Arts

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Giving Glass New Life

Longtime artist Melenda Goldberg knows all too well about the power of being creative. In her personal life, however, Goldberg, 35, struggled for years...
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On the Scene: Circling the ‘Date’

D.B. — call home! Or, at least, Drew Barrymore, call Brian Herzlinger. In a way, she already has; Herzlinger’s “My Date With Drew” is his iconic...
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Reality Series? It’s the ‘Law’!

Twelve angry men? No - okay, maybe a little combative. But the men - and women - who form "The Law Firm" are firmly on...
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On the Scene: Chairmen of the Bored?

Walk a mile in the shoes of these sports sensations? Try wheelchairs: Four filmmakers were able to wheel and whiz in the wild slam-bang...
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Oh, Those Summers Long Ago!

I had a terrible overnight camp experience. I like to blame it on the camp itself. My father, not wishing to have to spend...
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Speaking Volumes: At the Altar of Poetry

About a decade ago, upon the publication of poet Alan Shapiro's book The Last Happy Occasion, I wrote that he had, until then, lived...
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Harry Potter Casts His Spell for a Sixth Time

Who knew that a young boy with rather geeky, dark-rimmed glasses could hold so much power? Not just the kind of magical power involving...
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Speaking Volumes: Sit Up and Take Notice!

Irving Penn has had one of the most remarkable careers in American photography. At the height of a pioneering and quite lucrative period spent...
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The Last Word: Chupah Chutzpah!

Looks like these “Wedding Crashers” (Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, center) get to chew some chicken fat with real members of a wedding party....
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Need the Write Stuff? Paging Bob Balaban!

"Manuscript" is scripted with stolen moments. Literary larceny is what playwright Paul Grellong makes book on here, turning writers into turncoats and reading the riot...