Just when we thought the craziness of the world was leveling out, Crayola announced that one of its longtime crayons, dandelion, will be retired. This revelation comes on the heels of Monopoly’s replacement of the thimble, the boot and the wheelbarrow tokens. The world, indeed, has gone mad.
My first sentence for this Oscar review began like this:
The 89th Academy Awards may not be remembered as particularly unique. Justin Timberlake’s knockout opening set the bar high, but the energy left the room quickly.
Check that. What happened at approximately 12:15am was an Oscar first.
This year was a fine year for film, as was 2015. Not only were independent and documentary films leading with great work, but people of all colors and genders were represented in the mix. Let us hope that this diversity of writers, actors, directors, cinematographers, etc., continues and becomes an integral part of the filmmaking community.
A weekend visit to The Lowline Lab was the perfect pick-me-up from the dreary mid-winter.
Hundreds of thousands of women, men and children of all colors, ages, and creeds marched on 42 Street turning north onto Fifth Avenue on Saturday, 21 january 2017, in solidarity with groups in DC, across the country, and around the world. It was a beautiful thing.
Listen up: The day has arrived, 21 january 2017. Many of us are taking to the streets in New York City, Washington DC, across the country and around the world in solidarity.
Why? Because it’s necessary on this upcoming Inauguration Day 2017.