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The Story Behind The Great Gatsby Film Adaptations: Then and Now

Apr 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

"They were careless people, Tom and Daisy — they smashed up things and creatures and retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness…"


F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby is possibly America's finest literary offering, chronicling the "Jazz Age" in a way that's both indicting and glamorous. Fitzgerald presents the 1920's through a soaring economy with bootleggers making a killing from prohibition and consumers creating an underground world of excess. Considering this was after WWI, it should be no surprise that the public overcompensated, turning their shock and fear to extravagant showmanship.... Read More

Celebrating Ireland: 10 Talented Irish Stars We Love

Mar 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Ireland is known for its rolling green hills, rambunctious pubs, and welcoming residents, but the area has also given the art world some pretty talented people. From poets and painters to actors and musicians, many greats have once called Ireland home. In honor of St. Patrick's Day, I decided to pick my favorite Irish imports, from the names nearly everyone knows of to those everyone should know of.... Read More

Celebrate St. Patty's Day With Irish Band, The Saw Doctors

Mar 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

St. Patty’s Day is this weekend and there is no better place to celebrate than Boston. In a city that’s said to have more Irish than Ireland, Beantown is loaded with all things Irish this weekend. Our favorite pick is the return of The Saw Doctors Saturday evening, who will be performing at the House of Blues. The band hails from the... Read More

The Real Guitar Hero: Fulfill Your Dreams with an Eric Clapton Guitar Replica

Feb 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart  |  1 Comment

For those who wish to take part in rock-n-roll history, games like Guitar Hero provide a stage for players to try to match their skills to those of legendary musicians like Elvis, Slash, and Jimi. No matter your score though, you're still playing with a plastic guitar with color-coded buttons, which pales in comparison to playing the real deal. Even if you're not a consummate musician who can work a fret as well as a remote, anyone can appreciate the select few guitars that contributed to and represent rock-n-roll history.... Read More

Stevie Wonder & Lil Wayne Among Stars to Appear at Bud Light Hotel Super Bowl Concert Series

Jan 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

The Super Bowl is slated for this weekend and everyone is getting geared up to celebrate. The Bud Light Hotel opened up in the Big Easy, transforming a 200-room downtown hotel into a beaming blue NFL getaway. The three-day transformation ended in the creation of a space branded head to foot with Bud Light pride.... Read More

San Francisco Welcomes Nation's Largest Standalone Jazz Club

Jan 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza  |  1 Comment

The “couch-surfing” San Francisco-based music company, SFJAZZ, is finally graduating into a place of its own. Established in 1983, the 30 year-old company was founded on a mere thousand dollars, and began performing in nearly 100 shows a year. The company is one of the nation’s... Read More

The Carlyle Hotel Announces Spring Entertainment at Café Carlyle

Jan 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Carolyn Hsu

Café Carlyle, the legendary cabaret venue at The Carlyle Hotel, has announced the first performers for the 2013 spring season. The Café will host Howard McGillen and Rebecca Luker, Amanda McBroom, and John Lloyd Young for back-to-back, exclusive one week... Read More

Let Aedle Serenade You With Their Luxury Headphones

Jan 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari  |  1 Comment

We all knew that the French are ahead of the game when it comes to fashion, but who knew this applied to luxury headphones as well? The Paris-based audio company Aedle believes that those seeking style and those seeking superb sound quality should be able to find both in the same gadget.... Read More

The Carlyle Hotel Announces Award-Winning Musicians for Café Carlyle's Spring 2013 Program

Jan 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel has announced the spring programming for the upcoming spring season in the legendary Café Carlyle. The program includes a variety of favorite New York talents playing in back to back exclusive one-week engagements. The spring season will commence with Tony Award Nominees Howard McGillen and Rebecca Luker who will bring their program entitled “Broadway Romance” to the Carlyle January 16 through January 26. Following that dynamic duo, Amanda McBroom returns to the Carlyle from January 29 to February 9 to perform her program “A Valentine Rose”. Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young will introduce his program “My Turn” which will focus on songs from his new album of the same title and other classic songs from the 60s era (February 12-February 23). Woody Allen & The... Read More

Eric Clapton's One-of-a-Kind Ferrari SP12 EC

Jan 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph  |  1 Comment

If you're fortunate enough to have the means, there are some seriously enticing supercars on the market. We mean the kind of luxury automobile that will make you feel like the million bucks it can sometimes take to buy one. But if you've got rock-star cash, the kind of money that would humble the GDPs of some small countries, you can get the company that produces these exotic machines to make you one entirely to your own specifications.... Read More

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