Contemporary art has something to offer everyone—from yarn to diamond-embellished skulls, lawsuit-inspiring balloon-dog statues, and of course, a sense of humor, which is the theme of BAC Gallery‘s latest group show, “Funny Ha Ha.” Tonight only, as part of the show and also DUMBO’s First Thursday gallery stroll, see video installations by Beth Krebs, who breaks through the fourth wall of day-to-day life by injecting whimsy into the humdrum and ordinary. Other highlights of April’s First Thursday include a screening of “Survival Based Camp,” shot in Brooklyn and L.A., screening at 7 and 8pm under the Archway, plus drink specials at Bubby’s, Superfine, Water St. Restaurant and AlMar.
As much as we love New York City, and as ideal as it is for many things, it is not the best place to enjoy fall foliage and get that taste of the outdoors that even the most seasoned city dwellers need from time to time. Here are two easy trips north where you can […]
October in New York City means the arrival of the CMJ Music Marathon. This year, as always, the list for the five-day music festival is extensive. So extensive, in fact, that you’d probably be well advised to take two or three coffee breaks while scanning the schedule, which features more than 1,300 live performances. Before […]
On an already busy month in New York music-wise (and we’re not just talking about CMJ), indie music fans can expect a lot of bang for their bucks with these two acts, one from Australia and the other from right here in Brooklyn, sharing a bill at Webster Hall next week. Anytime someone mentions Courtney Barnett, […]
To get an idea of how vast the lineup of bands is during the CMJ Music Marathon, we asked three music writers to name their top picks, and not one mentioned the same show. Regina Mogilevskaya singled out her must-see showcases here, and our other resident music enthusiasts, Alexander Jordan and Lindsey Rhoades, who also edits […]
The weather gods really put a damper on the last two Saturdays, so take full advantage of the sunny weather this weekend. You could carve out time to explore Gowanus Open Studios, which kicks off with an opening ceremony at Gowanus Ballroom on Friday, followed by open studios Saturday and Sunday, and artist- and curator-led tours. […]