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Somi: A New High Priestess of Soul

Craig Carpenter | Posted 08.01.2014 | Arts
Craig Carpenter

Cynical music fans like to talk about the things that aren't happening today; things that aren't happening in jazz, that aren't happening in R&B. A few months ago, I was invited to witness what was happening at New York's Joe's Pub, in the person of recording artist, Somi.

Some Spirited Queer Hopes For 2014 From NYC's 'The Chairman'

Posted 02.12.2014 | Gay Voices

As part of his acclaimed variety show "The Meeting," writer-actor Justin Sayre took to the stage of New York's Joe's Pub, where he offered up his spir...

The Twin Peaks Burlesque Show Will Make Your Fantasies And Nightmares Come True (NSFW)

Posted 02.04.2014 | Arts

If you love David Lynch's creepy-quirky character, Log Lady, as much as you love the vaudevillian beauty of burlesque, do we have a performance for yo...

Stage Door: Hebe For The Holiday

Fern Siegel | Posted 02.20.2014 | Arts
Fern Siegel

The scathingly funny actress brings her latest cabaret act to Joe's Pub in Hebe For The Holiday. Hanukkah came early this year, but her stand-up, which relies on dark, child-hating humor, hits in time to end the year with a zetz.

Sandra Bernhard Does 'Sandyland'

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Elysabeth Alfano

"I think you are at your best when allowed to be yourself. No direction for your personality is the best way to go."

Conversations With Graham Nash, Allen Toussaint and Colin Gilmore, Plus Coney Hatch and Dom La Nena Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.24.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Music, absolutely, without question, put me in a direction that you can say saved my life, although to me, my life was already safe."

Helping To Comfort: Young Jean Lee's We're Gonna Die Gets an Album

Shoshana Greenberg | Posted 11.03.2013 | Arts
Shoshana Greenberg

I have been walking the streets singing the phrase, "We're Gonna Die!" Trust me, I am not crazy

Stolen Moment of the Week: Rob Cantrell in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Mindy Tucker | Posted 07.26.2013 | Comedy
Mindy Tucker

2013-05-26-20130525robcantellcomedian03203hpthumb Coffee with Cantrell on a cloudy Memorial Day weekend.

Delicious Diva Sasha Allen

Yvonna Russell | Posted 07.24.2013 | Black Voices
Yvonna Russell

If you're not watching the NBC's The Voice, you are missing someone special, Sasha Allen. Triple threat talent Sasha is a singer, actress and classic...

Quit While You're Ahead!

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 09.14.2012 | Arts

13P’s motto, “We don’t develop plays. (We do them.)” lays bare their mission in just seven words. Tired of workshopping plays and holding ...

Never Sleep Alone: A Cabaret Show That Could Actually Get You Laid

Charli James | Posted 11.11.2012 | Arts
Charli James

What started as a joke has resulted in hundreds of New Yorkers hooking up. "Never Sleep Alone" (NSA), a comedy-cabaret-sex therapy session hybrid,...

On the Culture Front: A New Generation of New Yorker Cartoonists, No Place to Go, and more

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.23.2012 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Singer/songwriter/playwright Ethan Lipton evokes the pain of being displaced from one's job and world, both literary and metaphorically as his character's job in No Place to Go is being relocated to Mars.

Kids and Teens Cover Your Favorite 90s Hits

Posted 01.11.2012 | Arts

School of Rock is more than a great film, it's now also a company which offers music lessons to kids of all ages. In e-mails to HuffPost Arts, Show Di...

Josh Fleet

New Musical Tales Of Mysterious Biblical Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Josh Fleet | Posted 08.15.2011 | Religion

Sex, betrayal and weird skin disease -- Bible stories aren't so different from the everyday. So says Alicia Jo Rabins, frontwoman of Girls in Trou...

Hurdy-Gurdy in the 21st Century

Michal Shapiro | Posted 06.07.2011 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

Here's a simply wonderful performance of "Magla Padnala" a folksong attributed to Macedonia, albeit not without local controversy.

Songwriter Michael Sackler-Berner Shimmers And Shines

The Huffington Post | Josh Fleet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Michael Sackler-Berner occasionally lands a gig as an extra on television. Like in 2009, when he played "Band Member #1" on an episode of Law & Order:...

"Life Is Short! Go Far!" -- Henry Rollins Is 50

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Rollins, at the half-century mark, has probably done more with his life than most people older than him. A man this intense and this globally versed will never be able to sit still.

Fun With Fado? Deolinda Plays Joe's Pub

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michal Shapiro

Lisbon-based Deolinda is not a Fado band. The influence of the music is very much there, but the tone is utterly different. It is whimsical and playful, but it never gets quite as brooding as Fado.

MUSICAL THEATRE: The Sound of Music Like You've Never Seen It

Kris Wilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Kris Wilton

Excited about the upcoming Sound of Music cast reunion? Get in the Von Trapp family spirit over at Emerson College's beautifully restored Paramount ...

On the Culture Front: Beowulf at Joe's Pub, The Housemaid, and the New York International Fringe Festival

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Beowulf: A Thousand Years of Baggage is the kind of piece that's ripe for a cult following, so it'd be great to see it land a residency somewhere in the city.

Sxip Shirey's Magic Journey: Sonic New York

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Holly Cara Price

Sxip Shirey looks like a magician, with his wiry gray exploding hair and mischief eyes, and he has an uncanny ability to cast a musical spell over a r...

Mariachi Meets Tom Waits: The Music of Rana Santacruz

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

Okay, it's coming on Cinco de Mayo, so it's only logical to do a blog post about something Mexican. But the truth is, I really like the music of Rana Santacruz on its own terms, which are solidly Pan-American.

We Need Bloggers!

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...

Stage Door: Ute Lemper's Last Tango in Berlin

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

It's the voice -- a sexy contralto that can bring you to tears in a single note. If you've heard chanteuse Ute Lemper, you cannot forget her.