Better Than: Listening to a live-in-the-studio gig on your computer We weren't expecting a normal gig: This pronunciationally plosive pairing of the Pains of Being Pure at Heart and Parquet Courts was being staged at WNYC's The Greene Space -- a sumptuous, state of the art, acoustically stunning s ... More >>
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We've been telling you for the past year about the large number of longtime Scientologists who are walking away from their church. It seems like nearly every week we hear about someone like Dave Fagen who gives up after years of dedication because of the continuing crisis over David Miscavige's lead ... More >>
Not as many hoodies in this crowd as you might expect. Pic by Jenn.Tyondai Braxton with the Wordless Music Orchestra Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center Monday, March 7 Better Than: Watching Fantasia alone in the dark on a Monday night Tyondai Braxton's 2009 solo record Central Market rightfu ... More >>
Musicians say so long to fossil fuels
Composers score three silent films by Yasujiro Ozu
The Cooper Square Hotel, Table 8's soon-to-be former home.The end of the week has brought the end of two downtown restaurants: Both Table 8 and Irving Mill are giving up the ghost.
Douglas Rodriguez, who was beat out by Anita Lo on Top Chef Masters, is no longer affiliated with the Flatiron project, Nuela, which has been in the works for some time. Rodriguez said he left due to "creative differences," and is rumored to be in talks with Drew Nieporent. [Eater] Matthew ... More >>
New compositions take on Iraq