"I've been inspired by Japan for many years and have a true love, appreciation and respect for the Japanese people and their culture," said early American-adopter and purveyor of Japan's Harajuku girl style, Gwen Stefani. "The disaster in Japan is beyond heartbreaking and I want to do anythin ... More >>
A four-headed creature -- all masked, by the way -- with arms as legs and vice versa, Narcissister is the strikingly schizo creation of a Brooklyn-based artist/performer who trained at Alvin Ailey's Dance Center.
Directed by Rob Roth, Narcissister: This Masquerade -- a one-hour romp at Abron ... More >>
I've been rsvping up a storm so I can report to you on various theatrical stocking stuffers to fill your holiday minds with.
Here's what I saw:
*Three Pianos is a two-hour, intermissionless seriocomedy at NYTW, in which a trio of male musicians make like Victor Borge and deconstruct Schuber ... More >>
The Hold Steady, our favorite group of "wizened and wistful" meta-rock daddies (or "lowbrow bar rockers," your pick), perform tonight as part of WNYC's "Soundcheck" program" at the Greene Space. Then, abruptly setting aside all wisdom/wistfulness, the night plunges into a DJ-set orgy: Neon Indian ... More >>
Returning tonight to the Abrons Arts Center is the Joshua Light Show, a/k/a the guy who, during the '60s and '70s, popularized gloopy, Technicolor, acid-brewed concert projections and, oh yeah, worked with Jimi Hendrix, the Doors, the Who, and other sweet dudes. Yes in My Backyard-pick itsnotyouit ... More >>
This weekend's celebration of the Stonewall Riots' 40th anniversary culminates with the Gay Pride Parade, which features Governor Paterson as a Grand Marshal. The Nokia Theatre is hosting a Commemorative Concert and Love Ball to raise funds for Heritage of Pride, who have helped in organizing the ma ... More >>
Jenny Lewis in Sweet Temptation (Part 4)
Fair-haired girl-next-door Jenny Lewis, the former child actress and Rilo Kiley heartthrob, plays the Music Hall of Williamsburg in support of her latest solo release, Acid Tongue, a sugary country album that's found a place in entrenched Nashville.
Lewis g ... More >>