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December, 2005

New York Cool

Feature:
Best Bars of 2005

Interview:
Adam Goldberg
Chelsea Kirshenbaum

Arts:
PHILIP PERKIS
Static Free: A Digital Art Exhibition

Music:
Art Brut
AMG/WC National A & R Record Label Showcase
Karen Jacobsen
She Makes War and nEPo
The Pink Spiders
RedHeadPhone
WALKEASY
Jim Yoshii

Nightlife:
Crobar
Favela Rising After Party

Film:
Reviews:
Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain
Jiang Xiao’s Electric Shadows
Richard Sheppard's The Matador
Susan Stroman’s The Producers
BAM Tribute to Tony Leung
Favela Rising
ONE FILM: GLORY
The Other Side

About Town:
Big Apple Con
Museum of Natural History presents “ Darwin”
CHITA AND DAVID LIGHT BROADWAY'S HOLIDAY TREE
Jackie Hoffman: Chanukah at Joe's Pub
The Gay Gotham Chorus Holiday Concert
Two Sides of Vogue
Nieman Journalism Conference

Theater:
Wendy R. Williams Theater Column
Corine's Corner: Christine Pedi
Theater Reviews:
Anne Washburn’s Apparition
Will Kern's Hellcab

Fashion/Style:
The Bubbly's Celebrity Shoe Auction to Benefit City Harvest

New York Stories:
PHOTOFEST: WHERE THE STARS ARE ALWAYS OUT!
Alison Becker - Comedienne / Actress

Ask Miss Wendy:
Miss Wendy's Texas Love Advice

 

November, 2005

Feature:
Portraits of the Artists

Interview:
Marc Levin
Fifty Cent, Terrence Howard, Joy Bryant, Jim Sheridan and Terence Winter of Get Rich or Die Tryin’

Arts:
The High Line: Reborn into a City Park
The Photographic Art of Krisztina Fazekas
Steve Kauffman - Popping It For Charity
“The Perfect Medium: Photography and the Occult”

Music:
Tarantula AD
Death Cab for Cutie
Kendra Flowers
ORANGER

Nightlife:
Susan Sarandon Hosts a Hurricane Katrina Benefit
Alphabet City Nightlife

Film:
November Reviews:
Debra Granik’s Down to the Bone

Craig Lucas' The Dying Gaul
Jim Sheridan’s Get Rich or Die Tryin’
Howard Ramis’ The Ice Harvest
Sam Mendes' Jarhead
Kiyoshi Kurosawa Pulse

ISABELLE HUPPERT

About Town:
LVHRD Foundation Warriors for the Vending Machine Challenge
DigitalLife Expo
Union Square Protest Against the Bush Regime
Rent Party

Theater:
Wendy R. Williams' Theater Column
Margaux Laskey
Rebecca Patterson
Tall Horse
John Palotta

Theater Reviews:

Deborah Grimberg’s Cycling Past the Matterhorn
Sodom, The Musical
Helen Stratford's Suicide, The Musical
William Shakespeare’s THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

Fashion/Style:
Designer Jill Anderson

New York Stories:
A Haunting We Will Go: New York’s Halloween Treats
Cindy Sheehan and The Grandmothers Against the War
The Village Halloween Parade

Ask Miss Wendy:
Miss Wendy's Texas Love Advice

October, 2005

Feature:
The Summer of Sound: Bands You Need To Know

Interview:
Ben Kingsley
Linda Curnyn
Glenn Close and Holly Hunter

Arts:
An Exhibit of Art by Writers
Curated by Baron Edmund Voyer and Baird Jones
To honor the Solomonic Foundation For Ethiopian Medical Services

Music:
Benefit Brings It All Together
Four Volts: CMJ Festival
Jivin’ Jones Irish Rock Festival

Nightlife:
Burlesque Against Breast Cancer
Danny Martoe & Barrett Green’s New York Giants Katrina Relief Party
Moves Party Honoring Cover Girl Taryn Manning
How to Celebrate Oktoberfest Without Going to Munich

Film:
The 43rd New York Film Festival:
Steven Soderbergh’s Bubble
George Clooney's Good Night and Good Luck
Lars Von Trier’s Manderlay
Sang-soo Im's The President’s Last Bang

Noah Baumbach's The Squid and The Whale

Aleksandr Sokurov's The Sun
Hou Hsiao-hsien's Three Times

Michael Winterbottom's Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story

A Tale of Two Cinemas: Who’s Camus Anyway and A Tale of Cinema


October Film Reviews:
Mark Milgard’s Dandelion
Tim Kirkman’s Loggerheads
Marc Levin’s Protocols of Zion
Atom Egoyan's
Where the Truth Lies
Majid Majidi's The Willow Tree

About Town:
"Confessions of a P.T.& A. Mom"
Poetas con Cafe
Celebrities About Town
Meeting Martha Stewart
"Great Read " What Authors Need to Know
The Ghouls of Halloween!

