READY IN THE WINGSBy Christina Cate
Raised on a healthy cultural diet of Streisand and Garland, this sometimes actor and full time entrepreneur is tap dancing through life relying on musical theatre, its life lessons, and the people (who need people) that it has brought into her life.
June Busted Out All Over, Alright.
When I first sat down to write this, I was going to list all of the ways June has been… bad*. Yup. Just a big ole list of negativity. Wouldn’t that have brought such a lovely storm cloud over what is otherwise an empowering and vibrant digital magazine?
You deserve better, dear reader, and more importantly, I deserve better. We don’t need to trudge up bad energy, especially as we look ahead to a bright and sunny July. So, instead let’s talk about how the hell you get out of funk.
King of New York
“So lets get drunk! Yeah! Not with liquor. Fame works quicker when you’re king of New York.”
—King of New York, Alan Menken
Most good Southern girls have big, big plans for Easter weekend. Pastels, egg hunts, church. My Easter weekend? Sliiiiiightly different. After Spring Break, my curiosity got the best of me and I looked up flights to New York. You see, my best friend lives in the city and I’ve made it a point to visit him as much as I can. Well, curiosity got the cat AND tickets to the city for Easter weekend.
It’s Aries Season
Well, well, well it’s officially Aries season and ya girl is staring down her last birthday of her twenties. Before I get into it, let me preface with yes, I know I’m young. Yes, I know that there is still a ton more to learn. And yes, I absolutely anticipate reading this at the end of my thirties with enough embarrassment to power the lights and egos of BroadWAY.
Ready In The Wings
As I sit down to write this, my very first column for ELEANORA (or any magazine, for that matter), I hear my mentor’s voice in my head, “Why should anyone care?” A question she would pose anytime an idea would be pitched for any given marketing campaign, event, or program I was overseeing at the time. It’s a damn good question.