Van Dyke Parks doesn't give interviews; he speaks in pull-quotes and aphorisms. If Mark Twain and Dorothy Parker had spent their formative years among rock & roll royalty, as Parks did as an arranger, songwriter and singer, they might have viewed that world with the same big-hearted verbosity that P ... More >>
image viaFran Landesman in 1996.Fran Landesman, a poet and songwriter who, along with her husband Jay and brother-in-law Fred, ran the Crystal Palace nightclub in Gaslight Square in the late 1950s, died last Saturday, July 23, in London. She was 83. Her website proclaims her "the poet laurea ... More >>
Wednesday, March 28; Blueberry Hill's Duck Room.
By Eric LeRoy Wilson (Historyonics Theatre Company)
Directed by Stanley Tucci
Fast-forwarding through recommended new releases and classic re-releases, including And the Ship Sailed On, La Sentinelle, Father, Some Nudity Required, Death by Design and Dash and Lilly
The Cruise takes us on a breathless tour of NYC and the whirligig mind of guide Timothy "Speed" Levitch