Lynette Carolla hosting a girls night at Sons of Essex to promote her and husband Adam Carolla’s new sangria
Hayden Panettiere getting cozy with her boyfriend at ABC’s Upfront party at The General
Jesse Tyler Ferguson eating with Modern Family co-star Eric Stonestreet at 20th Century Fox’s Upfront party at Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel...Read more »
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 3 stars
Whereas many shows tend to lose some of their luster when transferred to a larger venue, “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812,” Dave Malloy’s festive and sexy electro-pop opera based on a small slice of Tolstoy’s “War and Peace,” plays better at Kazino than it did a few months ago at the more intimate Ars Nova.
Kazino is...Read more »
‘Sound of Music’ Even with the demise of “Smash,” it would appear that NBC still has a fond spot for Broadway. It was confirmed Monday that the previously announced live broadcast of a new production of “The Sound of Music” starring Carrie Underwood will be broadcast on Dec. 5. No word yet on the other cast members or how exactly this is going to work. Will it be filmed at a Broadway theater in...Read more »
Frances Ha 4 stars Directed by Noah Baumbach Starring Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, Adam Driver Rated R Playing at Lincoln Plaza and IFC Center
Typically, coming-of-age literature regards the end of youth as that period in your teens where the burdens and complications of the world first come into full view. Think of young Huck Finn’s journey along the Mississippi, say, or the stereotype-shattering...Read more »
What happens when uptown meets downtown? Plenty, according to Upper East Sider Daniel Benedict and downtowner Stephen Werther. Their new Bleecker Street Arts Club is a dynamic art gallery with immersive programming in a social setting, cultivating a niche creative community of art lovers and collectors with its progressive initiatives.The collection features limited-edition art objects, unique furniture...Read more »
Augustine 2.5 stars Directed by Alice Winocour Starring Soko, Vincent London Not Rated In French with English subtitles Playing at the Elinor Bunin Monroe Film Center and Film Forum
“Augustine” is a drama set in the medical world of 19th century France, where women were poked, prodded and placed on display because of fits of “hysteria,” which appears to have boiled down to any psychological...Read more »
Taylor Swift’s fans are notoriously devoted, but one took his love for the 22-year-old over the edge Wednesday morning.
A 22-year-old man was booked for trespassing shortly after 2 a.m. after swimming a mile to Swift’s Westerly, R.I., beach house in an attempt to see the “I Knew You Were Trouble” singer, according to TMZ.com.
The man, whose name was not revealed, was spooked by Swift’s...Read more »
In a handwritten letter posted on her Facebook page, Beyoncé apologized to fans in Antwerp, Belgium for canceling her concert Tuesday night.
“Queen Bey,” who cited dehydration and exhaustion as reasons for pulling the plug, promised to “make it up very soon.” Her second performance in Belgium went on as scheduled Tuesday night.
“I’ve never postponed a show in my life,” she wrote....Read more »
Simon Pegg says he wouldn’t want to play two of his memorable characters — Shaun, from “Shaun of the Dead” and Nicholas Angel from “Hot Fuzz” — again, but he could see himself growing old in the role of Montgomery Scott in the “Star Trek” franchise.
“I should be so lucky — I’m already growing old in it!” said the 43-year-old Pegg. “It’s funny to think that we might be playing this again and...Read more »
Last year, the new Great Googa Mooga festival brought 75 top restaurants and more than a dozen bands to Prospect Park. Yet all anyone remembers is what went wrong: long lines, bad cell service and a shortage of food. By the second day of the two-day fest, most of the problems had been resolved. This year, the organizers are promising a smoother — and bigger — experience. The 2013 edition includes...Read more »