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Antonio Miniño

©Matthew Murphy

“Bad shit in life makes for good art. Things that challenge us emotionally, politically and socially propel us to create. Having this terrible thing in my life has motivated me in a way. I have sort of resolved to not only not let it get me down but use it as a way to improve ... Read The Full Article...

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Cornelius Brown & Robin Taylor Dzul            Photo Credit: Matthew McMullen Smith

Dzul Dance is an ensemble troupe that has amalgamated  dance with aerial arts in their new show Danzon at Baruch Performing Arts Center. In Danzon we are submerged in Mayan rituals, offerings, the supernatural world, and a love triangle between a man and two women, while showcasing the music of different Latin American artists the ... Read The Full Article...

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Theatre Review- DADDY

by Antonio Miniño on February 10, 2010

Gerald McCullouch (Colin) & Dan Via (Stew)

Dan Via has all the ingredients for an excellent comedy about two best friends entering middle-age and facing life altering changes. Instead DADDY tries to be a dark drama of Greek proportions. How much can you bend a  plot without it breaking? That depends on the eye of the beholder. Related Posts:Swingin’ Threesome Can Lead ... Read The Full Article...

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Barneys CO-OP ©Antonio Minino

Name: Jessica Heart Occupation: Accountant Age: 24 Zodiac: Capricorn Favorite Restaurant: Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar, Midtown Manhattan, NYC. Longs for: finding love in the right places. Fears: roaches, freaks out every time she sees one. Beliefs: “There’s no place like a happy hour.” Where is she going: ladies night with her college friends that ... Read The Full Article...

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Artistic Director David Stallings, Vice-Chair Ann Marie Yali & Antonio Miniño at the Opening Reception of "NewBorn" | photo credit: Robin Madel

The final bow for The 2010 National NewBorn Festival was Sunday, and it was anything but uneventful. After reservations soared, the last two days of the festival were hosted in a different venue, giving the staff including myself extra work to schlep everything from one place to the other. The recipient of The Audience Favorite ... Read The Full Article...

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I have to admit, it has been hard for me to wrap around the idea of posting The Wo(Man) In The Window after the earthquake that hit Haiti. I was thinking of using the column to inform on ways on how to donate and help – but you can check out the extremely helpful Washington ... Read The Full Article...

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That’s right it is festival season. And today I bring you the news of a short festival… short plays that is, The 35th Annual Samuel French Inc. Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival. Submissions are now being accepted!  Playwrights should visit www.samuelfrench.com/oobfestival for application and  submission details. Applications must be postmarked on or before March  12, ... Read The Full Article...

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Developed 3 years ago, The National NewBorn Festival is the flagship program of a non-profit theater company very dear to me, Maieutic Theatre Works; or as we like to call it MTWorks – that way we don’t have to get into the whole “Maieutic is pronounced /meɪˈjuːtɪks/”. New plays that have yet to receive a ... Read The Full Article...

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We have a special The Wo(Man) In The Window this week. Some of you might have already seen this video, read the New York Post article or have strolled down to XOXO to experience their “Window Theater”, not your average live model display. This story was prepared by Justin Rocket Silverman for The New York ... Read The Full Article...

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Jess, Cara and Anna are BLUFFing Manhattan

Foot protection was one of the first things created by our ancestors, even before the fur wrap skirt (not to be confused with Carolina Herrera‘s wrap blouse or Diane Von Furstenberg‘s signature wrap dress).  Shoes have been a part of our lives since the making of the wheel and since then have been adorned to ... Read The Full Article...

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Jonathan Co Green ©Paul Lomax

In today’s desire to escape, there is an urgent need for more magical realism. The term was used within artistic criticism in the visual arts back in the 20s and quickly filtered into literature and theatre mostly for Latin American and European plays to describe works where realistic settings are splashed with elements that are ... Read The Full Article...

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The Wo(Man) In The Window

by Antonio Miniño on November 13, 2009

Bergdorf Goodman ©Antonio Minino

Name: Carolina Davis Occupation: Choreographer Age: 34 Zodiac: Scorpio Favorite Restaurant: Shake Shack, Upper West Side, NYC Longs for: comfortable stilettos. Fears: foot injury. Beliefs: fashionable women are smarter than you think. Where is she going: shopping ahead for Lady Gaga‘s concert at Radio City Musical Hall. Dress and gloves available at Bergdorf Goodman. The ... Read The Full Article...

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