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Real Life Music Video: James Whiteside and Co. Performed at Madonna’s Birthday Party Last Weekend

  We’ve always known that Madonna loves dance. After all, the “Queen of Pop” studied at the Martha Graham School in the 1970s. Nevertheless, we were still surprised (and thrilled) to see that she invited James Whiteside to perform at her 61st birthday party in The Hamptons last weekend. The American Ballet Theatre principal performed the…


What Desperately Seeking Susan Got Right About Fashion

Desperately Seeking Susan (1985) Photo: ©Orion Pictures Corp / Courtesy Everett Collection   It’s difficult to shake the 1980s these days. This week, the decade is being the celebrated at BAM as part of its film series, “Punks, Poets & Valley Girls; Women Directors in 1980s America.” One of those directors is Susan Seidelman, whose films Smithereens and the more…