New York-based songwriter Stephan Said has played in punk bands, toured in Ween, worked as a migrant worker and befriended and worked with the likes of Allen Ginsberg, Pete Seeger and Patti Smith. The Iraqi-American musician is a longtime grassroots organizer; he had a hand in the 1999 WTO d ... More >>
When we first approached the now closed Asian Pub, known officially as Cooper 35, we were confused as to why everyone was standing outside protesting -- holding various signs written in Sharpie -- instead of inside getting drunk, but maybe that was just us wishfully needing a stiff cocktail a ... More >>
"For me, the idea is to use the movie to highlight some issues that resonate with today's culture of cut-and-paste, collaged-out-the-ass, wildly fragmented post-YouTube nation."
Spooky, performing Rebirth of a Nation in San Francisco
Paul Miller, a/k/a DJ Spooky, takes a lot of flack (sometimes fr ... 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 >>