To my Black and Brown Christian friends that voted for Trump you are complicit with these same systems. The Evangelical church
As the 4th Centenary of Shakespeare's death draws to a close I'm wondering whether humanity has really changed over the past 400 years? Is there now more happiness, fulfilment and peace on our planet? If there is, it's hard to see.
For all the news on New York City art and culture, visit ZEALnyc's Front Page. It's that time of year. Summer music festivals
We wanted to call attention to an issue that really is uniquely a women's issue: that women's bodies are automatically seen
"O, wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here!"
There is an ongoing half-joke about "white people ruining" certain slang words. From "bling bling" to "basic." From "on fleek" to "f**kboy." From "yass" to "ain't nobody got time for that." The "mainstream" appropriation, and subsequent overuse, of black slang is as predictable as the tides.
Prophet Muhammed, peace be upon him, was a feminist. That is not a matter of opinion, but rather fact based upon all the information we have available on the Prophet, including both religious and academic text.
The Tempest is a striking piece, brimming with drama and humor and intrigue. As satisfying as seeing it is the discovery of all these elements in the arguably equally poetic context of five hours on a bench in the park.
On the evening I ventured into Central Park, to the Delacorte Theater for the always delightful experience of seeing Shakespeare under the night sky, rain was in the forecast.
Aristotle wrote that poetry and music are essential elements of theatre, and I agree.