This week's eclectic line-up of events includes war stories about the craft beer uprising and a unique Kiwi dinner to celebrate Anzac Day, a holiday in New Zealand and Australia.
Where there be drugs, there be songs. The Velvets will rhapsodize their smack, Redman will tell you How to Roll A Blunt... musicians just can't help writing odes to the junk that messes 'em up. But where is the Meth songbook? The charts aren't exactly packed with serenades to the meth experience. Ma ... More >>
On Wednesday night, Jacob's Pickles hosted a sour beer tasting with drafts from a number of domestic breweries; Bruery Hottenroth's Berliner Weisse, the Allagash Golden Brett, Jolly Pumpkin's Weizen Bam Bière and standard Bam Bière, Singlecut's Levon Lecitron Saison, Carton Brewery's CC Mezzo, The ... More >>
16 Handles Frozen Yogurt is expanding across Manhattan with four additional stores. Already opened: Chelsea at 178 8th between 19th and 20th streets. Slated to open late August: Murray Hill at 428 Third Avenue between 29th and 30th streets. October opening: SoHo at 240 Lafayette between Spring and P ... More >>
Sotheby's tried to sell a 1,000-year-old Cambodian statue that was pilfered from an important religious site, even though the famed auction house knew it had been stolen, federal prosecutors say. In a story filled with intrigue, spies, temple thieves, and the scent of money, federal prosecutors in ... More >>
Lauren BloombergRed Hook sliders bourbon No, Red Hook is not the most convenient place to trek just for a beer. Mayor Bloomberg: I think they need a subway already, at least to make it easier to get to Ikea. However, if you're looking to spend an hour or two off the grid, nursing a beer, ... More >>
Plus Paradigm, Karole Armitage, and other spring dance picks
So Gloss Drop, the eagerly awaited new record from defiantly complex, deliciously weird art-rock trio Battles, is due out in June, which is great news, considering the excellent of 2007's Mirrored, which boasted, in "Atlas," probably the most appealing profoundly disturbing rock anti-single o ... More >>
The group of Finnish artists and activists that kidnapped a Ronald McDonald statue and promised to behead it in a grisly terrorist-style video, did so when their so-called demands weren't met. [AOL] Graydon Carter and Ken Aretsky were apparently interested in taking over Elaine's, says manag ... More >>
Smoke if you got it
Wikileaks planned their latest document dump -- consisting mostly of "cables," or candid behind-the-scenes diplomatic messages between the United States and its allies -- for late on Sunday afternoon, but as anyone on in the internet knows, everything happens early here. The leakers were hit ... More >>
If you're still recovering from Craft Beer Week, then you might want to avert your eyes: in two weeks' time, should all go according to plan, Good Beer NYC will open on East 9th Street.
Apple reports that 2 million iPads have been sold since the device hit the market a mere two months ago. Last Friday, iPads finally rolled out for a bunch of jealous countries including Australia, Britain, Japan, Canada, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, and Switzerland. In July, Austria, Belgiu ... More >>
Today Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva said that he would ratify a law making Portugal the sixth European country to legalize same-sex marriage. They join other nice places like Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Spain.
When is a Bear not a Bear?
Ambitious, worldly pop avoids humorless pomposity
How the boldfaced and the beautiful spent their summer vacations
A spectacle that grips the heart and quickens its beat
A Russian arms merchant funnels money, guns, and dope through the United Arab Emirates
As days grow short, dancers from around the planet visit our city to share their visions
A journal within a series of letters within a mystery noveland that's just the beginning
The other sides of the party and its issues—including Africa and the plight of a dead GOP president
Ping Chong travels imagistically into The Heart of Darkness
Police State Tactics Transform a NationOur Own
The Festival de Théâtre des Amériques in Montreal
Shameless Eurocheese Puts the Tears and Tempo Back Into Dance Music
Soldiers of Misfortune
Inward and Downward With the Arts
Proving Money Says Just One Thing: Submit
5000 UN Soldiers Could Have Ended It