More than 500 guests filled The Plaza’s ballroom for the Women’s Forum of New York’s 6th Annual Elly Awards emceed by Paula Zahn and honoring “Hamilton” star Phillipa Soo,Kay Koplovitz, founder of USA Networks, and [just resigned] 43rd Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios.
Last November, Israeli Hasidic singer Chaim Shlomo Mayesz’s Yiddish music video of his newly released album Bas Kol went viral, garnering more than 400,000 hits. The video, which was shot at his brother’s Hasidic wedding in Borough Park, featured Mayesz rapping to the tune of Fifth Harmony’s hip hop track “Worth It”.
Lena Dunham basically just said that bad international cuisine in college cafeterias amounts to cultural appropriation.
Sometimes you can really put your foot in your mouth on Twitter.
Metrograph, a cinema on Ludlow Street that opened in February, hopes to bring back the Hollywood Golden Era of moviegoing. It’s founders grew up going to the independent arthouses, some of which are now closed. We asked them to list their top ten favorite movies and they came up with some classics.
Perlin is the artistic director at Metrograph. He also founded a distribution company called The Film Desk in 2008.