Before There Was Flavortown

Before There Was Flavortown

Taste Talks panelist and culinary superstar Sarah Moulton on the early days of the Food Network, the future of food magazines, and her work with the Women’s Culinary Alliance.

Art

Cuban Portraits: <i>Alumbrones</i>

Cuban Portraits: Alumbrones

A new documentary by Bruce Donnelly sheds light on the joys and struggles of being an artist in contemporary Cuba.

Theater

Sari Caine:  Living in the Moment

Sari Caine: Living in the Moment

Speaking with playwright—and native New Yorker—Sari Craine.

Books

Finding Yourself by Losing Yourself: <i>Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage</i>

Finding Yourself by Losing Yourself: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Murakami is one of the most beloved modern writers, and here he explores loneliness with as much insight as anyone since Vonnegut.


Going On Today...

Danny and Sylvia: The Danny Kaye Musical

After runs in London and D.C., this backstage musical about the creative and romantic relationship between Danny Faye and Sylvia Fine comes to New York. From their first meeting at an audition through their often tumultuous relationship to Faye's film stardom, this showbiz story is retold with many favorite Faye tunes. $56.50/$31.50

St. Luke's Theatre, 308 W 46th St, Between Eigth and Ninth Avenue, Midtown East


Music

Nancy Whang’s Existential Disco Dilemma

Nancy Whang’s Existential Disco Dilemma

It seems unlikely that a punk transplant from Oregon should become a definitive singer for New York City dance music, but that’s the story of Nancy Whang.

Nancy Whang’s Existential Disco Dilemma

It seems unlikely that a punk transplant from Oregon should become a definitive singer for New York City dance music, but that’s the story of Nancy Whang.


Film

A Time for Cinema: The Complete Hou Hsiao-hsien

A Time for Cinema: The Complete Hou Hsiao-hsien

The Museum of the Moving Image hosts a career-spanning retrospective of the world's greatest living filmmaker.

Stillness Is the Move: Stray Dogs

Tsai Ming-liang's latest film delivers more of that post-urban rubble and obscure durational anti-narrative we've all come to know and love.

And Now For Something Completely Similar: The Zero Theorem

With his latest film, Terry Gilliam tries to go back to Brazil.

I'll Fly Away: Bird People

The no-place of the airport hotel is a fully inhabited milieu in this inventive, curious import.


Food & Drink

Bra—Sorry, Bar—Review: Boobie Trap

Bra—Sorry, Bar—Review: Boobie Trap

As far as gimmicks go, Boobie Trap’s is pretty genius.

Worth the Wait: Greenpoint Fish and Lobster

Why shouldn’t Greenpoint have a charming place to eat food from the water?

Unremarkable Duckling: Ugly Duckling

Nothing to see here, folks.

Aug 27, 2014

Fresh Fish on Franklin: Pacifico’s Fine Foods

You’ll be tempted here to order many courses, and you should.

Aug 13, 2014

Columns

Tell Us About Your Interactions With The NYPD

Ask A Cabbie

Tell Us About Your Interactions With The NYPD

"I was taught growing up to avoid cops if I could, no matter what I was doing."

Sex With the Natural Redhead

...But I Won’t Do That

Dear Audrey, I feel like a total asshole.

Reviews

Album

Spoon: The Goldilocks of Bands

Is Spoon the greatest band of its era?

Theater

Welcome to the Jonsson’s: Revolution in the Elbow of Ragnar Agnarsson Furniture Painter

Who produced this high school-level affair, and why?

Art

Cuban Portraits: Alumbrones

A new documentary by Bruce Donnelly sheds light on the joys and struggles of being an artist in contemporary Cuba.

Bar

Bra—Sorry, Bar—Review: Boobie Trap

As far as gimmicks go, Boobie Trap’s is pretty genius.

Books

Finding Yourself by Losing Yourself: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Murakami is one of the most beloved modern writers, and here he explores loneliness with as much insight as anyone since Vonnegut.

Film

The Informant: The Green Prince

This documentary, about a Hamas leader's son turned Israeli intelligence asset, desperately wishes it were a thriller.

Restaurant

Worth the Wait: Greenpoint Fish and Lobster

Why shouldn’t Greenpoint have a charming place to eat food from the water?

4 Art Exhibits You Need to See

A film about forgery, a film piece full of fantasy, rolls of film developed posthumously, a grandiose 20th anniversary.

The Best Old Movies on a Big Screen This Week

Anna Karina holds a candelabra, Ed Wood wears an angora sweater, and everything in between.

My Weekend with Skrillex and Aphex Twin

Spending a steamy Saturday deep inside the State of Electronica: 2014.

Sep 8, 2014

The Measure cont'd

Dreams Are Alive: Northside Concert Series Comes to Brooklyn Flea at 50 Kent

Featuring Marnie Stern, Twin Peaks and Small Black. Hell, yeah.

Sep 5, 2014

Sponsored: Jura Brooklyn (or, A Tale of Two Islands)

Jura is a tiny island off the coast of Scotland.

Sep 3, 2014

The Best Old Movies on a Big Screen This Week

James Bond does kitchen-sink realism; Les Blank meets Lightnin' Hopkins; Yukio Mishima does millions of situps and then commits seppuku.

Sep 3, 2014

Stories from Around the Web

Classified Directory

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Kristophe

NIGHTLIFE East Village, Manhattan

Drop Off Service

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Gristle Tattoo+Art Gallery

Gristle is a custom tattoo shop located in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, specializing in vegan ink tattoos and aftercare products. The shop also functions as an art gallery, with works from artists from all over the world continuously on display and openings held every month. Community events such as pet adoption events are also held regularly.

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Park Slope, Brooklyn

Al Di la Trattoria

"Fantastic" savory-cooking at relatively gentle prices explains why this oh-so popular Park Slope Venetian is always packed. (Zagat)Open for lunch and dinner daily, and weekend brunch.

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Park Slope, Brooklyn

Bonnie's Grill

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn

Very Polished Lounge and Nail Spa

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Treehouse Brooklyn

Treehouse Brooklyn is a gem of a shop on Graham Avenue in Williamsburg. We offer local and independent designers' and curated vintage clothing, jewelry and treasures. Swing by Treehouse to explore what's in store, including the exclusive house-designed clothing and jewelry lines, Sirius* and Sirius* Lux. Here's to shopping local and dreaming galactic!

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