We've been really busy the past couple days covering the mayoral election, and yet it somehow managed to slip by the whole news team that the age of progressivist communistic terror is upon us. Bill de Blasio is mayor, and soon we'll all be metaphorically and perhaps literally enslaved. Luckily, Gle ... More >>
Another year, another week of cider jubilation passed in NYC. The fun isn't over for cider producers though; in fact, the apple harvest, which functions much like the vinous version (picking, pressing, fermenting), is in high gear. But for city dwellers who got a taste of apple country delivered to ... More >>
We heard many of you screaming about the Giants on the streets and in bars last night -- but only 500 of you lucky fans will get to celebrate tomorrow afternoon at City Hall. For the rest of you, though, there's a parade! Late last night, the mayor's office announced plans for football festivities, ... More >>
To supplement this year's Pazz & Jop launch, Sound of the City asked a few critics to expand on the reasonings behind their voting. We'll start off the series with Seth Colter Walls of New York City, who has a constant itch to do the deep dive and find the single-voter albums out there. Find his bal ... More >>
Cider Week New York's Cider Week kicked off this past weekend at the New Amsterdam Market and will go through the 23rd, celebrating the deliciousness that is fermented apple juice. Unlike beer or wine, however, cider isn't very well known, perhaps because people think it refers to the plasti ... More >>
Emancipate the Jil Sander wives!
Before you pig out, feed the brain
This opera's the bomb
NSA whistle-blower wants to tell congress, but they don't have clearance to hear
Adams, Bartók, Bernstein, and the Bad Plus grab two dancemakers by the ears and heart
American influences advance on the European continent
'No Law Protects Them, No Court May Hear Their Pleas.'
These fine jewels don't rest on black velvet; they spin, glistening in the fire of dance
Two African American companies take on diverse choreographic challenges and win big
The Balance of Power Shifts Between America's Top Two Ballet Troupes
Why Jazz and Pop Don't Make the Cut
Robert Ashley Focuses His Cosmic Worldview on Old Age
A Virtuoso Evens the Score
New Frederic Rzewski Discs Reveal a Thinking Person's Postmodern Music
New Discs From Out West by Peter Garland and Terry Riley
Bruce Springsteen Has Been Proposed As a New Jersey Senate Candidate. Boss?
Danes at NYCB, Killer Nurses on Pointe, and Magic Apples at Dixon Place
Three Takes on Taming Wildness
An Indiscriminate Organization
Flying High, Climbing Mountains, Coming Down
Born in France, Living American Lives
Honoring Roots and Breeding New Strains
Does Leather Go With Lace? Why Not?
Todays Composers Search for Inspiration in Novels, Plays, and Even Films
Two Downtown Choreographers Switch Tactics
Good old-fashioned movie music is as healthy as it ever was