Archive for November, 2017

by / on November 16, 2017 at 12:57 pm / in Get Cultured

Representation Matters: Ricki Lynée

I was an actor once. I wanted to be a film director, but I went to an acting class and it was love. I trained for years, did a lot of college productions and some in NYC. I got myself a manager and had offers coming. To the bare eye, things were looking up! But the thing is, they weren’t. […]

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by / on November 7, 2017 at 11:00 am / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Whiskey Feast Comes to NYC

Anyone who regularly reads Manhattan with a Twist knows that I’m no stranger to whiskey. So when I heard that an event called Whiskey Feast is coming to the city this weekend, I knew I had to learn more. This amazing food and drink festival from Cannonball Productions (they’re the superstars behind the Bacon and Beer Classic), will take place […]

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by / on November 6, 2017 at 2:25 pm / in Get Cultured

“Game of Thrones: The Rock Musical” is a Bloody Good Time in Westeros

The beauty of art is that it’s subjective, that it allows artists to create and bend rules to give their audiences what they want. Some go for deep and complex plotting that question the philosophical aspects of our everyday life. Others are musicals in which the desire to express something is so big, they have to sing to be able […]

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by / on November 1, 2017 at 4:00 pm / in Bottoms Up

Guinness Celebrates Its 200th Birthday in America

Two hundred years ago, a man named Benjamin Guinness used a roasted grain called Black Patent Malt as the foundation of Guinness stout as Americans know it today. Complete with a bespoke canvas bag printing station, live music, and snacks that included fried chicken and mashed potatoes in a cone, Guinness spared no expense at creating a warm, welcoming environment […]

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