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Dirty, Dangerous and Alive: CBGB's Alluring Punk Rock Ethic

Paul Grenier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Paul Grenier

CBGB is about the rejection of utilitarianism. The details of the punk style -- the lewdness, the filth, the screaming protests -- it's all secondary, man. Despite the dastardly lip-syncing in the movie, that point comes through quite nicely.

Matthew Jacobs

'Harry Potter' Pals Get Dirty For Wild Indie | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.12.2013 | Entertainment

The mythology of punk music's evolution can be traced back, more or less, to one singular staple: CBGB. Opened in 1973 in downtown Manhattan's East Vi...

Alan Rickman, Is That You?

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 06.29.2012 | Entertainment

It's hard to imagine Alan Rickman as anyone other than Severus Snape, but after seeing the British actor on the set of the upcoming "CBGB" film, we're...

The Sudden Resurgence Of CBGB

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 05.15.2012 | Home

In 2006 one of the most renowned music venues in the country shut its doors. But now it looks like CBGB -- the venerable East Village hard rock in...