[UPDATED] Björk Comes to Brooklyn

There are few times in life in which superlatives are ever really fitting. I think we find them acceptable because we like to exaggerate; punctuate our own language with interest; make everyday occurrences seem out of the ordinary and somehow useful to others and special to notice, when in actuality, most occurrences are boring and … Continue reading [UPDATED] Björk Comes to Brooklyn

Books Through Bars

On Saturday, the NYC organization Books Through Bars, a non-profit that raises money to send books to incarcerated people in prisons, along with Justseeds, a social and political artist’s cooperative, will be presenting VOICES FROM OUTSIDE, An Art Exhibit and Benefit Auction. The event, designed to raise money for postage to send books to prisoners, will include … Continue reading Books Through Bars

Banksy Documentary, ‘Exit Through the Gift Shop,’ Checks Out

Hardly anyone believed that the documentary Exit Through the Gift Shop, directed by the internationally known (infamously) anonymous British street artist and prankster Banksy – known for his monkey mask, political subjects, humor and extreme secrecy – was an actual documentary. The film, about a filmmaker cum successful street artist, Thierry Guetta or “Mr. Brainwash,” didn’t seem real to most people, not only because … Continue reading Banksy Documentary, ‘Exit Through the Gift Shop,’ Checks Out

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


If you didn’t catch it last year off-Broadway, you now have the chance to see  the musical about political activist and musician Fela Kuti at the O’neill Theatre. It’s mesmerizing, entertaining and starts soon.  Who doesn’t want to see revolution set to music anyway? Previews begin October 19. Continue reading Fela!

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