What was supposed to be another jewel on M.I.A.'s ascendant crown turned out to be a rained-out, sound-issues disaster in which the singer found herself, in Zach Baron's words, "ending her performance early, chanting 'Born Free' at the retreating backs of her former audience." More on Hard Fest...
While the actual club undergoes a series of renovations, The Slipper Room has launched a series of "In Exile" events, including an evening this past Thursday, July 15 on The Queen of Hearts for a burlesque boat tour.
Eighteen years later, Tilda Swinton's breakout role in Orlando will be reprised with a re-release, opening next week. Swinton and director Sally Potter recently reunited for a conversation with Melissa Anderson.
As part of the undergroundzero festival, PS122 hosted a night of stripteases from the likes of Clams Casino Jo Boobs, Jonny Porkpie, Julie Atlas Muz, Legs Malone, Mat Fraser, Naughtia Nice, Peekaboo Pointe, and Veronica Varlow.
The long-awaited first official Jelly NYC Pool Party of the year took place on Sunday, July 11, with Why?, Fang Island, Pictureplanes, and Xiu Xiu and Deerhoof covering Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures. Photographer Sam Horine captured the scene.
Hosted by Naked Painting Party creator Sally Golan, the first 200-person lingerie pillow fight took place at the Gallery Bar on Wednesday, July 7, 2010. Our fearless photo ninja Rebecca Smeyne went to document the scene.