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...

John Farnsworth Quintet: Jam Session

Smoke, 2751 Broadway, at W 106th St, Harlem


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 Park Slope, Brooklyn

Culture

We are a new company that manufactures fresh strained yogurt in our dairy in Brooklyn, NY. Our goal is to bring you fresh yogurt with unbelievable artisanal toppings that will provide you with an unforgettably delightful and healthy experience. Our yogurt is made from specially selected cultures and milk, nothing more. There are absolutely no preservatives or additives, just milk and our probiotic cultures. We offer fresh yogurts and hand crafted frozen yogurts made from Hudson Valley Fresh and Organic Valley milk. Our seasonal toppings are famously delicious and our flavors change daily. Natural ingredients make a REAL difference!

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Scopello

Scopello, named after a small village in Sicily, is a place you can immerse yourself in a spectacular natural setting, ancient history and delicious wholesome foods. Our menu features the freshest produce, fish and meats, homemade pastas and bread, with ingredients imported from Italy.

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Berlyn

Steps from BAM and 1.5 blocks from BAM Harvey, Berlyn, the newest addition to Fort Greene's restaurant scene is quickly becoming a favorite of locals and theatergoers alike. Artisanal cocktails, great German beers, and wine complement a menu of freshly prepared contemporary versions of German dishes.

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Beaner Bar

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Le Barricou

Le Barricou is a bustling neighborhood French restaurant offering local artisanal organic fare amidst a savory selection of grass fed meats, hand-cut pastas, day boat fish and fresh oysters. Le Barricou takes pride in its freshest ingredients and uncompromised standards. The restaurant goes through a magical transformation on the weekends from high-energy, jazzy, fun place to meet your friends for brunch to candle-light, laid back, romantic date-spot during the dinner time. Cozy beautiful backroom with a wood burning fireplace accommodates private parties. Gift certificates are available. Open Lunch M-F:11am -4pm, Brunch Sa-Su:10am-4pm, Late Brunch: Sa-Su: 4pm-6pm, Dinner M-Su:6pm-12am, Late Nite F-Sa:12am-2am.

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Park Slope, Brooklyn

The V-Spot

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Bati

A traditional Ethiopian restaurant serving authentic delicacies that possess homemade quality flavors. The menu offers organic beef, poultry and a wide variety of delectable vegetable dishes, which also meet the western standards of vegan food preparation. Bati offers the option of individual or the traditional communal serving, features wine pairings, and displays talented Ethiopian artists' work on its walls.

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