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Suzanne Rae Fall/Winter 2013: Monastic Aesthetic and Linear Silhouettes at The Philippine Center, 2.16.13
Dramatically lit in a darkened, serious space, and shown against draped muslin, Suzanne Rae’s fall/winter 2013 collection was stark and clean, with robe-like, unembellished coats in winter whites, cozy knitwear (co-designed with local Lindsay Degan), and minimal silk gowns with modest collars and cowls.
The subterranean room was already packed by 9pm with thirsty revelers sampling cocktails such as Bushmills and Ginger or proper Old-Fashioneds and nibbling on sliders, fries, Bushmills birthday cake and s’mores.
Because most of us “non-olympians” are slow like the sloths and are frightened by the fast monsters on sleds and beasts on super rocket skis, we like curling. The beasts and monsters may be handsome and all, but too toothy, and in this “fight or flight” universe we would rather not…
For an artist there’s nothing more important than being chosen by the ruling dynasty of a dominion. The current in …Read the Rest
I’ll get the positives out of the way. The Grace Exhibition Space is worth paying attention to: the owner is …Read the Rest
The Lebowski Fest, now in its eighth year, rolled into New York City this week. Following on from the movie screening at Terminal 5 Tuesday night, your intrepid reporter paid the bowling party at Lucky Strike (42nd St. & 11th ave) a visit last night. The White Russian’s and oat sodas were flowing, the hardcore were testing their skills against fellow “achievers” in the annual quiz, and there was bowling. Lots and lots of bowling.
The shows took place at the beginning and the end of the world, on Kent Avenue in Brooklyn at Glasslands, …Read the Rest
This review is not about a rockumentary or film, or a fade-in caught on celluloid. These words, instead, are about a t-shirt that should have never existed. The film starts with collaged montages of Manchester and a voice over that declares (roughly): “This film is not about a band or a group of people, but a city that once created the greatest revolution of Western society, then came back and created a bigger revolution…”