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Inside the cultural institution's $500,000,000 gamble.
Sparks fly inside the Shed. Specifically, in the McCourt, the performance hall whose retractable shell is the signature flourish of the 200,000-square-foot structure’s flexible design. The building, recently named in honor of former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, is encased in Teflon-based ...
 
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The documentary by PJ Raval centers around the 2014 murder trial of Jennifer Laude.
Update: Call Her Ganda will be among the 16 feature films to air on PBS for the 32nd season of POV, which is known to showcase work by contemporary filmmakers. The documentary sheds light on the murder trial of Jennifer Laude, a Filipino transgender ...
 
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And Mike Tindall shares his pick too...
While Zara Tindall isn't fully convinced that The Crown will continue into her lifetime, she's been a good sport and revealed the actress that she'd like to play her.The 37-year-old equestrian—who is granddaughter to the Queen—was appearing alongside her husband, rugby star Mike Tindall, on JOE ...
 
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If this slate of newcomers and returning favorites is any indication, we still haven't reached the peak of peak TV.
Aided by a growing cadre of tech-entertainment hybrids, Hollywood is pumping out more content than ever. Most of that growth is in television, which after decades as the big screen's neglected younger sibling, is finally getting its turn in the spotlight.Don't expect ...
 
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In honor of the 80th anniversary of 'Gone With the Wind.'
On December 15, 1939, David O. Selznick's Gone With the Wind premiered starring Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara and Clark Gable as Rhett Butler. Based on a best-selling book, the film went on to become one of the highest grossing movies of ...
 
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After cocktails and dinner at a fine dining establishment, a few of T&C's millennial friends enjoyed The Phantom of the Opera.
Town&Country recently held its first Theatrical Dine Around at the Solaire Resort and Casino. An offshoot of T&C’s signature concept, the affair combined great company, fine dining, and a main musical attraction.In partnership with Solaire, our select guests were treated to a showing ...
 
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Some rules to remember if you're planning to watch Phantom of the Opera's Manila run.
A theater is not a cinema; the atmosphere for the former is usually much more buttoned up. How should one act during a live performance? Utmost respect is to be given not only to your fellow ticketholders but to the production's cast ...
 
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She’ll be belting out "Memory" on a stage near you very soon.
The year 2019 is shaping out to be the year of the cat. Manila can now look forward to two cultural events that will celebrate Andrew Lloyd Weber’s hit musical Cats. We can expect the first, a movie adaptation with an all-star ...
 
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The couple is working together to bring rock 'n roll to ballet.
When listening to Rolling Stones music, one is more likely to think of screaming fans and large arenas than pirouettes and Lincoln Center. But Mick Jagger and his girlfriend, Melanie Hamrick, a ballerina with the American Ballet Theater, are determined to change ...
 
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The cultures of Colombia and the Philippines are so intrinsically intertwined because of our shared history of colonization by Spain.
As the grandchild of one of the most important living artists of our time, Felipe Botero is always eager to share funny stories about master Fernando Botero, as well as delve into the more technical aspects of his work.Speaking before a packed ...
 
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The former talk show host is backing an art auction to support Miss Porter's, a private girls' school.
Oprah Winfrey, whose niece went to Miss Porter's School, and arts patron Agnes Gund, who's an alumni of Miss Porter's herself, have teamed up to curate and chair an art auction benefitting the school.Titled "By Women, For Tomorrow's Women," the auction catalogue consists mainly of ...
 
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In the age of likes and swipes, top photographer Tom Epperson presents images that invite conversation and consideration.
The age of influence has changed the game: Likes land on the bold and shiny. Shares happen around the cool. People gravitate toward what's popular, which can be what's noisy, what's quick, and maybe what's obvious.“Social media is the driving force right ...
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