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John Lurie

On the Culture Front: Winter Jazzfest

Chris Kompanek | Posted 03.30.2015 | New York
Chris Kompanek

NYC Winter Jazzfest turns those icy days into a bracing experience that allows savvy fans to binge on dozens of acts spread across ten venues in the village that delve deep into the many sub-genres of this timeless form.

A Monster Mash In The Streets

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.31.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"I have never seen a greater monster or miracle in the world than myself." -Michel Eyquem, seigneur de Montaigne (1533-1592) Seeing a monster on the ...

Reading The New Yorker, Thinking About Daphne Merkin

Laura Baudo Sillerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Laura Baudo Sillerman

Merkin's meticulous dissections of depression have set a standard for courage in the face of the mind's adversities. She confronts herself again and again in ways that are excruciatingly revealing.

Speaking With John

Tanja M. Laden | Posted 11.20.2013 | Los Angeles
Tanja M. Laden

While becoming a visual artist may seem like a natural progression for Lurie, he's been painting to cope with the recent effects of advanced neurological Lyme Disease that's left him unable to compose and play music.