Theater:
Wendy R. Williams' Theater Column
Director Stephen Burdman
Bee Is An All Around B-l-a-s-t

October Reviews:

Roger Rosenblatt ‘s Ashley Montana Goes Ashore in the Caicos... Or
What Am I Doing Here?

Frank J. Avella's The Bubble
Andrea Reese's Cirque Jacqueline
The Stage Version of Rebel Without a Cause
Matt Okin's Soul Searching

Fashion/Style:
PRESENTING THE ART OF DESIGN
THE REBIRTH OF VENUS: NICOLA LUCCARINI INTRODUCES HIS SPRING/SUMMER 2006

New York Stories:
78 th Annual Feast of San Gennaro
Miss Wendy (AKA Wendy R. Williams) dishes with Frank J. Avella of The Bubble

Ask Miss Wendy:
Miss Wendy's Texas Love Advice

 

September, 2005

Feature:
Art Around the Park and the Howl Processional

Interview:
Senator George McGovern
Elijah Wood and Liev Schreiber
Laura Linney
Penn Jillette and Paul Provenza
Ralph Fiennes and Rachel Weisz
Isabel Rose

Arts:
"Insider Art” at Christie’s
Against The Grain
Marvin Israel’s Black Paintings

Music:
Sigur Ros
Come Together Concert Benefit for the Victims of Hurricane Katrina
Delegate Delivers No Doubts
American Analog Set
Music 'n Parks
MC Yummy
Kate’s Chink-O-Rama
All Dem Guns
TAPPING THE GYPSY SPIRIT WITH SANDA WEIGL

Nightlife:
Summer Sessions
Jessica aka Lady J’s (The Joint) Birthday Party
TriBeCa After Dark

Film:
The 43rd New York Film Festival
Thalia Film Classics presents
Directors Label Screening at Walter Reade Theater

Film Reviews:
Wong Kar-Wai's 2046

Penn Jilette and Paul Provenza’s The Aristocrats
Tennyson Bardwell's DORIAN BLUES
John Singleton's Four Brothers

Fernando Meirelles'
The Constant Gardener
Lutz Hachmeister & Michael Kloft THE Goebbels Experiment
Lexi Alexanders's Hooligans

Craig Brewer’s Hustle & Flow
Erik Van Looy's The Memory Of A Killer
Stephen Vittoria’s One Bright Shining Moment:
The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern
John Madden's Proof
Jonathan Jakubowicz's Secuestro Express
Raymond De Felitta's The Thing About My Folks
Keith A. Beauchamp The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till
The 43rd New York Film Festival
Reviews

About Town:
Comedy Matters
US Open
HAIR-CUTTING FOR A WORTHY CAUSE
Celebrities Around Town
FILMMAKER MAGAZINE SUMMER ISSUE RELEASE PARTY

Theater:
Wendy R. Williams Theater Column
New York International Fringe Festival
Theater Reviews:
Rob Nash’s Holy Cross Sucks!
John Fisher's Joy
National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT)
Eileen Kelly’s My Pony’s in the Garage
Michael Norman Mann's Shakedown Street

Fashion/Style:
Baby Phat: Growing Up Nicely
Heavens to Betsey
Fashion Four Round-Up
A Peaceful Invasion of Fashion Week
JAZZIN’-UP YOUR WARDROBE WITH BAKELITE BITS
UMBRA

New York Stories:
Howl Festival 3rd Annual All-Star Celebration Joe’s Pub
Burlesque Against Breast Cancer*
Yaffa Café

Ask Miss Wendy:
Miss Wendy's Texas Love Advice

August, 2005

August, 2005

Feature:
August in Hell The Watering Holes of Hell’s Kitchen

Interview:
Stacy Gueraseva Author of DEF JAM, INC
Elisa Decarlo

Arts:
Explosion of Color: A fine art exhibition of Mark Millene’s work
Harvey Wang's Photographs of the Legendary East Village Club
Little Boy: The Arts of Japan’s Exploding Subculture

Music:
Second Breakfast
Ethan Lipton
SIMPLY BARBRA: BACK TO BROOKLYN at BAM

Nightlife:
Filthy Tech House - Canal Room
Todd Terry at Canal Room

Film:
Reviews:
Bob Clark’s Now & Forever
David Dobkin's The Wedding Crashers


Friday Night Frights at VisionFest

About Town:

