What to do While promoting her star-making film Crazy Rich Asians, Gemma Chan was widely praised for championing Asian designers at the many stops along her tour. When she returned to the city for New York Fashion Week, her show of support propelled herself — and CRA co-star Awkwafina — to front row seats at Nepalese-American designer Prabal Gurung’s spring 2019 show. Get your fix of Gurung’s vibrant designs by visiting his newly opened flagship store on 367 Bleecker Street (prabalgurung.com) before taking a stroll along the nearby High Line, the elevated public park that is one of Chan’s favourite spots on the West Side (thehighline.org). Where to stay Chan first stayed at the Gramercy Park Hotel during a trip to the Big Apple in 2015, following in the footsteps of Hollywood royalty (Humphrey Bogart), political royalty (John F Kennedy) and rock royalty (the Rolling Stones) (gramercyparkhotel.com). The aesthetic of the hotel, the result of a … [Read more...] about How to do New York like Gemma Chan
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WATCH: Irish band performs soul-stirring cover of The Cranberries hit songs in homecoming concert Independent.ie Footage has emerged of a hit Irish band performing a spine-tingling cover of 'Dreams' and 'Zombie' by The Cranberries at a sold-out concert in Limerick in June. https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/music/music-news/watch-irish-band-performs-soulstirring-cover-of-the-cranberries-hit-songs-in-homecoming-concert-37179176.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37178990.ece/68443/AUTOCROP/h342/hermitagegreensplash.jpg Email Footage has emerged of a hit Irish band performing a spine-tingling cover of 'Dreams' and 'Zombie' by The Cranberries at a sold-out concert in Limerick in June. Hermitage Green returned to their native Co Limerick over the summer to perform at King John's Castle, and paid tribute to the late Dolores O'Riordan by performing some of The Cranberries top songs. Speaking with Independent.ie about the performance, the band said it was "really … [Read more...] about WATCH: Irish band performs soul-stirring cover of The Cranberries hit songs in homecoming concert
The band which Dolores O’Riordan was due to record with on the day she died is a quarter of the way to raising $1m (€860,000) for her four children. The Bad Wolves band presented a $250,000 cheque to the Limerick singer’s two sons Donny Jr and Taylor Burton, alongside their father Don Burton before performing one of her most famous hits, Zombie, with the Cranberries at New York’s Gramercy Theatre. The cheque was also accepted on behalf of their younger sisters, Molly and Dakota Burton. According to the band, Dolores O’Riordan had been set to record vocals on a track on the day of her passing. The 46-year-old’s body had been found in a London hotel room in January. In advance of their debut album, Disobey, the band released Zombie as a single, with the commitment to donate the proceeds to her four children. The unprecedented global success of the track has resulted in the band raising $250,000 so far. “In light of the tragedy, donating … [Read more...] about Bad Wolves raises €250k for O’Riordan’s children
The band pledged the proceeds of their cover of the hit Cranberries song 'Zombie' to the family, following her death in January of this year. O’Riordan’s two sons, Donny Jr. and Taylor Burton, alongside their father, Don Burton, were presented with the cheque on stage at New York City’s Gramercy Theatre last night, ahead of their performance of 'Zombie'. The cheque was also accepted on behalf of their younger sisters, Molly and Dakota Burton. According to the band, O'Riordan was set to record vocals for the cover track on the day of her passing. They released the song as a single ahead of the release of their album 'Disobey' in memory of her. Bad Wolves frontman Tommy Vext said they were "grateful" to be able to donate the proceeds from the song to the family. "Our sadness the day Dolores passed was nothing compared to that of her children and her family. In light of the tragedy, donating our proceeds to her children was the only thing that made sense," he said. … [Read more...] about ‘So grateful to do this for them’
8. Stay for Christmas There's nowhere quite like NYC at Christmas time, from shopping at Macy's on 34th Street to the famous Rockefeller Center tree and ice-skating beneath the 'scrapers in Central Park. This is the best time of year to catch a show, poke your nose up against the window displays, and if you stay to New Year's, join the throngs in Times Square. Our advice? If you're in the crowds, keep bathroom breaks to a minimum. - VN While you're at it: It's worth sticking around for the January sales, which start right after Christmas. The weather's cold, but the prices are hot. 9. Take a Sex and the City Tour You can't turn a corner in NYC without finding a movie location - from Marilyn Monroe's favourite subway grate at Lexington and 52nd to the Ghostbusters firehouse in Tribeca (14 North Moore and Varick). SATC locations are peppered all over, and this 3.5-hour bus tour takes you around some of Carrie Bradshaw and co's favourite haunts, from an adult boutique to the altogether … [Read more...] about The New York Bucket List: 25 things to do in the Big Apple before you die!