On Tuesday, Tuesday, May 21 from 8:00 – 9:00 pm, join Houston Ballet for a free Dance Talk featuring former New York City Ballet Principal Dancer Bart Cook discussing Jerome Robbins’s comic masterpiece The Concert, and Roslyn Anderson about her work staging Ji?í Kylián’s signature work, Sinfonietta. Both The Concert and Sinfonietta will be featured on […]
May 9, 2013 - NEW YORK -- StreetPass NYC, a popular grassroots Nintendo 3DS fan club in New York City, invites all parents and kids to the Bronx Community College (181st Street and University Avenue Bronx, NY) on May 11th to demo Wii...Show More Summary
Jerry Seinfeld is all smiles as he hits the red carpet at the 2013 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 6) in New York City. The 59-year-old comic was joined at the star-studded event by his wife Jessica, who wore a J. Mendel dress and clutch. This year’s Costume [...]
Check out what happened across the globe during Free Comic Book Day with CBR Live's photo coverage from stores and events in London, New York, Los Angeles, Sydney and more!
Anne Ishii is a writer based in New York City. She may be best known to comics fans for her time at Vertical, helping fashion a market for adult-themed literary manga back when whether or not that would ever happen was still in doubt. Show More Summary
By Tom Spurgeon so a week apart I went to two very different comics shows: the MoCCA Arts Fest in New York City, and SPACE in Columbus, Ohio. What follows are some notes from those travels. I apologize for their lateness; nothing here quite cohered, and I thought they might do so as time passed. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: In a mid six-figure deal, Lionsgate/Summit has bought Mark Hammer’s slasher/comedy spec You’ll Be the Death of Me. The logline: Nothing can spoil falling in love in New York City, but a masked knife-wielding psychopath hell bent on keeping you single can certainly make falling in love more difficult. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A world heavyweight champion, a brassy Broadway legend, ground- breaking comics, an Oscar-winning director and a four-legged Internet star are among subjects documentary filmmakers have trained their lenses on at this year's Tribec...
The show was to be the public debut of the first ever "real life comic book character."
CC Sabathia is a large man, but he's not technically wearing a fat suit. That latter fact—and not just his slimming New York Yankee pinstripes—gives Sabathia the advantage over the horizontally striped (and comically fat-suited) Scott Van Pelt in this new ESPN "This Is SportsCenter" commercial from Wieden + Kennedy in New York. Show More Summary
When I call musician Jonathan Coulton and comic book writer Greg Pak, they’re sitting together at an undisclosed location somewhere in New York City: “our secret Code Monkey dungeon,” says Pak. This morning, the duo launched a Kickstarter for Code...
The Deccan Herald examines works of "Tintinology", books that explore Herge's Tintin comics. The New York Daily News lists the 10 best albums of the 1980s. The Rumpus interviews Peter Rock about his new novel, The Shelter Cycle. All Shook...
Speaking of Ding Dongs and the New York City mayor's office, Anthony Weiner is now exploring his own... um.... chances of winning the mayor's race, apparently. Late-night comics everywhere are rejoicing, one assumes.
Jonathan Winters was not known for his acting. The brilliant improvisational comic, who died of natural causes at the age of 87 on Thursday, did not do his best work when he was tied to a script. As the New York Times' obituary of Winters noted, “'Jonny works best out of instant panic,' one of his [...]
Watson and Holmes by Karl Bollers and Rick Leonardi is a comic book reimagining of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories featuring Sherlock Holmes and John Watson as African Americans in New York City’s Harlem district. The project, which claims to be the “first African-American Sherlock Holmes series” is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. via Baker [...]
At the 2013 New York International Auto Show, Nerdology spotted three Kia cars designed after DC Comics‘ Justice League characters. As part of a partnership with Kia Motors, DC Entertainment co-publisher Jim Lee helped design eight cars (though only three were on display at the Auto Show) after Justice League characters Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, [...]
The latest xkcd comic features a detailed map of all the subways in North America. According to the comic, about one in three subway stops in North America is in New York City. Here’s a larger version of the map. For the pedantic rail enthusiasts, the definition of a subway used here is, with some [...]
This weekend, it's MoCCA Arts Fest in New York City! The Tokyo Big Sight to lift ban on "Kuroko’s Basketball" events! Interviews with Peter Bagge, Lucy Knisley and Cathy Leamy! Plus more
A bunch of people I know and trust from the world of art comics asked me to interview Anelle Miller in anticipation of this weekend's MoCCA Festival in New York City. Miller is that show's primary driving force now, and has been since the assumption of the MoCCA name and resources by the Society Of Illustrators last year. Show More Summary
One thing about the New York Times and its monomaniacal obsessions: It never lets you down. Via my PJ Media colleague Ed Driscoll comes this deeply comical review of a new Karl Marx biography (oh, goody!) by Jonathan Sperber; the reviewer...Show More Summary