The "stuffies" at Kittery are wonderful. Overflowing with fennel-flavored Italian sausage, they're Brooklyn on the half-shell.
In the 1630s, when the first Dutch settlers started poking around in the swamps between what are now Carroll Gardens and Park Slope with an eye toward turning it into agri ... More >>
Three-time Tony nominee Marin Mazzie (Passion, Ragtime, Kiss Me Kate) premiered a refreshing show of non-theater songs last night at Below 54.
Mazzie is a reliable, talented, classy performer, and rather than give us another cabaret show filled with "Children Will Listen" and "Some People," she tre ... More >>
Scientology watchers, we have a treat for you this morning. This video has been making the rounds the last couple of days, and we can see why it's generating so much interest. Mike Napier, the captain of Scientology's private cruise ship, the Freewinds, stars in this film and tells us about the bene ... More >>
This month, to celebrate the Internet's unbridled love for wallowing in nostalgia and even greater relishing of talking about why certain cultural artifacts are horrible, Sound of the City presents First Worsts, a series in which our writers remember the first time... they ever hated a song enough t ... More >>
The ZEBU! song "Your Band Is Nothing"from Hookers In Sweatpants (Feeding Tube, 2006)is pretty hard to argue with. Guitar-slinger Steve D'Agostino pinches off mammoth riffs that somehow conflate hair metal, Molly Hatchet, bubblegum bliss, and peevish Peavy blare while scrappy sin ... More >>
K. Leander Williams/tru2blupixMat Maneri, Kris Davis and Ingrid Laubrock
Tuesday, October 11
Better than: Contemplating a change in the weather.
Owing to its slightly larger size and moodierperhaps broodiertimbre, the viola is typically characterized by the fact that ... More >>
Massachusetts/Baltimore conceptual-rock unit Cave BearsNick Williams and Carrie Bren, with occasional gueststear into sound with an almost childlike avidity and intensity, challenging preconceived notions about how music can or should sound. YouTube examples of their uncompromis ... More >>