Last round, Blondie safely navigated past Hollis, Queens icons Run-DMC and the trio's aggressive, raw rap sound. This time, the Debbie Harry-fronted new wave ensemble faces off against Nas, hip-hop's one-time prodigal son turned full-time Bill O'Reilly antagonizer. Will the quasi-rap stylings of Blo ... More >>
The Round of 64 for Sound of the City's own version of March Madnessin which you, the Sound of the City voting public, help determine the quintessential New York musicianfinishes up this week, with the Round of 32 scheduled to kick off Monday. (The schedule and results so far are he ... More >>
EJ CampIf you're sitting there and feeling queasy, you can look over to my beaming puss and feel safe again.
Or vice versa.
It's at CO-OP Food & Drink, the restaurant at the Rivington Hotel, which was seized with the lovely idea of getting photographer E.J. Camp to capture the faces of vari ... More >>
I watch them so you don't have to--and I even keep the Playbills.
This time, I'm serving you some Dance of the Vampires, the toothless musical with the immortal production number about garlic (which appropriately reeked).
We are against hagiography as a rule, but let's take a moment to list just a few members of the cast of Shan Nicolson's late '70s New York doc Downtown Calling, narrated by Debbie Harry and opening at the Austin Film Festival, next weekend: DJ AM, Wild Style's Charlie Ahearn, TV on the Radio' ... More >>