Sunday, January 20, 2019

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 Amir Baradaran’s and Marina Abramovic: A Conversation, MOMA 2010

A meditation in the most sublime of performance art. An exquisite rendering if this editor may say so. That said, one can only reflect...

Semi Precious Weapons- ‘Bite Down.’

It’s a Saturday night and I’m looking at the screaming kid with the ‘Suzi Quatro/ Adam Ant’ make up and blonde white mohawk. Looking...

TAB the band: A Band Worth Rooting For .

One recent morning, I found myself in Midtown with a bowl of tomato basil, surrounded by TAB the band, whose drink of choice was...

The Travails of the Iconic; in Front and Behind the Cinema.

Seeing that 'Scallywag and Vagabond' (SCV) is a start up perhaps it would be appropriate (even though SCV is still trying to come to...

Patti Smith belts it out for the American Folk Art Museum at Espace.

This past Saturday I had the sheer pleasure of being entertained, nay mesmerized by the immortal Patti Smith who with her...

Luann de Lesseps: Girl Code with Jerry Wonda producer exclusive

Whilst Luann de Lesseps may have had her ups and downs with previous hits on the reality and music circuit, the diva (and I...

Gen Art Film Fest Party #1 – The Park becomes a ‘meet market.’.

  Wednesday night at the Park on 10th Ave. kicked off the Gen Art 7 Premiers/7 Parties Festival. For a minute we thought had we...

Bon Jovi- too beautiful for you…

Last week cameras were poised to capture the premiere of Bon Jovi’s first foray into rock documentary entitled “Bon Jovi: When We Were...

“How I learned to love Richard Gere.” A diatribe on the allure and burden...

Whilst at the recent ‘Hamptons Film Festival’ this scallywag had the good fortune to sit down and talk with the director of the UK...

The Grateful Matisyahu.

Leaving the Matisyahu concert, I walked through a bent and broken path of Central Park where an erstwhile businessman sold nitrous oxide balloons to...

Izzy Gold; Kneel Before Zod.

Picture the scene: us, me and you clutching for dear life in the back of some 60 foot love machine called “Izzy’s Fuck Machine,”...

‘Ladylike,’ Swedish babes sing as sweet as they look.

Louise Tomassino, Miranda Hortlund, Isabelle Filling and Valerie Wigardt are the four Swedish “Euro-Class” babes who make up Swedish pop band “Ladylike”.  Based in...

DJ Rap: Queen of Drum and Bass.

DJ Rap is thought by many to the undisputed queen of drum and bass as well as one of the most famous DJ in the...

Brooklyn International Film Festival takes off.

If one could summarize the general sensibilty of  the film that opened the Brooklyn International Film Festival last night- “Breaking Upwards,” it would be when...

Edward Albee-The Greatest Living Playwright in Montauk, NY.

Edward Albee, one of the playwriting giants of our time (a diminishing breed), made a rare ...