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In the personal-message liner notes from saxophonist Donny McCaslin on his latest album, Beyond Now, he wrote: “It was like a dream, except it was something I never could have dreamed of. David Bowie was a visionary artist whose generosity, creative spirit and fearlessness will stay with me the rest of my days. This recording…

On some as-yet-undetermined future date — either on Thursday or some time next week — the House of Representatives will vote on a bill that could restrict women’s access to birth control. Under the Affordable Care Act, insurers were required to cover contraceptives without a copay. But under…More » Source link

By Helaine Feldman, Contributing Writer, March 23, 2017 Manhattan Theatre Club presents a revival of Lillian Hellman’s classic 1939 drama of greed and ambition, The Little Foxes, which  begins previews on March 29 and opens on April 19 at Broadway’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, 261 West 47th Street. This production is not just a revival, however; it…

The guitarist Kevin Eubanks has made for himself a bicoastal career. After graduating from Berklee College of Music in Boston in the ’80s, he moved to New York where he grew up quickly in band settings under the watchful eyes of such jazz legends as Art Blakey, Roy Haynes and Sam Rivers. The West Coast…

Those who haven’t read The Handmaid’s Tale, beware: Hulu is covering a lot of the book’s plot in these trailers for its upcoming adaptation. The story, a parable about the rise of a misogynistic dystopia, centers on Offred (Elisabeth Moss), who serves as a handmaid to the Commander (Joseph Fiennes)…<a href="http://nymag.com/thecut/2017/03/watch-the-full-length-the-handmaids-tale-trailer.html?mid=full-rss-thecut&mid=full-rss-thecut" title="Click here to read…

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, March 23, 2017 What makes life a success? In Arthur Miller’s The Price, which opened on Broadway recently, policeman Victor gave up his dreams and dropped out of college to care for his father, who went bust in the Depression. His brother Walter spurned the family, stayed in school, became…

By Denin Koch, Contributing Writer ZEALnyc, March 23, 2017 Too often, jazz concept albums are so dedicated to their premise that the music suffers. The tunes aren’t interesting, the rhythm section doesn’t groove, and the soloists are phoning it in. With East West Time Line, however, Kevin Eubanks not only succeeds in creating a concept…

A number of lawsuits have been filed by transgender students for the right to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity, the most widely known of which is Gavin Grimm’s, a case the Supreme Court recently declined to hear. But in a lawsuit <a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/dominicholden/high-school-transgender-lawsuit?utm_term=.ecENp7gPz%23.ljDlBP46a"…More » Source link