Music

07 Jul 2010

FREE Film Screening and Show at the Sculpture Garden

When it gets scorching, dripping and sweaty hot in New York, it’s easy to start day dreaming about opening every fire hydrant on the street or building a raft and spending the rest of the summer floating down the Hudson. Then you think about how much you’d sweat while constructing

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06 Jul 2010

Music Picks of the Week: From Jew Harps to a Pas de Deux

Here are some very varied music picks for the week. Wednesday, July 7th: The Rumble SF. Future Sounds presents the Rumble SF, a FREE concert at Du Nord featuring AB & the Sea, So Many Wizards, and What Laura Says. The event is sponsored by Noise Pop, the Bay Bridged,

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03 Jul 2010

Dance, Disco, and Debbie Harry: Your Shakin Saturday

Before the fireworks get kicked off, and you’ve eaten your umpteenth weenie, there’s plenty of festivities to indulge in. Mostly a lot that involves hotpants and Grace Jones. Since bemoaning the loss of Sunday Best, MeanRed Productions has moved onto greener pastures, making sure your summer doesn’t lack in expertly

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02 Jul 2010

Jazz Isn’t Just For Old, Boring People at the Fillmore Jazz Festival

Of course, this being the 4th of July holiday weekend, you know you’re about to go get pretty fucked up at least one of the days, whether you’re in the city, slutting it up in Vegas or houseboating like Gramps used to do in Shasta.  That’s why it’s pretty awesome

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 1
02 Jul 2010

Portugal. The Man and Alberta Cross Play Governors Island

Alaska has given us many things. No only has our northern frontier birthed an ass ton of professional hockey players, but it has also been called home by some of the greatest comedians of our time, most notably 2008 vice presidential hopeful Sarah Palin. Wasilla-born, Portland-Based rockers Portugal. The Man

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29 Jun 2010

Get Warmed Up with P.S 1 this Summer

After spouting off on the wonders of Brooklyn Yard and how sweet all the parties would be there this summer, I feel bad for getting your (and my) hopes up since the venue shuttered less than a week after I wrote about them, goddamnit. But don’t fret, the Sunday Best

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
21 Jun 2010

Lovin’: Country Style!

The Patsy Cline radio station on Pandora has been ubiquitous in my room and in my earbuds for the past 2 weeks, at least.  Not only have I since been remarking that this is probably one of the best alone-time and inexpensive activities (and/or accompanying soundtracks to writing!) ever, but

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20 Jun 2010

Keep Punk Free: Punk Island returns to Governor’s Island

Last weekend,  Governor’s Island was transformed into an oasis of collaborative art. This weekend, the punks are moving in. The result?  By this point next weekend, there won’t be a Governor’s Island. Entering its third year, Punk Island is music festival far removed from the your hip older brother’s Bonaroo and

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