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Red Velvet at St. Ann's Warehouse: The Moor Comes to Brooklyn

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.01.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

To some, red velvet refers to the latest craze in cupcakes. To others, like those who attended the New York opening of a British import at St. Ann's W...

Philip Seymour Hoffman and the Wheel of Suffering

Tim McHenry | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim McHenry

Lou Reed died an exemplary death. He was surrounded by his wife and his friends, bathed in the dappled gauze of a Long Island morning sun. As Laurie A...

Laurie Anderson Surprises Us All

Tim McHenry | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim McHenry

Laurie Anderson once said on stage at the Rubin that the essence of good art is that it should have the ability to surprise. It no longer surprises me...

Hot Docs, TIFF Host Benefit Screening of Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky & The Media to Complete Final Work By Peter Wintonick

Michael Vazquez | Posted 03.26.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Tomorrow afternoon in Toronto, a film community will honor the late documentarist Peter Wintonick, in perhaps the best way possible: by screening his ...

The Link Between Reality And The Pursuit Of Happiness

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

How do you define happiness -- and is it realistic? Each one of us has a different idea of what it means to be happy. For some, it's solace in a wa...

On Teaching Performance at Harvard

Kalup Linzy | Posted 02.16.2014 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

photo taken at NYU Grey Gallery It is an honor to be the first to teach performance in the Visual and Environmental Studies Department at Harvard. ...

You Can Never Write Too Many Love Letters

Bridget Fonger | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Bridget Fonger

We never know how loved people really feel. We need to start erring on the side of telling them more. There can never be too many love letters. Ever.

Waitin' for My Man (Lou Reed)

John Densmore | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
John Densmore

Maybe Lou Reed's comment to Rolling Stone writer David Fricke in 1987, "I hate cheap sentiment," was the reason for Mr. Reed's confused facial expression in response to my comment when we first met.

Lou Reed's Wife Says Goodbye To Her Beloved In The Most Beautiful Way

Posted 11.06.2013 | Weddings

In a moving farewell tribute to her late husband Lou Reed, Laurie Anderson has reflected on the deep love, respect and camaraderie that characterized ...

Laurie Anderson Honors Lou Reed

AP | Posted 11.03.2013 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Laurie Anderson says her late husband Lou Reed was a "prince and a fighter" whose music reflected his love of life...

Laurie Anderson Shares Lou Reed's Final Moments Doing Tai Chi

Posted 11.01.2013 | Religion

Laurie Anderson wrote a beautiful, brief obituary for her husband Lou Reed. Printed in the East Hampton Star, the piece shares Anderson's moving acc...

We Now Live in Lou Reed's America

Mark Yzaguirre | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mark Yzaguirre

While New York City was Reed's muse and home, it's not as though the mayor of New York gave Reed and the Velvet Underground the keys to the city in 1969. Reed was part of a cultural underground that had outposts all over the world.

A Playlist Without Borders: A Conversation with Yo-Yo Ma, Plus Chatting with Steve Nieve, The Mission's Wayne Hussey and 3OH!3's Nathaniel Motte

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.23.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"What was interesting is that it's not just the smartest person, the most virtuosic person, the most talented person; it's more like that mixed with great generosity and compassion and sharing, so a system of values kind of emerged. Those values are what actually makes this group kind of stick together."

Talking about Art is like Dancing about Architecture

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.17.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Renowned performance artist, Laurie Anderson, famously said that talking about music is like dancing about architecture. Every time I go on the air ...

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

Hamptons Journal: Laurie Anderson Talks Dirt and Other Riffs

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.19.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

On a field of lights, on a stage bare except for a podium, a big chair, and a neon rectangle that could have been a James Turrell design, Laurie Ander...

Kung Fu Poetics: Wong Kar Wai's The Grandmaster

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.17.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The most stunning film of the year, Wong Kar Wai's The Grandmaster displays a fight genre as ballet, limning a history of Ip Man, Bruce Lee's martial ...

About Sound Art With Barbara London

MutualArt | Posted 10.15.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

Barbara London, Associate Curator in the Department of Media and Performance Art at the Museum of Modern Art spoke to MutualArt on the occasion of the opening of her exhibition, Soundings: A Contemporary Score.

Laurie Anderson: Songs and Stories at River To River

NYC-ARTS | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts
NYC-ARTS

Even if you're not particularly attuned to the experimental music scene, Laurie Anderson's hair, shocked into a pixie cut decades ago, and her creati...

Mayor's Awards for Arts and Culture

NYC-ARTS | Posted 04.24.2013 | Arts
NYC-ARTS

The seven honorees at the Mayor's Awards for Arts and Culture were pre-announced, yet there were still surprises at the celebratory event hosted by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Whoopi Goldberg at New York City Center on February 20, 2013.

A Stage for One

Kalup Linzy | Posted 09.14.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

In some of my experiences, galleries have found it challenging to accommodate artists who work in a D-I-Y aesthetic or believe there is no need to provide certain technical requirements, just because... it's D-I-Y.

WATCH: Laurie Anderson May Be The Best Graduation Speaker Ever

Posted 06.03.2012 | Comedy

Laurie Anderson has always been hilarious, bizarre and wonderful. So she must have been a natural choice for the School Of Visual Arts' commencement a...

Guild Hall Celebrates Laurie Anderson, Bruce Weber, Jon Robin Baitz, and Dina Merrill

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.06.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Given the decidedly downtown edge to the awardees, the speeches were rather formal. Lou Reed presented to Laurie Anderson for Performing Arts.

Looking For Cindy Sherman: A Retrospective At MoMA

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.28.2012 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

On the 6th floor of the Museum of Modern Art, Cindy Sherman is just where you want her, everywhere.

What Would Philip Glass, Das Racist, Lou Reed And Antony Together?

Posted 03.30.2012 | Home

The Tibet House offered yet another incredible lineup for its 22nd annual benefit concert concert at Carnegie Hall Monday night. Philip Glass, who cur...