Meryl Streep: Force of Nature
Never one to shirk a challenge, Meryl Streep takes on the iconic British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in her latest screen incarnation. She talks to Vicki Woods about women, power, and the view from the top. (More At Vogue)
Hip-Hop, Poetry, and an Unshakable Passion
He roams the streets of New York City for hours, decoding the world around him through poetic prose. The beating of his feet on pavement is the metronome to the lyrics that flow in his head.
From his hometown of Brooklyn to the streets of the Upper East Side of Manhattan, Akin Walker snakes through the corners of his favorite places to find inspiration for his words. (More At The Spectrum)
Jamie Beck: A Modern Icon In The Making
Jamie Beck, creator of the photography/fashion/lifestyle blog “From Me To You” has captured a feeling of nostalgia seldom experienced in modern day experiences. She is an artist in the truest sense of the word and any good artist starts with a vision. Her ability to execute that vision in a way that fulfills her desire while resonating with her audience is unparalleled to anything we’ve come across in a long while.
From her Polaroids of New York Fashion Week to her encapsulations of quaint Parisian life, it is apparent that Jamie Beck is on her way to becoming absolutely timeless, and that is a gift that we are more than happy to receive.
(More at her Blog From Me To You)
The Weinstein Company, in partnership with Dior, is putting on a photography exhibition called “PICTURING MARILYN” at Milk Gallery, in conjunction with the release of “MY WEEK WITH MARILYN”.
Its open this week only from Thursday to Sunday (November 10th-13th), 10am – 6pm daily, admission is free. Milk Gallery: 450 West 15th street, between 9th and 10th ave.
The Civil Wars - A Perfect Union
The first thing you should know about Joy Williams and John Paul White, better known as The Civil Wars, is that they’re not a couple. The duo, who were both happily married well before they met at a Nashville songwriting session in 2008, do banter playfully in conversation, but it’s more the sarcastic-sweet ribbings of a brother-sister bond than the stuff of tension-soaked romance novels. (More At Interview)