Posts Tagged: Manhattan

Co-founder of Circle in the Square theater, director Theodore Mann helped create ‘Off Broadway’

NEW YORK – Theodore Mann, a producer and director who, as a founder of the influential Circle in the Square, was a driving force in the rise of Off Broadway theater in the 1950s, died on Friday in Manhattan. He

Co-founder of Circle in the Square theater, director Theodore Mann helped create ‘Off Broadway’

NEW YORK – Theodore Mann, a producer and director who, as a founder of the influential Circle in the Square, was a driving force in the rise of Off Broadway theater in the 1950s, died on Friday in Manhattan. He

Oversized glasses, bold African prints and a toque, fashion maven Zelda Kaplan was inveterate clubgoer at 95

(This woman sounds like fun. No doubt she was a lot of people’s favorite person.) NEW YORK – Zelda Kaplan exited this world much as she had lived in it for the last four decades or so of her 95

Oversized glasses, bold African prints and a toque, fashion maven Zelda Kaplan was inveterate clubgoer at 95

(This woman sounds like fun. No doubt she was a lot of people’s favorite person.) NEW YORK – Zelda Kaplan exited this world much as she had lived in it for the last four decades or so of her 95

Especially in the 1940s, renown fashion photographer Lillian Bassman, 94, had rapport with models

NEW YORK – “I didn’t bring you to Paris to make art; I brought you here to do the buttons and bows,” Harper’s Bazaar editor Carmel Snow famously snapped at photographer Lillian Bassman during a fashion shoot for the magazine

Especially in the 1940s, renown fashion photographer Lillian Bassman, 94, had rapport with models

NEW YORK – “I didn’t bring you to Paris to make art; I brought you here to do the buttons and bows,” Harper’s Bazaar editor Carmel Snow famously snapped at photographer Lillian Bassman during a fashion shoot for the magazine

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Damien Bona, 56, created an encyclopedic insider’s book on the Academy Awards

NEW YORK – Flip to just about any page in “Inside Oscar: The Unofficial History of the Academy Awards” and something fascinating is bound to pop up. The first edition of the book was published in 1986. In 1997, when

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Damien Bona, 56, created an encyclopedic insider’s book on the Academy Awards

NEW YORK – Flip to just about any page in “Inside Oscar: The Unofficial History of the Academy Awards” and something fascinating is bound to pop up. The first edition of the book was published in 1986. In 1997, when

John T. Sargent, Doubleday publisher, squired Jacqueline Onassis, moved among New York elite

NEW YORK – John T. Sargent, who as president and later chairman of Doubleday & Company oversaw its expansion from a modest-size family-controlled book publisher to an industry giant with interests extending into broadcasting and baseball, died on Sunday at

John T. Sargent, Doubleday publisher, squired Jacqueline Onassis, moved among New York elite

NEW YORK – John T. Sargent, who as president and later chairman of Doubleday & Company oversaw its expansion from a modest-size family-controlled book publisher to an industry giant with interests extending into broadcasting and baseball, died on Sunday at

Known best as wife of Max Ernst, Dorothea Tanning was surrealist painter, author, ballet set designer

(Dorothea Tanning hung out with Pablo Picasso, John Cage, Joseph Cornell and George Balachine. Wouldn’t you have loved to listen in on their conversations?) NEW YORK – Dorothea Tanning, a leading Surrealist painter of the 1930s whose path had led

Known best as wife of Max Ernst, Dorothea Tanning was surrealist painter, author, ballet set designer

(Dorothea Tanning hung out with Pablo Picasso, John Cage, Joseph Cornell and George Balachine. Wouldn’t you have loved to listen in on their conversations?) NEW YORK – Dorothea Tanning, a leading Surrealist painter of the 1930s whose path had led

Charla Krupp, who advised women about looking thinner and younger, dies of breast cancer

NEW YORK – Charla Krupp, who gained a national following by offering women advice on looking younger and thinner with best-selling books like “How Not to Look Old,” died on Monday at her home in Manhattan. She was 58, but

Charla Krupp, who advised women about looking thinner and younger, dies of breast cancer

NEW YORK – Charla Krupp, who gained a national following by offering women advice on looking younger and thinner with best-selling books like “How Not to Look Old,” died on Monday at her home in Manhattan. She was 58, but