My lucky interview with the remarkable Maurice Edwards curled out of an assignment. My editor asked me to look up some guy who conducted the Brooklyn Philharmonic. Freelancing I was ready for any work available. But this story was so much more.
Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance’s (MSTDA) tendril of talents, a mix of theatre, song and dance, now takes a bow on Main Street. It absorbs and grows Music & Play Station at 507 Main after four successful years.
RIVAA Vernissage XIX, rising now after a six-month pandemic stall, is a fresh sign of life for Roosevelt Island. Because you probably missed it, here’s a look at opening night, photos courtesy of Tad Sudol and RIVAA.
Reopening the Whitney Museum of American Art was another giant step toward New York normal. And, it was great getting back inside, and out.
Reopening the Metropolitan Museum of Art was a big step for New York City, and they earned it earlier than many expected. The public is welcome, starting today, September 30th. But we brought back some pictures from an early members opening. Have a look.
Naples, Italy, owns a reputation for being wicked, ridden with crime, but it’s also home for faith and families.
Did RIOC forget about the FDR Hope Memorial? Adopted with many thanks in 2018, the long planned site is idle and overgrown.
Alice Childress on Broadway, exciting news at last about one of theatre’s most under-appreciated geniuses. Her Trouble In Mind debuts at the Roundabout next year. By David Stone Although Alice Childress acted, wrote and directed during her career, achieving many firsts, her work never appeared on Broadway. Efforts […]
Hey, Roosevelt Island! Let’s do the right thing. Let’s honor the great African American writer, actress, director Alice Childress, and while other icons come down, let’s raise hers up. By David Stone It started with the most routine of New York activities, last winter. Two actors from Roosevelt […]
A foggy NYC skyline is photographer Piaskowski’s pallet and muse. Pictures find the ordinary at play with the ephemeral in a series taken during the pandemic.