Make a Difference: Vital Voices x Target’s A New Day Collaboration

Fashion with a good cause! How cool is it when your favorite brands advocate for your favorite causes? This past fall, Target rolled out an exclusive, limited-time capsule collection under its year-old A New Day proprietary brand to spotlight Vital Voices, a DC-based nonprofit. The 20-year-old org connects visionary women with supportive entities and initiatives …

Holiday Traditions Renewed: Handel’s Messiah with the New York Philharmonic

Holiday traditions? Make a new one! As a Rockettes alumnae, my holiday traditions are indelibly inked by Radio City Music Hall and Rockefeller Center: the Christmas Spectacular, and all the joyous holiday trimmings along Fifth Avenue's department stores, the Christmas tree, and the skating rink. On Manhattan's Upper West Side, the New York Philharmonic's been …

The Magic of the Holidays: Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular 2018 Photo Recap

Have you read my critical review of this year's Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall? If not, start here, and then enjoy my photo recap below! Since 1933, the annual holiday show has thrilled international tourists and New York locals alike, staged live from Manhattan’s iconic Art Deco gem in Rockefeller …

The Magic of the Holidays: The Radio City Rockettes 2018 Christmas Spectacular Review

New York City's performing arts has its old guard and its new, but there's one show that mixes it into a beautiful mélange: the Radio City Rockettes' Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall. Since 1933, the annual holiday show has thrilled global tourists and New York locals alike -- young and old, newbies and …

Gather, Give…and Learn! Target and O, the Oprah Magazine Make the Season Bright

Once the holiday season rolls around, I re-up my Christmas traditions and how I can build on them: decorating the tree with ornaments passed down from beloved relatives, arranging the house with bright lights, donating warm clothes and pantry items to local charities, planning the Christmas feast from the family's best recipes, and wrapping piles …

Video Reportage and Interviews: Holiday Inn at Paper Mill Playhouse

https://youtu.be/zRBBYbKdK60 At this exact time last week, I was at Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn , New Jersey, enjoying the delightful opening night performance of Irving Berlin's "Holiday Inn." Afterwards, I chatted with the talented, exuberant principal cast at Par 440 in Short Hills in the video above! If you missed my critical review (loved …

“The Rockettes and Race: A Very White Christmas” in the New York Times

Back in the day, there was an unwritten rule of polite society that said a lady had her name published in the newspaper three times: when she's born, when she marries, and when she dies. Well, polite society be damned: I'm in this weekend's New York Times!  In this Sunday's NYTimes's Metropolitan section, NYTimes staff …