David Elijah Nahmod

08 Feb 2019

Meet Nathan Temby: Dueling Pianist At Johnny Foley’s

Around 6-8 times a month patrons at Johnny Foley’s, an Irish pub which straddles the border of the Tenderloin and Union Square, can hear the musical stylings of Nathan Temby. Temby is part of a rotating roster of pianists who perform in Foley’s cellar in what are known as “dueling piano” shows.

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24 Jan 2019

Bay Of The Living Dead: Beware The Stare Of Dracula: A Celebration Of Hammer Horror

Welcome to Bay Of The Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. For nearly twenty years beginning in 1957, England’s Hammer Films was the go-to studio for old fashioned Gothic horror. The company’s reign of terror began with The Curse Of Frankenstein (1957), a full color, blood and thunder re-imagining of

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18 Jan 2019

Lew the Jew & The Origins of American Tattooing at CJM is Fascinating

Now on display at Contemporary Jewish Museum, Lew The Jew And His Circle: Origins Of American Tattoo looks back upon one of New York’s earliest tattoo artists and his contemporaries. The exhibition will remain up through June 9. Albert Morton Kurzman, aka Lew The Jew, was born in New York

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07 Dec 2018

How Dan Curtis Transformed Horror Movies on TV

  Welcome to Bay Of The Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. Throughout the 1970s Dan Curtis (1927-2006) was the master of TV horror. His career in the genre began in the mid-1960s, when his bizarre daytime soap opera Dark Shadows became an unexpected pop culture phenomenon, at its peak pulling

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09 Nov 2018

Trans Film Festival Returns To The Roxie

The latest edition of the annual Transgender Film Festival returns to the Roxie Cinema this weekend with a slate of films which promise to be both political, informative, and entertaining. The three day festival takes on a special meaning this year given the anti-trans policies of the Trump administration–the President

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25 Oct 2018

Bay Of The Living Dead: Halloween Horrors Around Town

Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. Greetings, great pumpkins! Halloween is once again upon us and there are plenty of goings-on around town to wet your horrific appetite. If classic horror films are your cup of tea, then head over to the big,

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07 Sep 2018

Bay Of The Living Dead: Haunters, New Doc Takes You Behind The Scenes Of Haunted Houses

Welcome to Bay Of The Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. The column has been on hiatus, but now it’s back. In Haunters: The Art Of The Scare, documentary filmmaker Jon Schnitzer takes audiences on a roller coaster ride through Halloween haunted house attractions that are created

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26 Mar 2018

How To Be A White Man: A Hilarious New Play About Privilege

Luna Malbroux co-stars with Kevin Glass in How To Be a White Man: A Practical Guide To Getting Privilege You Don’t Have But Are Entitled To, her own play currently on view at the African American Art and Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street). The production is being put on by the San

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