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American Dance Machine for the 21st Century : Cool

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  Even in these testing days (!)  the American Dance Machine for the 21st Century knows how to be ‘cool”.  Literally. Their latest exhilarating video is “Cool” from West Side Story, performed by 10 extraordinary dancers around New York City. Directed by Tony Award nominee Joshua Bergasse, with choreography by Jerome Robbins recreated by Robert La Fosse. This … Continue reading



Sean Baker”s short for KHAKIA celebrates grimy glamour of NY

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  Award-winning indie filmmaker Sean Baker (‘Tangerine‘ ‘The Florida Project‘)  has just released a new short film.  Shot for KHAITE to Showcase their Fall/Winter 2021 Collection it celebrates New York City with a throwback to the grimy glamour of 1970s Cinema Shot on the streets of New York and within its subterranean corridors, the new … Continue reading



The Genius and The Opera Singer : a toxic mother/daughter relationship

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  This 2017 documentary from Brit filmmaker Vanessa Stockley about the toxic relationship between 92 year-old former opera  singer and her 55 year-old embittered daughter is one helluva tough view.  Drawing immediate comparisons with the more famous eccentric mother/daughter duo in Grey Gardens, but this new film severely lacks the humor and affection (albeit twisted) … Continue reading



PS Burn This Letter Please : a glimpse into NY’s gay drag scene in the 1950’s + 1960’s

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  In 2007  John Maloof a young graduate working on a history project bought a suitcase full of photographic negatives in a Chicago auction hoping that one or two them maybe useful in his research.  However what he discovered that day was a treasure trove of what is undoubtedly one on the finest collection of street … Continue reading



The Nutcracker re-imagined for Grown Ups

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If  your childhood Christmas festivities always included a trip to the theater to see a traditional production of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Ballet and you were always obsessed with the magical world of toy soldiers (!) then this may perfect for the grown up you.  Trust us  in Company XIV’s very sexy  ‘toy soldiers’ are very ‘grown … Continue reading



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