Summer music’s already in full-swing around the borough, but today, the tunes will be inescapable. This first day of summer is Make Music NY 2010, a day of free, public concerts around the city to celebrate the start of the new season. Hundreds of concerts, in every genre imaginable, are going on until 10 p.m. over all five boroughs, with 140 venues in Brooklyn alone. We can’t begin to give you the highlights, but here’s the full Brooklyn listing with great stuff from BK Bridge Park to Brownsville. And if you’re inspired, you can get out there and jam yourself, on one of Brooklyn’s 10 public pianos from the Play Me, I’m Yours installation through Jul. 5.
The Alamo Drafthouse officially opens on Thursday, capping off a grueling four-year wait for fans of the Austin chain looking forward to drinking a beer and eating some queso while watching a film. If you pop by this week however, you can catch a few preview movies as the theater works out the kinks before […]
By the time I arrived to meet Rekha Shankar for a scheduled afternoon coffee, the comedian-turned-filmmaker was already sitting down, hard at work on another project. She waved at me as I came in and then turned back to her iPad, which I noticed as I approached had a baby cow as its desktop background. […]
The department store’s soundtracks don’t lie: the holidays are coming. As the holiday season kicks into gear in the coming weeks, we all begin to feel the impending doom that’s about to wreak havoc upon our bank accounts. We all hope to buy gifts for everyone on our lists without having to sacrifice rent money. […]