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A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Pig in the City - Peppa Shines in NYC

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.11.2016 | New York
Jon Chattman

Photo/ Joe del Tufo My son watches a lot of television shows that make my head spin and my eyes roll. One show, however, always makes me smile in the...

On the Culture Front: Jerry Seinfeld, Fiddler On the Roof and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 01.08.2016 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Jerry Seinfeld took the stage last night at the Beacon Theatre for the first time in a long time. The excitement coursing through the audience was palpable. I found myself giddy with anticipation and when he appeared onstage after a theatrical post-opener blackout, it was hard to believe that he was there in the flesh.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: "Cowboys" K's Choice Ride Again; Get "Gone" With Hemming

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.06.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

"Breathe it in and breathe it out And pass it on, it's almost out We're so creative, so much more We're high above but on the floor" "Not an Addict" ...

Carol Kuruvilla

The Dalai Lama Gives New Yorkers A Lesson On Wisdom As Opponents Protest

HuffingtonPost.com | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 11.06.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK -- As protesters milled on the sidewalk outside, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama took center stage at the Beacon Theater on Monday with a le...

A-Sides "Aside": A Very Awesome Holiday with Gabba Gabba, Aye?

Jon Chattman | Posted 02.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The Suburbs is probably in my top three favorite albums of all-time. But, I've been floored with all of Arcade Fire's albums. I deeply felt all of the...

George Harrison's Musical Legacy Will Be Celebrated at Beacon Theatre by The Fab Faux

Holly Cara Price | Posted 12.22.2013 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

George Harrison's extraordinary musical career will be feted this coming Saturday at New York City's Beacon Theatre by the Fab Faux, dubbed "the great...

As the 'Mood Swings' Tour Opens, a Conversation With Steely Dan's Donald Fagen

Joan K. Smith | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment
Joan K. Smith

Steely Dan is proving itself one of the 21st century's most consistent, and unfailingly impressive, touring acts.

Tom Petty: Three Venues to See an American Treasure

Jeff Pollack | Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

I've been writing this monthly blog for a few years now, usually focused on new bands that I like and want to bring to your attention. But not this ti...

4 Historic Places To Rock Out

Party Earth | Posted 03.27.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

All across the country, historic venues welcome headliners from around the world to rock their storied halls. While U.S. music venues feature something for everyone, these four favorites are sure to have your ears ringing for days with the biggest names in music.

Rufus Wainwright, The National And Fun. To Perform In Support Of Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

UPDATE: "Freedom To Love Now! A Concert For Marriage Equality" has been postponed due to Hurricane Sandy: The 'Freedom To Love Now!' concert, due ...

Catnip for Steely Dan Fans -- Ten Days at NYC's Beacon

Joan K. Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Joan K. Smith

Steely Dan, which has morphed from a strictly-studio act into touring road warriors over the past ten years -- with a steady group of veteran band members, no less -- inspires a Dead-esque fan passion that no distance will deter.

Will Cirque's Irresistably Odd Escape Frighten Broadway?

Cara Joy David | Posted 09.05.2011 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

Traditionally Cirque shows have played outside Manhattan proper. However this year, the circus arts have landed at Radio City. And Cirque just may be taking money away from Broadway shows.

WATCH: Neil Patrick Harris (W)Raps Up The Show

Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts

The multitalented Neil Patrick Harris revealed another skill while hosting the 65th Annual Tony Awards Sunday night: rapping. After opening with a mus...

PHOTOS: Who Dazzled And Disappointed On Broadway's Biggest Night?

Posted 08.12.2011 | Arts

Sunday night's Tony Awards were packed with Broadway darlings and Hollywood superstars. Broadway's biggest night brought out some huge celebrities, bu...

2011 Tony Awards Predictions

James Sims | Posted 08.08.2011 | Arts
James Sims

It's that time again. The Tony Awards are nearly upon the Broadway community. All in all, a fantastic season -- strong plays, great performances and even a few celebrities thrown in the mix.

The Hold Steady Burn Down the Beacon Theater

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

I have seen this band numerous times before and keep falling more and more in love with them after each gig. They play their hearts out as if each gig is going to be their last.

James Blunt's Concert War Message

NY Daily News | Rush & Molloy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

British crooner James Blunt kept his ladies'-man persona intact Friday night at the Beacon Theatre - until he launched into his poignant ballad "No Br...