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13 Jan 2012

A Movie You Need to Watch Right Now: “Velvet Goldmine”

“Although what you are about to see is a work of fiction, it should nevertheless be played at maximum volume.” This is the opening graphic (and allusion to David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust) from the 1998 film “Velvet Goldmine.” And every time I watch it, this prompts me to knock the

Quincey Trigillo - Judicious Journalist 0
30 Nov 2011

Will Hermes – “Love Goes to Buildings on Fire” Panel

Major cultural shifts are not always easy to recognize, particularly when it comes to music. This is likely because there’s a natural evolution to music – trends sort of blend into each other seamlessly. Every now and then something really new comes along and shifts paradigms. I remember when Grunge

Quincey Trigillo - Judicious Journalist 0
16 Jun 2011

See Lou Reed, Todd Rundgren, Rosanne Cash and More Tonight FREE in Prospect Park

If you’ve never seen Lou Reed, then I’m sorry but you are not yet a New Yorker no matter how many years of high rent and sticky summers you’ve put in. Fortunately, tonight you can fix this. Reed and icons like Todd Rundgren, jazz legend Geri Allen, Rosanne Cash, Eric

Jill S. 0
18 Dec 2010

No Frills, Just Music at The Stone

Like most cool things in NYC, The Stone is hard to find. Not because it’s the next super swanky “knock three times and wink suggestively while purring like a cat” to get in hot spot (do those really exist, by the way? I haven’t been invited yet…), but because the

Jill S. 0
23 Jun 2010

Andy Warhol: The Answer to the Question, “Huh??”

For all the weird stories out there about Andy Warhol (that he was a voyeur, started balding in his twenties, and had terrible, mottled skin that he once tried sanding, with poor results), it pains me to think some of the most bizarre stuff might never be revealed. And I

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 0
18 Jun 2010

The Coney Island Mermaid Parade…Yes Please!

New York is home to several iconic parades, but none promise quite as much nudity as the Coney Island Mermaid Parade. Mermaid costumes are skimpy enough, but a lot of spectators and participants take their nautical costumes to the extreme in the grand tradition of Coney Island spectacle. You’ll see

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
29 Jun 2009

Where’s Anna G.’s Parade?: 10 Favorite Gay Icons (And Those Who Should Be)

In honor of Gay Pride Day this past Sunday, I’ve compiled a list of 10 awesome people who currently are or should be gay icons in the LGBT community, but for some reason are not revered at a Judy Garland or Streisand level.  Thus, I demand a recount to include

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