Pulitzer Prize winning play, ‘Clybourne Park’ shakes up Broadway with a two act play about race relations and real estate that aren’t so different in 1959 compared to today.

Nominated for four Tony awards including  Best Play, Direction, Scenic Design and Best Featured Actor (Jeremy Shamos), ‘Clybourne Park’ is an innovative look on race relations spanning over 50 years, plus a take on the classic, ‘A Raisin in the Sun’. In the classic Lorraine Hansberry play, ‘A Raisin in the Sun’, an African American […] Click to read more »

This year’s PULSE International Art Fair in New York featured notable work from Jordan Eagles, Jason Bryant, Fred Wilson and Courtney Love

    The seventh edition of PULSE  Contemporary Art Fair in New York took place last weekend at the Metropolitan Pavilion. The international fair also has an edition that coincides with Art Basel in Miami every year. This year’s fair featured surprising art work from Courtney Love as well as inspired work from Fred Wilson […] Click to read more »

Congratulations to Jessie Mueller and Condola Rashad for their nominations for Best Featured Actress in a Musical and Play

Jessie Mueller Nominated for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical, “On a Clear Day You Can See Forever” “I’ve always dreamed about being nominated. I think everybody thinks about what they’d say in their Tony speech. But honestly, it just feels like, ‘Oh, this is happening to me? This is what happens […] Click to read more »

Director shares the skinny on “The Skinny” before he screens film this weekend in San Francisco by Kevin M. Thomas

William Shakespeare once said that there are only 38 plots. So then all stories are derived of this theory. With that in mind, you might think the film “The Skinny,” opening this weekend, just falls into familiar territory, especially when writer/director Patrik-Ian Polk already achieved success with a seemingly similar movie and cable series, “Noah’s Arc.” I […] Click to read more »

The new film, “Keep The Lights On” is a post Stonewall era story of sex, love and addiction of a long term relationship

Director and Co-Writer, Ira Sachs originally debuted his new film, “Keep The Lights On” at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival, which I was fortunate to attend. In attendance were many of his cast and crew including lead actor, Zachary Booth who plays Paul, opposite Erik played by Danish actor, Thure Lindhardt. The story tells a […] Click to read more »

Choreographer Jermaine Browne discusses instinct, dance, style and fashion this Spring

Choreographer, Jermaine Browne has worked with Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aquilera and with the Victoria Secret fashion shows on tv to name a few. More recently he has collaborated with fashion designers like Rachel Roy, Louis Vuitton and Dominic Louis to bring their respective collections to life in video and live presentations. His current dance workshops […] Click to read more »

Broadway Past and Present Can Be Found In The Bay Area by Kevin M. Thomas

TheatreWorks has proven to be the training ground for many a pre-Broadway show. Tony-winning “Memphis” easily comes to mind. With that being said, TheatreWorks has announced its 2012-13 season and it seems there’s hope for top notch Broadway productions – past and hopefully future. All can be seen the Bay Area without having to go […] Click to read more »

“Noah’s Arc” Writer/Director Patrik-Ian Polk is back with his new film, “The Skinny”

Last Saturday FUSION, the film festival  for people of color produced by OUTFEST in Los Angels, honored Patrik-Ian Polk for his new film, “The Skinny”. The film is centered around a group of four young, black gay men and their lesbian best friend. They arrange to meet up in New York, a year after they […] Click to read more »

The Peace Project can change the world beginning in Sierra Leone

Changing the world is exactly what gallery owner, Lisa Schultz is trying to do beginning with Sierra Leone, Africa. About a year and a half ago, Schultz, who runs and owns The Whole 9 Gallery in Culver City, California,  began The Peace Project inspired by some of the art she had seen. Schultz had also […] Click to read more »