Shani Castri, The Sensual Cooking Diva
THE NAUGHTY SHOW - All Girl Comedy

Theater:
Wendy R. Williams Theater Column
Peace Now

Reviews:
Alana McNair and Kate Wilkinson's Fatal Attraction: A Greek Tragedy
Mark Eisman's Feasting On Cardigans
David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross
Sarah Daniels' The Gut Girls
Kevin Doyle's The Position
Romy Nordlinger’s Sex and Sealing Wax


Fashion/Style:
Jinx Originals Takes Vintage Classics to New Heights
Raga
Putting a New Spin on “Bling Bling”
Sistahs of Harlem: Empowering Woman through Fashion and Education

New York Stories:
Tammy Faye Starlite Shops for P Town
Release Party for Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Miss Wendy:
Miss Wendy's Texas Love Advice

July, 2005

Feature:
The Photography of Bradford Noble

Interview:
Theresa Sareo
The Cast and Creative Team of Hustle & Flow

Arts:
Kathleen and William Laziza: Artists in Resident Micro Museum
"Paradise Garage and You’re Not In Kansas Anymore"
"Jazz In New York: A Community of Visions by Lourdes Delgado"

Music:

True Life: How a Dedicated Fan Became Management Material
Tammy Faye Starlite’s Born Again Again
The Wrens at the Bowery Ballroom

Nightlife:
Art for Progress Benefit
Jim Caruso’s Cast Party
9th Urbanworld Film Festival After Dark
Bradford Noble’s Featurette

Film:
Tribute to Campbell Scott at Lincoln Center
Rural Route Film Festival: New York Gets a Glimpse of the Simple Life

Reviews:
Craig Brewer’s Hustle & Flow
Lionel Baier Garcon Stupide
Scott Dalton and Margarita Martinez 's La Sierra
A League of Ordinary Gentlemen
Sean McAllister’s The Liberace of Baghdad (NY Premiere)
Ziad Doueiri's Lila Says
Helene Klodawsky’s No More Tears Sister: Anatomy of Hope and Betrayal
Arcadi Palerm's "Mantra"
Luc Jacquet's March of the Penguins
Dana Adam Shapiro and Henry Alex Rubin's Murderball
Gregg Araki's Mysterious Skin

Ingmar Bergman's Saraband
Eric Weber's Second Best
Len Morris':
Stolen Childhoods: For 246 Million Children, Life is Nothing But Work
Alejo Hernan Taube's Una de Dos

About Town:
Angelo Rivera at Large!
Tribecca Film Festival Short Film Competition
Uncle Stumpy’s Blitzkrieg
The Coney Island Mermaid Parade & Ball
Gay Rights Parade (And the events leading up to it)
VH-1’s Best Week Ever LIVE
The Urbanworld Film Festival
Sara Schaefer is Obsessed With You

Theater:
Wendy R Williams Theatre Column
"A Community of Artists: 50 Years at the Public Theatre"
Steven Adler Discusses the Cost of Broadway

Theater Reviews:
Big Times
Ken and Mitzie Welch's The Blonde in the Thunderbird
Paul Boocock's Boocock's House of Baseball
Sabooge Theatre’s Fathom
Scott Capurro's Loaded
Jamie Carmichael's Pilgrims

Fashion / Style:
A Flower Grows in Brooklyn: SPRING FEVER COLLECTION

New York Stories:
Una Pizza Napoletana
National Puerto Rican Day Parade

Miss Wendy:
Miss Wendy's Texas Love Advice

June, 2005

 

Interview:
Directors of Cote d’Azur
Karen Heuler

Arts:
Basquait At the Brooklyn Museum of Art
Robert Szot’s "Recent Works"
Art & Williamsburg… for a day.

Music:
Heather Greene's "Five Dollar Dress" C.D. Release Party!
The Perishers at Mercury
The 10 th Annual Essentially Ellington
High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival

FRESH PRODUCE
The Decemberists

Nightlife:
The Bachelor & Bachelorette Auction
Spirit Night Club

Film:
Reviews
The Education of Shelby Knox
Erosion
Garcon Stupide
Hustle & Flow
La Sierra
A League of Ordinary Gentlemen
The Liberace of Bagdad
Lila Says
No More Tears Sister
Mantra
March of the Penguins
Murderball
Mysterious Skin
Saraband
Second Best
Stolen Childhoods: For 246 Million Children, Life is Nothing But Work
Una De Dos

About Town:
Angelo Rivera at Large!
Eating It
Acting Out: The Manhattan Monologue Slam
The Big Tease: New York Burlesque Festival 2005
Comedy Matters

