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Bringing the Roaring 20’s Back to Life on Governor’s Island

The Jazz Age came roaring back to life, for two days, at least, on the weekend of August 25-26. It’s hard to pinpoint exactly where the magic happens. Maybe it’s the flapper dresses, maybe it’s the live jazz, maybe it’s...

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Brooklyn’s Burning Man: House of Yes

“We always like to infuse our funkiness into the show,” says Justin Ahiyon, general manager for Brooklyn’s House of Yes, a self-described “performance- fueled nightclub” that has been creating a growing buzz around its over-the-top entertainment offerings, which include dance...

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What’s a “Costume?”

The Merriam-Webster definition of “Costume” is “a set of clothes in a style typical of a particular country or historical period.” Theaters & films use costumes for storytelling and world building. A bishop wears a costume to denote his rank,...

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