Paula Mejia

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  • 2 years ago

    The onset of age can devolve into a rapid spiral of emotions, among them cynicism and panic. It's human to reach a certain age when, alone with fading memories in hand, you're forced to take stock of your experiences and regrets, accept them, and ...

  • 2 years ago

    Better Than: The crumpled Warped Tour flyer you have lying around in your childhood bedroom. It's easy to become jaded in this town. There's so much to see and do. And, after awhile, you feel you have seen and done it all. Perhaps that's why New Y...

  • 2 years ago | Hip-Hop

    Chances are you've heard B L A C K I E, even if the stylized name doesn't ring a bell at first. The artist--once described as a "one-man noise ordinance" by the New York Times --is the textbook definition of immersive performance art. The solo art...

  • 2 years ago | Music Venues

    Better Than: Sitting on your fire escape with a pint of ice cream after work, moaning about the humidity outside. "Hot enough out today?" quipped Wire bassist Graham Lewis to a sold-out Bowery Ballroom. Clutching their sweating beers and cheering,...

  • 2 years ago

    At only 26, Icelandic composer and multi-instrumentalist Ólafur Arnalds has already proved his ambitions extend far beyond his native country's larger-than-life landscapes. Thus far Arnalds has scored a ballet, several films, recorded five ...

  • 2 years ago

    It's unbelievable that Brooklyn's Northside Festival is just four years old. Since its DIY inception in 2009, the festival now showcases in 50-plus venue spaces for four straight days of interactive events, lectures from digital enterprises, film ...

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