Jenny Scheinman Quartet Village Vanguard Friday, August 31 Better than: Music that keeps you at a distance. During her early set at the Village Vanguard on Friday, violinist Jenny Scheinman pulled out just one cover, Duke Ellington's "Awful Sad." It's not hard to see why she's fond of that particu ... More >>
"I thought you said you'd take me to McDonald's" Saturday night, after reading a flurry of tweets from Jay-Z and Kanye West's show at the Izod Center, I bought tickets to nosebleed seats for last night's Watch The Throne show at the Garden. It was worth it, thoughespecially since yeste ... More >>
Kyle Peterson, a circus performer in the Big Apple Circus, filed a $3 million lawsuit against the city in le theate 2010, alleging that the two tickets he received for riding on the sidewalk were unjust becaus law prohibits sidewalk rides for any "two-or-three-wheeled device." (A unicycle has ... More >>
A just slightly confused Ariel Pink. Pics by Rebecca Smeyne, more below.Rock and Roll Circus, Night II Starring Ariel Pink, Amazing Baby, Saint Motel, Aska, and Nick Zinner Damrosch Park, Lincoln Center Tuesday, January 4 Better Than: Last night? . . . And we're back for night two of The We ... More >>
Carnie Life: Peanuts and Popcorn at Lincoln Center
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''Most high-minded of all was Madonna, a spiritual lady who wears her heart on her jewel-encrusted sari sleeve.''