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Circa 2014. Be aware. There will be no intermission but I do have a smoke machine so don’t panic. Today’s ride will be endowed by the mystical power of writing and centered around William Kentridge. In particular his intellectual installation The Refusal of Time in the Met. (This transit is ready to depart mind the… Read more »

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Welcome to my vaudeville. A pencil driven farce designed to extract you from the battlefield of routine. (It’s not a pencil, it’s a weapon!) Persistently refusing to confront reality is Patricia Smith as beautifully illustrated in Mapper, her show at the Front Room Gallery in Williamsburg. (Sh-Sh-Shame on you, Brooklyn Zoooooo!!!) She has been wondering the… Read more »

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In the bustle of New York City, tucked away in the charming neighborhood North of Little Italy (Nolita), nestled between the posh boutiques beneath the trees outstretching their limbs over Elizabeth Street is a neat, little storefront with a large sign declaring “Moe’s Meat Market.” Years ago, Moe’s had been a meat market.  In fact,… Read more »

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Last Saturday’s The Art of Hair event turned out to be a great success. Hundreds of people walked through the decorated bodega over the course of the night. It was an ever-changing group of consistently interesting people who all seemed to be engrossed in the spirit of the event. Barbers. led by the Nomad Barber… Read more »

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Today was a day. The universe is boundless, therefore everything has happened at least once before, therefore everything is possible. That was my first impression from Out of Hand. This avant-garde plastic show is like philosophical fireworks, a lodestone for geeks and entrepreneurs alike. Witness the digital fabrication of our world. From reality to the… Read more »

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No Name TURNS 20 last night at The United Palace Theatre on Broadway in Washington Heights was a blast. Eric Vetter, founder of No Name, led a star filled cast of performers paying tribute to a class act, No Name & A Bag O’Chips Variety Show ~ happy 20, may the next 20 be better than the first, a tough… Read more »

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This Saturday, February 22nd, at a graffiti coated bodega in the Lower East Side an event is planned to take place that is somehow simultaneously completely unique and universally appealing. Pop-Up Art Event has touched on something with The Art of Hair which will feature hair-centric art from numerous artists in several mediums while the… Read more »

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I first came across Richard Serra at MoMA a few years ago. He currently resides between Tribeca and the island of Nova Scotia (at one point he started a furniture removal business to fund his art). The venerable artist has been busy for several decades cutting, propping, stacking and such, solid steel plates into minimalistic… Read more »