The New York Times kicked off its 11th annual Arts & Leisure Weekend yesterday, January 5. The Times's signature event is a four-day celebration of the arts featuring TimesTalks interviews between New York Times journalists and celebrated guests from film, media, music, television and theater. The talks run through Sunday, January 8.
This year's lineup includes the rock musician Chris Cornell; best-selling author Patricia Cornwell; Grammy Award-winning record producer Clive Davis; creative director and author Simon Doonan; composer and musician Philip Glass; from the celebrated CBS drama "The Good Wife," Emmy Award-winner Julianna Margulies with Christine Baranski, Josh Charles and the show's creators, Robert and Michelle King; the "Dog Whisperer" Cesar Millan; award-winning actress Carey Mulligan; Academy Award-winning director Errol Morris; award-winning actor Alan Rickman; collaborators on the award-winning film "50/50" Seth Rogen and Will Reiser; Oscar-nominated film, television and stage actor Michael Shannon; and the star of TV's "Saturday Night Live" and the film "Bridesmaids," Kristen Wiig with the film's director Paul Feig.
Below, BroadwayWorld brings you coverage of Emmy Award winner and Grammy Award nominee David Cross, and Grammy Award-winning bluegrass-country artist Alison Krauss.
Photo Credit: Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.
New York Times 11th Annual Arts & Leisure Weekend
Dave Itzkoff & David Cross
As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP. |