Top improv artists talk shop and laughs at the first New York City Improv Fest.
“Parts of Parts and Stitches,” the play written by Riti Sachdeva is about the 1947 British Partition of India. The play explores the division of families, land, and relationships; things that are severed with the division and demarcation of space. The word “partition” which means “the act and process of dividing something into parts” mostly Read more »
Dreams of creating the next Facebook, fueled by new technologies that make it easy for anyone to start a website, have a started a new-age gold rush. Leading the digital pack in 2011 was the social media gaming company Zynga, with an initial public offering of $1 billion. In Brooklyn, Ben Rubin is hoping to Read more »
How Kodak’s Bankruptcy Will Affect Marty’s Camera Repair Business
She sat and waited for over an hour and a half.
DanceBrazil was formed in 1977 by Jelon Vieira, who came to the United States from Brazil’s state of Bahia. Since then, it has served as a cultural ambassador of Brazil in the United States and worldwide. This is a select list of works by DanceBrazil that specifically deal with – or are inspired by – Read more »
The current system is “like the Wild West,” with a glaring lack of policing or regulation over just who qualifies for 501(c)3 status, said a spokesperson for America’s largest independent charity evaluator, Charity Navigator.
The impact of social media on the art world is most obvious when it comes to distribution. Facebook can organize concerts and performances, or be used as a free gallery to showcase artwork around the world. Websites like Last.fm, Ping and Soundcloud allow users to upload, listen, discuss and share music, while Youtube and Vimeo Read more »
In a classroom resembling a 50s grammar school, complete with wraparound chalkboard, Maurice Jean-Baptiste Brochet greets his students as they enter. He throws out a “Bonjour” here or a “Comment ça va?” there. The class, in Brooklyn, is set to start at 3:30. A few stragglers show up five minutes late or so. After a Read more »
From the Bastille celebrations on the street at Bar Tabac or Provence en Boîte to the moms in the parks conversing with a quint, “Ça va?” or “N’est pas?” Brooklyn’s communities of Cobble Hill and Carrol Gardens have a decidedly French flair. According to the census there are more than 3,500 French or French Canadian Read more »