From pulling needles full of dope out of Iggy Pop's arm just before showtime and helping turn Jim Morrison into a sex symbol (becoming Morrison's sworn enemy in the process), to unleashing the Ramones upon the world and later becoming one of the globe's leading music journalists, Danny Fields has be ... More >>
"Exit Strategies": PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature
Kronos Quartet with Rula Jabreal, Tony Kushner and Marjane Satrapai
Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Wednesday, May 2
Better than: The funniest right-wing parody of what they think liberal Manhattanit ... More >>
Every day this month, in conjunction with our Feb. 1 cover story "Philip Glass, An East Village Voice," Sound of the City will post excepts of interviews with Glass and his collaborators, as well as reviews of several concerts celebrating his 75th birthday.
Today we're publishing our interview wit ... More >>
Now that Newt Gingrich, newly amplified as a Presidential candidate, is regularly using Saul Alinsky as a club to beat Obama, the conservative obsession with long-dead community organizer has gone bigtime.
Perhaps overexcited by this new opportunity to lecture America about one more thing that they ... More >>
"Red China" had been effectively closed to U.S. trade for years when President Nixon began softening things up in the 70s. Subsequent Presidents from both parties have followed Nixon's lead, and now, along with state visits like the one Chinese Leader Hu Jintao made last week to the White House, we ... More >>