How will Lady Gaga top four outfits and a show ? Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images Breaking: Jason Derulo will fall down the stairs at the Met Gala this year. The famed ball benefiting the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art will now take place on September 13 instead of in May, per Vogue . Following 2020’s canceled event, the informal formal dress code — inspired by this year’s two-part exhibition — will celebrate the trends born out of the capitalist experiment we call home: The United States of America. “I think that the emphasis on conscious creativity was really consolidated during the pandemic and the social justice movements,” Andrew Bolton, the Wendy Yu curator in charge of the Costume Institute, told Vogue . “And I’ve been really impressed by American designers’ responses to the social and political climate, particularly around issues of body inclusivity and gender fluidity, and I’m just finding their work very, very self-reflective. I really … [Read more...] about The Met Gala Returns With a Two-Part American Fashion Celebration
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When I lived in Switzerland and helmed a theatre troupe, every weekend I threw a party with a different theme. I recall a Monster Bash, a Dress Like Your Idol party, and a When I Was Five event. The actors and techies and their partners came, and I knocked myself out entertaining, telling stories, and making sure everyone had a good time. When people left, they always said, “This was the best party ever” or “I had a great time.” I noticed that when I wasn’t doing something to make the party a success, everyone sat in silence. That immediately triggered my sense that I had to do something to make the party fun. Frankly, it was exhausting. One weekend, I decided to change things. I had a theme. I invited the theatre troupe, and I decided not to talk or tell stories. And what happened? No one talked. Except for polite conversation. At the end of the party, everyone left and said to me, “This was the best party ever” and “I had a great time.” They loved the silence. On the island … [Read more...] about Does Conversation Silence Make You Anxious?
The city of Key West is taking legislative action to counter the exploding population of chickens living in and around the city, according to the Miami Herald. Chickens roaming the busy streets are a common sight in the city of Key West, however, the chicken population has become a nuisance, defecating all over the city and attacking pedestrians. The city has responded with a new ordinance banning citizens from feeding the birds , according to the Miami Herald . “The fowl have a feast,” City Commissioner Clayton Lopez said. “They can pick and choose better than we can what they eat off their plate.” The ordinance, which was unanimously accepted in a first reading Wednesday, reportedly cites health concerns and property damage as the reason for the bill. (RELATED: How Cocaine Chicken Became A Tradition In The Bobby Brown Family) “The casual French fry guy is not our problem,” Lopez reportedly continued. “There are people who buy 50-pound bags of feed and even … [Read more...] about ‘The Fowl Have A Feast’: Key West, Florida, Prepares Legislation Against Chickens