Monthly Archives: December 2008

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xmas

um. sorry for the paucity of posts… its been crazy.  was up at mohonk mountain lodge for a conference…. beautiful. the strange thing was I kept having the strongest sense of deja vu and i couldn’t place it. it was so powerful it started to

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Cape Disappointment Does Not Disappoint

My only regret about seeing The Debate Society’s Cape Disappointment last night at PS122 is that I was seeing it for the first time and will not get to see it again. I’ve been a big fan of The Debate Society since Morgan Pecelli first

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Erik Friedlander tonight and Thursday

Erik Friedlander is playing twice within the next week. This is very good news for any fans of cello, contemporary jazz, or contemporary instrumental music in general. Friedlander is a mindblowing genre-crossing cellist and composer; he’s done a lot of modern jazz, American roots, choral

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Have You Heard About The Ohio?

Rumors abound – I’ve gotten at least three emails/facebook messages that the Ohio is closing. what I hear is that the space was sold out from under them and as of the end of the year its done. though i’ve also heard that shows booked there through

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okay. soda.

I don’t know why but for some reason I was thinking about OK Soda. Back when I was in the target demographic. A majillion years ago. But anyway (another reference to the early 90’s – remember the fat dude who played harmonica?) Who was that

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Opening Night for Two More Nights

I have to work at ye olde day-jobbe so this is by necessity a quick one.  Saw Ivo Van Hove’s Opening Night at BAM last night.  It was AMAZING. Go check it out.  It is playing until the 6th.

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grand space

I’m in Houston this week for work. Got in at (ugh) 2:30 am local time Monday morning and sped off to my hotel in a shuttle van, which is how I first saw this: This is Lakewood Church, the largest megachurch in the US today.

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Mattachine

Greetings Comrades! Last month we had a great first meeting for The Mattachine Project, big thanks to those of you who attended and helped foster discussion and ideas. The next meeting will be Sunday December 7th from 6-9PM at IRT (154 Christopher St. #3B). We hope you can attend – feel

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co-housing in fort greene

The NY TIMES has an article on a co-housing project that is starting up in Fort Greene. Pretty interesting. Co-housing as a concept has been around for a long time, but its cool to see it being implemented in NYC. This sounds like a proposition

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February in December at LaMama

MULTI-DISCIPLINARY NIGHT OF EXPLOSIVE DANCE AND SURREALISTIC THEATER LA MAMA E.T.C. PRESENTS LEESAAR THE COMPANY’S PREMIERE of FEBRUARY Annex Theater at La MaMa, December 4th – 14th Thursday – Saturday at 7:30, Sunday at 5:00   “Ms. Sher and Mr. Harari slowly and methodically build