Emily S. Mendel, a writer and photographer, has been a regular contributor to culturevulture.net since 2006, where she reviews art, film, television and destinations. Ending her 30-year law practice has given Ms. Mendel the time to indulge in her love of travel and the arts, and to serve as the theater reviewer for berkeleyside.com.
Writes in: Art & Architecture, Dance, Destinations, Etc, Features, Film, Television, and Theater.
In 1909 London, American Harry Selfridge (Jeremy Piven, “Entourage”) arrives with his family from Chicago determined to modernize the London shopping experience as he did in Chicago at Marshall Field’s.
The brash, bold and self-assured Selfridge finds that traditional retailers ...
Art & ArchitectureSan Francisco,
This is the first retrospective of Winogrand’s photographs in 25 years. Jointly organized by SFMOMA and the National Gallery of Art, it’s a fabulous show with more than 300 images, a hundred of which are being shown for the first ...
Art & Architecture
Johannes Vermeer (Delft, 1632–1675) "Girl with a Pearl Earring," ca. 1665.Oil on canvas, 17 1/2 x 15 3/8 in. (44.5 x 39 cm) Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis
‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis, ...
The Rabbi's Cat
Animated film by Joann Sfar and Antoine Delesvaux
Based on the comic novel by Joann Sfar
Written by Sandrina Jardel
Voices: Francois Morel, Maurice Benichou, Hafsia Herzi, Francois Damiens
Run Time: 89 minutes
French with subtitles
'Downton Abbey' Season 3
Written and created by Julian Fellowes Directed by Brian Percival, Ashley Pearce, Jeremy Webb and David Evans Starring Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Dan Stevens Masterpiece on PBS stationsSundays, Jan. 6 through Feb. ...
Director/Producer: Katie DellamaggioreStarring five members of the chess club at I.S. 318, chess teacher/coach - Elizabeth Vicary, assistant principal/coach - John GalvinRun Time: 101 minutesMPAA rating: Rated PG
In the Williamsburg/Greenpoint section of Brooklyn, New ...