The 29th CMJ Music Marathon is descending on NYC. This year, CMJ brings music, pop-culture, film, speeches and events to our fine city. But such fine fare is going to cost you. A lot. A regular pass is going for $500 and a student access pass will set your not-so-deep pockets back $300. Ouch. Still want … Continue reading 2009 CMJ Music Marathon
It’s official. ‘The Pool Parties’ schedule is up and ready for us to soak up the summer. Now, if only the rain would participate, and stop participating. Err, precipitating. Because McCarren Pool is off limits, the new venue will be the East River State Park. Sports are still welcome and the concerts will still be … Continue reading Pool Parties back in Williamsburg
My very good friend, who shall remain unnamed, got drunk recently at a mutual friend’s party. Not regular, everything-is-funny drunk. No, not that. More like, I’m-going-to-fall-if-you-don’t-hold-me-up kind of drunk. This is a person who can drink me under the table four times over and usually holds liquor well. I should know; I’m usually the only sober one … Continue reading A drunk and Jefferson Street.
You don’t get to listen to this live everyday, so you really should go to this. In conjunction with the River to River Festival, Chuck Brown, master of Go-Go, will be performing with his band at Rockefeller Park tomorrow night at 7pm. Did I mention it’s completely free? Bring a lawn chair, a blanket and … Continue reading Godfather of Go-Go, Chuck Brown performs
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
If you’re bored with the regular line-up this summer and want something new to experience, why not try out these odd-themed film festivals? Come on, you’ve got nothing better to do. The Bicycle Film Festival – Come celebrate bicycles through film, art and music. This festival has a bunch of cool events, bikes shows and … Continue reading Two Interesting Film Festivals in June
This week, the Brooklyn International Film Festival will kick off it’s 10-day festival with a June 3rd Happy Hour party at the Delancey in Lower Manhattan. Have a few drinks and smooze with the filmmakers, and hell, meet some new people. Your life is getting kind of stale anyway, right? The festival officially begins June … Continue reading The Brooklyn International Film Festival