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The Loud Zone - The Gay Roots of CBGB

Binky Philips | Posted 08.30.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

When all is said and done, is anyone surprised that it was gay men and women who were the actual forefront of the CBGB/Max's Musical Revolution of the mid-to-late 70s?

Nu Jazz: Conversations with The Manhattan Transfer's Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul & Cheryl Bentyne, Plus SmoothJazz.com's Sandy Shore & Donna Phillips

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.04.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Dancing With Lou: "A Perfect Day" at Lou Reed's Lincoln Center Public Remembrance

Sandi Bachom | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Sandi Bachom

Yesterday, as I turned the corner onto the reflecting pool and stand of trees in the shadow of the Julliard School of Music, I came upon a remarkable site.

1977: My Band is Signing With Warner Brothers Records! Thin Lizzy's Producer is Set to Do Our Album! In London! At The Who's Recording Studio! And... Then...

Binky Philips | Posted 04.17.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Looking back, it was an undeniably fertile creative moment in New York City. Things were coalescing and I was in the thick of it.

Astoria Characters: The Meetup Master

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.11.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

James A. DeSoucey Jr. is a squat muscle-bound square with laughing baby blues. He looks as though he coulda been a boxer. Or a prizefighter. Or at least a contender.

East Village's Extra Place: Music, Fashion and Tacos

| Courtney Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When CBGB was at its prime, Extra Place was the back alley where questionable things went down and music legends made fast getaways. Fast forward to t...

Opening for The New York Dolls at the Mercer Arts Center, December 19th, 1972

Binky Philips | Posted 10.21.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

The New York Dolls were the pebble thrown in the pond. They sank to the bottom having caused hundreds of ripples.

PHOTOS: HAIKU REVIEWS: Max's Kansas City Meets Cyrano De Bergerac | Santa Fe, NYC, SF, LA

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a new weekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the trad...

ART WORLD: 11 Hopped-Up Anecdotes from the "Max's Kansas City" Book

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

ARTINFO perused the new book, Max's Kansas City: Art, Glamour, Rock and Roll to cull 11 things you didn't know about Max's. And boy, are they Grade-A juicy.

Being There -- the Artists of Max's Kansas City

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

2010-09-15-maxsnyc.jpg There never was a Max, it was nowhere near Kansas City, but 40 years ago Max's Kansas City was as "real" as it got.