So, I love maps. Which is weird, because I have an outlandishly difficult time reading them. A few years back, a friend and I took a road-trip and, as he was the driver, I was the navigator. We were headed to Virgina, but—thanks to my expert cartographic skills, we ended up in Maryland. Now, the upside was that we had some GREAT soft-shell crabs for dinner, but the downside was, like I said, we were in Maryland. Directions, they are my Kryptonite. [click to continue….]
So, to admit something—to be honest—I sorta, kinda, just maybe hate the Internet. Why’s that, you ask, Dear Reader? Well. It’s everywhere, it’s got everything and it’s always, always prancing about, strutting around and in general, just peacockin’ ’till I can’t bear it no more and BAM! Six hours spent link-diving.
Sometimes you surface with just an old beat-up boot, but sometimes, you find some pearls. For example—have you seen The Wire? [click to continue….]
Some group pics sent to us by the Mirabel Sisters Campus Community School (a Children’s Aid Society site) after using High 5 tickets to see Broadway’s newest show: Finian’s Rainbow.
Check them out on High 5′s Flickr stream!
The group leader who took these lucky teens wrote:
“The students chosen to attend are all a part of our performing arts clubs in our Extended Day Program, and they all had quite an experience seeing the artistry they love being practiced. For some of our students, it was their first Broadway performance. For our other young artists, it served as inspiration for future projects and upcoming presentations.”
Heard of the 1st Irish Festival??? It’s happening right now and H5′s got tix!
Check out Spinning the Times @ 59e59.
When a Palestinian luthier, a London songwriter, a time traveler, a troubled teen and a New Yorker dream of music, escape and home, they are drawn together by the global media, even as their communities and lives are shattered by the events it depicts. A play for five voices by five acclaimed Irish playwrights, Spinning The Times is a tapestry woven by articles from the New York press. [click to continue….]