Old Fogey Traps To Avoid, From One Who Knows

Old Fogey Traps To Avoid, From One Who Knows

  BY MICHAEL MUSTO | As someone of a certain age who’s fallen into old fogey traps myself, I am here to advise other not-exactly-young people on how to avoid embarrassing yourself. It’s great to exude the wisdom, knowledge, and class of maturity, but when you slip into “Get off my lawn” mode, it really […]

Trocks’ Trove at the Joyce: Timely and Timeless, Sublime and Ridiculous 

Trocks’ Trove at the Joyce: Timely and Timeless, Sublime and Ridiculous 

NOTE: Due to “break-through COVID-19 cases detected within the company,” all scheduled performances through January 2 have been cancelled. Click here for more information, including ticket holder options. BY ELIZABETH ZIMMER | Issues of race make headlines, while issues of gender increasingly occupy the public mind. It used to be easy: Men were men and […]

‘Nutcracker Rouge’ Returns to Transport You to the Land of Sweets

‘Nutcracker Rouge’ Returns to Transport You to the Land of Sweets

BY CHARLES BATTERSBY | New York was forced to go nearly two years without the flurry of snowflakes that typically descend on stages each year with various incarnations of The Nutcracker. Among the boldest and most decadent interpretations of this Christmas classic is Company XIV’s Nutcracker Rouge. This production has a bit of classic ballet […]

Memory and Gratitude

Memory and Gratitude

BY GERALD BUSBY | As I age, and this year I’m celebrating my 86th birthday, it becomes increasingly clear that the degree to which I am willing to be grateful for who and what I am is precisely the degree to which I am willing to be thankful for consciousness itself and my ability to […]

150 Clichés That Are Destroying The Language

150 Clichés That Are Destroying The Language

BY MICHAEL MUSTO | My earlier piece listing a batch of clichés that we desperately need to abolish (click here to read it) was a hit—but alas, it hasn’t put an end to cliches. In fact, there seem to be more of them than there are white people at a Republican interns meeting. Whoops, sorry, […]

It’s Yesterday Once More: Kasha & Darienne Serve ’80’s Ladies’ Sequel

It’s Yesterday Once More: Kasha & Darienne Serve ’80’s Ladies’ Sequel

Whether you believe it’s the work of kismet, karma, or plain old coincidence, one thing is certain: December 2’s Throwback Thursday is a totally tubular time to view 80’s Ladies II: The Mixtape. This live event starring RuPaul’s Drag Race contestants Mrs. Kasha Davis and Darienne lake (Seasons 7 and 6, respectively) is the follow-up […]

Mood ‘Indigo’ as Timothy White Eagle Rounds Out his ‘Room’ Trilogy

Mood ‘Indigo’ as Timothy White Eagle Rounds Out his ‘Room’ Trilogy

  BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Given how his website’s “About” section very specifically describes him as an “undocumented urbanized mixed race Indigenous American,” you’d think Tucson-born, Seattle-based Timothy White Eagle (TWE) brings his feathered namesake’s talon-strong grip to his sense of self. He does, if you broaden the scope of “self” to favor journey over […]