The collective behind the DIY venue Silent Barn is closer than ever to having a new home; it's in talks to sign a 10-year lease on a building and has released for the first time its floor plan. The DiY venue closed the doors at its Ridgewood location following a 2011 break-in, then raised $40,000 on ... More >>
"This is totally normal," G. Lucas Crane says as he drags an amp and a box full of cassettes into his former kitchen. The experimental musician (and occasional tape manipulator for Woods) studies the giant plastic balls hanging from the ceiling, which change color as people talk, a ... More >>
Mike WolfJooklo Duo at Silent Barn in June.
On Saturday night, thieves broke into the Ridgewood performance space Silent Barn and destroyed or removed an estimated $15,000 worth of equipment. The theft occurred just one day after local police stopped a performance featuring Steve Moore of Zo ... More >>
Please, touch the bears. All pics by Rebecca.Happy New Year/Dan Friel
Showpaper 42nd St. Gallery
Saturday, January 22
Since October, nestled among imposing buildings like Pfizer headquarters and the Helmsley Hotel, an East 42nd Street storefront has hosted an unlikely tenant: the Showpaper ... More >>
Clownsurfing is a real thing. Pics by Rebecca, more below.The Rock and Roll Circus, a two-night spectacle at Lincoln Center that started Monday, was billed as a homage to the Rolling Stones' 1968 event by the same name, a multi-ring extravaganza scattering big-top attractions among sets in th ... More >>
Ariel Panero, doing what he did. Photo via Facebook.The news began to circulate on Tuesday--Ariel Panero, the audacious NYC promoter behind Less Artists More Condos, had passed away suddenly, at the age of 25. Two days later, the details of what exactly happened are still in part unknown. But ... More >>
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Finally pulling out the bullhorn on this weekend's permit-less backyard-and-rooftop festival, Hillstock, after initial concern for blowing up the event's spot. But, by now, you're either going or you're not. Organized by Food'lebrity frankfurter Alex Billig and his Eskalators' ban ... More >>
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Everybody knows this Saturday's Snuggie Pub Crawl is a really just a flash-mob toga party for midtown d-bags, so while the television press flies descend on the $20 shitshow for their nightly news spot footage, we heartily encourage you to head much, much farther downtown for so ... More >>