Category Archives: Other Arts

LONDON 2: Music, Music, Music

Here we are again, now sitting in another departure Lounge, this one at Heathrow. Almost two weeks ago it was Dulles, with much to look forward to.    Seems like yesterday … also a year ago.  Tired and eager to get … Continue reading

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REST IN PEACE, GORE VIDAL. YOU’VE DONE US ALL A GREAT SERVICE!

GORE LOUIS VIDAL October 23, 1925 – July 31, 2012  Time out to add my two cents to the hullabaloo surrounding the life of Gore Vidal, playwright, screenwriter, activist, politician, iconoclast, and generally caring human being.  Many respected and admired … Continue reading

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Mama I Want to Sing: The Next Generation

Sometime last year I was settled into my habitual low-key Sunday evening in front of 60 Minutes, when Leslie Stahl introduced me to Vy Higgenson, the founder and director of The Mama Foundation for the Arts.  There followed one of … Continue reading

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Walking the High Line

A small diversion now from the theatrical stage to another kind of theatre.  We’ve made a remarkable discovery, now destined to head our personal list of top New York attractions.  It’s “The High Line,” a mile-long park built on top … Continue reading

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On “The Big Apple Circus” and “The Vienna Boys Choir”

I don’t anticipate that I will write here exclusively about theatre, film and other performances while away in New York.  I do want to at least touch on two “non-theatre” events from my December trip before I move on.   I … Continue reading

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