LYBLABCs: E is for Etiquette

E is for Etiquette! Good manners and etiquette makes people feel special, shows consideration, and shows that you've made an effort. Show that you're willing to cater to the well-being of others, even if you can't offer them the best.

Think Pink, Shop Pink! BCRF x Oprah Magazine x Papyrus Unite for a Cure

To mark October's important mission of finding a breast cancer cure, O, the Oprah Magazine has proudly partnered for the third year with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, one of the nation's most efficient breast cancer charities, which has been raising funds since 1993 to end breast cancer through cutting edge, groundbreaking research and scientific …

The Pen is Mightier than the Sword: Pete Souza’s “Shade” Book Launch Recap

Even if you don't know Pete Souza, you've surely come across his Instagram account -- two million followers and rising! -- the inspiration behind his latest photo book, "Shade, A Tale of Two Presidents," from Little, Brown and Company, which launched last night at the NYC Union Square Barnes & Noble in a conversation/book signing …

Video Reportage: The Color Purple at The Paper Mill Playhouse

When the national touring company of "The Color Purple" Tony Award-winning, Broadway musical revival took their bows last Sunday at the Paper Mill Playhouse, I was overcome with emotion watching Alice Walker’s characters come to life through the exceptional cast and crew! It's a total masterpiece from director John Doyle and the creative team's excellent …

The Purple Effect: A Triumphant “The Color Purple” Musical Revival at the Paper Mill Playhouse

(Above: The Color Purple at Paper Mill Playhouse; Photo by Jerry Dalia; Center: Adrianna Hicks as Celie; Background from left to right: Darnell Abraham as Adam and N’Jameh Camara as Nettie.) She had us at "Dear God." Celie, the compelling protagonist of Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning epistolary novel, "The Color Purple," leads us through four …

The Color of the Paper Mill Playhouse’s 80th Anniversary Season: Purple!

Inspired by Celie, the powerful protagonist behind Alice Walker's critically-acclaimed novel, "The Color Purple", here's my first recap in true ~Color Purple~ style! Dear God, Last night I was honored to attended the Broadway musical revival of "The Color Purple," currently in its opening week at The Paper Mill Playhouse, the Tony Award-winning regional theatre …