Best of theater 2015: My top 10, plus a few more

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

It was a year of riches for this theater fan. Wowed, challenged, perplexed and rewarded more often than I could have imagined. Isn’t that what theater should do? My 10 best of 2015, plus a few more worth noting.

What’s happening in NYC in June? Lots.

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Bored? Not possible. There’s so much happening this summer in New York City. From free museums to free dance lessons and free music, there’s not enough time to experience it all. Here’s list of five fun freebies happening in June.

National Theatre Live + Digital Theatre: The next best thing to being there

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

With National Theatre Live screenings in a theater near you and Digital Theatre’s on-demand entertainment, when you can’t travel to the UK, these resources are the next best thing to being there.

A multi-storied stairwell

Monday, May 11th, 2015

This is ‘New York’s Most Exciting Stairwell’. That’s what reads on the door of stairwell B in the Museum of the City of New York. But it’s not thrilling because of the architecture. Take a look at why stairwell B the beating heart of the museum.

Celebrating Shakespeare’s CDLI

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Shakespeare’s 451 celebrations are plentiful all around the world. Here’s a selection of local and international events of note.

April & Shakespeare

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

In this month of The Bard’s birth (we assume), death and anniversaries, there are so many happenings. As a lead up to the Shakespeare 451 celebrations, I’ve found a trio of digital reading resources worth a look.

It’s all about the eggs – no trouble

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Decorating eggs for Easter, or any occasion, doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming. Check out these low-to-no fuss beauties to change up your holiday traditions, or create new ones.

This most perfect Pi Day: 3.14.15

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

Today’s Pi Day celebration is extra special because the date corresponds to the first four digits after the decimal point. That won’t happen again for another century. Happy extra-special Pi Day!

The games we played

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Mementos of our childhood bring back fun memories and lots of smiles. When we rediscover a game or toy from our youth, the places and people associated with it come to mind. Here’s a sampling of vintage game-and-toy goodies found during spring cleaning.

Oscars 2015: Post mortem

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Oscars 2015 are now part of history. They were unremarkable except for a few political and personal highlights in year of a few great, memorable films. Check out my post-mortem on the event.