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by / on November 22, 2016 at 11:50 am / in Get Cultured

“Terms of Endearment” Plays Like the Greatest Hits of an Outdated Film

“Terms of Endearment” is a beloved eighties film that tells the tale of women in the South, finding their place in a man’s world and keeping each other strong through it all. The film went to win its fair share of Academy Awards, and on its way, it managed to achieve a status that was unrivaled in the genre for years. Now, […]

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by / on November 14, 2016 at 11:15 am / in Get Cultured

“Rapture, Blister, Burn” Brings Us Deep Into What It Means To Be A Woman

Theater is such an interesting monster. It’s a place where discussions can happen while a story forms around them. It’s a place where we not only suspend our disbelief, but accept it as fact… for at least the runtime of the show. It’s a place where, in the most intimate of venues, we are close to the stranger of bedfellows. […]

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by / on November 8, 2016 at 11:15 am / in Get Cultured

Discover the Trendiest Venues with Heat App

Apps have completely changed the way that we communicate, eat, travel, and even sleep. There is an app out there for any and everything right now. New York City is the “City That Never Sleeps” and for a good reason. The main reason being that there are so many things to do in New York City, even a native New Yorker […]

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by / on November 4, 2016 at 3:00 pm / in Get Cultured

Welcome Back to NYC “The Motherf**ker with the Hat”

The layers on Stephen Adly Guirgis’s “The Motherf**ker with the Hat” are so delightfully constructed that peeling them back is pure theatrical joy. It’s a rarity in most urban plays, where playful language sometimes takes over theme and plot. Not for Guirgis; he sees the beauty in people that society has dismissed and he brings it out for us to […]

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by / on October 31, 2016 at 1:00 pm / in Get Cultured

“Pumpkin Pie Show: Stump Speeches” Is How We Really See This Election year

Clay McLeod Chapman is back! The master of Lower East Side domestic horror is once again bringing his particular style to the stage with his annual Pumpkin Pie Show. If you haven’t seen one of these before, Clay and his ensemble tell stories to us which seemed very familiar, yet are disrupted by a twisted take on them. Last year, […]

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by / on October 26, 2016 at 3:26 pm / in Get Cultured

Spooky Pranks for Halloween

If, like me, you love a good scare, then Halloween is your holiday. I do my best to fill my October with as many scary movies, haunted houses and costume-clad experiences as I can. But sometimes, it’s fun to go that extra mile. Sure, you can watch one of the many scary movies on demand (with some wine, of course), […]

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by / on October 20, 2016 at 6:04 pm / in Get Cultured

Dandy Darkly Brings his “Myth Mouth” to NYC in Style

There I was, just a regular night in New York City. I was going to the dungeon famously named Under St. Mark’s, known for being a staple on the off-off Broadway scene. As I went down the stairs and inside the space, things changed. The atmosphere was different. I was being transported somewhere, and that somewhere had a bizarre clown guiding […]

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by / on October 17, 2016 at 4:01 pm / in Get Cultured

“Orwell in America” and the Tale of Two Great Performances

George Orwell is one of those names that seem to be on everyone’s mind even when you have never read a work of his. His unique take on communism, totalitarianism, and the vain nature of men has been studied for decades now, in high school and colleges. His work has been opening minds to have their own beliefs since he […]

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by / on October 6, 2016 at 2:47 pm / in Get Cultured

A Diamond in the Rough: Aladdin on Broadway

  An evening on Broadway is always a treat, but unfortunately some shows get more hype than others (we’re looking at you, Hamilton). Just because you can’t afford the sky high ticket prices for Hamilton is no reason to skip out on seeing a Broadway show altogether. And what shows have better music than Disney? (Trick question: none.) We recently […]

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by / on September 29, 2016 at 2:14 pm / in Get Cultured

There’s Nothing Scary About Switching to Verizon FiOS

For all you New Yorkers still using Time Warner Cable…what’re you waiting for?! When I used that service, my cable cut in and out all the time and my internet was slow. Verizon FiOS uses fiber optics to give you the fastest internet speed and it also has plenty of TV channels and the best on demand selection I’ve seen. […]

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