Theater:
Wendy R. Williams Theater Column
Reviews
Big Times
The Devil Winks
Boom
Howie the Rookie
The Musical of Musicals
Screen Play
This is a Play & Never Swim Alone
Thrill Me

Fashion / Style:
Laurel Wells and Amy Wright

New York Stories:
The Third Annual Memorial Baby Chic’s Birthday Party
Katz’s Delicatessen
Wig Maker Maurice Neuhaus Wigging Out On Broadway

Ask Miss Wendy:
Miss Wendy's Texas Love Advice

May, 2005

May 2005

Feature Article:
The Biology of NYC’s East Village and Lower East Side Art Farms

Interview:
Wendy R. Williams Talks with Taylor Mead
The Insider: New York Cool interviews Lexi Alexander

Arts:
Gabriela Bertiller's "Emotional Billboards"
Sunday at the Met - Diane Arbus Revelations

Music:
Nicola
Rosalie Vega
The Fiery Furnaces at Webster Hall
Chromeo
Bona Roba @ Southpaw

Nightlife:
Tribeca at Night

Film:
Olivier Ducastel and Jacques Marineau ‘s Cote D’Azur
Vit Klusak and Filip Remunda’s Czech Dream
The Devil’s Miner
William A Kirkley’s Excavating Taylor Mead
Lexi Alexanders's Hooligans
Jason Ruscio’s Laura Smiles
John G. Young’s The Reception
Victor Buhler's Rikers High
Claire Denis’s Towards Mathilde
A League of Ordinary Gentlemen
Eric Weber's Second Best
Len Morris' Stolen Childhoods:
For 246 Million Children, Life is Nothing But Work

About Town:
Angelo Rivera at Large!
Comedy Matters

Theater:
Wendy R. Williams' Theater Column
MICHELE CARLO – IT CAME FROM NEW YORK
Heather Ballantyne Brings Canadian Playwright to NYC Stage
David Sirk Revisits Early 1980s East Village in “THE DEVIL WINKS”
Reviews:
Edmond Rostand's CHANTECLER
Arts Connection Presents “Julie”
Kenneth Nowell's The Fall
Judith Thompson's I Am Yours
Howie the Rookie
Christopher Kyle's Plunge
Seven.11.2005
The Three Musketeers: A Musical Adventure
Stephen Dolginoff 's Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story
Elephant Larry presents… BOOM

Fashion / Style:
Lillyth
Fashion Brunch at Marion’s - Mode Merr
Art For Progress
The London Fashion Report - Folk/ShoFolk

New York Stories:
Fools in Love - Wings Theater

Ask Miss Wendy:
Miss Wendy's Texas Love Advice

 

April, 2005

April 2005

Feature Article:
The 4th Annual Tribeca Film Festival

Interview:
Rachel Kramer Bussel
The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus

Dana Ivey

Arts:
Hotel of Happiness
Jack the Pelican Presents Peter Caine
Culture on the Verge Party

Music:
Clem Snide at the Bowery Ballroom
The Stands at Southpaw
I Am Kloot, Apostle of Hustle, and Stars
Regina Spektor
Catwalk Blue
BIZARRE MUSIK MACHINE
The Mystic Underground
Ruth Gerson

Nightlife:
Big City After Dark III – Next Stop: Sin City
Vapor Lounge

Film:
All About Eve
Certi Bambini/Stolen Childhood
Cote D’Azur
Darwin’s Nightmare
The Devil’s Miner
Excavating Taylor Mead
The Hero
Kontroll
LIVE-IN MAID
Look At Me
Mail Order Wife
Mila from Mars
Nowhere Man
The Reception
Rikers High
Special Thanks to Roy London
SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS
Towards Mathilde
The Welts
Two Great Sheep

About Town:
New York Cool Photographers
Comedy Matters By Jeffrey Gurian

Theater:
Wendy R. Williams' Theater Column
Strong Women in Theatre

Theater Reviews
THE CONTROVERSY OF VALLADOLID
The Clip Joint
Endgame
Gorilla Man, I Was a Teenage Ape Man
THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT
The Musical of Musicals - The Musical!
The Name of This Play is Talking Heads
Plunge
BE ALL THAT YOU CAN BUY
The Three Musketeers: A Musical Adventure
WOOD’S HOODS

Fashion / Style:
The Diplomats - Hip Hop Fashion  Show
The London Report -Portobello Road Market

New York Stories:
The Wonders of Wonderbra
Hell's Kitchen's Kashkaval
Roger Rees and Conductor Robert Bass Bring Bard and Opera

Ask Miss Wendy:
Miss Wendy's Texas Love Advice

 

