Tag Archives: New York City

David Bowie: Dignified Genius

My Metroland Column from December 28, 2016 On January 8, 2016, David Bowie turned 69. His wife, Iman, knew something the world didn’t. Her husband was dying. She tweeted: “I will love you til i die….” Bowie’s album Blackstar made … Continue reading

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Be the Love

My Enchanté column from this week. With Valentine’s Day looming, what is one to do if there is no special someone in the picture? How did we become so programmed to feel embarrassed if we’re single, or guilty if we … Continue reading

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Dancing in a dangerous time

My Enchanté column from August 13, 2015 Part 1: Dancing despite the odds In his New York City Hell’s Kitchen home, filled with reminders of a dancing life, 86 year old Nathaniel (Nat) Horne lives with Princess, an older and … Continue reading

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Chilina Kennedy feels Carole King’s love

My April 16 Enchanté column “I have often asked myself The reason for the sadness in a world Where tears are just a lullaby If there’s any answer, maybe Love can end the madness Maybe not, oh, but we can … Continue reading

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Nevermore: hope hovers beyond darkness

My next Enchanté column There can never be a more haunting line in literature than, “Quoth the raven, ‘Nevermore.’” Likewise, there is no more memorable theatre than the Canadian production, Nevermore — The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar … Continue reading

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A love affair with New York

My Daytripper column from February 19, 2015 In the uber village called New York, millions of people mingle in hundreds of small neighborhoods and communities. Street smart and gritty, those people who inhabit one of the world’s greatest cultural centres … Continue reading

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Jazz, part 3: Fresh air in the jazz scene

One of my recent Enchanté columns By Mark Bergin Keep your eyes (and ears) on a couple of jazz singers who are making musical waves. Simona De Rosa and Madeleine Peyroux are unique and powerful musicians in the current world … Continue reading

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