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Village jazz remains red hot and blue

BY MICHAEL LYDON  |  A decade or four ago I was a jazz-mad college kid, and anytime I had an extra dime in my…

Just Do Art, Week of Sept. 18, 2014

Just Do Art, Week of Sept. 18, 2014

JUSTIN VIVIAN BOND’S “LOVE IS CRAZY” and “THE DRIFT” From that gloriously damaged, ad-libbing, self-medicating songstress of Kiki and Herb fame to author…

An inspiring monument to the creative process

An inspiring monument to the creative process

  BY SEAN EGAN  |  Throughout his decades-long career, Nick Cave has made a point of pushing himself forward musically and artistically. With…

Just Do Art, Week of Sept. 4, 2014

Just Do Art, Week of Sept. 4, 2014

BY SCOTT STIFFLER  | HUDSON PARK LIBRARY’S MEL BROOKS FESTIVAL Hudson Park Library’s free film series spends every Thursday in September paying tribute to what’s…

Buhmann on Art, Week of Sept. 4, 2014

Buhmann on Art, Week of Sept. 4, 2014

BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN  |  (stephaniebuhmann.com)  |  ERNEST COLE:  PHOTOGRAPHER  Born in 1940, Ernest Cole was one of South Africa’s first black photojournalists. In 1958,…

A fresh batch of usual suspects

A fresh batch of usual suspects

BY SCOTT STIFFLER  | General Manager Christian De Gré is happy about the large dark cloud hovering over this year’s New York International Fringe…

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Former City Council candidate Pete Gleason voted in Tribeca on Sept. 9. “We need a magnifying glass to put our elected officials under scrutiny,” he said. “I believe…

Slowhand…fast shutter: Dorian Grey Gallery, at 437 E. Ninth St., recently hosted a one-week show of Gene Shaw’s photos of legendary rock guitarist Eric Clapton. It was tied…

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Scoopy’s, Week of Aug. 7, 2014

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Dameht punks up the Pyramid club Friday nights

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Pete Gleason voted

Pete Gleason voted

Former City Council candidate Pete Gleason voted in Tribeca on Sept. 9. “We need a magnifying glass to put our elected officials under scrutiny,” he…

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Ray just keeps on rolling

Photo by Clayton Patterson How time flies — and cigarette prices rise — when you’re serving up delicious fries. Ray a.k.a. Asghar Ghahraman, above in 1992, recently marked the…

Anyone care about cameras?

The 7D camera sent back from the Canon repair center — with the battery door still off. BY CLAYTON PETTERSON  |  It seems traditional photography is going the…

Spurred by C.B. 3 snub, Latinos launch a new group

Spurred by C.B. 3 snub, Latinos launch a new group

Lower East Side Hispanic business owners and residents recently gathered in the Marta Valle High School yard for the kickoff event of the new Association of Latino Business…