Tag Archive for NYC

Ad Agency Saatchi & Saatchi NY to Close its Music Department

In another example of the dwindling New York City music industry, Saatchi & Saatchi New York confirmed they are laying off their entire music department. This is undoubtably partially due to turmoil in the music industry as a whole, but…

The Kids Are Alright, The Ones That Survived

The original ‘kids’, who starred in the groundbreaking NYC movie Kids by Larry Clark, are doing a Kickstarter campaign to fund a documentary that looks back from the perspective of 20 years later, on how the movie and the times…

Alice Barker, 102 Harlem Renaissance Dancer Relives Her Youth

102 year old Alice Barker, who danced at clubs such as The Apollo, Cotton Club, and Zanzibar Club, with legends including Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, and Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, recently got a chance to see footage of herself from the…

“Danny Says” Finally Comes to NYC!

The documentary film “Danny Says” about Danny Field’s – the visionary, publicist, booking agent, and musical connector who first booked Max’s Kansas City, managed the Ramones and made the Doors famous – is finally having it’s New York City premiere.…

James Murphy and the Future Sounds of NYC’s Subway

James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem has been working toward his longtime vision of making the NYC subway system a more musical experience. Here he is talking about it in a recent interview on WQXR.   and here is a short…

We Like It Like That – The Story of Latin Boogaloo – Wed, Aug 5, 6

We Like It Like That – The Story of Latin Boogaloo Mathew Ramirez Warren, USA, 2014, DCP, 81m Wednesday, August 5, 8:30pm Walter Reade Theater – tickets Boogaloo—which fuses R&B, doo-wop, and soul with mambo and other Caribbean styles and…

Steve Reich App to Improve Your Rhythm

Steve Reich has just released a free rhythm game app on the iTunes store called “Steve Reich’s Clapping Music” which allows you to compete for a chance to perform live with his ensemble! You can read more about here. And…

MOMENT NYC Ensemble, PS 110 years – Lower Eats Side!

MOMENT was proud to bring the MOMENT NYC Ensemble to PS110 to help celebrate their 110th year! The event was also host to the first annual Lower “Eats” Side – a food festival that celebrates the wide range of cultures,…

Max’s Kansas City Reunion 2015

The legendary NYC venue Max’s Kansas City is celebrating its 50th anniversary from June 4-7 at Bowery Electric June 4th – All-star Jayne County tribute, Jahn Xavier & the Bowerytones, The Sick F*cks, Ruby & the Rednecks, The Magic Tramps,…

A Century of Lady Day

Born Eleanora Fagen Gough or Elinore Harris either in Philidelphia or Baltimore depending on who you believe…Apparently she was born into poverty and dropped out of school in the 5th grade, possibly running errands in a brothel and her father…