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Fashion and the Uniform in America

TWA flight attendant uniforms designed by Stan Herman, 1975, synthetic blend, USA. (Courtesy of The Museum at FIT)
TWA flight attendant uniforms designed by Stan Herman, 1975, synthetic blend, USA. (Courtesy of The Museum at FIT)

NEW YORK—The uniform—uni form, one form for all members of a group—has been one of the most visually striking ways through which nations across the...

NYC City Life

2016 Theatre World Awards Welcome 12 Stage Newcomers to the Family

NEW YORK—It was mostly smiles, with more than a few tears of joy at the 72nd Annual Theatre World Awards, held at Broadway’s Circle in the Square Theatre on May 23, 2016. The ceremonies, which were followed by an after-party …... Read More




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    Sibylle’s Style Diary: Nicole DiCocco, From Diplomacy to Philanthropy

    This week’s style diary is featuring Nicole DiCocco. The Executive Director of the H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Excel) Foundation for a Better Tomorrow. She worked... Read more

  • Statue of Liberty stamp issued in 1994. (Courtesy of World Stamp Show)

    The Great Big World of Small Pieces of History—Stamps

    History, geography, relaxation, and mystery—these are just some of the reasons why people love collecting stamps. And of course the visual stimulation of looking at... Read more

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    Random Acts of Kindness: New Yorkers Share Their Stories

    NEW YORK—The morning of May 20 was like any busy day in New York City: people rushing to work, lines of cars stuck in traffic,... Read more

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    First Center in NYC to Offer KAMRA Inlay for Near Vision

    Have you been increasingly struggling to read menus or the newspaper because you can’t make out the font? Or maybe you have to fumble for... Read more

  • People look at paintings by Liz Beard at the opening night of the RESIDENTS group exhibition of Grand Central Atelier artists at Eleventh Street Arts in Long Island City, Brooklyn, on April 15, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Thing to Do Around NYC: May 20–26

    COMMUNITY EVENTS NEW IN MANHATTAN American Crafts FestivalLincoln Center PlazaJune 4, 5, 11, & 12Saturdays, noon–9 p.m., & Sundays, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.380 Juried craft displays... Read more

  • Thank God for Jokes Lynn Redgrave Theater at Culture Project

    Theater Review: ‘Thank God for Jokes’

    NEW YORK—Few show titles better reflect their subject matter than Mike Birbiglia’s one-person effort, “Thank God for Jokes,” running at the Lynn Redgrave Theater through... Read more

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    Film Review: ‘Almost Holy’

    Pastor Gennadiy Mokhnenko’s name is surely on the list of Ukrainian leaders to be rounded-up for a Moscow show trial if the city of Mariupol... Read more

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    Miss New York, Nicole Kulovany, on Fashion, Beauty, and Service to the City

    This week’s style diary guest is the current holder of the title Ms. New York United States, Nicole Kulovany. The model and TV host is... Read more

  • Matthew Kelly stars as an aging baker in “Toast.” (Oliver King)

    Theater Review: ‘Toast’

    NEW YORK—One of the songs in Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Pirates of Penzance” is “A Policeman’s Lot is Not a Happy One.” In the U.S. debut... Read more

  • Leona Samish (Melissa Errico) meets the man of her dreams, Renato Di Rossi (Richard Troxell)---at least she thinks, in "Do I Hear a Waltz?" (Joan Marcus)

    Theater Review: ‘Do I Hear A Waltz?’

    NEW YORK—Being in a relationship can be difficult enough, but when one person wants something special and lasting and the other just wants a romantic... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners meditate at Union Square in New York as they celebrate World Falun Dafa Day on May 12, 2016. (Youzhi Ma/Epoch Times)

    Meditation and Performances at NYC’s Union Square Celebrate 24 Years of Falun Gong

    NEW YORK—Seventeen-year-old Cici Ma, a Chinese-American dance student from California, made a six-hour journey from San Francisco to perform at the May 12 gathering at... Read more

  • People look at paintings by Liz Beard at the opening night of the RESIDENTS group exhibition of Grand Central Atelier artists at Eleventh Street Arts in Long Island City, Brooklyn, on April 15, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Thing to Do Around NYC: May 13–19

    COMMUNITY EVENTS NEW IN MANHATTAN American Crafts FestivalLincoln Center PlazaJune 4, 5, 11, 12Saturdays Noon–9 p.m., Sundays 10 a.m.–7 p.m.380 Juried craft displays selected from... Read more

  • Sarah Charles Lewis as Winnie Foster in “Tuck Everlasting,” now on Broadway. (Joan Marcus)

    Theater Review: ‘Tuck Everlasting’

    NEW YORK—How long you live is not nearly as important as how you live. It’s a lesson bewitchingly presented in the delightful family musical “Tuck... Read more

  • (L–R) Alicia (Chloë Sevigny ) and Lady Susan (Kate Beckinsale) plot in “Love & Friendship,” Jane Austin’s parody of romantic novels. (Roadside Attractions)

    Movie Review: ‘Love & Friendship’

    When tackling Jane Austen’s unfinished early novel “Lady Susan,” Whit Stillman stripped away the epistolary structure, but the characters’ desire to dish remains as strong as... Read more

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    Sibylle’s Style Diary: Former Real Housewives of New York City Star Jill Zarin on Being Stylish as a Top Entertainer of the Year

    This week’s style diary guest is Jill Zarin, brand ambassador of Zarin Fabrics, a Lower East Side institution that has defied New York real estate trends... Read more

  • Blanche DuBois (Gillian Anderson) finds herself in a coarser world than she can deal with in “Streetcar Named Desire.” (Teddy Wolff)

    Theater Review: ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

    NEW YORK—One of the great qualities of the plays by Tennessee Williams is his suffusing the text with atmosphere. In the case of his “A... Read more


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