Month: May 2015

Bringing Cannes to Conn

Last weekend could only be described as the height of sophistication with its long red of carpets, abundance of supermodels in attendance, and powerfully moving film lineup all set in the majestic French Riviera. Or so I would imagine. Cannes Film Festival takes the world by storm each spring as filmmakers and socialites alike flock …

Dropping the Ball

Talk about failure of fundamental journalism. In any other profession—medical, legal, financial—the guilty party would be struck off. In journalism, the guilty party -(Rolling Stone magazine) -continues on its merry way of disinformation and downright fabrication. Some Duke University lacrosse players must be nodding their heads, as in we’ve seen it all before. Let’s start …

Ballet Theatre: 75 Years in Pictures

American Ballet Theatre—one of New York City’s greatest cultural institutions, not to mention America’s National Ballet Company, by an act of Congress—is celebrating a milestone achievement this spring: its 75th anniversary. As part of the season-long celebrations to commemorate the anniversary and the contributions the company has made to the history of dance, ABT is …