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Paul Simon gets a tribute
Better Than: Sobbing silently while watching the club performance scene in Purple Rain on your couch for the 25th time this week... not that there's anything wrong with that. The stage was bigger, the venue more prestigious, and the atmosphere gave off a more purple hue. But then this was a Prince ... More >>
When AUM Fidelity head Steven Joerg told the Voice that "Giants walk among us and you got to fucking pay attention," it was absolute that avant-garde jazz pianist Matthew Shipp was in his canon. Alongside the likes of William Parker, David S. Ware, Daniel Carter, Roy Campbell, Joe Morris, and Sabir ... More >>
Krautwork 1-8 Condensed: Kraftwerk Covered Littlefield Tuesday, April 10 Better than: Waiting in the queue. "Intellectual property" is the hot Hollywood buzzword this season for content with which potential audiences might have some previous and preciously guileless associationsenough to ... More >>
The NYC jazz legend is on a righteous path
It's that time of year again, when everyone likes to round up the best kosher wines to pair with traditional Seder fare. The Feed lists several Israeli Cabernet Sauvignons, including one from Bazelet Hagolan in the Golan Heights. Tasting Table offers up a couple less conventional options, such as t ... More >>
Don't forget to enter our music wine pairing contest, inspired by City Winery's Michael Dorf's idea of pairing wine to music.Send your serious, or your comical, music wine pairings to email@example.com. Our favorite pairing will win a blind tasting and a Vinofile Membership at City Winery.
We recently asked Michael Dorf, founder of the new City Winery (155 Varick Street) and also founder of the Knitting Factory back in the day, for his take on wine pairing. His answer surprised us, but given his background, well it probably shouldn't have.Dorf suggests pairing wine with music. "When p ... More >>
Soho gets a "green" nightclub, plus a swank winery that sticks mostly to red and white
This week, FitR's column explores the urban winemaking phenomenon. The idea of making wine commercially in a city is all over SF's Bay Area already—see SF Chronicle, Imbibe magazine. And now it's come to New York. Urban winemaking isn't about growing grapes in the city, which would be pretty muc ... More >>
Bringing the wine to the people: the new generation of urban winemakers
Upstart local Jewish musicians weave a coat of many colors
A traditional gathering for the city's hip Jewish arts family
Do Columbia professors abuse free inquiry when they intimidate disagreeing students?
Peter Kowald, 1944-2002
Bell Meets (Is?) Big Brother
The Philosopher King Brings Himself to It