Last Thursday’s Exhibition a Disappointment at Pickman Art Gallery

by Rhiannon Rose

Innsmouth, MA – Margaret Darlo, a local artist who recently exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York to critical acclaim, has finally come home to Innsmouth, but her reception this Thursday was less than stellar. The exhibition, titled “Innsmouth in Retrospective”,  is not as successful as her previous works and seemed to lack focus.

When compared to the permanent collection recently installed upstairs, Ms. Darlo’s collection failed to capture the spirit of the numinous, …

IFPLast Thursday’s Exhibition a Disappointment at Pickman Art Gallery

Filipa Darlo: The Movie Star Innsmouth Forgot

by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Innsmouth, MA – It’s taken an upcoming biopic and the shenanigans of a pop star to bring attention to a little-known star from the silent era: Filipa Darlo. Now nothing more than a footnote in the history of Hollywood, Filipa was once the darling of movie directors. Her striking looks and fiery temperament made her perfect for the meaty roles of temptresses and femme fatales that were being popularized during the Jazz Age.

For a brief time, …

IFPFilipa Darlo: The Movie Star Innsmouth Forgot

Singer Sierra Viciously Attacks Photographer

Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Los Angeles, CA – Pop singer Sierra lashed out at a paparazzi photographer who tried to take her picture when she was exiting a nightclub late last night. The ‘Delicious Tempo’ singer kicked, punched and bit the photgrapher during the scuffle.

Horrified onlookers called the police. “She wouldn’t stop. They couldn’t pull her away from the guy. She was so incredibly strong. We couldn’t believe it.”

A spokesperson for Sierra said she was under “extreme stress” due to …

IFPSinger Sierra Viciously Attacks Photographer

Extraordinary auction of silent diva’s collection

Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Boston, MA – An auction of silent movie star Filipa Darlo’s furniture, clothing and movie memorabilia, which included a six-foot tall sphinx used in the movie The Pharaoh and a pair of red shoes, allowed collectors and spectators a rare look into the reclusive diva’s life.

Filipa Darlo died a decade ago. Her estate was contested by two family members and a legal battle ensued, one that did not conclude until last year when Darlo’s great-nephews reached an …

IFPExtraordinary auction of silent diva’s collection