Author: K. Leander Williams

December 31, 2015

The Queen of Soul Rocks the Web

Viral this week on YouTube: Aretha! Watch.

November 5, 2014

A Senior Theme Comes to DOC NYC Film Fest

For 24 hours, friends of Senior Planet are eligible for a ticket discount at DOC NYC, a springboard for documentaries that will open nationwide. Check out the best of the senior-themed docs.

November 4, 2014

A Noted Artist Creates an App for the Aging Mind – and Eye

Artist Faith Ringgold wanted to keep her mind active as she aged – but Sudoku wasn’t much to look at, so she created her first app, a beautiful brain teaser.

September 30, 2014

Plan Ahead NYC

Don’t delay – these free and almost-free tickets won’t last long.

September 17, 2014

Love, Grandmother Flash

Grandparents, be careful how you sign your Facebook posts – unless you want to be mistaken for a well known hip-hop DJ.

August 11, 2014

Older Humans of New York: Our Top 12

Brandon Stanton gets to the heart of the NY attitude on his blog Humans of New York – no more so than in his street portraits of seniors.

April 7, 2014

Plan Ahead NYC

Book ahead for art and theater opening soon in NYC.

December 31, 2013

Plan Ahead NYC: A Theater Fest and a Famous Author

Two events coming up soon in NYC are likely to sell out fast. Grab tickets while you can.

November 12, 2013

Plan Ahead NYC: Shakespeare comes home and a Village icon comes back to life

Two productions opening soon in the city are likely to sell out fast. Grab tickets while you can.

October 29, 2013

Plan Ahead NYC: Modern History and an Aging Family

Richard Nelson returns to the Public with the final installment in his acclaimed Apple Family Plays – a hot ticket!

October 17, 2013

Suzanne Lacy: “Between the Door and the Street”

In the ’80s, she gathered 400 older women in a shopping mall to discuss aging. This week, Lacy creates her first public work in NYC.

October 15, 2013

Plan Ahead NYC: Frances McDormand in “Bodycast”

Tickets are likely to go fast for this performance piece in BAM’s intimate new Fisher Theater

October 4, 2013

Explore NYC: Open House New York Weekend

Reserve spots while you can for next weekend’s annual Open House New York – two days of architectural fetishism.

September 24, 2013

Plan Ahead NYC! Two Events You Won’t Want to Miss

Reservations will go fast for these two NYC events: open rehearsals at an iconic downtown theater and a special Senior Planet event – the start of something new.

September 23, 2013

Have You Seen This Political Ad? They’re Calling It a Masterpiece.

A political ad in Massachusetts that writes a new page in the annals of the generation gap has gone viral, generating hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube.