CHEAP TICKETS | Fly to South Africa for only $799.00 (2/14/2016) - Right now, South Africa offers incredible value for travelers. There is no better or affordable time to visit Africa.
MIAMI BOAT SHOW | Will there be a “Miami Vice” reboot? (2/13/2016) - Do you want to know the truth behind these rumors? Ask Olivia Brown yourself at the Miami International Boat Show, Feb. 11–15.
MEXICAN RESORTS Three new dining options rise in Sierra Madre (2/13/2016) - Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Sierra Madre Mountains, guests can enjoy miles of wooden pathways.
TRAVEL TIP Bar Hugo and Il Principe want to dine and put you up in Hotel Hugo (12/10/2022) - The hotel, rooftop bar and upscale Italian restaurant offer guests "luxurious amenities and high-end dining in Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood," according to PR types.
TRAVEL & DISPLEASURE | In Finland, my hours with the Nordic wolves (9/18/2015) - One midsummer night, three Finnish guys gave me black sausages. Would you eat them?
YES, WELL, WHATEVER | #SingWithDollar wants you to win a college savings fund (9/11/2022) - Entrants submitted a video of their best sing-a-long, then shared it on Facebook or Twitter.
TRAVEL & DISPLEASURE | Dallas International Airport plans to open new duty-free shops in 2016. (9/10/2022) - Can you please lend me your credit card? The new duty-free shopping locations, which should be operational in 2016.
TRAVEL & DISPLEASURE | TripAdvisor loves Grand Beach Hotel Surfside (9/9/2023) - But that's just TripAdvisor's opinion. This site hasn't been invited yet to stay at this Florida hotel to actually verify.
WHAT’S THE HAPS? At the Berkshires, acting powerhouse Tina Packer plays Joan of Arc’s mum (9/2/2023) - With Packer in the lead role, "Mother of the Maid" tells the story of Joan of Arc from an entirely fresh point of view.
WHATS THE HAPS? Afro-Cuban jazz and Broadway ditties at Birdland Jazz Club (8/30/2015) - Named for saxophonist Charlie "Bird" Parker, Birdland Jazz Club has been a frequent haunt for celebrities.
REPORT FROM THE FAR FAR SOUTH | Samuel Buggeln on La Zaranda’s not-so-poor-theater sojourn at Argentina’s Teatro Cervantes (11/2/2023) - Reporting from Buenos Aires, Samuel Buggeln, a New York theatre director and designer, is presently is researching the Argentinian theatre world. He has been blogging about his experiences there.
Texas university hosts cultural expedition to Guatemala (8/21/2012) - The group will use Casa Herrera, a 17th-century Spanish Colonial property located in the heart of Antigua, as a home base while exploring local, historical points of interest and taking part in lectures and tours taught by professors from the university and Mesoamerican scholars.
Because it Cannes: Agence France Presse wraps French city with glamorous photos of movie stars (5/16/2012) - The selected photos in Cannes have a lot of pointing and waving in them: Alfred Hitchcock fingering the viewer directly, Michael Douglas waving in the air, Tony Curtis also pointing a finger, Quentin Tarantino with two palms up in the air, and Sophia Loren also with her arms up
Why are Asian Americans invisible on New York stages? Feb. 13 industry town hall confronts the powers-that-be. (1/30/2012) - "Asian American performers are the least likely among the major minority groups to play roles that are not defined by their race," says a coalition of Asian American actors.
Randy Gener appointed Editor-in-Chief of Prague Quadrennial Newspaper (5/29/2011) - Gener will also host daily gallery talks at USA National Exhibition entry to Prague Quadrennial, the “Olympics of Theater Design,” June 16–26 PRAGUE, Czech Republic, 6.1.2023 — Randy Gener, the Nathan Award–winning editor, writer and drama critic, has been appointed Editor-in-Chief
Help us bring American artists to Prague Quadrennial, the Olympics of Design (4/1/2023) - Pat Oleszko and Paul Zaloom are American performance activists. These two brilliant artists are slated to perform live as part of the USA National Exhibit, FROM THE EDGE (Susan Tsu, artistic director) our country’s official entry to the Prague Quadrennial (PQ).
Gener Wins 2 Awards for Writing Excellence in Travel Media Competition (7/2/2023) - PASADENA, CA — The North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) today announced that Randy Gener won two awards of merit for writing excellence in the 2009 annual awards competition. “The North American Travel Journalists Association honors the best of the best