Chilly Gonzales: Piano Concerto No. 1

It was raining and I was wearing heeled ankle boots. For some reason, my umbrella was leaking heavy, nonrhythmic drops on my head every few feet. I couldn’t see where the drops were coming from because it was dark and I was too busy half-running, half-walking down Broadway. Oh well, wet hair be damned. I had to hurry, … Continue reading Chilly Gonzales: Piano Concerto No. 1

Imma Boss Lady

  Are you the boss? For all of you Boss Ladies out there, here’s something you can wear so that everyone else knows what a Boss Lady you truly are. Get it now, because the artist known as junkprints, only made 50. The necklace, which looks good around anyone’s neck, is made out of recycled vinyl … Continue reading Imma Boss Lady

New Radiohead Album: “The King of Limbs”

On Monday morning, Radiohead announced the arrival of their new album, The King of Limbs. Although the album is not officially available in stores until May 9th, they will be releasing TKOL as a digital download on February 19, 2011. Yup, that’s this Saturday. According to their website, TKOL is available in the physical “Newspaper Album,” … Continue reading New Radiohead Album: “The King of Limbs”

The Rejection Show with Jon Friedman

The Rejection Show, hosted by Jon Friedman, a writer at Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,  is a cult-favorite comedy event that showcases the hilarious professional and personal failures and rejections of comedians, artists and writers. The live comedy series, coupled with music, karaoke and well, a party, will be hosting Special Edition: The Rejection Show’s Valentine’s Day Heartbreak Haven … Continue reading The Rejection Show with Jon Friedman

Everything’s Coming Up Roses

Need a reminder of warmer seasons to come? The internationally acclaimed New York artist Will Ryman, in concert with the Paul Kasmin Gallery, is here to provide some well-earned respite for cold-weary New Yorkers. His outdoor larger-than-life sculpture installation, The Roses, brings sunshine, greenery and whimsical, happiness-inducing rose blossoms to Park Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. … Continue reading Everything’s Coming Up Roses

Discount tickets, brought to you by Lincoln Center

This month, the new multi-purpose David Rubenstein Atrium opened to the public. The Atrium, designed for people seeking information about Lincoln Center programs and venues, is also a community meeting space and a discount tickets portal. The space offers tours, free Wi-Fi access, tasty morsels, restrooms (fancy!) and free entertainment during Target Free Thursdays. This week, The Atrium is hosting the opening night … Continue reading Discount tickets, brought to you by Lincoln Center

The Rubin Museum of Art

Most people have never heard of the Rubin Museum of Art, but it really is a wonderful gem. While it primarily focuses on the arts of the Himalayas, with textual, historical paintings, sculptures and information, this modern building has beautiful event space and hosts tons of events and live programs (like Steve Martin’s sold-out concert in May showcasing his … Continue reading The Rubin Museum of Art

The Fiftieth Anniversary of the Guggenheim Museum

This year, help celebrate the Fiftieth Anniversary of one of our most beautiful New York City landmarks: the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Guggenheim Museum. Can you believe it’s been 50 years already? How time flies!  Why, I remember when they were drawing up the plans! Oh, the fun times we had. President Eisenhower was down for Nixon and … Continue reading The Fiftieth Anniversary of the Guggenheim Museum

Art Tatum at The Jazz Museum in Harlem

OK, so Art Tatum, the jazz pianist, died 50 years ago. But that doesn’t mean you can’t experience and appreciate his music. On Saturday, June 20 2009, The Jazz Museum in Harlem will offer a free (yes, FREE) Art Tatum program, also featuring the great Ben Webster in: 2009, A Centennial Celebration. Program includes biographical overview, documentaries and an … Continue reading Art Tatum at The Jazz Museum in Harlem

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola – Jazz at Lincoln Center

The renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center always hosts a unique line-up of events, centered around, of course – JAZZ.  This week’s show, running from June 16-21 2009, brings us  the “21st Century Band w/Dion Parson and Ron Blake,” at 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm and additional shows on Friday and Saturday nights. Friday is already SOLD OUT. Sorry! During … Continue reading Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola – Jazz at Lincoln Center