Fringe Fever with Eva Dean Dance

There are many many MANY reasons to love summer time in NYC. One of my most faves is THE NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL FRINGE FESTIVAL that happens every August. Ok so one of my lifetime goals was to present a show in the NYC fringe. And years ago… that goal happened when I presented my dance-theatre […]

Film Review – After Earth

My friend Kristen McEntyre Ryan attended the premiere of Will Smith’s new summer flick – After Earth and provided this review for you …my readers. I frequently tell my kids, when my husband does something particularly charming and fatherly, “I picked that daddy for you.” Do you suppose that the gorgeous and talented Jada Pinkett Smith says […]

Kinky Boots on Broadway – REVIEW

Kinky Boots, the hotly anticipated new musical that brings together four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Music & Lyrics), has arrived on Broadway! Directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Jerry  Mitchell, Kinky Boots, began performances on Sunday, March 3, 2013 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street), with an […]

Vampires over the Weekend

I have a love affair with New York City. Even though I moved to New York after college a decade ago, I feel like I grew up here. Matt and I got married, I went through a gazillion dance gigs, and even gazillioner auditions, I built my dance company, we had many successes, I met […]

New York International Children’s Film Festival

Guess what time it is! The 16th Annual New York International Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF) This event  runs from March 1-24th.  The nation’s largest festival for kids and teens will present four weeks of ground-breaking and thought-provoking new works for ages 3-18, with 100 new films, opening and closing galas, premieres, six short film programs, filmmaker […]

Are you flourishing?

This week I was asked… ARE YOU FLOURISHING? What a mind-boggling question! I mean who says, are you flourishing? The usual is… How are you? How goes it? How now brown cow? You doing ok? You feeling alright? Everything going good these days? Sup?… but… are you flourishing? Wow. So, am I flourishing? Yes. I […]

Best In Show

Last night the 2013 Best In Show Trophy was awarded to “GCH Banana Joe V Tani Kazari” a.k.a. “Banana Joe,” an Affenpinscher at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show here in NYC. Little did they know the REAL DEAL Best in Show was sitting on my couch next to me all along!