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Bowery Poetry Club

Obama Ate With Harvey in the West Village... But His Fate Was Sealed on the Bowery

Susan M. Kirschbaum | Posted 10.12.2011 | New York
Susan M. Kirschbaum

Just as Obama was being feted Thursday night at Harvey Weinstein's West Village pad, at the Bowery Poetry Club a recognized psychic healer was telling the crowd, "I feel sorry for him. He won't be elected to another term."

Festival Of Ideas Kicks Off In NYC

Marina Cashdan | Posted 07.03.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

This week a major cultural initiative will be launched, The Festival of Ideas for the New City, coordinated by the New Museum and scores of cultura...

Inspiring TED Talk

Posted 06.10.2011 | Arts

After receiving a standing ovation for her poems 'If I Should Have a Daughter' and 'Hiroshima,' 22-year-old spoken word poet Sarah Kay went on to give...

WATCH: Finding The Bowery's Rock & Roll Roots

GloboMaestro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
GloboMaestro

CBGB was once the center of New York's punk-rock scene on the Bowery. But do you know about the club's latest incarnation? City insider, Laura Cooper...

A Diva From Timbuktu

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

When I first experience Khaira Arby, I immediately recognized a formidable voice: piercing, flexible and joyous.

We're Giving Our Money Away

Norman MacAfee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Norman MacAfee

Europa '51 is very rare, not available on DVD, but this Friday, August 6, at 6 p.m. EDT, Turner Classic Movies will run it. I urge you to see it.

Literary Death Match

Huff Post Citizen Reporter | William Winner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last night the Bowery Poetry Club hosted an event far from your typical bookstore reading. Dominatrixes, drugs, cowboys, bongos, and pinatas were on t...

NYC Assignment Desk: Literary Death Match, Disco Cruise, Moby Awards

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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

How Do You Like Your Poetry?

Travis Nichols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Travis Nichols

Do you like books? The covers, pages, signatures, glue-ings, and sew-ings that have been around from Dante's time to Dickinson's? Or do you like readings?

Last Night at Nikos

Norman MacAfee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Norman MacAfee

"I Am Astro Place" I wrote in the 1980s as a screenplay, "Astro Place," about some cultural and political people living near Astor Place in the East Village in the fraught years 1984 to 2001.