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Just Do Art, Week of Feb. 12, 2015

Just Do Art, Week of Feb. 12, 2015

BEFORE THE GARDEN: AN EXHIBIT OF PHOTOGRAPHS BY DARLEEN RUBIN Will our city ever swing quite the way it did in the 1970s? Hard to believe unless you lived through it, but there was a time when the walls came down, a green space went up and The New York Dolls headlined a Save Our […]

Ho, Ho, Ho and Ha, Ha, Ha

Ho, Ho, Ho and Ha, Ha, Ha

A MURRAY LITTLE CHRISTMAS  |  It’s not quite the same as being eternally young, but classy impresario Murray Hill has been living up to his “hardest working middle-aged man in show business” moniker for two decades now, even going back before the iconic drag king’s 1996 mayoral bid. What a different town this would be […]

Just Do Art, Week of July 17, 2014

JADED EYES ARTS COLLECTIVE PRESENTS “THE FOX” Only as old as the year is long, Jaded Eyes Arts Collective puts its founder, Matt Savins, in the position of mysterious (and perhaps dangerous) interloper — when the provocation-minded troupe brings their inaugural production to the Gene Frankel Theater for a limited run. Adapted by Allan Miller […]

It’s melting! It’s melting!

It’s melting! It’s melting!

BY SCOTT STIFFLER  |  Like the noonday sun bearing down on a treat from the Mister Softee truck, time has been melting away the New Ohio Theatre’s Ice Factory Festival — its annual summertime showcase, where emerging and established companies develop their work. Already chipped off the Ice block: Rady&Bloom’s June 25 – 28 production […]

Just Do Art

Just Do Art

THE WEST VILLAGE CHORALE SUMMER SINGS SERIES The weather outside might be frightful — but in no way, shape or form is it beginning to look a lot like Christmas. You wouldn’t know that, though, if you happened to stroll by historic (and air conditioned) Judson Memorial Church on the early evening of July 14. […]

Buhmann on Art

JERRY KEARNS: RRRGGHH!!! Kearns’ first show in New York since 2006 will feature eight new paintings on canvas, as well as five wall murals. All of these works source inspiration from animation, as well as the comic novel, both stylistically and in regard to structuring content. The drama-laden conflict of good versus evil, as it […]

Just Do Art

Just Do Art

10 HAIRY LEGS With the go-go boys of Rawhide and Splash long gone, where exactly does one go to see well-defined men in various states of undress, dancing up a storm? Through June 29, some of those crumpled up singles you used to keep handy for “entertainment purposes” will gain you entry to New York […]

The Adventures of an Underemployed Urban Elf

The Adventures of an Underemployed Urban Elf

BY REV. JEN  (rev-jen.com)  |  This month’s column is all about avoiding boredom and work…oh wait…that’s each month! However, there comes a time in every underemployed elf’s life when one must look for a job — especially when you spend half your day trying to log onto the NY Department of Labor’s website, to no […]

Just Do Art, Week of June 5, 2014

Just Do Art, Week of June 5, 2014

THE WEST VILLAGE CHORALE PRESENTS “ELENA BELLI: A GRAND PIANIST”  |  When the 45 voices of the West Village Chorale come together to sing as one, they make a wonderful sound. But to make beautiful music, they need the singular talent of Elena Belli — who has served as the group’s keyboardist for 25 years. Behind […]

Buhmann on Art

Buhmann on Art

BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN (stephaniebuhmann.com)    |  LIU CHANG: “LOVE STORY”  |  The first U.S. solo exhibition of the conceptual Chinese artist reflects on the social, economic, and political realities of contemporary China. Chang’s practice is rooted in quiet interventions and he often gathers personal details of others. This installation presents 500 used pulp fiction novels that […]

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