This Is What Democracy Looks Like | #WomensMarchNY

A year after Trump’s Inauguration, thousands of women found solidarity again in the streets for the Women’s March By Randy Gener NEW YORK  |  In New York City on the Upper West Side, the women’s march is back. Marchers got ready along Central Park West between 62nd and 82nd and streets. More than 200,000 protesters marched… Read More

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LATIN HISTORY is for morons & not for dummies

LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Written and performed by John Leguizamo On Broadway at Studio 54 254 West 54 Street (between Broadway & 8th Avenue) New York NY 10019 For tickets, visit Telecharge. By Randy Gener NEW YORK CITY |   In the Broadway solo play, LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS, the popular film actor John Leguizamo schools audiences… Read More

How to dare to rewrite a magic realist novel into a brand new play

By Randy Gener NEW YORK CITY |  Did you know?  The first staged reading of Pulitzer Prize–winner Lin-Manuel Miranda’s first successful Broadway musical was at the Repertorio Español in New York. And did you know?  Spanish-speaking New Yorkers can actually see and hear Spanish–speaking plays — without the onus of being identifies with any specific Latin-American… Read More

Mikhail Baryshnikov + Youssou N’Dour = Praemium Imperiale

The Praemium Imperiale styles itself as Japan’s royal answer to Norway’s Nobel Prize. It identifies — and doles out awards to — some of the world’s greatest artists in the categories not recognized by the Nobel Prize. These fields of artistic endeavor are Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Music, and Theatre/Film. Read More

NASA’s space station flight over the Bahamas

NASA IMAGE OF THE DAY |  One of the most recognizable points on the Earth for astronauts to photograph is the Bahamas. Randy Bresnik of NASA shared this Aug. 13 photo from the International Space Station, saying, “The stunning Bahamas were a real treat for us. The vivid turquoise of the water over the reef was absolutely… Read More

Harlem Rep’s OZ eases down the road (of success)

By Randy Gener NEW YORK CITY |   Harlem Repertory Theatre comes out swinging — and shimmying — with a bonafide winner.  In cahoots with Yip Harburg Foundation, the ambitious company has twice or three times now extended the Off-Broadway run of its popular THE WIZARD OF OZ musical. To boost the show’s enchantment for wider… Read More