Throughout the middle part of the 20th century, comedians like Richard Pryor, George Carlin, Joan Rivers, Woody Allen, and Bill Cosby shared stage time with folk musicians, Beat poets, and activists in the basement bars and coffeehouses of Greenwich Village. The Improv Comedy Club, founded in 1963 i ... More >>
Choreographer Tere O'Connor lets it Bleed at BAM
According to R.A. Dickey's agent, Bo McKinnis, negotiations between his client and the New York Mets are solid in terms of "a series of potential structures and lengths." What, then, are the sticking points? Bo says, "We've got a difference in terms of the actual dollars per season." In other ... More >>
Ice-skating in the summer? Yes!
Shoelaces, typically unremarkable and practical, have entered our consciousness in phenomenal and horrifying ways this week. First, the auto-lacing shoe video wowed and hypnotized us for about five full minutes, and now the power of the shoelace is being harnessed for criminal activities, cau ... More >>
At newest Chelsea gay bar, baseball and beer. Plus: Broadway and bears
Huge toy meets flea-market ladythe unsettling sculpture of Charles Ray and Duane Hanson
Do bookstores have a future?