March, 2005

March 2005

Feature Article:
Christo and Jeanne-Claude's Gates

Interview:
Peggy Pope

Arts:
The London Report: Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes
STAY GOLD GALLERY PRESENTS: ROJO: GOLD

Music:
The Lascivious Biddies
The London Report
Miss Rhythm Returns: Ruth Brown
Cat Power: The Power of Chan

Nightlife:
Whitney Was There
Beat Circus at Galapagos

Film:
New Directors/New Films:
Certi Bambini/Stolen Childhood
Darwin’s Nightmare
The Hero
Kontroll
Mila from Mars
Two Great Sheep
The Welts
Other March Film:
All About Eve
Lan Yu
Mail Order Wife
Milk and Honey

Nowhere Man
Steamboy
With Friends Like These

About Town:
Musical of Musicals Opening Night Party
Dog Show Party 2005 @ Tonic
FILMMAKER Magazine and Carmichael Films’
Sundance After Party

Theater:
Wendy R. Williams' Theater Column
Theater Reviews:
The Controversy of Valladolid
Damaged Care
Endgame
THE Last Days of Judas Iscariot
The Seagull

Fashion / Style:
London Fashion Week: PPQ
London Fashion Week: Collado Garcia
London Fashion Week: Mei Hui Liu
Simplistic Style For Today’s Femme Fatale: USA Fashion Show
NEW YORK FASHION WEEK: Heatherette
NEW YORK FASHION WEEK: DKNY for Men
NEW YORK FASHION WEEK: Carolina Herrara
NEW YORK FASHION WEEK: Oscar de La Renta
NEW YORK FASHION WEEK: Betsey Johnson – Forever Young!
NEW YORK FASHION WEEK: Luca Luca

New York Stories:
CHINESE NEW YEAR GALA
The Gates

Ask Miss Wendy:
Miss Wendy's Texas Love Advice

 

February, 2005

February 2005

Feature Article:
Julian Fleisher and Martha Plimpton

Interview:

Queen Esther
Zero Boy

Arts:
Chasing the Light:
Paintings by Amy Koy, Sketches by Jonathan Glass

Music:
Army of Me, the A.M, and Bona Roba
Inara George
The London Underground
Nuttin But Stringz
A Showcase of Up-and-coming Artists @
The Cutting Room

"Songbird: A Tribute to Eve Cassidy"
The Switch: Provocative Pop Served With A Classical Twist

Nightlife:
Big City After Dark
Whitney Was There

Film: Reviews

About Town:
Ford Models: Supermodels Of The World
Master - Disaster: Architects Duel
Simmons Got Game

Theater:
Wendy R. Williams's Theater Column
Reviews:
The Bitterness of the Meringue
Classical Savion
Communion
Little Women
Democracy
An Evening With Greg Walloch
The Late Henry Moss
The Musical of Musicals

Fashion / Style:
Ginger Blu: Spring In The Winter
London Fashion Week

New York Stories:
Phantom of the Opera Windows at Bloomingdale
Touched by the Snow Fairies: New York’s Winter Wonderland

Ask Miss Wendy:
Miss Wendy's Texas Love Advice

 

January, 2005

January 2005

Interview:
Tammy Faye Starlite

Arts:
Gonzalo Papantonakis: “See Music”
Guillermo Hung: "Walking Portraits"

Music:
Dälek - Rothko
Kendra Flowers
Rebecca Pronsky
Rockers on Broadway
The Mystic Underground
Elyse Spies

Nightlife:
Matt Rocker @ Pianos
AER

Film:
Miguel Albadalejo's Bear Club
The Pang Brother’s The Eye
Zhang Yimou’s The House of Flying Daggers
Wes Anderson's The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Taylor Hackford's Ray
Till Schauder (a.k.a. Till Terror) & Chris Valentien's SANTA SMOKES
Alexander Payne's Sideways

About Town:
Heidi Klum Shows Us How It's Done
SANTA SMOKES Film Premier
Stories Take Flight at The Moth
Comedy Matters by Jeffrey Gurian

Theater:
Wendy R. Williams' Theater Column
Reviews:
Best Sex of the XX Century Sale
Culturemart 2005
Eat The Taste
Fefu and Her Friends

Frozen Mommy
The Good Body

I Love Paris
The Sandpiper
Screaming Shrubbery
The Seagull
Souvenir
Too much Light

Fashion / Style:
Styleaholics

New York Stories:
A TRIP TO SING SING: An Inside Look at August Wilson’s JITNEY
Alive Inside!: Behind the Curtain at the Freakatorium

Ask Miss Wendy:
Miss Wendy's Texas Love Advice

 

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