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Film Review: ‘I Touched All Your Stuff’

V. the mystery woman who played one man for a sap, in the documentary, "I Touched All Your Stuff." (Primo Filmes)
V. the mystery woman who played one man for a sap, in the documentary, "I Touched All Your Stuff." (Primo Filmes)

Strictly speaking, Christopher Kirk was not catfished or anything of the like. He knew the woman he called V. in the flesh, but she still...




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    Film Review: ‘The Iron Ministry’

    Anyone who still holds to the illusion that the People’s Republic of China was a classless society will stand corrected by the extreme economic stratification... Read more

  • (L–R) Lauren Blumenfeld and Alfredo Narciso in “Unstuck” by Lucy Thurber, as part of Summer Shorts 2015. Narciso plays Pete, who although stuck in life, still seems to be able to advise others, like his sister on her new dance steps.  (Carol Rosegg)

    Theater Review: Summer Shorts 2015, Series B

    NEW YORK—People look for solace in the most unusual places, but ultimately the choices they make—and the responsibilities for these choices—are theirs and theirs alone... Read more

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    Film Review: ‘Being Evel’

    If you were kid growing up in the late ’70s, you were probably all about “Star Wars,” but if you were carrying a lunch box to... Read more

  • The cast of “The Weir,” (L–R) John Keating, Sean Gormley, Tim Ruddy, Paul O'Brien, and Mary McCann, in a splendid production of the touching play. (Carol Rosegg)

    Theater Review: ‘The Weir’

    NEW YORK—A pinch of tenderness, a morsel of warmth, a hint of spice, all combine to fuse into a delicious theatrical stew—a mix of contradictory,... Read more

  • (L–R) Patrick Page, Hamish Linklater, and Teagle F. Bougere in The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park production of “Cymbeline.” In a refreshingly funny production, the cast play multiple roles. Here Linklater plays foolish Cloten, possibly heir to the throne. (Carol Rosegg)

    Theater Review: ‘Cymbeline’

    NEW YORK—Comedy and drama are often presented as both sides of the same coin, and indeed, some instances can be terribly painful in one aspect... Read more

  • Kiss-in on V-J Day on Times Square, New York, on Aug. 14, 2015. Hundreds of couples gathered to mimic the sailor kissing a woman on the square 70 years ago to celebrate the victory over Japan and the end of the World War II. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

    Kissing in Times Square to Celebrate 70 Years Since V-J Day

    Hundreds of couples gathered in Times Square to celebrate the victory over Japan in World War II the same way one of the American sailors... Read more

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    Brooklyn Homeowner Tackles the Difficult Path to Solar

    NEW YORK—Michael O’Malley’s Ditmas Park Victorian home is loaded with old world character and charm, humble décor mixed with antique treasures. Built in the early 1900s,... Read more

  • Julie Macklowe attends Fashion Group International's 18th Annual Rising Star Awards at Cipriani 42nd Street on in New York City on Feb. 6, 2015.  (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

    Sibylle’s Style Diary: Julie Lerner Macklowe on Owning Your Style and Taking Risks

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    Film Review: Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism

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    Taking the Time to Give, Deborah Koenigsberger’s Heart of Gold

    NEW YORK—A tall, slender woman, with an inviting dignity about her, and the most radiant smile on earth, hugged children as they trickled into her... Read more

  • (L–R) J.J. Kandel and Clea Alsip in “10K,” written and directed by Neil 
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    Theater Review: Summer Shorts 2015, Series A

    NEW YORK—The meaning behind the meetings forms the basis of each of the three one-act works that comprise Series A of Throughline Artist’s annual Summer... Read more

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    NEW YORK—The first hint that mainland Chinese money flowing into New York City real estate may be slowing appeared in survey of the Real Estate... Read more

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    Theater Review: ‘Colin Quinn The New York Story’

    NEW YORK—Deliciously politically incorrect and based on his book “The Coloring Book,” Colin Quinn uses his new one-man show “Colin Quinn The New York Story”... Read more

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    Drivers Weigh in on Uber Boom in NYC

    NEW YORK—On a muggy summer evening, a woman stood on a midtown Manhattan street corner and switched between raising her hand for a taxi and... Read more

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    Thousands Flood Central Park in Super-Fun Waterfight NYC 2015 (+ Photos)

    NEW YORK—Waterfight NYC 2015 just turned the Great Lawn of the Central Park into a soaked battle zone. Kids and adults (predominantly adults) dusted off... Read more


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