Novel Review: ‘The Werewolf of New York’ by Batton Lash

werewolfofnewyork

The preternatural--even werewolves--exist, and they have legal rights! Read More »

Board Game Review: ‘Quartermaster General’ by Griggling Games

quartermaster general game

"An army marches on its stomach" rings true for this WWII resource-management game. Read More »

Music Review: Jane Bunnett and Maqueque – ‘Jane Bunnett and Maqueque’

Maqueque

Bunnett and Maqueque are a match made in Afro-Cuban heaven. Read More »

New York Botanical Gardens: ‘Holiday Train Show’

New York City bridge with a trolley beginning to cross on the left. The NYBG 'Holiday Train Show.' Photo by Carole Di Tosti

Everyone loves the trains. There are over 20 large-scale model railway trains and trolleys-American steam engines and streetcars from the late 1800s to modern freight and high-speed passenger trains. Read More »

Theater Review (San Antonio): Ana Gasteyer and Seth Rudetsky at the Woodlawn

Ana Gasteyer I'm Hip

The historic theater debuts a new series that showcases top Broadway stars in an evening of music, humor and casual conversation. Read More »

Music Blu-ray Review: Genesis – ‘Three Sides Live’

Genesis 3 Sides Live

The Blu-ray debut of 'Three Sides Live' by Genesis provides an excellent opportunity to catch them on their way to superstardom. Read More »

Graphic Novel Review: ‘Silver’ Vol 1 by Stephan Franck

silvercover

A masterful modern take on pulp adventure. Read More »