Icon fashion legend Iris Apfel 96 years old and going strong

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96-year–old IRIS APFEL is a fashion legend. In an era when even Hollywood stars are slaves to stylists and opinionated editors who want all of us to conform, this New York idiosyncratic doyenne is one of the last truly original, most fabulous dressed women around. Her large crammed Manhattan home is packed full of vintage … Continue reading



DAVID BOWIE IS finally gets to Brooklyn

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The smash hit DAVID BOWIE IS Exhibit,  the first international retrospective of the extraordinary career of David Bowie, which started its journey in 2013 at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum  and has been touring ever since, makes its final stop at the Brooklyn Museum on 2 March  2018. It features 300 objects including handwritten lyrics, original … Continue reading




Chris & Don : A Love Story

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When celebrated British Author Christopher Isherwood met a particularly young handsome man in his speedos on a  Santa Monica beach in the 1954, he was already 48 years old.  The boy, barely 18, and looking even younger, was Don Bachardy. And against all surmountable odds the mutual attraction between these two extremely different men, developed … Continue reading



Kill Your Darlings

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The cinematic fascination with The Beat Generation continues regardless. Following on the heals of Walter Salles take on Jack Kerouac’s ‘On The Road’ which the Critics were quick to dismiss when it recently had a Limited Release in US theaters, we have this new movie which, set in the mid 1940’s is essentially a pre-quel to the movement that was … Continue reading



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