Stockhausen’s ‘Michaels Reise um die Erde’ at Lincoln Center
Better Than: Keeping track of when Excuse My French is finally coming out. French Montana has three glittering chains around his neck (one of which is a jewel-studded Pillsbury Doughboy), a pinkie ring so large and sparkly I consider whether it's been wholly carved out of a giant diamond, and fresh ... More >>
Wearing snow boots to Friday's Fashion Week shows is probably the most humiliating thing we have ever done. And this is no exaggeration. Apparently we were the only ones paranoid enough to prepare for the blizzard that barreled down on us a couple of days ago. We felt even more underdressed as we fo ... More >>
Broadway maven Seth Rudetsky and his husband James Wesley are mounting four original plays called Midtown March Medley, and the people they've gotten involved in it are a way more intoxicating bunch than you usually find off-Broadway--or anywhere. Tony Sheldon (of Priscilla fame). John Tartaglia ( ... More >>
By Jason Roche Halloween is the time where it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step inside... Th ... More >>
A sumptuous singer and a really fun person, Roslyn Kind is coming to Brooklyn College for a concert on Saturday April 28 at 8 PM, accompanied by piano. On imdb, it says she's Barbra Streisand's half sister, James Brolin's sister-in-law, Josh Brolin's stepaunt, and Elliot Gould's ex-sister in-law, ... More >>
Hmmmm, will flying to Mars for dinner make me seasick? There has always been an element of zaniness in the New York dining scene, ever since pretty girls started selling hot ears of buttered corn down on Delancey Street in the 19th Century - or maybe even before that, because a restaurant b ... More >>
Ashley Eada Giahn The Black Lips w/Davila 666, Xray Eyeballs Webster Hall Saturday, October 29 Better than: The overpriced coat check. Here's the thing about Black Lips shows: They're completely out of control as a rule. Playing Webster Hall on Saturday for their "Hell in the Hall" All Hall ... More >>
Start the year with a kick in the teeth
Where to party till the sun comes up
Sounds for the masses
Old stand-bys and some new kids on the block
What the hell happened last night?
Festive libations for you and yours
And now for something completely different
Here's your proof. CREDITFresh off his triumphant show at Brooklyn Bowl last night and set to play NYU's mystery concert (with, uh, Dr. Dog) tonight, Big Boi is spending the afternoon at First and First on East Village Radio.
The Maysles Institute's documentary film series "Country Rap 2: The Gulf States" and its accompanying program "Katrina: Five Years Later"--both opening this weekend--tie the rich spirit and deep history of Southern hip-hop to recent tragedies like Katrina and the Gulf oil spill. Films about M ... More >>
Image via Russell Simmons (who else?) by way of AnimalNYNot the best look, performing on New Year's Eve on the yacht of the son of one of the more notorious terrorism financiers and Lockerbie bomber-absolvers on the planet. Worse if that son happens to have a woman-beating problem. The New Yo ... More >>
It's Christmas Eve's Eve's Eve and we got nothing, so thank Santa for the Freedom of Information Act, which got the FBI to release documents showing that the feds were looking into Michael Jackson's life, particularly the parts spent with young boys. Now we can relive the magic all over again ... More >>
Southern rappers Clova and ST 2 Lettaz stare down the Manhattan–Alabama hip-hop pipeline
Less than a month ago, Jadakiss was telling MTV that he wanted Cam'ron and Kanye West on the remix for "Who's Real," the Swizz Beatz-produced, improbably successful fifth single off The Last Kiss. Instead, it turns out we got...a Ruff Ryders reunion? This was a buzzed-about possibility ever since ... More >>
Start 09 right with NYCs finest performers
The reluctant Irish captain returns with his crew
When virtuosity serves spirituality, heavenly athletes break all records
Designer Christine Su quickly builds a fan base
Clothing mogul Marc Ecko on designing for 50 Cent, the Oscars, and that regular dude on the street
The Sequitur ensemble creates an electroacoustic concept
Tipsy businessmen toast conflicted British cabaret star
So when are they gonna get Augustus Pablo and his melodica to cover an old Hooters hit?
When You Doin' What You're Doin' Get Movin' the Tongue
Los Lobos Tienen Mucho Frio
Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
Make Yourself a Spectacle