Archive for May, 2014

by / on May 30, 2014 at 3:15 pm / in Get Cultured

Quoth the Raven, Nevermore

Although it may at first take you back to your high school years when you likely first read it, Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven, presented by Gotham Chamber Opera, gets a haunting makeover as part of the NY Phil Biennial. Showing for three days only, at Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, the presentation combines a spoken word/opera rendition […]

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by / on May 30, 2014 at 11:00 am / in Get Cultured

Why Drag at The OUT

Since RuPaul’s Drag Race finished for the season and New York’s own Bianca Del Rio was crowned the winner, people are having a drag queen void. The OUT Hotel and Dragged Around the World unveiled a new exhibit by Magnus Hastings that showcases over 70 iconic drag queens entitled, Why Drag? As people walk throughout the hotel’s lobby, they will […]

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by / on May 29, 2014 at 3:35 pm / in Get Cultured

Rosie’s Theater Kids Sip and Shop

Shopping for vintage luxury handbags and jewelry has never been so exciting! LXR & Co., a quaint vintage store in Soho, partnered with Rosie’s Theater Kids for a Sip and Shop event last week. Rosie’s Theater Kids is an arts education program serving students from lower-income communities founded by Rosie O’Donnell. The organization offers the opportunity for children to experience […]

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by / on May 29, 2014 at 10:55 am / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Comedy with a Side of Cocktails

The Stand is a great spot for comedy and cocktails. The comedians are hysterical and not only do they all have their own style of comedy, but they bring the audience into jokes, which makes it very fun and personal. Here, a lineup of four comedians took the stage for 20 minutes each, making the show around an hour and a half […]

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by / on May 28, 2014 at 3:30 pm / in Food For Thought

Vegetarian Delights in the Midst of Curry Hill

You just don’t mess with success. Kailash Parbat, an authentic Sindhi restaurant that has been around for over 60 years, with locations across the globe, finally placed roots down in New York City. The restaurant is known for its distinct vegetarian street food dishes and fits right in in its neighborhood in Curry Hill. Because of the partition in India […]

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by / on May 28, 2014 at 10:50 am / in Dress to Impress

Repping the Home Team Never Looked So Good

Some days I really wish I were back in college…the parties were great, the classes were good, and the fashion…well, the fashion wasn’t always top notch. Sure, I rocked my college sweatpants from time to time, but if I wanted to cheer on any teams in fashionable college gear, I was at an impasse. That is why I’m so excited […]

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by / on May 27, 2014 at 3:15 pm / in Bottoms Up

A Toast to the American Summer

If a picture alone is worth a thousand words, than what is a bottle of sparkling wine surrounded by a picture worth? Renowned sparkling wine Chandon just kicked off the ‘American Summer’ with the launch of their third limited edition bottle. Partnering up with equally iconic designer Jonathan Adler, the company released two exclusive items that are only available during […]

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by / on May 27, 2014 at 12:40 pm / in Food For Thought

The Black Ant’s Twist on Mexican Cuisine

Walking along Second Avenue in the East Village, people will stumble upon one of the city’s latest hotspots, The Black Ant. Mixed with modern and old world charm, owner Jorge Guzman fuses traditional and contemporary Mexican and South American ingredients. The food scene in New York is constantly evolving and restaurateurs put their own twist to certain cuisines that may […]

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by / on May 23, 2014 at 3:05 pm / in Get Cultured

Singing With Swish

Broadway’s biggest stars came out to support Swish’s annual Songs in the Key of Equality. Hosted by ABC News correspondent Sara Haines, the night was filled with music, laughter and pride at Le Poisson Rouge. From Broadway tunes to today’s hits, the stars covered everything. Adam Chandler kicked off the night with his high heel shoes and rendition of Jessie […]

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by / on May 23, 2014 at 10:35 am / in Bottoms Up

Get on Board with Italy’s Ultra Chic Sparking Wine

A celebration ain’t no thang without bubbles in a glass. Just ask Toulouse-Lautrec, Jay-Z (except if it’s Cristal) and Dan Gurney. The stuff is even used to christen new ships. The popping cork’s long-standing relationship with sophistication, festivities and the nautical highlife played on the scene at Central Park’s Boat Pond earlier this week, where Italian sparking wine Altaneve held […]

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