Hamburger reaches for an epic scale with a story spanning decades
We've still got a couple of months before it's time to avoid Times Square like the plague while ringing in 2014, and yet we've already had a year's worth of memorable musical moments (and then some). Ensemble tributes, controversial hip-hop sets that came up in conversations for weeks afterwards, ex ... More >>
Colleges flock to offer courses for all, but questions abound
The New Museum is getting a slide! A Belgian artist named Carsten Höller, who has already installed slides in other cities around the world, is putting a big plastic slide in the Bowery museum. Like, really big, at least for indoors: the slide is 40 feet high and 102 feet long. Its installation beg ... More >>
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The veteran Argentinean artist enjoys an unexpected late popularity
From the man who brought you Super Size Me and reality stunt show 30 Days comes No Ad: New York, "an internet-based effort to remove all visual advertising from Times Square." Morgan Spurlock's Warrior Poets have teamed with online photo editing program Aviary and some neo-ad agency called Th ... More >>
David WentworthBetsey Johnson's road has been rocky lately; no wonder she wanted a lift. But surfeit financial problems could not dampen the irresistible spirit of her "Le Tour de Betsey" runway show on Monday night, the designer's long-overdue return to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Only recently has it been revealed that the DFA's secret weapon is the studio and gear whiz Gavin Russom. He was responsible for Black Dice's weird guitar FX suitcase that defined the band's sound during their tenure there. He keeps the label's studio gear in shape. He's toured the world with ... More >>
Remembering the March, a year after the Stonewall riots
Photo by Luke Jerram.In 2004, there were "The Gates". And in 2008, there were "The Waterfalls". And now, in 2010, there will be THE STREET PIANOS!
So, VICE is holding a media event right now where they're feeding media people lots of booze, and they're telling them things while they do it. The gist is this: they got a bunch of money from Intel, and they're not spending it on drugs. They've unleashed The Creators Project, which is three ... More >>
Dark Meat at last year's SXSW, photo by Rebecca Smeyne See, it's totally lame, don't worry, you're not missing a thing South by Southwest just firebombed everybody's inboxes with a partial list of names playing this year's barbecue-and-booze blitz. A quick scan reveals the midsize marquee names to ... More >>
Photo by Philippe Teston It’s at least 90 degrees out. Anthony Santoro, a Brooklyn based digital artist, clutches a golf putter and aims at a foam ball on the island in the middle of Allen Street. With a quizzical look on his face, he turns and wonders, “Hey, I forgot, are there any rules?” ... More >>
The Living Theatre turns 60, plus Warhol, Woodfall, and Brazil in N.Y.
Removed from the Park City hype, Sundance comes to Brooklyn
An eyewitness account of 9-11
For the first time, non-union immigrants are building Manhattan's high-rise towers
Baby let's have a ficus leaf and a cranberry Snapple before Bush do something crazy
Black-conscious hip-hop deals with an overwhelmingly white live audience
A young artist working the gap between necessity, serendipity, impulse, and order
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A Peace Movement Grows in New York and Beyond
A Showstopping Carnival of Art Heats Up the City
Jews Gather to Organize Against Israels Crackdown on Palestinians
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Valerie shot Andy when he couldn't find her play. Rediscovered, Up Your Ass opens at last.