Friday, December 6, 2019

Charity: Water. And a Date?

The Scallywag crew entered the narrow hallway of Chelsea Market shortly after 10pm Tuesday night. Little did we know we were like small metal...

What happened to Hamish? HARD/SOFT opens at the National Arts Club.

Getting into the National Arts Club last Friday was an outrageous production. The line was around the block. Frustrated shouts could be heard throughout...

American Academy of Arts and Letters: Pompous, Stuffy but Brilliant.

In the post regalia of the Armory this Scallywag headed way uptown (155 th st ) to partake in some stodgy revelry of the...

Will Everything Be Taken Away? UN-SCR-1325 opens at the Chelsea Art Museum. 

In the midst of Armory Week’s champagne cocktails and pretentious (albeit enthralling) parties, it was refreshing to attend a powerful opening where the focus...

Amanda Dolan’s “Heart Attack.”

Blinking hearts in a window bringing Amsterdam's red-light district to mind, and a modern day Warhol of a pooch fit to ride in Paris Hilton's luxury...

Reassessing Self-Worth Via Comparative Discount Shopping:

There has been no assuaging my pain these past eight days. Few of my "friends" have tried offering my broken heart condolences, but mostly,...

Goodbye Armory; the Collective cool kids of Hardware celebrate…

Sunday night. A welcoming smile at an iron door, stairs leading to Erik Foss and Paul Sevigny’s Armory After Party at Collective Hardware, and the...

Julian Hibbard gives us Noir A-Z.

The death of John Dillenger, infamous bank robber known for his graceful movements during heists such as, leaping over counters and high-speed car chases...

Okay, we went to the Armory too, but are Galleries still relevant?

So last night was the last night of the Armory spectacle. To be clear we rather enjoyed the whole experience, the artists, the dealers,...

Sally Shan. More than just a Club Promoter?

It’s just after two in the morning and I’ve been ignoring the text on my phone all week when I finally capitulate. I’m walking...

Why French People Love McDonald’s and for that matter the USA.

In Paris, people obey the rules. Take, for example, the Luxembourg Gardens, the city's prettiest and most prominent public park, where people actually resign...

Why you should be in Berlin.

We’ve been hearing it for ages now, but is it really true? Your mighty self better pack itself off to Berlin and make the...

Drew Tal giving us Sublime, Bliss and the Ethereal.

If one were to observe Drew Tal’s photograph’s they would walk away with the feeling of a monastic like experience. Serene, humbling and a...

Batsheva Dance Company leaves us Mesmerized at BAM.

Curtain rises, absolute stillness. Women are in a deep knee bend in front of men, statis dripping in the air between them (and us,...

B-lining for the Quadruple kisses at the Armory’s launch party.

The Armory Show 2009 preview party held at MoMA proved to be a New York borough mixology of sorts. From Williamsburg hipsters adorned in regal mustaches,...