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East Village (Manhattan, New York)

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  • Neil Patrick Harris returns to 'Rent' -- this time as director

     
    On a recent afternoon, Neil Patrick Harris was standing in a large rehearsal room at the Hollywood United Methodist Church on Franklin Avenue. With a cup of coffee in one hand, he calmly observed a musical scene between actors Aaron......
  • Theater review: 'Stoop Stories' at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

     
    Welcome to a block party of one. Sitting on a set of stairs in the middle of a bare stage, Dael Orlandersmith recounts close encounters of the urban kind in “Stoop Stories,” which played last week as part of the......
  • A younger, hipper Ann Taylor

    A younger, hipper Ann Taylor
    Ann Taylor is in the midst of an extreme makeover. The women's apparel chain is trying to shake its "Corporate Cathy" image with the help of a design overhaul, updated stores and a new celebrity spokeswoman — Naomi Watts — all in a bid to...
  • Skee-ball is the name of game in Brooklyn

    Skee-ball is the name of game in Brooklyn
    The odd coupling of tradition and trendiness that characterizes Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood is perhaps nowhere more evident than at Full Circle Bar, a watering hole on a quiet block that dead-ends at an expressway. Here, young urbanites, who...
  • Book Review: 'Ten Thousand Saints' by Eleanor Henderson

    Book Review: 'Ten Thousand Saints' by Eleanor Henderson
    Ten Thousand Saints A Novel Eleanor Henderson Ecco: 400 pp., $26.99 "Ten Thousand Saints" is a whirling dervish of a first novel — a planet, a universe, a trip. As wild as that may sound, wonder of wonders, the book is also carefully and...
  • Fashion a great fit for reality TV

    Fashion a great fit for reality TV
    In December 2004, TV viewers started to tune in to a reality show that documented the dramatic details of producing a runway collection, and with it came a familiarity with infectious little catchphrases such as "make it work, people" and "auf...
  • "Project Runway": An eyesore?

     
    I was having lunch with a friend yesterday who is sensing a bit of "Project Runway" fatigue. She largely blames Lifetime and thinks there was a drop in quality in the show's producing from the move from Bravo. I personally......
  • As 'Rent' closes in New York, fans mourn

    As 'Rent' closes in New York, fans mourn
    NEW YORK -- 5,140 performances. After 12 years, "Rent" is closing in New York. And depending on whom you talk to, it's either the end of a colorful era on Broadway, or the End of Days. Jonathan Larson's rock- fueled fable of AIDS-ravaged friends in New...
  • America is jittery as election's outcome draws near

    America is jittery as election's outcome draws near
    The charged coffeehouse conversations. The constant punching of states on computerized electoral college maps. ( Florida -- red or blue?) The mesmerizing hours in front of Fox, CNN and YouTube. It's time for this to end. Across time zones and...
  • From supporting actor to star, Richard Jenkins steps up in 'The Visitor'

    From supporting actor to star, Richard Jenkins steps up in 'The Visitor'
    THERE is no such thing as a Richard Jenkins movie, though he's been in more than 70 of them. Even in his best-known role -- as the mortuary paterfamilias, Nathaniel Fisher, on the HBO series "Six Feet Under" -- Jenkins was dead, haunting the characters...
  • Story of the scarf still waits to be told

    Story of the scarf still waits to be told
    The Iraqi woman with bone-thin hands and a beauty mark on her right cheek holds secrets in her scarf. It is yellow and stained with blood, and it made the journey with Nour Khal from a dark road in Basra to an airy bedroom in Manhattan. Now it is...