OSCAR DIRECTOR ART AUCTION

Hector Hyppolite (Haitian/St. Marc, 1894-1948), Bosou Toi Conne, oil-on-board, 19.75 x 27.25 inches, Jonathan Demme collection. Estimate: $30,000-$50,000

Art Collections of Oscar-winning Film Director Jonathan Demme, Movie Set Designer Ford Wheeler to be Auctioned March 19 n March 19, the Philadelphia auction house Material Culture will shine its spotlight on premier works from the folk and self-taught art collections of Academy Award-winning Hollywood director Jonathan Demme and his friend and past collaborator, movie set designer Ford Wheeler. “I believe many [...]

COVER STORY: VIVIAN GREEN

Recording artist Vivian Green

COVER STORY: VIVIAN GREEN By Teryl Warren It’s been more than a decade since Philadelphia native Vivian Green hit the music scene and took us for a ride on her “Emotional Rollercoaster.” It would be an understatement to say that a lot has happened since then.   Virtuosa. In the years since her debut album [...]

SOCIALITE SPOTLIGHT

Ian cover

SOCIALITE SPOTLIGHT: IAN GLISPY By Marc Alexander   I met Ian Glispy nineteen or twenty years ago at the legendary October Gallery in Philly. Ian was the host for the stores’ Panoramic Poetry series and I was a poet bouncing around the then hot Philly poetry scene. Ian was a great host – funny, insightful [...]