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Top 5 Sizzling Hot Winter Music Festivals in Frigid New York City

ZEALnyc | Posted 12.28.2016 | Arts

(l. to r.) Andrew Cyrille; photo: Petra Cvelbar; Thelonious Monk (1966); photo: Everett Collection By Dan Ouellette, ZEALnyc Senior Editor, December ...

Mega Jazz Action Coming To New York This Fall

ZEALnyc | Posted 09.08.2016 | Arts

By Dan Ouellette, ZEALnyc's Senior Editor, September 8, 2016 After a summer's worth of primo jazz festivals spread all over the city of New York and ...

Encuentro Music Fest Pays Tribute To Salsa, Colombian Roots

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 11.13.2015 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- The city’s largest Colombian music festival celebrates its 12th year on Saturday at Le Poisson Rouge in the Village. Founded by musician...

SXSW Music Takeaway: Reinvent or Become Irrelevant

Nicholas Alexander Brown | Posted 05.24.2015 | Arts
Nicholas Alexander Brown

The topic driving the need for reinvention in classical music is audience demographics, specifically the drive to recruit millennial audiences into a concert-going culture very different from what they want in a music experience.

Plenty of Sing-Alongs and Macarenas: Back to the '90s With the Bayside Tigers

Jane Seo | Posted 03.30.2015 | New York
Jane Seo

Where on earth would I acquire jelly high heels, floral denim skirts, butterfly clips, or a choker necklace?

First Nighter: Nico Muhly's "Two Boys" Proves One Plus One Equals Disappointment

David Finkle | Posted 12.22.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

The thing I'm bursting to tell you immediately about Two Boys is that Anne Strawson (Alice Coote), the detective inspector at the center of it, is about as dumb a cop as you'd hope to avoid on a case where you've been victimized.

Macauley Culkin's Art Show And Other Things You Missed

ARTINFO | Posted 11.17.2012 | Arts

Though last week's pair of art world missed connections were conspicuously free of encounters at gallery openings, just such items dominate this week'...

3 Men and a Baby: When Macaulay Culkin Forms an Art Collective with Adam Green, Toby Goodshank

Daniel J. Kushner | Posted 11.05.2012 | New York
Daniel J. Kushner

Even with all the thematic non sequiturs and "low brow" imagery -- and perhaps because of it -- Three Men and a Baby seem acutely aware of their distinct interplay with highbrow art and the implications of that relationship.

What To Do This Weekend

Posted 01.27.2012 | New York

Real Estate Where: K&K Super Buffet, 3-41 St. Nicholas Ave, Queens; (718) 381-7111 When: Saturday, 8PM Price: $5 Giant Chinese supermarket K&K Su...

Non-NYE Events In The City This Weekend

Posted 12.31.2011 | New York

Already made your New Year's Eve plans? The city has much more going on than just midnight toasts and morning after brunches this weekend, so check ou...

2011 Year-End Video Performance Review

Michael Vazquez | Posted 02.20.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

This is not a year-end list -- the headline says it all -- herewith, two dozen filmed performances.

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: The Gift in a NYC Bathroom and Graffiti6 Gets Solo and Stripped Down

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.28.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Nuno Goncalves of the Portugal psych pop band The Gift used the trendy iPad tablet earlier this month in a dressing room restroom located backstage of Le Poisson Rouge in NYC to perform a track with his band.

Bush Tetras, Live and Well

Jelena Darling | Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts
Jelena Darling

When I saw Bush Tetras they walked with the purpose that accompanies the anticipation of seeing an old friend. Then, downstairs in the music hall, a middle-aged man adjusted the rice hat on his head and opened the door for us.

Brazilliance, Part One: The Choro Music of Dudu Maia and Douglas Lora (VIDEO)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 07.11.2011 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

2011-05-10-choro2.jpgI've traveled the world documenting music, but sometimes a chance meeting in my home town of New York City yields treasures -- Maia and Lora turned in a stellar set.

3...2...1... Watch!

Risa Shoup | Posted 07.04.2011 | New York
Risa Shoup

Brilliant young filmmaker and animator Joshua Frankel has created a new animated short, "Plan of the City," that features the architecture of NYC.

Yemen Blues at Le Poisson Rouge (video)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 06.01.2011 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

"Um Min Al Yaman" was written by Ravid Kahalani, who is of Yemenite extraction. It tells of a dreamed journey up a mountain, in which the singer sees a Yemenite mother waving at him in greeting.

JAZZ: The Innovative Intersection Of Physics And Jazz | STUART ISACOFFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

During the '90s, while Mr. Iyer was cultivating his artistic voice at late-night gigs, his daylight hours were spent working as a physics major at the...

The Media Is Trying, Or At Least We're Still Here

Adam Clark Estes | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Adam Clark Estes

This winter has been a bleak one for New York media. In November alone, job numbers plummeted in the print industry. Some kid in Russia invented ChatRoulette. And nobody quite knows what to say.

Konono No 1's DIY Spirit Fills Prospect Park And Le Poisson Rouge (VIDEO, SLIDESHOW)

Dustin Reid | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dustin Reid

Hailing from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Konono No. 1's bright and distinctly tribal sounds seemed fit for a sunny day at Prospect Park. Ho...

On the Culture Front: Food Film Fest, Shakespeare in the Park, and Next to Normal

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

With the warmer weather and some traveling, I've been getting a bit behind on my cultural coverage around the city. Last weekend, the Food Film Festiv...

Sign Up To Cover Concerts This Week: Wolf Parade, Caribou, Siren Music Festival, Konono No.1

Zara Golden | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Zara Golden

Huffington Post continues its local coverage with the help of our Citizen Journalism Unit. To join the local reporting team and receive advance assign...

Behind the Scenes with Florence and The Machine: Music Unites Interviews Florence Welch

Michelle Edgar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michelle Edgar

The British band's debut album Lungs has been a huge breakout, spurring buzz in both the U.K. and the U.S.. Delicate and ferocious, Florence and the Machine is pretty with a punch.

Barb Jungr And The New Standards: When Rockers Age Gracefully

James Gavin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
James Gavin

In the world of rock, passing 50 is seen as a betrayal, and it can turn critics' pens into machine guns.

Culture Zohn: Ten Best Plus (Affordable) Treasures

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2008-12-18-zpull15bCourtesanandBlindCupidFlapprintlifted_2.jpg Make 2009 your year of getting in touch with your inner, passionate, artist as you replenish your feelings of empty pockets with a dose of cultural currency.