‘Beyond Boundaries’ Exhibition Goes Above, Beyond the Call

‘Beyond Boundaries’ Exhibition Goes Above, Beyond the Call

BY CHRISTIAN MILES | Having opened Thurs,, April 24, Beyond Boundaries is a cosmopolitan photo exhibition of juried winning photos from around the world. Sponsored by LensCulture, an online platform for showing the works of emerging talent in photography, the exhibition is presented in association with Aperture Foundation Gallery (527, W. 27th St., fourth floor), […]

Tribeca Film Festival Reviews by Puma Perl: ‘Luce’ and ‘Pearl’

Tribeca Film Festival Reviews by Puma Perl: ‘Luce’ and ‘Pearl’

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW of LUCE | Julius Ohna’s third feature film, Luce, opens with the title character, played by Kelvin Harrison, Jr., giving a speech in his high school auditorium. He is witty, engaging, and inspirational; he rarely loses the wide smile—which, we soon learn, rarely reaches his eyes. A child soldier in Eritrea, he […]

‘Discovery’ Directive Rests at Heart of Tribeca Film Festival

‘Discovery’ Directive Rests at Heart of Tribeca Film Festival

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | There’s a first time for everything—and with that in mind, providing a high-profile forum for new talent is a primary focus of Liza Domnitz, senior programmer of film, TV and new online work, for the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), unspooling through May 5 at, among other places, Chelsea’s SVA Theatre. Now […]

Trav S.D. Takes You to the World’s Fairs!

Trav S.D. Takes You to the World’s Fairs!

BY TRAV S.D. | April 2019 marks the 80th Anniversary of the groundbreaking 1939 New York World’s Fair. To mark the occasion I’ve booked two talks at two related locations, one in Brooklyn, one in Queens. Sunday, April 28, 3pm: Backstage at the ’39 World’s Fair | The 1939 New York World’s Fair was famously held […]

Zimmer on Dance: The Joyce and New York Live Arts

Zimmer on Dance: The Joyce and New York Live Arts

BY ELIZABETH ZIMMER | As happens in many parts of California, the wide-open spaces and warm, dry climate of Australia encourage the growth of good dancers. Three programs from Down Under coming to the Joyce include, April 29 through May 1, Attractor, a collaboration among Senyawa, an Indonesian musical duo, and two of Melbourne’s most […]