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Tuesday night, SpiritHoods got a head start on the costume festivities with a "Wild Things" Halloween party at Blok. DJ Devin Lucien provided the tunes for guests who were strongly encouraged to embrace the theme with animal costumes and we'd like to think they made the late Maurice Sendak proud with their commitment to being all things untamed and beastly. Have a look at some our favorite Wild Things from the night.
There's a few art festivals in New York this week, including Lower Manhattan's River to River, Staten Island's Lumen, and the launch of Photoville--a popup photography village on the Brooklyn Waterfront. Also: Jonathan Safran Foer curates an exhibition for a fictional artist, AFA continues their Maurice Sendak Retrospective, and Ringo Starr MSPaints for charity. Let the wild rumpus begin! More»
For every child who grew up with the bedtime classic, "Where the Wild Things Are," yesterday was spent entirely in mourning. Maurice Sendak, one of the most important children's book authors, died in Connecticut at the age of 83 after complications from a stroke. More»
Today we take a look at Japan, 2 weeks later. We look into the bedrooms of children from around the world, and get excited about a new Maurice Sendak book about a pig . Plus, I'm really excited to see "The Book of Mormon" on Brodway. Also, when does it pay off to be a slacker? MORE>>>
[Actress Catherine Keener and director Spike Jonze on Maurice Sendak and Wild Things Way]
Wednesday, October 14th was officially declared "Where The Wild Things Are Day" in New York City. So now, not only does the trendy childhood book get a blockbuster film, but it gets its' own day too. Oh, and a New York City street corner as well in anticipation of the film's release tomorrow. Wild Things Director (and one smoking hot NYC bachelor) Spike Jonze joined actress Catherine Keener to temporarily name the cross streets “Maurice Sendak Way” and “Wild Things Way” in honor of the book's author Maurice Sendak. More»
Hollywood bigwigs and celebrities alike came out to celebrate the much anticipated big screen production of their favorite childhood story, "Where The Wild Things Are". With names such as famed director Spike Jonez and producer Tom Hanks behind this movie, it's no surprise in-crowders such as Blake Lively and Sadie Friedman were out and about at the premiere at The Lincoln Center. More»
[Photos by NEIL RASMUS for PMc]. Famed New York City actress Allison Sarofim hosted a private get together at her home on Thursday to celebrate the premiere of her new film Tell Them Anything You Want, a documentary that chronicles the life and works of noted child author and illustrator Maurice Sendak. Filmmakers Spike Jonez and Lance Bangs teamed up with Sendak once again to make the movie, a follow up to film version of Sendak's story Where The Wild Things Are, a project that has been buzzing with media hype and is set to premiere on October 16th. More»
[The Wild Things bento box. Via] We are all looking forward to see Dave Eggers' and Spike Jonzes' adaptation of Where The Wild Things Are, the book by Maurice Sendak. Opening October 16th, the film features voices from talent like Mark Ruffalo, Lauren Ambrose, James Gandolfini, Forest Whitaker, Catherin O'Hara and more. And, people all over seem to be preparing for film in their own ways. We prefer to get into the mood by listening to the soundtrack. Click below to see some of the ways fans are preparing themselves.... More»
Wednesday, June 19
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.