Presenting The 46th Annual Museum Mile Festival – June 18th

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The Press Release:
Eight New York City museums are once again coming together to present the 46th annual Museum Mile Festival, New York City’s biggest block party, which will take place, rain or shine, on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, from 6 to 9 p.m. The celebration of art and culture will feature live programs, musical performances, exhibitions, and art-making activities for all ages, as well as additional virtual events. Festival attendees can walk Museum Mile on Fifth Avenue between 82nd Street and 110th Street while visiting eight of New York City’s finest cultural institutions, all of which open to the public with free admission throughout the event.

Museum Mile received its name because of the cultural diversity and vast richness of the museums located on the stretch of the Upper East Side. Since its inception, upwards of two million visitors have come from all over the country to take part in this annual celebration. The Museum Mile Festival was established in 1978 to increase public awareness of its member institutions, promote public support of the arts, and bring communities together.
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Rainbow Studios Announces Winx Club Netflix Series and Playmates Toys Line

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The Press Release:
The most powerful fairies on the globe are back. After rumors and a massive deal of anticipation, creator Iginio Straffi has recently unveiled at the latest edition of Italy’s Comicon Napoli that Rainbow Studios will be launching the new, CGI-animated “Winx Club” series on Netflix in 2025. It will be a whole new series, premiering worldwide on the world leading SVOD platform, to celebrate the incredible legacy of Winx Club, among the most loved shows worldwide by both new and longtime fans, now ready to show a total fresh look in a ‘throwback’ version that will make everyone fall in love once again. The news is followed by the appointment of Playmates Toys and Giochi Preziosi as master toy partners providing for an enchanting new Winx Club toy line.

Leading companies in the toy industry, providing top quality and know-how, Playmates and Giochi Preziosi will release globally the new collection of fashion dolls, accessories, role play toys and playsets inspired by the Italian fairies that keep calling the shots when it comes to style. After its debut back in 2004, the show produced and distributed by Iginio Straffi’s Rainbow Group, headquartered in Italy, has been piling up successes and adventures, spanning 8 animated seasons, 3 theatrical movies, 4 made-for-television movies, 2 “World of Winx” animated series coproduced with Netflix, 2 seasons of a Netflix Original live action series ‘Fate – The Winx Saga’, countless live events around the globe and boasts a fandom of loving fans following the steps of their favorite fairies. The Winx Club community has generated over 20 Billion views of Winx Club content on YouTube and more than 35 Billion views of Winx Club related videos on TikTok, and this year, Rainbow is calling the world to celebrate together 20 years of friendship, magic, adventures and love with special initiatives, but also creating a new exciting chapter.
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Organizers Announce Lineup for Paramount+ Movie Nights @ Bryant Park

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The Announcement:
Welcome to the 31st season of summer movies in Bryant Park! Bring a blanket and a friend, and snag your spot on the lawn to watch a feature film on the big screen under the stars. The lawn opens 5pm; film begins 8pm. Paramount+ Movie Nights at Bryant Park are supported by Vulture and HSS. Enjoy the show!

Food items for sale curated by Hester Street Fair on the Fountain Terrace, and beer and wine available for purchase on the eastern end of the lawn beginning at 5pm.
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Now Streaming: “Unfrosted” on Netflix (5/3/2024)

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Some of you readers might recall our sharing the Official Trailer for the Netflix comedy “Unfrosted” and if you didn’t see that post its easily rectified by clicking HERE. The film marks the directorial debut of Jerry Seinfeld and has an all-star comedic cast. The premise surrounds a battle for breakfast domination between Kellogg’s and Post and this film is available to stream as of early this morning if you are a subscriber to the Netflix service. The poster is down below and I’ve once again added the premise and massive casting for refresher sake.

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The Premise: In this “tale of ambition, betrayal, sugar, and menacing milkmen”, cereal company Kellogg’s attempts to beat their rival Post to the market with a revolutionary breakfast pastry in 1963 Battle Creek, Michigan.
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Presenting The 77th Annual Tony Awards Nominations

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The nominations for the 77th TONY Awards were just announced by Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Renée Elise Goldsberry and I watched them do this live via NY1. The station has a very big Broadway vibe and a regular correspondent in Frank Dilella who I always enjoy seeing reports from. Down below you’ll find the full rundown of the nominations so do please take a few minutes and check it all out. Make a cup of coffee first because I know that is what I will be doing as I review it.

BEST PLAY
Jaja’s African Hair Braiding
Mary Jane
Mother Play
Prayer for the French Republic
Stereophonic

BEST MUSICAL
Hell’s Kitchen
Illinoise
The Outsiders
Suffs
Water for Elephants
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