The work week's almost over, so start thinking about where to enjoy the next 48 hours of freedom. Here are a few events that you should take into consideration.
A week after the party of Kang had their national convention, the party of Kodoshad theirs in Charlotte, NC. It was a lively affair, with a floor fight strong-armed by party bosses, and big speeches by Bill Clinton, Michelle Obama, Sandra Fluke, and some guy running a crap economy who nonetheless no ... More >>
"Drummer Boy," another song from the forthcoming Justin Bieber Yuletide album Under The Mistletoe, has made its way online; a rework of the classic hymn "The Little Drummer Boy," it's been retrofitted with sharper drums and rap verses to make it sound like it could be dropped into top-40 stat ... More >>
Ricki Rosen for NYT"The tall man in the velvet fedora and knee-length black jacket with ritual fringes" taking "long, swift strides toward the Western Wall" in today's New York Times is not Knicks basketball star Amare Stoudemire, who discovered his Hebrew roots over the summer. It's Brooklyn ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. My Coloring Book of Old Testament Bible Stories Author/Artist: None listed Date: ... More >>
Wild botanicals from northern Vermont, corralled into a subdued spread. On Saturday, the gates to the Marble Cemetery opened for the City of Merchants, a fundraiser for the New Amsterdam Market. The fundraiser kicked off in the late morning with a display of wild botanicals harvested by farm ... More >>
Elizabeth DwoskinThe Baco Cafe's antique Moroccan tables.The Baco Café, on Jay Street, in DUMBO, could just as easily be mistaken for a furniture store, a gallery, an artist's loft, or a small whimsical mirage - only it happens to be a restaurant, with a clothing boutique tucked in the back. ... More >>
Elizabeth DwoskinDUMBO's Baco Cafe It's hard to describe the Baco Cafe, which opened in DUMBO in August, without sounding over the top. The place could just as easily be a furniture store, a design shop, an artist's loft, or a small whimsical mirage--only it happens to be an Israeli restauran ... More >>
Dan Fishback's hot Chanukah play
Sharyn Jackson is your American Idol host for season eight. Last week's season premiere followed the adventures of Bikini Girl and Blind Guy, and the eternal flaming hotness of Kara DioGuardi, the newest judge. More auditions this week. Dean Anthony Bradford, who suffers from Spasming Facial Hors ... More >>
12-plus-hour Out 1 returns to MOMI. Bring snacks.
A fine kettle of all nations, steaming like relations
Why one sinner can't cry for John Paul
Entreaties to the almighty and bumper stickers from the would-be Roots of Jerusalem rap
Serious Syrian café debuts on Bay Ridge's Fifth Avenue strip
A Middle East setting doesn't guarantee classic tragedy
In Chelsea, two sculpture shows that evoke the spiritual and metaphysical nature of art
A Palestinian Teen Gets Sent to Detentionand Stays
We Thought, We Loved, We Lived
Lust for Life
A Palestinian Directors Ghetto Humor
A Firebrand for Peace Speaks Her Mind
An Open Letter From Israel to American Tourists
Deepening Rifts Between Jews and Palestinians Inside Israel
'Israelis: Very Arrogant People'
Celebrating Palestinian Martyrs in Song
Can Arafat Stop the Terrorists?
Anti-Zionist Hasidim in Landmark Meeting With Nation of Islam Leader