“Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.” – When we think of Dracula, it’s this line that comes to mind. So do long capes, heavy eyebrows, and perfectly smooth hair. In fact, what we see when we think of Dracula is not the original book, but the likeness of the Dracula [...]
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Born and raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Morgan Reilly studied voice and piano and spent her time performing with local and regional theater groups starting at the age of 3. From a young age, she knew she was born to perform. In 2015, she took a leap and moved to New York City to focus on [...]
"As a singer, songwriter, and actor from the Great White North, I try to share what’s in my soul. I’ve been fortunate enough to travel the world with Riverdance, Celtic Woman, Disney, and many others. I’ve lived in Tokyo, Japan. I’ve lived on a cruise ship. I’ve lived in London, England. For the last 8 [...]
You may have noticed that many restaurants today have some sort of dry aged beef on the menu. Usually, it’s a bit pricier than your usual prime ribeye or any other kind of “regular” steak. Most often, dry aged beef is hailed as the more superior choice, but you may not fully understand why this [...]
Sweet, calming, warm and soothing – all ways that listeners describe vocalist Jackie Gage. There's an intimate and hushed feeling present in her live concerts. It's as if she's reading your heart, sharing personal memories of love and loss – at times vulnerable, and equally sweet and sincere. It's an uplifting experience that's not to [...]
Not many of us are aware of the many fascinating stories behind our favorite meals. Especially not if that meal is as commonly ordered as Caesar salad is. This dish, however, has an interesting history. The History of Ceaser Salad Contrary to popular belief, this salad wasn’t named by an ancient Roman emperor. While each [...]
Born in Memphis, Tenn, Rosalyn McClore is one of the most talented jazz pianists and singers on the east coast. Inspired by Nina Simone, Nancy Wilson, Ella Fitzgerald, and Nat King Cole, Rosalyn studied with the worlds leading jazz pianists. With tutors like the late Phineas Newborne Jr., she absorbed with acute attention to detail [...]
As a youngster in war-torn Kosovo, Taulant Mehmeti amazed local audiences with his songwriting talent and musicianship. Under the mentorship of renowned local jazz guitarist Armend Xhaferi, he developed into a leading jazz player in Kosovo and Albania. Now an active performer on the New York scene, Mehmeti has played, as a leader and a [...]
Let’s face it, New York is magical no matter the time of the year, but with the holidays approaching, the magic is getting more palpable every day. The sheer amount of things to do can feel overwhelming, so we’ve picked top 5 New York City events in December you just might be interested in. The [...]
Jazz is a room filled with bluish smoke, stolen kisses, women in flapper dresses, the band twisting music into the magic that curls and coils, and caresses our hearts until we all fall blissfully into its rhythms. Women in the jazz age were flappers, shameless, and happy, and as inexorable as a thunderstorm in July, [...]