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Time for diverse NYC museum leadership

By Laurie Bennett

August 23, 2017 at 10:47am

For such a big, diverse city, New York has a museum leadership that’s remarkably incestuous. And white.

Arts leaders resign from Trump panel

By Muckety

August 19, 2017 at 9:36am

All 16 members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities resigned Friday, in protest of President Trump’s comments about the violence in Charlottesville, VA.

Zsa Zsa Gabor dies at 99

By Muckety

December 19, 2016 at 8:06am

Actress and serial bride Zsa Zsa Gabor died Sunday. She was 99.

Theo Epstein ends another baseball curse

By Laurie Bennett

November 3, 2016 at 5:56am

Who you going to call? Theo Epstein!

The interconnected characters of ‘Hamilton’

By Laurie Bennett

October 22, 2016 at 6:47am

Who could have foreseen, in the country’s nascent days, that generations would learn or re-learn American history through a Broadway musical in which the founding fathers sing hip-hop?

Goodbye, Colbert!

By Laurie Bennett

December 19, 2014 at 9:21am

Not since the last Clinton Initiative meeeting has so much Muckety gathered in one room.

Cosby resigns from Temple board

By Laurie Bennett

December 1, 2014 at 4:42pm

Buffeted by allegations of rape and sexual assault, comedian Bill Cosby has resigned from the Temple University board.

Shakespeare & Hollywood

By Laurie Bennett

November 11, 2014 at 1:30pm

Think posthumous profits in the entertainment business, and you’re likely to come up with the names of Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley.

Jeff Bezos’s reading list gets shorter still

By Muckety

September 29, 2014 at 8:35am

The literary world’s response to the battle between Amazon and Hachette is reaching near-epic proportions.

The Roosevelts, mapped

By Laurie Bennett

September 15, 2014 at 6:02am

If you’re watching Ken Burns’s latest series, “The Roosevelts,” you’re in need of Muckety map.

Jeff Skoll produces another socially conscious film

By Laurie Bennett

August 5, 2014 at 7:22am

While best known as the former president of eBay, billionaire Jeff Skoll has found a second career as a film producer.

Eli Wallach dies at 98

By Muckety

June 25, 2014 at 8:33am

Eli Wallach, who died Tuesday at age 98, loved the theater.

Hollywood east, on Central Park West

By Laurie Bennett

June 21, 2014 at 11:58am

The most direct route from New York City to Hollywood may well be through the San Remo.

Mapping the erratic career of Wallace Shawn

By Laurie Bennett

June 2, 2014 at 7:51am

It has been a long, unpredictable journey from “My Dinner with Andre” in 1981 to “A Master Builder,” set for release in July.

Celebrities and charter schools

By Laurie Bennett

May 23, 2014 at 9:34am

Money and fame often go hand in hand, and so it is with charter schools.

Sandler and Barrymore resume their on-screen romance

By Laurie Bennett

May 16, 2014 at 8:29am

The Adam Sandler-Drew Barrymore chemistry continues, with the Memorial Day weekend release of their latest project, “Blended.”

New show cashes in on the Jones-Lipton talent bank

By Laurie Bennett

May 12, 2014 at 9:31am

The Jones-Lipton family is reuniting for Steve Carell’s comedy series, “Angie Tribeca,” which was just picked up by TBS.

The Sutherland acting dynasty

By Muckety

May 1, 2014 at 8:37am

Measured by the three-generation rule, the Sutherlands have created an acting dynasty.

Muckety this! Annie Leibovitz to Harry Potter

By Muckety

April 10, 2014 at 10:31am

There are shorter routes from the famed photographer to the fictional wizard, but we favor this one for the characters along the way.

Priscilla Morgan, creativity networker, dies

By Laurie Bennett

April 4, 2014 at 8:59am

Priscilla Morgan, who had a talent for spotting talent and supporting it, died Sunday at age 94.



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