Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Culture

The Polyphonic Spree’s Tim DeLaughter is happy to return to The Highline Ballroom

One of the best concerts I have seen was The Polyphonic Spree at The Bowery Ballroom in July 2013. If I recall correctly, there were 18 people on the stage in robes for the entire...

Billy Idol Performing at Pier 97

English punk rocker Billy Idol will be performing at Pier 97 at 6:00 p.m. on May 29. Idol is famous for songs such as "White Wedding," "Dancing With Myself," and "Rebel Yell." He recently...
Silent Films at Brookfield Place

Silent Films/Live Music Series Returns to Brookfield Place

The acclaimed Silent Films / Live Music series, curated by WNYC's John Schaefer, returns to the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place (BFPL) for three nights from Wednesday, January 30 through Friday, February 1 starting...

Surprises Mark Nominations for the 86th Academy Awards

Apart from the omission of nominations for Robert Redford (All Is Lost), Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips) and Martin Scorcese (The Wolf of Wall Street), there were few surprises when this year's Academy Award list...

Ricky Superstar: Street Performer

Ricky Superstar, street performer extraordinare, woos the crowd with his ability to rollerblade while juggling a basketball. Typically located in Central Park, Ricky Superstar also makes appearances in a number of parades located throughout...

Really Busy People: Taylor Locke

I first met Taylor Locke five or six years ago through our mutual friend Mike Viola. At the time, Taylor was the guitarist in the band Rooney, who had been famous for hit singles like...